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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 72 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £436 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.97 £41.95 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +12.61%
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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
797 594 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.58% 74.53% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 308 248
Average daily rate £400 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 27
Average hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.40 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) DSDM
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Planview
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Coach
2 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Client Services Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) DSDM
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Planview
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle