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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 115 124
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9  
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.62% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.74% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £600 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 1472 2161 2379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.83% 83.31% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1215 1311
Median daily rate £390 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 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 28 March 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 +13 3 £600 +50.00% 2
Glasgow +6 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Portfolio Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) SAS
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) PMP
5 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Statistics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Coach
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
2 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
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