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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 85 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£300 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -1.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1113 873 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.42% 70.46% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 446 351
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.69 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
4 4 (30.77%) P3O
5 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
7 1 (7.69%) Splunk
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Programme Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Governance Manager
3 2 (15.38%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Report Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Planner
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) P3O
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee