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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 65 80 97
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£315 £365 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +62.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-22.25% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 - £21.50
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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
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Portfolio Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Release Management
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) FrontRange
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Release Management
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (16.67%) FrontRange
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy