The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank - 218 220
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.056% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.061% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +27.98%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Project Leader
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Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Leader in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Project Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Leader across the City of London region.

Project Leader Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Leader across the City of London region.

Project Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Leader in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat