Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 65 29
Rank change year-on-year +30 -36 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 58 97 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.65% 4.37% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 4.80% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 88 78
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +8.43%
10th Percentile £350 £241 £300
90th Percentile £574 £508 £558
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 824 2020 1333
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 90.99% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 1475 878
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £254
90th Percentile £550 £518 £592
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.48 £27.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.85% +23.86% +33.33%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.37 £11.78
90th Percentile £48.70 £33.55 £36.93
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -39.63% +35.00% +31.15%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 45 (77.59%) Project Management
2 28 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 21 (36.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (32.76%) Finance
6 14 (24.14%) PMO
7 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
7 12 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (18.97%) PMP
8 11 (18.97%) PMI Certification
9 10 (17.24%) Degree
9 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
9 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (17.24%) Matrix Organization
10 9 (15.52%) Virtual Team Management
10 9 (15.52%) Virtual Team
10 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.07%) Change Management
11 7 (12.07%) Scrum
11 7 (12.07%) Strategic Management
11 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (12.07%) CRM
11 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
12 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
12 6 (10.34%) ITIL
12 6 (10.34%) IVR
12 6 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance

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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Documentum
3 1 (1.72%) Drupal
3 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.72%) Kentico
3 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) SMS
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
1 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
1 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.52%) Virtual Team
3 6 (10.34%) IVR
3 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.62%) NHS
5 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) EPoS
6 1 (1.72%) FMCG
6 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Project Management
2 28 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 21 (36.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
6 10 (17.24%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 9 (15.52%) Virtual Team Management
8 7 (12.07%) Change Management
8 7 (12.07%) CRM
8 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
8 7 (12.07%) Scrum
8 7 (12.07%) Strategic Management
9 6 (10.34%) ITIL
10 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.62%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.90%) SFIA
12 3 (5.17%) KYC
12 3 (5.17%) Portfolio Management
12 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (18.97%) PMI Certification
2 11 (18.97%) PMP
3 10 (17.24%) Degree
4 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.45%) APMP
6 2 (3.45%) CAPM
6 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
6 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) PMO
2 4 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (5.17%) GDPR
4 2 (3.45%) SLA
5 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) ThinPrint
4 1 (1.72%) EMC
4 1 (1.72%) Niku
4 1 (1.72%) Pega