The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £366 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 60 23
Rank change year-on-year +33 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.16% 4.36% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 4.94% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 50 30
Median daily rate £366 £335 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.32% -19.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £210 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £384 £550
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 £37.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 330 1195 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.56% 88.32% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 777 345
Median daily rate £363 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% -14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 76 60
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 19 (54.29%) Project Management
2 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) PMP
4 7 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 7 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (11.43%) IVR
7 4 (11.43%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (11.43%) PMO
7 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
8 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.57%) People Management
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) CCTV
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (8.57%) Degree
8 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.57%) Network Design

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) IVR
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) CCTV
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Project Management
2 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Network Design
6 3 (8.57%) People Management
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.71%) Facilities Management
7 2 (5.71%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (5.71%) Process Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) SEO
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 7 (20.00%) PMP
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Cadence