The table below looks at the statistics for the Portfolio Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Manager
Rank 143 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% - 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% - 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£600 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2943 2287 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.00% 92.29% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1410 1395
Average daily rate £381 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 167 200
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Portfolio Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Portfolio Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Portfolio Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Portfolio Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Portfolio Manager
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Portfolio Manager in their job title 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 with Portfolio Manager in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) CIPD
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet

Portfolio Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Portfolio Manager in their job title 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 with Portfolio Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) CIPD
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft