Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Management
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 23 13
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 133 199 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.14% 8.46% 10.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% 9.83% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 144 214
North East median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £225 £261 £263
90th Percentile £565 £563 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
North East median hourly rate £9.50 £26.75 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.49% +31.77% -28.77%
10th Percentile £9.25 £17.88 £20.06
90th Percentile £9.75 £28.25 £25.26
England median hourly rate £26.87 £27.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -2.31% -12.53% +13.13%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,020 2,024 1,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 85.43% 86.02% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 1,405 1,037
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.96% +11.07%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £263
90th Percentile £566 £534 £600
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 65
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £26.54 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.05% +56.10% -22.09%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.79 £10.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.63 £34.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the North East

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in the North East

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the North East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in the North East

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in the North East

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +13 96 £450 +15.38% 19
Durham +3 22 £360 +11.63% 6
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.83%) Finance
3 30 (22.56%) PRINCE2
3 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
4 28 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 28 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 27 (20.30%) Risk Management
5 27 (20.30%) PMO
6 21 (15.79%) ITIL
7 20 (15.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 20 (15.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.78%) Scrum
10 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (10.53%) Programme Management
11 14 (10.53%) Web Services
11 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (10.53%) Degree
12 13 (9.77%) Open Source
12 13 (9.77%) Oracle
12 13 (9.77%) Change Management
12 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.77%) SFIA
13 12 (9.02%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
13 12 (9.02%) PMI Certification
13 12 (9.02%) Resource Management
14 11 (8.27%) Supplier Management
14 11 (8.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.75%) Documentum
3 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (8.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.50%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.26%) Maximo
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) SMS
2 4 (3.01%) Firewall
2 4 (3.01%) VPN
3 2 (1.50%) DHCP
3 2 (1.50%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) NAS
3 2 (1.50%) SAN
3 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) Skype
4 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.77%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.26%) OLAP
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.75%) Adabas
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.75%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.75%) HBase
6 1 (0.75%) MySQL
6 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) ERwin
General
1 41 (30.83%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Billing
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.26%) Marketing
3 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (36.09%) Project Manager
2 20 (15.04%) Analyst
3 16 (12.03%) Senior Manager
4 15 (11.28%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.77%) Senior Project Manager
6 11 (8.27%) Digital Analyst
6 11 (8.27%) Digital Business Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) Digital Project Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Senior Digital Project Manager
9 6 (4.51%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.76%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Service Transition Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Transition Manager
11 4 (3.01%) Implementation Manager
11 4 (3.01%) Migration Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Portfolio Planner
11 4 (3.01%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.51%) IVR
4 5 (3.76%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.01%) NHS
6 2 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Tandem
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.02%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Unix
2 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.56%) PRINCE2
3 28 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 27 (20.30%) Risk Management
5 21 (15.79%) ITIL
6 20 (15.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (15.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 19 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (12.78%) Scrum
9 14 (10.53%) Programme Management
10 13 (9.77%) Change Management
10 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.77%) Open Source
10 13 (9.77%) SFIA
11 12 (9.02%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (9.02%) Resource Management
12 11 (8.27%) Supplier Management
13 10 (7.52%) Data Management
13 10 (7.52%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (7.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) SQL
2 3 (2.26%) C
3 2 (1.50%) C++
3 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.50%) VBA
4 1 (0.75%) Java
4 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.75%) NATURAL
4 1 (0.75%) Pascal
4 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.53%) Degree
4 12 (9.02%) PMI Certification
5 11 (8.27%) PMP
6 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (4.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.26%) APMP
9 2 (1.50%) CAPM
9 2 (1.50%) CCDP
9 2 (1.50%) CCIE
9 2 (1.50%) CCNP
9 2 (1.50%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.50%) CISM
9 2 (1.50%) CISSP
9 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.50%) MCSE
9 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.30%) PMO
2 10 (7.52%) QA
3 7 (5.26%) SLA
4 4 (3.01%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (2.26%) GDPR
6 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.50%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.50%) XenApp
2 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.50%) XenServer
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) Firmware
3 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle
3 9 (6.77%) SAP
4 8 (6.02%) Cloudera
4 8 (6.02%) Hortonworks
5 4 (3.01%) HP
5 4 (3.01%) VMware
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco
6 3 (2.26%) Tableau
7 2 (1.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.50%) Citrix
7 2 (1.50%) Informatica
7 2 (1.50%) Progress
7 2 (1.50%) ThinPrint
8 1 (0.75%) CA
8 1 (0.75%) Dell
8 1 (0.75%) Niku
8 1 (0.75%) Quark
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com