The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -36 +5  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 30 132 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.64% 14.52% 9.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 16.44% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 83 33
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £458 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.04% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.81%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 468 803 431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.97% 88.34% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 530 268
Median daily rate £390 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 24
Median hourly rate £38.50 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +115.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 30 £400 +25.00% 7
Project Management
North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.05%) Agile Project Management
3 36 (31.86%) Service Delivery
4 33 (29.20%) User Stories
5 32 (28.32%) Coaching
5 32 (28.32%) Scrum
6 27 (23.89%) Finance
7 24 (21.24%) Security Cleared
8 21 (18.58%) Mentoring
9 20 (17.70%) ITIL
10 18 (15.93%) PRINCE2
11 17 (15.04%) Open Source
12 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
13 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (9.73%) Waterfall
14 10 (8.85%) Degree
14 10 (8.85%) Migration
14 10 (8.85%) Unit4 Business World
14 10 (8.85%) Virtual Team
15 9 (7.96%) Service Design
15 9 (7.96%) People Management
15 9 (7.96%) Windows
16 8 (7.08%) HP
16 8 (7.08%) Legal
16 8 (7.08%) Service Management
16 8 (7.08%) Change Control
16 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (6.19%) SDLC
17 7 (6.19%) Virtual Team Management
17 7 (6.19%) APMP

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.65%) CMS
2 3 (2.65%) GeoServer
3 2 (1.77%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) BIG-IP
1 4 (3.54%) Firewall
1 4 (3.54%) LAN
1 4 (3.54%) WAN
1 4 (3.54%) Wireless
2 2 (1.77%) DHCP
2 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) GIS
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Legal
3 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) Project Manager
2 22 (19.47%) Product Manager
3 20 (17.70%) Scrum Master
4 11 (9.73%) Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Agile Scrum Master
6 7 (6.19%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.31%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.31%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Product Owner
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Environment Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) ERP Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) .NET
1 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
1 3 (2.65%) Java EE
1 3 (2.65%) SignalR
2 2 (1.77%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.88%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) HTML5
3 1 (0.88%) jQuery
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.88%) Sass
3 1 (0.88%) SOAP
3 1 (0.88%) Velocity
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Virtual Team
2 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.31%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.65%) PMI
6 2 (1.77%) CCTV
6 2 (1.77%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.77%) CMDB
6 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) CESG
7 1 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.88%) Fintech
7 1 (0.88%) IVR
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.65%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (38.05%) Agile Project Management
3 36 (31.86%) Service Delivery
4 33 (29.20%) User Stories
5 32 (28.32%) Coaching
5 32 (28.32%) Scrum
6 21 (18.58%) Mentoring
7 20 (17.70%) ITIL
8 18 (15.93%) PRINCE2
9 17 (15.04%) Open Source
10 11 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.73%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.85%) Migration
12 9 (7.96%) People Management
12 9 (7.96%) Service Design
13 8 (7.08%) Change Control
13 8 (7.08%) Service Management
14 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
14 7 (6.19%) SDLC
14 7 (6.19%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
1 4 (3.54%) SQL
2 3 (2.65%) C#
3 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (21.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.85%) Degree
3 7 (6.19%) APMP
4 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.54%) CCDP
6 4 (3.54%) CCIE
6 4 (3.54%) CCIP
6 4 (3.54%) CCNP
6 4 (3.54%) CCSA
6 4 (3.54%) CCSE
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.54%) HP ASE
6 4 (3.54%) HP MASE
6 4 (3.54%) JNCIA
6 4 (3.54%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.54%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.77%) XenApp
3 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.77%) WMI
2 2 (1.77%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.88%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) HP
3 6 (5.31%) Cisco
4 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.54%) F5
4 4 (3.54%) Fortinet
4 4 (3.54%) Juniper
4 4 (3.54%) Riverbed
4 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.65%) SAP
5 3 (2.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) Borland
6 2 (1.77%) Citrix
6 2 (1.77%) Serena
6 2 (1.77%) TippingPoint
7 1 (0.88%) BT
7 1 (0.88%) Cadence
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle
7 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.88%) WorldPay