The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 65 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.13% 7.16% 10.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.18% 7.71% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 22
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£425 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £454 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.40 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +15.07%
Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 350 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.50% 92.84% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 172 158
Average daily rate £390 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Project Manager
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 Manager across the North East region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Project Manager
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 Manager across the North East region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Project Manager
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 Manager within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 December 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 -1 38 £404 +12.93% 2
Durham -4 14 £450 +12.50%
Northumberland - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 56 (47.86%) Project Management
2 51 (43.59%) PRINCE2
3 28 (23.93%) Finance
4 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.38%) Change Management
5 18 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
7 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (12.82%) MS Office
9 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (11.11%) Service Management
11 12 (10.26%) Economics
12 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
13 10 (8.55%) Programme Management
14 9 (7.69%) C
14 9 (7.69%) Information Security
14 9 (7.69%) Project Planning
14 9 (7.69%) Line Management
15 8 (6.84%) MS Project
15 8 (6.84%) ITIL
15 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
16 7 (5.98%) Oracle
17 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (5.13%) Data Security
17 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 5 (4.27%) Java
18 5 (4.27%) Supplier Management
18 5 (4.27%) Matrix Management
18 5 (4.27%) Data Protection
18 5 (4.27%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Office
2 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.84%) MS Project
4 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.85%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Wireless
1 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Billing
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Military
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) CSS
1 1 (0.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.26%) Economics
3 4 (3.42%) IVR
4 3 (2.56%) NHS
4 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Project Management
2 51 (43.59%) PRINCE2
3 18 (15.38%) Change Management
3 18 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.11%) Service Management
6 10 (8.55%) Programme Management
7 9 (7.69%) Line Management
7 9 (7.69%) Information Security
7 9 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 8 (6.84%) ITIL
9 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.13%) Data Security
9 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.27%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.27%) Change Control
10 5 (4.27%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.27%) Matrix Management
11 4 (3.42%) WFM
11 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.69%) C
2 5 (4.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) APMP
3 2 (1.71%) ISEB
3 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.71%) PMP
3 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) Genesys
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) Cognos
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco
5 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.85%) JDA
5 1 (0.85%) VMware
5 1 (0.85%) MEDITECH
5 1 (0.85%) RedPrairie
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