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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 50 50 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.24% 10.96% 12.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.92% 11.68% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £497 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -
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
504 428 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.16% 93.86% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 293 56
Average daily rate £357 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 8 14
Average hourly rate £12.36 £10.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.66% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 46 (54.12%) Project Management
2 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (22.35%) PRINCE2
4 18 (21.18%) MS Office
5 16 (18.82%) Economics
6 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (17.65%) Service Management
7 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
8 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (12.94%) Change Management
9 11 (12.94%) Finance
9 11 (12.94%) Programme Management
10 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.59%) MS Project
11 9 (10.59%) C
12 8 (9.41%) Change Control
12 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
13 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
14 6 (7.06%) Private Cloud
14 6 (7.06%) ITIL
15 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
15 5 (5.88%) AIX
16 4 (4.71%) DevOps
16 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
16 4 (4.71%) Test Strategy
17 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
17 3 (3.53%) Java
17 3 (3.53%) Oracle
17 3 (3.53%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 18 (21.18%) MS Office
2 9 (10.59%) MS Project
3 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.18%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Legal
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) French Language
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Military
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) CSS
1 1 (1.18%) EDI
1 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Economics
2 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) AIX
2 2 (2.35%) UNIX
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) VME
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.12%) Project Management
2 19 (22.35%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.65%) Service Management
4 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.94%) Programme Management
5 11 (12.94%) Change Management
6 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.41%) Change Control
8 6 (7.06%) ITIL
9 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.71%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.71%) DevOps
10 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (3.53%) RAD
12 2 (2.35%) Six Sigma
12 2 (2.35%) CRM
12 2 (2.35%) ERP
12 2 (2.35%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.35%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) C
2 3 (3.53%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) PMP
3 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.18%) APMP
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) HP
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.18%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco