The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 118 126 139
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £335 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £546 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £500 £363
% change year-on-year
-23.50% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 - £21.50
Portfolio Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1778 1759 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.84% 68.55% 67.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 834 758
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -29.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Berkshire region.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 3 £315 -13.69% 3
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Portfolio Management
South East

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Portfolio Management.

1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) MS Project
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Open Workbench
6 2 (12.50%) CA Clarity
6 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.25%) BMC
7 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Portfolio Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Project
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Open Workbench
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) CA Clarity
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) PMO Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Planner
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Release Management
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) BMC
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) FrontRange
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow