The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Portfolio Management
England / North West
Rank 122 144 126
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 11 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.35% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.42% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 13
Median daily rate £431 £429 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -28.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £410 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £800 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.67 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2163 3070 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.39% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1856 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 135 108
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Portfolio Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the North West region.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 10 £431 +0.58%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Portfolio Management
England

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
6 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (33.33%) DNA
6 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (33.33%) Business Transformation
6 6 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) Change Control
9 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (16.67%) Line Management
9 3 (16.67%) Coaching
9 3 (16.67%) Logistics
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) PMI
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Service Management
10 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
10 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
10 2 (11.11%) SLA

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Portfolio Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Portfolio Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
5 6 (33.33%) Business Transformation
5 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (33.33%) DNA
5 6 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
8 3 (16.67%) Change Control
8 3 (16.67%) Coaching
8 3 (16.67%) Line Management
8 3 (16.67%) Logistics
8 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
9 2 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PgMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas