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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 135 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.47% 8.71% 12.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.12% 11.33% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 30 25
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£440 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.63 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.51% -15.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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
893 459 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 82.46% 76.88% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 285 135
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 30
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +8 103 £451 +28.99% 14
Durham -4 13 £388 -1.27% 3
Northumberland - 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 73 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.43%) Finance
3 42 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (18.36%) PRINCE2
5 34 (16.43%) Agile Project Management
6 29 (14.01%) Waterfall
7 26 (12.56%) Microsoft
8 25 (12.08%) Business Analysis
8 25 (12.08%) Open Source
9 24 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (11.59%) Security Cleared
10 23 (11.11%) QA
10 23 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 21 (10.14%) Risk Management
11 21 (10.14%) Oracle
11 21 (10.14%) Test Strategy
12 19 (9.18%) Web Services
13 18 (8.70%) Test Automation
14 17 (8.21%) Rational DOORS
14 17 (8.21%) GAP Analysis
14 17 (8.21%) Test Scripting
14 17 (8.21%) TDD
15 16 (7.73%) OO
15 16 (7.73%) MS Office
16 15 (7.25%) Service Management
16 15 (7.25%) Scrum
16 15 (7.25%) Software Testing
16 15 (7.25%) Mentoring
17 14 (6.76%) Automated Testing
17 14 (6.76%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.38%) SAS
3 2 (0.97%) Lync
4 1 (0.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) CMS
4 1 (0.48%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (7.73%) MS Office
2 14 (6.76%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (4.83%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (4.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (4.83%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (4.83%) Oracle Assets
1 10 (4.83%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 10 (4.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.42%) Network Security
3 4 (1.93%) NetScaler
3 4 (1.93%) VLAN
3 4 (1.93%) VoIP
3 4 (1.93%) MPLS
3 4 (1.93%) OSPF
3 4 (1.93%) BGP
3 4 (1.93%) EIGRP
3 4 (1.93%) Firewall
4 3 (1.45%) LDAP
5 2 (0.97%) LAN
5 2 (0.97%) WAN
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) 3G
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.48%) 4G
6 1 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.38%) MongoDB
1 7 (3.38%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.42%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.48%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (8.21%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.45%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.45%) Selenium
4 2 (0.97%) Sahi
4 2 (0.97%) WATIR
5 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.48%) ERwin
5 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 63 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (4.83%) General Ledger
3 9 (4.35%) Billing
4 6 (2.90%) Banking
5 5 (2.42%) Legal
6 3 (1.45%) Retail
7 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 62 (29.95%) Project Manager
2 42 (20.29%) Analyst
3 29 (14.01%) Business Analyst
4 13 (6.28%) Test Manager
5 11 (5.31%) Consultant
6 10 (4.83%) Oracle Consultant
7 9 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.86%) Product Manager
9 7 (3.38%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.38%) ScrumMaster
10 6 (2.90%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.90%) Architect
10 6 (2.90%) Developer
10 6 (2.90%) QA Analyst
11 5 (2.42%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (2.42%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 5 (2.42%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.42%) Integration Manager
11 5 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.18%) Web Services
2 11 (5.31%) XML
3 7 (3.38%) .NET
3 7 (3.38%) RESTful
4 4 (1.93%) SOAP
4 4 (1.93%) Middleware
5 3 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.48%) Django
7 1 (0.48%) XSLT
7 1 (0.48%) EDI
7 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.48%) REST
7 1 (0.48%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.38%) Economics
3 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.97%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) LIMS
6 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.48%) PMI
6 1 (0.48%) Statistics
6 1 (0.48%) SCADA
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.90%) Windows
2 3 (1.45%) UNIX
3 2 (0.97%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.48%) VME
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (18.36%) PRINCE2
4 34 (16.43%) Agile Project Management
5 29 (14.01%) Waterfall
6 25 (12.08%) Business Analysis
6 25 (12.08%) Open Source
7 23 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 21 (10.14%) Risk Management
8 21 (10.14%) Test Strategy
9 18 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 17 (8.21%) Test Scripting
10 17 (8.21%) TDD
10 17 (8.21%) GAP Analysis
11 16 (7.73%) OO
12 15 (7.25%) Service Management
12 15 (7.25%) Scrum
12 15 (7.25%) Software Testing
12 15 (7.25%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.28%) Python
2 12 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.31%) SQL
3 11 (5.31%) C++
4 10 (4.83%) Java
5 3 (1.45%) Ruby
5 3 (1.45%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.97%) C
6 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.48%) C#
7 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.28%) APMP
2 13 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.80%) Degree
4 11 (5.31%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (3.86%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.86%) ISEB
7 7 (3.38%) PMP
8 5 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.93%) CCIE
9 4 (1.93%) CCNP
10 1 (0.48%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) MOM
1 1 (0.48%) WSUS
1 1 (0.48%) SCCM
1 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.14%) Oracle
3 7 (3.38%) HP
4 5 (2.42%) Informatica
4 5 (2.42%) Cisco
5 4 (1.93%) SolarWinds
5 4 (1.93%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.48%) OpenText
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) Teradata
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
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