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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 513 529 500
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 67 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.061% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.066% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 21
Average daily rate
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£360 £388 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -26.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £282 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £682
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £349 £338
% change year-on-year
-8.30% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £73.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +343.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £73.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-51.53% +343.93%
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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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
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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 +5 20 £500 +25.00% 3
North West - 15 £330 - 3
South East -11 14 £300 -10.97% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £188 - 1
East of England - 4 £425 - 2
South West -33 2 £1,000 +150.00% 1
North East - - - -
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Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 38 (35.51%) Project Management
2 23 (21.50%) Finance
3 22 (20.56%) Migration
4 20 (18.69%) Oracle
5 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
6 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
7 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
8 14 (13.08%) UNIX
8 14 (13.08%) SQL
9 13 (12.15%) Windows
9 13 (12.15%) WAN
9 13 (12.15%) Cisco
10 12 (11.21%) XML
10 12 (11.21%) Internet
10 12 (11.21%) Degree
10 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
11 11 (10.28%) MS Project
12 10 (9.35%) LAN
12 10 (9.35%) OSPF
12 10 (9.35%) Firewall
12 10 (9.35%) Life Science
13 9 (8.41%) VPLS
13 9 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (8.41%) Coaching
13 9 (8.41%) MPLS
13 9 (8.41%) EIGRP
13 9 (8.41%) CheckPoint
13 9 (8.41%) Nortel
13 9 (8.41%) MS Office

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) FileNet
3 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.28%) MS Project
3 9 (8.41%) MS Office
4 7 (6.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.93%) SAP WM
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) WAN
2 12 (11.21%) Internet
3 10 (9.35%) LAN
3 10 (9.35%) OSPF
3 10 (9.35%) Firewall
4 9 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (8.41%) VPLS
4 9 (8.41%) MPLS
4 9 (8.41%) EIGRP
5 8 (7.48%) DMZ
5 8 (7.48%) BGP
5 8 (7.48%) Wireless
5 8 (7.48%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (3.74%) LTE
6 4 (3.74%) NAS
6 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.74%) SAN
7 3 (2.80%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.87%) ADSL
8 2 (1.87%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (5.61%) MySQL
1 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.93%) Essbase
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Banking
2 6 (5.61%) Retail
2 6 (5.61%) Dutch Language
3 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) French Language
4 1 (0.93%) Hindi Language
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.21%) XML
2 7 (6.54%) HTML
2 7 (6.54%) JDBC
2 7 (6.54%) JSP
2 7 (6.54%) Servlets
3 6 (5.61%) XSLT
3 6 (5.61%) Ajax
3 6 (5.61%) GWT
3 6 (5.61%) DHTML
4 5 (4.67%) STL
4 5 (4.67%) .NET
5 4 (3.74%) Middleware
6 1 (0.93%) J2EE
6 1 (0.93%) EJB
6 1 (0.93%) Struts
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.93%) EDI
6 1 (0.93%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Life Science
2 6 (5.61%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.61%) EPoS
2 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.61%) Biology
2 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.67%) Fixed Income
3 5 (4.67%) PMI
4 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.93%) Tandem
6 1 (0.93%) Economics
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) SCADA
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) UNIX
2 13 (12.15%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Project Management
2 22 (20.56%) Migration
3 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.41%) Coaching
6 8 (7.48%) Change Management
7 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (5.61%) Build Automation
8 6 (5.61%) Bioinformatics
8 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.67%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (4.67%) Project Governance
10 4 (3.74%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.74%) Workflow
11 3 (2.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) Java
2 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.54%) Perl
3 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.61%) Python
3 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.67%) C++
5 4 (3.74%) C
5 4 (3.74%) C#
6 3 (2.80%) VB
6 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
1 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.48%) PMI Certification
3 7 (6.54%) PMP
4 3 (2.80%) MCITP
4 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.80%) ISEB
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) HNC
6 1 (0.93%) HND
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.80%) SCCM
3 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.87%) Netcool
3 2 (1.87%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.15%) Cisco
4 9 (8.41%) Nortel
4 9 (8.41%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
6 6 (5.61%) SAP
7 5 (4.67%) IBM
7 5 (4.67%) Citrix
8 3 (2.80%) VMware
9 2 (1.87%) Intel
9 2 (1.87%) Cognos
9 2 (1.87%) Symantec
9 2 (1.87%) Primavera
10 1 (0.93%) EMC
10 1 (0.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.93%) Tableau
10 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.93%) Ericsson
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