The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 75 71 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.64% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.87% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£406 £455 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £455 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £455 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £461 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +27.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +112.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
855 804 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.34% 73.09% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 429 456
Average daily rate £350 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 43
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £36.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Portfolio Management
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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 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) FrontRange
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) FrontRange
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow