The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 21 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 31 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.16% 12.15% 15.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 17.11% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 21
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Project Management
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 152 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 76.67% 71.03% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 76 114
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Tyne and Wear region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Tyne and Wear region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 29 £350 -12.50% 10
Sunderland -2 2 £575 - 2
Gateshead - - - -
Project Management
North East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 21 (28.77%) PRINCE2
2 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) Service Delivery
4 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.18%) Agile Project Management
5 12 (16.44%) MS Office
5 12 (16.44%) Finance
6 11 (15.07%) Service Management
6 11 (15.07%) Scrum
7 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
8 8 (10.96%) Change Management
9 7 (9.59%) Oracle
9 7 (9.59%) PMI Certification
10 6 (8.22%) ISEB
10 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (8.22%) User Stories
10 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
11 5 (6.85%) SAP
11 5 (6.85%) Information Security
11 5 (6.85%) Economics
11 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (6.85%) Open Source
11 5 (6.85%) APMP
12 4 (5.48%) C
12 4 (5.48%) MS Project
12 4 (5.48%) ITIL
12 4 (5.48%) Linux
12 4 (5.48%) ETL
12 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (5.48%) PMI

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Project
3 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP SD
1 3 (4.11%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) 3G
2 1 (1.37%) DSL
2 1 (1.37%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.74%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Project Manager
2 9 (12.33%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Product Manager
3 6 (8.22%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (5.48%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (5.48%) Consultant
4 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.11%) SAP SD Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (4.11%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Information Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Junior
6 2 (2.74%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Economics
1 5 (6.85%) Open Source
2 4 (5.48%) PMI
2 4 (5.48%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.37%) IVR
3 1 (1.37%) NHS
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) PRINCE2
2 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) Service Delivery
4 14 (19.18%) Agile Project Management
5 11 (15.07%) Service Management
5 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
7 8 (10.96%) Change Management
8 6 (8.22%) User Stories
9 5 (6.85%) Information Security
10 4 (5.48%) ITIL
10 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.48%) ETL
10 4 (5.48%) Information Security Governance
11 3 (4.11%) SAP Implementation
11 3 (4.11%) Migration
11 3 (4.11%) Supplier Management
12 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis
12 2 (2.74%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 2 (2.74%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) C
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) Ruby
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) PMI Certification
2 6 (8.22%) ISEB
2 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) APMP
4 4 (5.48%) PMP
5 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (4.11%) QA
4 1 (1.37%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) Informatica
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.11%) VMware
4 3 (4.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Genesys
5 1 (1.37%) TSYS
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
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