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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 233 218 221
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 36 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 6
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£500 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £315 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £31.70
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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
7464 6742 5950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.01% 72.15% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3768 3122
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 261 256
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 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 5 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 -5 14 £500 -6.97%
Oxfordshire -13 8 £613 +44.11% 2
Berkshire -7 6 £310 -1.58% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £330 -26.66%
West Sussex -21 3 £505 -19.20% 1
Surrey +5 2 £350 -41.66% 2
Portfolio Management
England

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 36 (48.00%) Finance
2 25 (33.33%) Project Management
3 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (22.67%) PRINCE2
5 15 (20.00%) Degree
6 13 (17.33%) Oracle
6 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (16.00%) Programme Management
8 11 (14.67%) MS Office
8 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
11 7 (9.33%) Change Management
11 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (9.33%) TOGAF
11 7 (9.33%) Demand Management
12 6 (8.00%) Coaching
12 6 (8.00%) Retail
13 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
13 5 (6.67%) Resource Management
13 5 (6.67%) QA
13 5 (6.67%) Siebel
13 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.67%) MS Project
13 5 (6.67%) Publishing
13 5 (6.67%) HPCC
13 5 (6.67%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Office
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.67%) MS Project
4 2 (2.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) IaaS
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
1 3 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Network Security
1 3 (4.00%) IPv6
1 3 (4.00%) DHCP
1 3 (4.00%) DNS
1 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) HPCC
1 5 (6.67%) Big Data
1 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.67%) OLAP
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) MS Access
General
1 36 (48.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 5 (6.67%) Publishing
5 4 (5.33%) Marketing
6 3 (4.00%) Multimedia
6 3 (4.00%) Legal
7 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.33%) German Language
8 1 (1.33%) Billing
8 1 (1.33%) Back Office
8 1 (1.33%) Advertising
8 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Architect
2 19 (25.33%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (17.33%) Portfolio Manager
3 13 (17.33%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Business Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) OBIEE Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Chief Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Streaming Video
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.67%) PMI
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Windows
1 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Project Management
2 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (22.67%) PRINCE2
4 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.33%) Change Management
7 7 (9.33%) TOGAF
7 7 (9.33%) Demand Management
8 6 (8.00%) Coaching
9 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
10 4 (5.33%) Change Control
10 4 (5.33%) Line Management
10 4 (5.33%) Service Management
10 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
1 1 (1.33%) Java
1 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) XenApp
1 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Siebel
4 3 (4.00%) Planview
4 3 (4.00%) OpenText
4 3 (4.00%) Citrix
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) Symantec
4 3 (4.00%) Ventyx
5 2 (2.67%) Cognos
5 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) ESRI