The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
North East / Durham
Rank 6 7 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 13.33% 10.53% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.63% 11.11% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £458 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.49% +66.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Durham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Durham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82 72 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 91.11% 94.74% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 22
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -19.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £37.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Durham

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Durham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Durham

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Durham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Durham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Durham

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in Durham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Durham

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Durham region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 £325 -
Darlington -3 1 £580 +40.18%
Billingham - 1 £350 -
Project Manager
North East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Durham region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
3 7 (31.82%) Change Management
3 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (27.27%) Information Governance
5 5 (22.73%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (22.73%) MS Project
5 5 (22.73%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Project Governance
6 4 (18.18%) Demand Management
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) NHS
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Project
2 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Change Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
4 6 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 6 (27.27%) Information Governance
5 5 (22.73%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Demand Management
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Project Governance
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.09%) Validation
9 1 (4.55%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Concur
3 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards