The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 73 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.70
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1065 885 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.40% 71.83% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 464 202
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Portfolio Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 4 (40.00%) PMO Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA