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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 148 156 129
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 4 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £500 £399 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.31% -10.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £56.97 £59.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.97 £41.95
% change year-on-year
- +35.80%
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
2829 3493 2337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.36% 80.76% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1777 2136 1297
Median daily rate £400 £405 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 136 102
Median hourly rate £21.52 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.19% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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
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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Portfolio Management
England

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 17 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (47.06%) Project Management
3 15 (44.12%) Finance
4 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 8 (23.53%) QlikView
6 8 (23.53%) ServiceNow
6 8 (23.53%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (17.65%) SFIA
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 6 (17.65%) Change Management
8 5 (14.71%) Release Management
8 5 (14.71%) Information Management
8 5 (14.71%) Information Security
8 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.71%) SDLC
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Licensing
8 5 (14.71%) Software Licensing
8 5 (14.71%) P3O
8 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) Data Architecture
9 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
9 4 (11.76%) Office 365
9 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
10 3 (8.82%) PMP
10 3 (8.82%) CRM
10 3 (8.82%) MS Office
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Skype
2 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Qlik Sense
1 8 (23.53%) QlikView
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Portfolio Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.88%) PMO Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SAS Risk Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Finance Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Business Systems
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Head of PMO
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Projects
5 1 (2.94%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (47.06%) Project Management
3 10 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) Change Management
4 6 (17.65%) SFIA
4 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 5 (14.71%) Data Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Information Management
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Release Management
5 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 5 (14.71%) Software Licensing
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) PMP
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) P3O
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Polycom
4 2 (5.88%) Ariba
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle