The first table below looks at the demand for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 224 220 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 26 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.29% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 21
Average daily rate £488 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £430 £333
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.70 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +98.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Portfolio Management
England

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Portfolio Management across the South East region.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the South East region.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 9 £315 -21.25% 1
Hampshire - 6 £538 -
Surrey -16 1 £600 +100.00% 3
West Sussex - 1 £625 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Portfolio Management
England

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 9 (20.00%) MS Project
5 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.33%) Service Management
5 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 6 (13.33%) Retail
5 6 (13.33%) Release Management
6 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) Demand Management
6 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 5 (11.11%) Back Office
6 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
7 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
7 4 (8.89%) MS Project Server
7 4 (8.89%) Degree
7 4 (8.89%) Wealth Management
7 4 (8.89%) QA
7 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
7 4 (8.89%) Dependency Management
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (6.67%) Data Management
8 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Project
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) OLAP
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 5 (11.11%) Back Office
4 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Project Manager
2 10 (22.22%) Portfolio Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Release Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Director
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Project Support Coordinator
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Access Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Planner
7 1 (2.22%) IT Programme Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Office Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) PMI
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Online Games
2 1 (2.22%) CMDB
2 1 (2.22%) Economics
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) Service Management
3 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 6 (13.33%) Release Management
4 5 (11.11%) Demand Management
4 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) Wealth Management
5 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
5 4 (8.89%) Dependency Management
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
6 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) B2C
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) Cognos
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) BMC
4 2 (4.44%) Remedy
4 2 (4.44%) FrontRange
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.22%) VMware