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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 114 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.46% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
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£350 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
-19.74% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.90 - -
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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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Edinburgh -8 4 £392 -0.50% 1
Glasgow - 2 £313 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
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Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Splunk
4 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) PMO Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior PMO Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Splunk
1 2 (14.29%) ArcSight