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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 66 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.79% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £90 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.68% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
679 500 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.98% 70.92% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 244 242
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 8 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) P3M3
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) NetSuite