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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 23 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 53 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.96% 11.43% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.25% 16.81% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 15
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £170 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
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 £30.20 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
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
517 238 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.63% 68.00% 66.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 125 140
Average daily rate £360 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 £350 -12.50% 8
Durham -4 14 £385 +83.33% 1
Teesside - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.84%) PRINCE2
4 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.09%) Agile Project Management
5 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
6 11 (12.64%) Scrum
7 10 (11.49%) ISEB
8 9 (10.34%) MS Office
8 9 (10.34%) APMP
9 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (8.05%) Oracle
10 7 (8.05%) SAP
11 6 (6.90%) SQL
11 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
11 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
11 6 (6.90%) Change Management
11 6 (6.90%) Service Management
11 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
11 6 (6.90%) User Stories
12 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
12 5 (5.75%) Line Management
12 5 (5.75%) Open Source
12 5 (5.75%) Coaching
12 5 (5.75%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.75%) C
12 5 (5.75%) MS Project
13 4 (4.60%) .NET
13 4 (4.60%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Office
2 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.75%) MS Project
4 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP SD
1 3 (3.45%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Wireless
1 3 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Law
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Project Manager
2 14 (16.09%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Product Manager
4 6 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) SAP SD Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Data Manager
7 3 (3.45%) SAP SD Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (2.30%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Network Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Technical Writer
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Open Source
3 2 (2.30%) Economics
3 2 (2.30%) PMI
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.15%) IVR
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.84%) PRINCE2
3 14 (16.09%) Agile Project Management
4 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.64%) Scrum
6 6 (6.90%) Service Management
6 6 (6.90%) Change Management
6 6 (6.90%) User Stories
6 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.75%) Line Management
7 5 (5.75%) Coaching
7 5 (5.75%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.60%) Migration
8 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.45%) ITIL
9 3 (3.45%) ETL
9 3 (3.45%) Content Management
9 3 (3.45%) Information Security
9 3 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) C
3 2 (2.30%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) C++
4 1 (1.15%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) ISEB
2 9 (10.34%) APMP
3 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.15%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
2 7 (8.05%) SAP
3 3 (3.45%) IBM
3 3 (3.45%) Informatica
3 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) TSYS
4 1 (1.15%) Genesys
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