Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 58 23
Rank change year-on-year +30 -35 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 75 127 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.17% 4.67% 6.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.52% 5.09% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 105 105
North East median daily rate £495 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.43% -22.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £300
90th Percentile £563 £519 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £34.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year -9.42% -14.29% +34.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1150 2497 1900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 91.73% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1699 1178
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £243
90th Percentile £550 £524 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 126 121
North East median hourly rate £17.48 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.04% +51.43% +14.75%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.28 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.87 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the North East

Project Manager
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 Manager in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in the North East

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in the North East

Project Manager
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 Manager in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in the North East

Project Manager
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 Manager within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Tyne and Wear +23 60 £500 +42.86%
Durham -1 11 £376 +27.46% 5
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 55 (73.33%) Project Management
2 31 (41.33%) PRINCE2
3 23 (30.67%) Finance
4 22 (29.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.00%) PMO
6 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (17.33%) Risk Management
6 13 (17.33%) PMI Certification
7 12 (16.00%) PMP
7 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 11 (14.67%) Degree
8 11 (14.67%) Virtual Team
8 11 (14.67%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
10 9 (12.00%) Virtual Team Management
11 8 (10.67%) CRM
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (9.33%) Change Management
12 7 (9.33%) Scrum
12 7 (9.33%) Resource Management
12 7 (9.33%) Strategic Management
12 7 (9.33%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (8.00%) Supplier Management
13 6 (8.00%) IVR
13 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (8.00%) ITIL

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Documentum
3 1 (1.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.33%) Kentico
3 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Maximo
3 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
1 3 (4.00%) SMS
2 2 (2.67%) DHCP
2 2 (2.67%) DNS
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Adabas
1 1 (1.33%) Big Data
1 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
1 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.67%) Marketing
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Billing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Virtual Team
2 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.00%) IVR
4 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.67%) NHS
6 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.33%) EPoS
7 1 (1.33%) FMCG
7 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.33%) PMI
7 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) Project Management
2 31 (41.33%) PRINCE2
3 22 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (17.33%) Risk Management
5 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (14.67%) Matrix Organization
7 9 (12.00%) Virtual Team Management
8 8 (10.67%) CRM
9 7 (9.33%) Change Management
9 7 (9.33%) Resource Management
9 7 (9.33%) Scrum
9 7 (9.33%) Strategic Management
10 6 (8.00%) ITIL
10 6 (8.00%) Supplier Management
11 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.33%) Business Development
12 4 (5.33%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) NATURAL
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) PMI Certification
1 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (16.00%) PMP
3 11 (14.67%) Degree
4 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.00%) APMP
6 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) CAPM
7 2 (2.67%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) PMO
2 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.00%) GDPR
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) SAP
3 3 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) Progress
4 2 (2.67%) ThinPrint
5 1 (1.33%) EMC
5 1 (1.33%) Niku
5 1 (1.33%) Pega
5 1 (1.33%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com