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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 60 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.74% 8.64% 14.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.36% 9.21% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 16
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£419 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.72% -2.77%
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
718 554 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.65% 93.90% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 341 120
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 18 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 0 50 £413 -2.94% 2
Durham -6 3 £319 - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 48 (39.34%) Project Management
2 30 (24.59%) Finance
3 27 (22.13%) PRINCE2
4 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.30%) MS Office
7 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.66%) Service Management
8 13 (10.66%) Change Management
9 12 (9.84%) Risk Management
9 12 (9.84%) Oracle
10 11 (9.02%) SAP
10 11 (9.02%) ITIL
10 11 (9.02%) Programme Management
10 11 (9.02%) Economics
11 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.56%) C
12 8 (6.56%) Java
13 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
13 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
14 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
14 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
14 6 (4.92%) Retail
14 6 (4.92%) Project Planning
14 6 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (4.92%) ERP
14 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
14 6 (4.92%) MS Project
14 6 (4.92%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 15 (12.30%) MS Office
2 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.92%) MS Project
4 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.64%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.82%) Agresso
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.82%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.82%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.82%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.82%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.82%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.82%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.82%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.82%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.82%) Northgate Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.82%) SAN
1 1 (0.82%) LAN
1 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.82%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 30 (24.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.92%) Retail
3 4 (3.28%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Billing
4 3 (2.46%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.82%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) Middleware
1 1 (0.82%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Economics
3 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.92%) NHS
4 5 (4.10%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) DTV
6 1 (0.82%) LIMS
6 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.10%) AIX
2 3 (2.46%) Linux
2 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.64%) UNIX
4 1 (0.82%) HPUX
4 1 (0.82%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) Project Management
2 27 (22.13%) PRINCE2
3 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.66%) Service Management
5 13 (10.66%) Change Management
6 12 (9.84%) Risk Management
7 11 (9.02%) ITIL
7 11 (9.02%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.92%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.92%) ERP
9 5 (4.10%) PRINCE
9 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.28%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.28%) Change Control
10 4 (3.28%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.28%) DevOps
10 4 (3.28%) Migration
10 4 (3.28%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.56%) C
1 8 (6.56%) Java
2 1 (0.82%) SQL
2 1 (0.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.46%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.64%) PMP
4 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.82%) HND
5 1 (0.82%) ISEB
5 1 (0.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
1 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle
3 11 (9.02%) SAP
4 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.46%) HP
5 1 (0.82%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.82%) Northgate
5 1 (0.82%) Civica
5 1 (0.82%) Capita
5 1 (0.82%) Orchard
5 1 (0.82%) Aareon
5 1 (0.82%) Kypera
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