The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Portfolio Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Portfolio Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 139 127
Rank change year-on-year +35 -12  
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £406 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -15.70% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.00

Portfolio Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Portfolio Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Management in Scotland

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in Scotland

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portfolio Management in Scotland

Portfolio Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portfolio Management in Scotland

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 6 £425 -5.55%
Glasgow +12 5 £388 -3.12%
Perthshire - 2 - -
Portfolio Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Release Management
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Legal
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) MiFID
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Statistics
6 2 (11.11%) thinkFolio
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.11%) Product Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) PMP

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) thinkFolio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Release Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Product Management
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 2 (11.11%) Statistics
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) MiFID
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Charles River
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft