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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 87 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.68% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £455 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 - £21.50
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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
1013 884 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.32% 74.47% 66.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 466 495
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) FrontRange
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Manager
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) FrontRange
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow