The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 17 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 8.53% 8.33% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.65% 8.89% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
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£450 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
Project Manager
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham 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
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 45 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 88.37% 93.75% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 19 26
Average daily rate £350 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Durham region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Darlington - - - -
Project Manager
North East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region that cited Project 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 19 (63.33%) PRINCE2
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) Change Management
5 6 (20.00%) Data Security
5 6 (20.00%) Information Security
6 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 5 (16.67%) Line Management
7 4 (13.33%) Matrix Management
7 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Billing
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region that cited Project 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Wireless
1 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) PRINCE2
2 13 (43.33%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Data Security
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
5 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (16.67%) Line Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Matrix Management
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
9 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.33%) SOA
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CBAP
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle