The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 63 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.10% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.13% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£508 £485 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.63% +20.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £485 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £455
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.90 - -
Portfolio Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.65% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 364 293
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Cheshire region.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Warrington -13 3 £468 -3.60%
Portfolio Management
North West

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft