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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 118 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 14 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Average daily rate £420 £442 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +1.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Portfolio Management
UK

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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -10 14 £420 -4.97%
Portfolio Management
UK

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) Coaching
5 5 (22.73%) Credit Risk
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) SAS
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
7 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) FrontRange
7 3 (13.64%) IT Governance
7 3 (13.64%) COBIT
7 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) ITSM
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) VBA
8 2 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Markit EDM
1 2 (9.09%) thinkFolio
1 2 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Risk Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Head of PMO
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (9.09%) MiFID Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SAS Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
3 6 (27.27%) Coaching
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.64%) IT Governance
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
2 2 (9.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) FrontRange
1 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 2 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy