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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 16 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 53 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.56% 7.73% 7.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.62% 10.79% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 10
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£425 £354 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.05% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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
420 278 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 67.85% 71.65% 61.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 147 85
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 23
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.19 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +10 41 £425 +21.42% 8
Durham -11 8 £275 -24.96% 4
Northumberland - - - -
Teesside - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (34.29%) PRINCE2
2 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
3 29 (27.62%) Finance
4 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
5 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.05%) MS Office
6 20 (19.05%) ITIL
7 18 (17.14%) Service Management
7 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
9 16 (15.24%) MS Project
9 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
10 13 (12.38%) Economics
10 13 (12.38%) Agile Project Management
11 12 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (10.48%) Programme Management
12 11 (10.48%) Change Management
13 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.57%) ISEB
14 9 (8.57%) Windows
14 9 (8.57%) Change Control
14 9 (8.57%) User Stories
15 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
15 8 (7.62%) APMP
15 8 (7.62%) Scrum
16 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
16 7 (6.67%) Risk Management
16 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
17 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
17 6 (5.71%) Six Sigma

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.81%) Lync
2 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (19.05%) MS Office
2 16 (15.24%) MS Project
2 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP R/3
1 2 (1.90%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.95%) Agresso
2 1 (0.95%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.95%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) DHCP
1 2 (1.90%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.95%) SAP BI
1 1 (0.95%) Adabas
1 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) StarTeam
General
1 29 (27.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Billing
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Military
3 2 (1.90%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.48%) Analyst
3 9 (8.57%) Service Manager
4 8 (7.62%) Senior Manager
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 6 (5.71%) Product Manager
7 5 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (3.81%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.86%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 2 (1.90%) Environment Analyst
10 2 (1.90%) SAP SD Analyst
10 2 (1.90%) Business Analyst
10 2 (1.90%) Programme Manager
10 2 (1.90%) Consultant
10 2 (1.90%) Sales Consultant
10 2 (1.90%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) CSS
2 1 (0.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.38%) Economics
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Open Source
5 1 (0.95%) IVR
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) PRINCE2
2 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.05%) ITIL
4 18 (17.14%) Service Management
5 13 (12.38%) Agile Project Management
6 11 (10.48%) Programme Management
6 11 (10.48%) Change Management
7 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.57%) Change Control
8 9 (8.57%) User Stories
9 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.62%) Scrum
10 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.71%) Six Sigma
12 5 (4.76%) Content Management
12 5 (4.76%) CMMI
12 5 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
12 5 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) C
3 1 (0.95%) Ruby
3 1 (0.95%) NATURAL
3 1 (0.95%) JCL
3 1 (0.95%) Python
3 1 (0.95%) C#
3 1 (0.95%) C++
3 1 (0.95%) Java
3 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.57%) ISEB
4 8 (7.62%) APMP
5 5 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.90%) MCSE
7 2 (1.90%) MCSA
7 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.95%) PMP
8 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.95%) SCOM
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.95%) WMI
2 1 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) HP
3 4 (3.81%) SAP
3 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.90%) Apple
5 1 (0.95%) Serena
5 1 (0.95%) Genesys
5 1 (0.95%) Borland
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle
5 1 (0.95%) Northgate
5 1 (0.95%) Civica
5 1 (0.95%) Capita
5 1 (0.95%) Orchard
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