The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 58 22 11
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 17 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.18% 7.21% 12.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 7.61% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 35
Median daily rate £405 £360 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £299 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £521
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 £32.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -14.66% +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 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 513 618 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.07% 94.79% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 428 230
Median daily rate £365 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 23
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.03% +31.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

1 26 (59.09%) Project Management
2 21 (47.73%) PRINCE2
3 16 (36.36%) Finance
4 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
6 7 (15.91%) MS Office
6 7 (15.91%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) PMI Certification
8 5 (11.36%) Change Control
9 4 (9.09%) APMP
9 4 (9.09%) Degree
9 4 (9.09%) Coaching
9 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.09%) PMI
9 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
9 4 (9.09%) MS Project
9 4 (9.09%) PMO
10 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team Management
10 3 (6.82%) ERP
10 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (6.82%) People Management
10 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.09%) MS Project
3 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) PMI
3 2 (4.55%) CCTV
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) SUSE
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Project Management
2 21 (47.73%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 5 (11.36%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (6.82%) Business Development
7 3 (6.82%) CRM
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
7 3 (6.82%) People Management
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.55%) IT Strategy
8 2 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (4.55%) Network Design
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.09%) APMP
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Capita
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat