The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 216 213 220
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 38 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
Portfolio Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Hampshire +6 15 £491 -8.60%
Oxfordshire -14 8 £625 +47.05% 1
Berkshire -8 6 £310 -1.58% 1
Surrey +4 3 £338 -23.51% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £330 -26.66% 1
West Sussex - 3 £505 - 1
Portfolio Management
England

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (47.95%) Finance
2 25 (34.25%) Project Management
3 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (24.66%) PRINCE2
4 16 (21.92%) MS Office
5 13 (17.81%) Degree
6 12 (16.44%) Oracle
7 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
8 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
8 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
8 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
8 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (10.96%) Ventyx
9 8 (10.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
9 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (10.96%) XenApp
9 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
9 8 (10.96%) Windows
9 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
9 8 (10.96%) DHCP
9 8 (10.96%) DNS
9 8 (10.96%) Citrix
9 8 (10.96%) Symantec
9 8 (10.96%) OpenText
9 8 (10.96%) Firewall
10 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
10 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.59%) MS Project
10 7 (9.59%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Office
2 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.59%) MS Project
3 7 (9.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
1 3 (4.11%) PaaS
1 3 (4.11%) IaaS
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) DHCP
1 8 (10.96%) DNS
1 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) IPv6
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
3 2 (2.74%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.74%) OLAP
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 35 (47.95%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Publishing
5 4 (5.48%) Marketing
6 3 (4.11%) Legal
6 3 (4.11%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.37%) Advertising
8 1 (1.37%) Automotive
8 1 (1.37%) Back Office
8 1 (1.37%) Billing
8 1 (1.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Architect
2 14 (19.18%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (16.44%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Portfolio Manager
5 10 (13.70%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (10.96%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Business Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) PMO Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Project Support Officer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Chief Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Project Officer
9 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) PMI
2 3 (4.11%) Streaming Video
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Project Management
2 18 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (24.66%) PRINCE2
3 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
4 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (9.59%) Demand Management
5 5 (6.85%) Change Management
5 5 (6.85%) Service Management
5 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.85%) Resource Management
5 5 (6.85%) Coaching
6 4 (5.48%) Line Management
6 4 (5.48%) Business Development
6 4 (5.48%) Document Management
6 4 (5.48%) IT Governance
6 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL
7 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) C
1 1 (1.37%) Java
1 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.74%) PMP
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) XenApp
1 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Ventyx
2 8 (10.96%) Citrix
2 8 (10.96%) Symantec
2 8 (10.96%) OpenText
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.85%) Siebel
5 3 (4.11%) Planview
6 2 (2.74%) Cognos
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) ESRI
7 1 (1.37%) Google