The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 71 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.17% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.70
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 594 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.13% 76.25% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 322 182
Average daily rate £375 £400 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (70.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Programme Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft