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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 27 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 56 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.67% 7.29% 12.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.50% 7.85% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 11
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£438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £573 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.62%
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
747 395 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.03% 92.94% 89.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 255 79
Average daily rate £425 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 15
Average hourly rate £17.64 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £27.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -3 53 £450 +26.31% 6
Sunderland -9 1 - -
Project Manager
North East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (45.28%) Project Management
2 26 (24.53%) Finance
3 23 (21.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.81%) PRINCE2
5 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
7 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
7 14 (13.21%) Service Management
8 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (10.38%) MS Office
11 10 (9.43%) Scrum
11 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
12 8 (7.55%) Oracle
13 7 (6.60%) ITIL
13 7 (6.60%) Change Management
13 7 (6.60%) Banking
14 6 (5.66%) Retail
14 6 (5.66%) Programme Management
14 6 (5.66%) Migration
14 6 (5.66%) Business Development
14 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
15 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (4.72%) PMP
15 5 (4.72%) Legal
15 5 (4.72%) Performance Management
15 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
15 5 (4.72%) Change Control
15 5 (4.72%) Economics
15 5 (4.72%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (10.38%) MS Office
2 3 (2.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) 3G
1 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.89%) 4G
2 1 (0.94%) Wireless
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) WLAN
2 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.94%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Retail
4 5 (4.72%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) EDI
1 1 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Economics
3 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) PMI
4 1 (0.94%) NHS
4 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.94%) UNIX
3 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.28%) Project Management
2 23 (21.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (19.81%) PRINCE2
4 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.21%) Service Management
6 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.43%) Scrum
7 7 (6.60%) Change Management
7 7 (6.60%) ITIL
8 6 (5.66%) Migration
8 6 (5.66%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.66%) Business Development
9 5 (4.72%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.72%) Change Control
9 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.77%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.77%) DevOps
10 4 (3.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.77%) Java
2 3 (2.83%) C
3 2 (1.89%) C++
3 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.72%) PMP
5 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) ISEB
7 1 (0.94%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle
3 2 (1.89%) SAP
3 2 (1.89%) HP
3 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.94%) BT
4 1 (0.94%) VMware