The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 32 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.67% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.58% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £376 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.55% +2.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £427
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -6.37%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 344 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 79.67% 78.54% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 265 168
Average daily rate £450 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
1 4 (50.00%) Splunk
1 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix