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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 117 125 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 18 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +43.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -19.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.97 £41.95 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +12.61%
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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
2642 2191 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.34% 78.25% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1125 890
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 39
Average hourly rate £30.50 £24.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -16.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.93 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Stirling - 9 £375 -
Edinburgh -3 8 £425 -19.04% 5
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Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 17 (62.96%) Banking
3 11 (40.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
6 7 (25.93%) SAS
6 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) VBA
6 7 (25.93%) PMI
6 7 (25.93%) PMP
6 7 (25.93%) PMI Certification
6 7 (25.93%) Teradata
6 7 (25.93%) Credit Risk
6 7 (25.93%) Marketing
6 7 (25.93%) Risk Analytics
6 7 (25.93%) Analytics
7 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (18.52%) MS Project
8 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) QA
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) Retail
10 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 3 (11.11%) Front Office
10 3 (11.11%) Programme Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (18.52%) MS Project
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Agresso
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.70%) thinkFolio
1 1 (3.70%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.70%) Eikon
General
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 17 (62.96%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Marketing
4 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 4 (14.81%) Retail
6 3 (11.11%) Front Office
7 2 (7.41%) Back Office
7 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (3.70%) Advertising
8 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Risk Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) PMO Lead
4 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 5 (18.52%) Credit Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) PMO Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Charles River Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
8 1 (3.70%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) PMI
1 7 (25.93%) Credit Risk
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.93%) Risk Analytics
3 7 (25.93%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Fund Management
7 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
1 7 (25.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) PMP
1 7 (25.93%) PMI Certification
2 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Teradata
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.70%) Charles River
3 1 (3.70%) Yardi
3 1 (3.70%) SAP