The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 38 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.59% 12.16% 12.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.97% 15.44% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -25.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £205 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -5.79%
Project Management
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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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 259 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 72.56% 78.72% 66.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 172 33
Average daily rate £381 £270 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.92% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Average hourly rate £12.25 £25.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.00% +32.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Project 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 Project Management.

1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
4 21 (29.58%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (28.17%) PRINCE2
6 19 (26.76%) MS Office
7 18 (25.35%) Service Management
8 17 (23.94%) Agile Project Management
9 16 (22.54%) Finance
9 16 (22.54%) ITIL
9 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
9 16 (22.54%) Economics
10 14 (19.72%) MS Project
11 10 (14.08%) Change Management
11 10 (14.08%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (14.08%) Programme Management
12 9 (12.68%) User Stories
12 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
13 8 (11.27%) Change Control
13 8 (11.27%) Scrum
13 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
13 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
14 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
15 6 (8.45%) Six Sigma
16 5 (7.04%) CMMI
16 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
16 5 (7.04%) Lean Six Sigma
16 5 (7.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 4 (5.63%) Coaching
17 4 (5.63%) Test Automation

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Project 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) MS Office
2 14 (19.72%) MS Project
3 10 (14.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
5 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) GoogleTest
1 2 (2.82%) CppUnit
1 2 (2.82%) NUnit
1 2 (2.82%) Subversion
1 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.82%) Rational Rose
1 2 (2.82%) Ant
2 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.41%) Sahi
2 1 (1.41%) WATIR
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Billing
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.27%) Service Manager
2 8 (11.27%) Senior Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (8.45%) Product Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.04%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Operations Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Project Planner
8 1 (1.41%) Analyst
8 1 (1.41%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.41%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.41%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.41%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.41%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (1.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
1 3 (4.23%) XML
1 3 (4.23%) RESTful
2 2 (2.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (22.54%) Economics
3 4 (5.63%) Open Source
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) UNIX
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) PRINCE2
3 18 (25.35%) Service Management
4 17 (23.94%) Agile Project Management
5 16 (22.54%) ITIL
6 10 (14.08%) Change Management
6 10 (14.08%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.68%) User Stories
7 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.27%) Change Control
8 8 (11.27%) Scrum
8 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.45%) Six Sigma
11 5 (7.04%) CMMI
11 5 (7.04%) Lean Six Sigma
12 4 (5.63%) Coaching
12 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) C
2 3 (4.23%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) COBOL
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 2 (2.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) VCP4
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) WMI
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.41%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.41%) Serena
4 1 (1.41%) Borland
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
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