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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 23 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 56 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.30% 5.72% 18.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.24% 6.13% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 12
Average daily rate
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£415 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £320 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +1.69%
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
606 310 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.78% 93.37% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 213 69
Average daily rate £413 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 50 (47.17%) Project Management
2 23 (21.70%) Finance
3 20 (18.87%) Service Management
4 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (16.04%) Security Cleared
5 17 (16.04%) MS Office
5 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
6 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2
7 12 (11.32%) Change Management
8 10 (9.43%) Economics
8 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.43%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.60%) C
9 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
10 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
10 6 (5.66%) Scrum
10 6 (5.66%) Banking
10 6 (5.66%) Retail
10 6 (5.66%) Business Development
11 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.72%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.72%) Retail Banking
11 5 (4.72%) Migration
11 5 (4.72%) Legal
11 5 (4.72%) PMP
11 5 (4.72%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (16.04%) MS Office
2 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) 3G
1 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.89%) 4G
2 1 (0.94%) Wireless
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) WLAN
2 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.94%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
2 6 (5.66%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Retail Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) EDI
1 1 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) Economics
3 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) NHS
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) PMI
5 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) AIX
2 3 (2.83%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) UNIX
4 1 (0.94%) VME
4 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.17%) Project Management
2 20 (18.87%) Service Management
3 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2
6 12 (11.32%) Change Management
7 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.43%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.66%) Business Development
8 6 (5.66%) Scrum
8 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.72%) Migration
9 5 (4.72%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.77%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.77%) DevOps
10 4 (3.77%) Change Control
10 4 (3.77%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.77%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) C
2 3 (2.83%) Java
3 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.89%) Python
3 2 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (0.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.72%) PMP
5 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) ISEB
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.94%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle
3 3 (2.83%) HP
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.94%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.94%) BT
5 1 (0.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) SAP