The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 21 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.42% 9.89% 11.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.52% 10.47% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 10
Average daily rate
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£404 £358 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £331 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £469 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +30.38%
Project Manager
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
446 172 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.11% 94.51% 90.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 101 91
Average daily rate £413 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 19
Average hourly rate £14.80 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.50 £27.50
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Manager
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 Manager across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Manager
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 Manager across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 32 (50.79%) Project Management
2 21 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.81%) MS Office
5 13 (20.63%) Service Management
5 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (19.05%) Economics
7 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.87%) Programme Management
7 10 (15.87%) Change Management
8 9 (14.29%) C
9 8 (12.70%) MS Project
10 6 (9.52%) Finance
10 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
11 5 (7.94%) Change Control
12 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (6.35%) Java
12 4 (6.35%) Oracle
12 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
13 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
13 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
13 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
13 3 (4.76%) ITIL
13 3 (4.76%) UNIX
14 2 (3.17%) Security Management
14 2 (3.17%) NHS
14 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (3.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Office
2 8 (12.70%) MS Project
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) Military
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.05%) Economics
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Project Management
2 21 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 13 (20.63%) Service Management
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Programme Management
4 10 (15.87%) Change Management
5 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.94%) Change Control
7 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL
8 2 (3.17%) Security Management
8 2 (3.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.17%) Project Governance
9 1 (1.59%) Line Management
9 1 (1.59%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.59%) BDD
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) C
2 4 (6.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.17%) APMP
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco