The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 66 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £365 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +62.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £461 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +27.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +112.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 662 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.33% 67.97% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 283 306
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Portfolio Management
Berkshire

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 22 July 2014.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Portfolio Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) Release Management
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) FrontRange
2 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Release Management
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) FrontRange
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) BMC
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow