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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 214 206 239
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 36 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.51% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 3
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£396 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.76% +7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £750 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £500 £338
% change year-on-year
-23.50% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6811 6214 7098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.00% 71.37% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3794 3463 3377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 246 318
Average hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% +44.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.15 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 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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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 -4 14 £405 -20.97% 1
Surrey -4 7 £438 -12.50% 3
Berkshire 0 4 £315 -37.00% 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £388 -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 5
West Sussex - - - -
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England

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) Project Management
3 14 (22.58%) ITIL
4 13 (20.97%) Release Management
5 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.74%) Programme Management
6 11 (17.74%) Degree
7 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.90%) MS Project
9 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.90%) IBM
9 8 (12.90%) TOGAF
9 8 (12.90%) Scrum
10 7 (11.29%) Retail
10 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (11.29%) Requirements Management
10 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.29%) Demand Management
11 6 (9.68%) REST
11 6 (9.68%) Test Management
11 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
11 6 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (9.68%) SysML
11 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Process Server
11 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.68%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Process Server
2 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.84%) SAS
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Project
3 6 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.84%) MS Office
4 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.23%) Open Workbench
6 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) HTTP
1 6 (9.68%) SSL
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.61%) EDRMS
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Programme Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Portfolio Manager
3 5 (8.06%) PMO Manager
4 4 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.23%) SAP Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Applications Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Principal Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (3.23%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) XML
1 6 (9.68%) JMS
1 6 (9.68%) WSDL
1 6 (9.68%) Middleware
1 6 (9.68%) REST
1 6 (9.68%) SOAP
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
4 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Project Management
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) Release Management
4 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.74%) Programme Management
6 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.90%) Scrum
8 8 (12.90%) TOGAF
9 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (11.29%) Requirements Management
9 7 (11.29%) Demand Management
10 6 (9.68%) Test Management
10 6 (9.68%) SysML
10 6 (9.68%) UML
10 6 (9.68%) SOA
11 5 (8.06%) OOP
11 5 (8.06%) OO
12 4 (6.45%) CAD
12 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) VBA
3 2 (3.23%) C
4 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) VCDX
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CCIE
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) COBIT
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) IBM
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Software AG
3 5 (8.06%) CA
3 5 (8.06%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) FrontRange
5 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.61%) Planview
5 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) BMC