The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 92 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £433 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1481 1262 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.55% 76.53% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 677 541
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.49 £15.50 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Retail
3 7 (30.43%) P3O
4 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) MS Office
5 5 (21.74%) SAS
5 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
5 5 (21.74%) Credit Risk
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
6 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.70%) Wiki
8 2 (8.70%) Google
8 2 (8.70%) Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (8.70%) Logistics
8 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Intranet

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (4.35%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
1 2 (8.70%) WebEx
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Moq
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Retail
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) PMO Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
2 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
2 2 (8.70%) PMO Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Supply Chain Planner
3 1 (4.35%) Audit Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Director
3 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
3 1 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Credit Risk
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Social Media
4 2 (8.70%) Wiki
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) People Management
6 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) Internal Audit
7 1 (4.35%) IT Audit
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) P3O
2 1 (4.35%) IAS 39
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) SafeCom
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata