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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 125 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£525 £380 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% +123.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 - £21.50
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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
2108 1705 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.80% 70.19% 67.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 843 877
Average daily rate £379 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 -5 1 £525 +38.15%
Glasgow -14 1 - - 2
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Portfolio Management
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Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) PMI
3 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Front Office
4 2 (16.67%) Charles River
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (8.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Equities
5 1 (8.33%) Billing
5 1 (8.33%) LatentZero

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.33%) LatentZero
1 1 (8.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Billing
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Operations
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior PMO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Charles River Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Charles River
2 1 (8.33%) thinkFolio
2 1 (8.33%) Fidessa