The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Milton Keynes 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 69 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.20% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +91.02%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
674 512 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.22% 71.81% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 283 208
Average daily rate £375 £370 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.90 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Portfolio Management
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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 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Project
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) P3M3
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) P3M3
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft