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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 117 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £688 £230 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+198.91% -39.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £174 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £778 £271 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £525
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -
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
1988 1966 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.55% 73.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1000 1019
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 1 £800 +321.05%
Bracknell - 1 £575 -
Portfolio Management
South East

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) Data Management
4 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 7 (30.43%) Unix
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) PMP
4 7 (30.43%) PMI Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) Release Management
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
9 2 (8.70%) Life Science
9 2 (8.70%) Demand Management
9 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.70%) Banking
9 2 (8.70%) MS Project
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
10 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
10 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (4.35%) Front Office
10 1 (4.35%) Presales

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) IT Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) IT Support
2 8 (34.78%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) IT Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
4 5 (21.74%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (17.39%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Client Services Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Engagement Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Finance Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Finance Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Finance Manager
7 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) PMO Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Project Office Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Life Science
3 1 (4.35%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (30.43%) Data Management
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.70%) Demand Management
9 1 (4.35%) Business Development
9 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Presales
9 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
9 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) PMI Certification
2 7 (30.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Citrix