The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 106 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 15 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
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£442 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £394 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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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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
Edinburgh +4 10 £442 +21.76%
West Lothian +7 3 - -
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Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
6 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (16.67%) Splunk
6 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) User Experience
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Banking

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) PMO Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Change Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Splunk
1 3 (16.67%) ArcSight