The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 24 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 56 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.56% 7.31% 8.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 10.04% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 21
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£450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.15%
Project Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 249 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.70% 72.81% 65.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 116 133
Average daily rate £378 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Project Management
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 Project Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -17 34 £439 +17.00% 8
Durham -5 13 £295 -23.87% 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 36 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 31 (28.70%) Finance
3 29 (26.85%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
5 18 (16.67%) MS Office
6 17 (15.74%) Service Management
6 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (12.04%) ITIL
9 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 11 (10.19%) MS Project
10 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.26%) Programme Management
11 10 (9.26%) Change Management
11 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
12 9 (8.33%) ISEB
12 9 (8.33%) Economics
12 9 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
13 8 (7.41%) APMP
14 7 (6.48%) MS Visio
14 7 (6.48%) Windows
14 7 (6.48%) SQL
15 6 (5.56%) SAP
15 6 (5.56%) Line Management
15 6 (5.56%) Coaching
16 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
16 5 (4.63%) Change Control
16 5 (4.63%) Agile Project Management
16 5 (4.63%) Scrum

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) Lync
3 2 (1.85%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Office
2 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 11 (10.19%) MS Project
4 9 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (6.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) SAP SD
1 3 (2.78%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.93%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Wireless
1 3 (2.78%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.85%) DHCP
2 2 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.93%) SAP BI
1 1 (0.93%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (28.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
3 2 (1.85%) Military
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (53.70%) Project Manager
2 14 (12.96%) Analyst
3 6 (5.56%) Senior Manager
3 6 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (4.63%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 4 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 3 (2.78%) SAP SD Analyst
6 3 (2.78%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (2.78%) Data Manager
6 3 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (2.78%) SAP SD Consultant
6 3 (2.78%) Coordinator
6 3 (2.78%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (2.78%) Consultant
7 2 (1.85%) Technical Author
7 2 (1.85%) Author
7 2 (1.85%) SAP Manager
7 2 (1.85%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) CSS
2 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Economics
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
4 1 (0.93%) IVR
4 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 17 (15.74%) Service Management
3 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.04%) ITIL
5 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.26%) Programme Management
6 10 (9.26%) Change Management
7 6 (5.56%) Line Management
7 6 (5.56%) Coaching
8 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.63%) Change Control
8 5 (4.63%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (4.63%) Scrum
8 5 (4.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.63%) Content Management
9 4 (3.70%) Six Sigma
9 4 (3.70%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.70%) Information Security
9 4 (3.70%) User Stories
10 3 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.63%) C
3 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) Ruby
3 1 (0.93%) NATURAL
3 1 (0.93%) JCL
3 1 (0.93%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) C++
3 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) ISEB
4 8 (7.41%) APMP
5 3 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.85%) MCSE
6 2 (1.85%) MCSA
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) PMP
7 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) P3O
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (1.85%) HP
3 2 (1.85%) Apple
3 2 (1.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Genesys
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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