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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 213 203 222
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 27 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.53% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 4
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£375 £488 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £461 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +27.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +112.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6477 5900 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.56% 70.27% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3557 3123 3224
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 261 319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Portfolio Management
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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
Berkshire +3 12 £315 -13.69% 1
Surrey -11 4 £317 -29.61% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £413 -
Hampshire -10 3 £485 -5.36% 2
Oxfordshire -1 1 £525 +10.52%
West Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
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Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) MS Project
4 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
5 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
5 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.87%) Degree
5 10 (18.87%) Release Management
6 8 (15.09%) Retail
6 8 (15.09%) Programme Management
6 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL
6 8 (15.09%) Demand Management
7 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (13.21%) Service Management
7 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
8 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
8 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
9 5 (9.43%) B2C
9 5 (9.43%) QA
10 4 (7.55%) MS Project Server
10 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management
10 4 (7.55%) SAP
10 4 (7.55%) Back Office
10 4 (7.55%) Dependency Management
11 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Project
2 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Open Workbench
4 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) MPLS
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Retail
3 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.55%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Portfolio Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Programme Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.66%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.77%) SAP Manager
8 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.77%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support
9 1 (1.89%) Project Support Assistant
9 1 (1.89%) PMO Lead
9 1 (1.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Economics
3 1 (1.89%) Online Games
3 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Project Management
2 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.87%) Release Management
4 8 (15.09%) Programme Management
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) Demand Management
5 7 (13.21%) Service Management
6 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
6 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.43%) B2C
8 4 (7.55%) Wealth Management
8 4 (7.55%) Dependency Management
9 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCIE
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) CISSP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) CA
5 1 (1.89%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) BMC
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) FrontRange
5 1 (1.89%) Planview
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