The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 58 65 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.23% 12.29% 14.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.98% 13.29% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 7
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£375 £403 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -10.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +0.80%
Project Manager
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
528 489 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 93.12% 92.44% 89.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 321 71
Average daily rate £335 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.06% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 6 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.68 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £18.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Manager
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 Manager across the Tyne and Wear region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Project Manager
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 Manager across the Tyne and Wear region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 50 £375 -6.83% 4
Sunderland -7 3 £300 - 1
Tyneside - 1 £495 -
Project Manager
North East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 47 (48.96%) Project Management
2 22 (22.92%) PRINCE2
2 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.83%) Finance
4 18 (18.75%) MS Office
5 17 (17.71%) Economics
5 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
6 16 (16.67%) Service Management
7 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (11.46%) Programme Management
9 11 (11.46%) Change Management
9 11 (11.46%) MS Project
10 10 (10.42%) ITIL
10 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.38%) Oracle
11 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
11 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
11 9 (9.38%) Change Control
12 8 (8.33%) C
12 8 (8.33%) Java
13 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (6.25%) Private Cloud
14 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
14 5 (5.21%) Mainframe
14 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
14 5 (5.21%) AIX
15 4 (4.17%) PRINCE
15 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 18 (18.75%) MS Office
2 11 (11.46%) MS Project
3 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.04%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.04%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.04%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.08%) Legal
3 2 (2.08%) Billing
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) French Language
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Military
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) CSS
1 1 (1.04%) EDI
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Economics
2 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.21%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) AIX
2 2 (2.08%) UNIX
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.04%) VME
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Project Management
2 22 (22.92%) PRINCE2
3 16 (16.67%) Service Management
4 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.46%) Change Management
5 11 (11.46%) Programme Management
6 10 (10.42%) ITIL
6 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.38%) Change Control
8 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.17%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.17%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.17%) DevOps
10 3 (3.13%) RAD
10 3 (3.13%) ERP
11 2 (2.08%) CRM
11 2 (2.08%) Six Sigma
11 2 (2.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) C
1 8 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (1.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.08%) PMP
3 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) COBIT
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) SAP
3 3 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.04%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco
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