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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 67 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.22% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.29% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
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£600 £455 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.86% +12.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
548 700 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.32% 77.35% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 348 275
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
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 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 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 29 January 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 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%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
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
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
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%) Technical Leader
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
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%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
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%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle