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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank - 67 77
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £498 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (34.62%) P3O
5 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (30.77%) C++
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 8 (30.77%) Python
6 6 (23.08%) Project Management
6 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
7 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 4 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Time Management
9 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
10 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
11 1 (3.85%) CRM
11 1 (3.85%) Billing
11 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
11 1 (3.85%) Programme Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Portfolio Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) IT Architect
4 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Planner
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
4 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C++
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 8 (30.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) P3O
2 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland