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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 15 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 82 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.89% 7.72% 9.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.51% 11.09% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 28 23
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £293 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
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
780 433 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.60% 69.61% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 263 193
Average daily rate £410 £399 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £28.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 54 £400 -6.43% 8
Durham +6 8 £440 +60.00% 3
Teesside - 3 £325 -
Northumberland - 2 £368 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 94 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.66%) Finance
3 43 (23.12%) PRINCE2
4 37 (19.89%) Open Source
5 36 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (18.28%) Mentoring
6 34 (18.28%) Agile Project Management
7 33 (17.74%) Waterfall
8 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (14.52%) Web Services
10 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 23 (12.37%) Scrum
12 20 (10.75%) JavaScript
12 20 (10.75%) Security Cleared
12 20 (10.75%) User Stories
13 19 (10.22%) Service Delivery
14 17 (9.14%) Business Analysis
15 16 (8.60%) Python
16 15 (8.06%) Change Management
16 15 (8.06%) TDD
16 15 (8.06%) Migration
16 15 (8.06%) Product Management
16 15 (8.06%) Test Strategy
17 14 (7.53%) C++
17 14 (7.53%) Oracle
17 14 (7.53%) MS Office
18 12 (6.45%) ITIL
18 12 (6.45%) SharePoint
18 12 (6.45%) Risk Management
18 12 (6.45%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.76%) Drupal
3 6 (3.23%) CMS
4 5 (2.69%) Confluence
4 5 (2.69%) IIS
4 5 (2.69%) Node.js
5 4 (2.15%) SAS
6 3 (1.61%) JBoss
7 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.54%) FileNet
8 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.53%) MS Office
2 11 (5.91%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.38%) MS Project
4 5 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.08%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) Intranet
2 4 (2.15%) SNMP
3 3 (1.61%) Firewall
3 3 (1.61%) LAN
3 3 (1.61%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.61%) VLAN
3 3 (1.61%) VoIP
4 2 (1.08%) BGP
4 2 (1.08%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.08%) MPLS
4 2 (1.08%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.08%) Network Security
4 2 (1.08%) OSPF
4 2 (1.08%) WAN
4 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) ISDN
5 1 (0.54%) PSTN
5 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.08%) BODI
4 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.08%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.54%) Adabas
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (4.84%) JIRA
2 7 (3.76%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.23%) HP UFT
3 6 (3.23%) Selenium
4 5 (2.69%) StarTeam
5 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.15%) JMeter
6 3 (1.61%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.08%) ERwin
7 2 (1.08%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.54%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.54%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 44 (23.66%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Legal
3 5 (2.69%) Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Billing
3 5 (2.69%) Law
4 2 (1.08%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.08%) Local Government
4 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Front Office
5 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (27.96%) Project Manager
2 28 (15.05%) Analyst
3 24 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 17 (9.14%) Digital Analyst
4 17 (9.14%) Digital Business Analyst
5 16 (8.60%) Delivery Manager
6 14 (7.53%) Senior Manager
7 11 (5.91%) Scrum Master
8 9 (4.84%) Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.84%) Test Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Product Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (3.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Agile Coach
11 6 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.52%) Web Services
2 8 (4.30%) .NET
3 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.23%) CSS
3 6 (3.23%) HTML
3 6 (3.23%) HTML5
3 6 (3.23%) jQuery
4 5 (2.69%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.15%) J2EE
5 4 (2.15%) Spring
6 3 (1.61%) Struts
6 3 (1.61%) Velocity
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.54%) Django
7 1 (0.54%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.54%) REST
7 1 (0.54%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.54%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.69%) NHS
5 5 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.15%) PKI
7 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Economics
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) IVR
8 1 (0.54%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.54%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.38%) Windows
2 6 (3.23%) Linux
3 4 (2.15%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.54%) Unix
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.12%) PRINCE2
3 37 (19.89%) Open Source
4 34 (18.28%) Agile Project Management
4 34 (18.28%) Mentoring
5 33 (17.74%) Waterfall
6 30 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (12.37%) Scrum
8 20 (10.75%) User Stories
9 19 (10.22%) Service Delivery
10 17 (9.14%) Business Analysis
11 15 (8.06%) Change Management
11 15 (8.06%) Migration
11 15 (8.06%) Product Management
11 15 (8.06%) TDD
11 15 (8.06%) Test Strategy
12 12 (6.45%) Analytics
12 12 (6.45%) BDD
12 12 (6.45%) ITIL
12 12 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.75%) JavaScript
2 16 (8.60%) Python
3 14 (7.53%) C++
4 9 (4.84%) Java
5 8 (4.30%) C
5 8 (4.30%) SQL
6 7 (3.76%) C#
7 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.08%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) Scala
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (5.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.30%) Degree
4 8 (4.30%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.76%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.76%) PMP
6 6 (3.23%) ISEB
7 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.08%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) CCIE
8 2 (1.08%) CCNP
8 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) APMP
9 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) COREP
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) FINREP
4 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.54%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) WMI
2 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.53%) Oracle
3 11 (5.91%) HP
4 8 (4.30%) Informatica
5 6 (3.23%) SAP
6 5 (2.69%) Borland
6 5 (2.69%) Serena
6 5 (2.69%) Twitter
7 4 (2.15%) Cisco
8 3 (1.61%) IBM
8 3 (1.61%) VMware
9 2 (1.08%) Avaya
9 2 (1.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.54%) Aruba
10 1 (0.54%) BT
10 1 (0.54%) Juniper
10 1 (0.54%) NICE Systems
10 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow