The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £403 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 25 April 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 30 11
Rank change year-on-year -22 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.38% 6.59% 10.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 7.12% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 41
Median daily rate £403 £313 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.80% -15.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £210 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £421 £495
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 £38.75 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +61.45% -31.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 504 843 534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.74% 92.54% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 552 331
Median daily rate £375 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 41
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £11.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +66.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.43 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Tyne and Wear

Project Manager
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 Manager in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Tyne and Wear

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Tyne and Wear

Project Manager
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 Manager in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Tyne and Wear

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 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 -24 18 £403 +29.83% 4
Project Manager
North East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 32 (66.67%) Project Management
2 22 (45.83%) Finance
3 21 (43.75%) PRINCE2
4 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 9 (18.75%) Unit4 Business World
5 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) Degree
6 8 (16.67%) Virtual Team
7 7 (14.58%) APMP
7 7 (14.58%) People Management
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Change Control
9 5 (10.42%) Coaching
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
9 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) Virtual Team Management
10 4 (8.33%) PMO
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (8.33%) ERP
10 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (6.25%) CCTV
11 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) CCTV
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) PMI
4 2 (4.17%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Project Management
2 21 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) People Management
4 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.50%) Change Control
6 5 (10.42%) Coaching
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) Virtual Team Management
7 4 (8.33%) ERP
8 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.25%) Business Development
8 3 (6.25%) Change Management
8 3 (6.25%) Network Design
8 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Facilities Management
9 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 7 (14.58%) APMP
4 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.17%) PMP
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) BT
2 1 (2.08%) Cadence
2 1 (2.08%) Capita
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle