The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 56 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing PMP 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.49% 0.26% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 0.95% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £384 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -29.60%
PMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
135 105 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.24% 27.20% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 44 81
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £18.63 £23.88 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +92.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.00 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £32.65 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the North East region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £275 -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) APMP
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Polycom
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Handset
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) NEC

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing PMP 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 PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Lead
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) APMP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Polycom
1 1 (20.00%) NEC
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent