Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £426 per day in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Project Manager
North East > Durham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 19 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 6.19% 8.33% 7.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 8.85% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
Durham median daily rate £426 £295 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.24% -30.59% +4.17%
10th Percentile £363 £254 £361
90th Percentile £488 £370 £488
North East median daily rate £485 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +38.57% -22.22% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Durham median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate £25.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Durham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Durham
Contract vacancies in Durham with a recognized job title 193 192 266
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.48% 94.12% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 87 134
Durham median daily rate £355 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% - -
10th Percentile £180 £131 £218
90th Percentile £458 £500 £502
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 32
Durham median hourly rate £33.25 £13.00 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.77% -12.16% -28.24%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.97 £9.33
90th Percentile £48.63 £22.55 £18.45
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -34.00% +55.93% +5.69%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

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
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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington +1 2 £425 - 3
Stockton-on-Tees -11 2 £376 +17.50% 1
Project Manager
North East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Progress
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Maximo
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) APMP
6 1 (8.33%) Billing
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Contact Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (8.33%) DSDM
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) APMP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Progress
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft