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 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 52 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.80% 11.70% 13.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 16.99% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -18.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £170 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £655 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.63 £20.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
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
442 259 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.79% 68.88% 65.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 128 149
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 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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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 -11 34 £350 -9.67% 17
Durham -6 13 £393 +86.90% 6
Teesside - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 26 (26.80%) PRINCE2
3 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.49%) Service Delivery
5 14 (14.43%) Agile Project Management
6 11 (11.34%) MS Office
6 11 (11.34%) Scrum
6 11 (11.34%) Service Management
7 10 (10.31%) ISEB
8 9 (9.28%) APMP
9 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
9 8 (8.25%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.25%) SAP
9 8 (8.25%) Oracle
10 7 (7.22%) Change Management
11 6 (6.19%) PMI Certification
11 6 (6.19%) ITIL
11 6 (6.19%) Migration
11 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.19%) User Stories
11 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
12 5 (5.15%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.15%) Open Source
12 5 (5.15%) Information Security
12 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (5.15%) C
12 5 (5.15%) SQL
13 4 (4.12%) PMI
13 4 (4.12%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Office
2 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.12%) MS Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP SD
1 3 (3.09%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Wireless
1 3 (3.09%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.06%) WAN
3 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) 3G
3 1 (1.03%) DSL
3 1 (1.03%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.06%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.46%) Analyst
3 9 (9.28%) Product Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.15%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.09%) SAP SD Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Data Manager
7 3 (3.09%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (3.09%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) SAP SD Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.06%) Junior
8 2 (2.06%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Network Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Technical Writer
8 2 (2.06%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.03%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Open Source
2 4 (4.12%) Economics
2 4 (4.12%) PMI
2 4 (4.12%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) IVR
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.03%) UNIX
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) PRINCE2
2 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.49%) Service Delivery
4 14 (14.43%) Agile Project Management
5 11 (11.34%) Service Management
5 11 (11.34%) Scrum
6 8 (8.25%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.22%) Change Management
8 6 (6.19%) ITIL
8 6 (6.19%) Migration
8 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.19%) User Stories
9 5 (5.15%) Information Security
9 5 (5.15%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.12%) ETL
10 4 (4.12%) Information Security Governance
11 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.09%) SAP Implementation
12 2 (2.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 2 (2.06%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.15%) C
1 5 (5.15%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) Ruby
3 1 (1.03%) C#
3 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) ISEB
2 9 (9.28%) APMP
3 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) PMP
7 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.03%) MCP
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.03%) Degree
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle
2 8 (8.25%) SAP
3 3 (3.09%) Informatica
3 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.09%) VMware
3 3 (3.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) Genesys
4 1 (1.03%) TSYS
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco
4 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
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