The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 71 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£265 £315 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -13.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £469
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.97 £41.95 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +12.61%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
738 601 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.28% 68.76% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 310 354
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Portfolio Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Banking

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
4 1 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) SAP