The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Lead
Rank 528 521 518
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 53 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 30
Average daily rate £450 £405 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £318 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +27.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £160.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £103.43 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+276.09% -25.67%
Project Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

Project Leader
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Project Leader Daily Rate Trend in England

Project Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Project Leader Daily Rate Histogram in England

Project Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Project Leader Hourly Rate Trend in England

Project Leader
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 21 £480 -8.57% 3
South East +2 11 £500 +26.90% 3
East of England -1 5 £250 -2.72% 3
West Midlands -13 5 £300 -
South West -1 4 £370 - 1
East Midlands -4 3 £400 +60.00%
Yorkshire -10 3 £358 -20.55%
North East - 1 - -
Project Leader
UK

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 63 (44.06%) Project Management
2 47 (32.87%) Finance
3 35 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (20.98%) PRINCE2
6 18 (12.59%) Programme Management
7 17 (11.89%) PMI Certification
8 14 (9.79%) Migration
8 14 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
9 13 (9.09%) SAP
10 12 (8.39%) PMI
10 12 (8.39%) SDLC
11 11 (7.69%) PMP
11 11 (7.69%) MS Project
12 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
12 10 (6.99%) CRM
12 10 (6.99%) Marketing
12 10 (6.99%) Project Planning
12 10 (6.99%) Project Governance
13 9 (6.29%) JIRA
13 9 (6.29%) Banking
14 8 (5.59%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
14 8 (5.59%) Telecoms
14 8 (5.59%) Back Office
14 8 (5.59%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.90%) Service Management
15 7 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (4.90%) NHS

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.50%) Confluence
1 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.70%) CMS
2 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Project
2 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.70%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.80%) SAP MM
2 4 (2.80%) SAP PP
2 4 (2.80%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Heroku
2 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) WAN
2 3 (2.10%) SAN
2 3 (2.10%) VPN
3 2 (1.40%) DNS
3 2 (1.40%) Firewall
3 2 (1.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) 4G
4 1 (0.70%) DHCP
4 1 (0.70%) H.323
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.70%) ISDN
4 1 (0.70%) MPLS
4 1 (0.70%) PBX
4 1 (0.70%) VoLTE
4 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.40%) MySQL
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.70%) Adabas
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.70%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.70%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) JIRA
2 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
General
1 47 (32.87%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Marketing
3 9 (6.29%) Banking
4 8 (5.59%) Back Office
4 8 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.20%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.50%) Billing
6 5 (3.50%) Games
6 5 (3.50%) Legal
6 5 (3.50%) Retail
7 4 (2.80%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.10%) Electronics
9 2 (1.40%) Law
9 2 (1.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.70%) Advertising
10 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.70%) Automotive
10 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.70%) Front Office
10 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) XBRL
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) PMI
2 7 (4.90%) Equities
2 7 (4.90%) NHS
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.10%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.40%) Biology
7 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.70%) Derivative
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.20%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) Android
2 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.70%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.06%) Project Management
2 35 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.98%) PRINCE2
5 18 (12.59%) Programme Management
6 14 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (9.79%) Migration
7 12 (8.39%) SDLC
8 10 (6.99%) CRM
8 10 (6.99%) Project Governance
8 10 (6.99%) Project Planning
9 8 (5.59%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.59%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.90%) Service Management
11 6 (4.20%) ITIL
11 6 (4.20%) Scrum
11 6 (4.20%) User Stories
12 5 (3.50%) Analytics
12 5 (3.50%) B2B
12 5 (3.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) SQL
2 3 (2.10%) Perl
3 2 (1.40%) C
3 2 (1.40%) Java
3 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.40%) VBA
4 1 (0.70%) ABAP
4 1 (0.70%) C#
4 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.70%) Python
4 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (11.89%) PMI Certification
2 11 (7.69%) PMP
3 6 (4.20%) Degree
4 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.10%) APMP
6 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.40%) PhD
8 1 (0.70%) CIPD
8 1 (0.70%) CISA
8 1 (0.70%) CISM
8 1 (0.70%) CISSP
8 1 (0.70%) IISP
8 1 (0.70%) ISEB
8 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.70%) QiCA
8 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) MiFID
2 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.40%) P3O
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.70%) XenApp
1 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.09%) SAP
3 7 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle
6 3 (2.10%) Citrix
6 3 (2.10%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.40%) BT
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco
7 2 (1.40%) HP
7 2 (1.40%) Pega
8 1 (0.70%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.70%) EMC
8 1 (0.70%) GENBAND
8 1 (0.70%) hybris
8 1 (0.70%) Murex
8 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.70%) VMware
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