The first table below looks at the demand for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 25 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 Scotland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 127 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.40% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +223.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £461 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +27.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +91.02%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 1750 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.41% 70.99% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 879 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 60
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Portfolio Management
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Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Scotland region.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Portfolio Management
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Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) PMI
3 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Front Office
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Charles River
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Billing
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Equities
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) PMP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Fidessa
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 1 (9.09%) thinkFolio
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (9.09%) LatentZero
1 1 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Operations
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Charles River Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PMI
2 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Management
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Charles River
2 1 (9.09%) thinkFolio
2 1 (9.09%) Fidessa