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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 109 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 23 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.11% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.15% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 11
Average daily rate
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£600 £485 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% +28.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £437 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £768 £485 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Portfolio Management
England

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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Manchester - 12 £675 - 3
Merseyside - 6 £250 -
Cheshire +5 2 £600 +31.86% 1
Portfolio Management
England

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 20 (52.63%) Project Management
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
4 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.16%) CA
5 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
5 5 (13.16%) QA
5 5 (13.16%) Change Control
5 5 (13.16%) Tableau
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) IIS
7 3 (7.89%) SAP
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) Progress
7 3 (7.89%) Primavera
7 3 (7.89%) PMI
7 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
7 3 (7.89%) CISSP
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) Retail
7 3 (7.89%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP PLM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
1 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Programme Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Governance Manager
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.26%) SAP PLM Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Solaris
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
3 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
4 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Change Control
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
6 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Document Management
6 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) P3O
4 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) CA
2 5 (13.16%) Tableau
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) Progress
3 3 (7.89%) Primavera
3 3 (7.89%) Splunk
3 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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