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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 76 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £650 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £37.25
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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
1137 996 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.31% 76.38% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 598 327
Average daily rate £375 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) VBA
4 7 (50.00%) SAS
4 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (50.00%) Teradata
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) Credit Risk
4 7 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
4 7 (50.00%) Analytics
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.14%) Agresso
8 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
8 1 (7.14%) Information Security
8 1 (7.14%) Advertising
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (7.14%) Front Office
8 1 (7.14%) Back Office
8 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (7.14%) QA
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
1 1 (7.14%) thinkFolio
1 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
1 1 (7.14%) Eikon
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (7.14%) Advertising
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (7.14%) Front Office
6 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Credit Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
2 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (7.14%) Yardi
2 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg