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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 542 528 501
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 47 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.068% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.073% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 13
Average daily rate
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£333 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £290 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -
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%
Project Leader
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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
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
North West +1 11 £360 - 1
London +22 10 £550 +37.50% 4
South East -40 10 £288 -17.62% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 1
East of England - 5 £260 - 1
South West -39 1 £1,000 +150.00% 2
North East - - - -
Project Leader
UK

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 41 (38.32%) Project Management
2 23 (21.50%) Finance
3 19 (17.76%) Migration
4 18 (16.82%) Oracle
5 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
5 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
7 14 (13.08%) UNIX
7 14 (13.08%) SQL
7 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
8 13 (12.15%) WAN
8 13 (12.15%) Cisco
8 13 (12.15%) XML
9 12 (11.21%) Windows
9 12 (11.21%) Internet
9 12 (11.21%) Degree
10 11 (10.28%) MS Project
11 10 (9.35%) LAN
11 10 (9.35%) OSPF
11 10 (9.35%) Firewall
11 10 (9.35%) Life Science
11 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
12 9 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (8.41%) Coaching
12 9 (8.41%) VPLS
12 9 (8.41%) EIGRP
12 9 (8.41%) MPLS
12 9 (8.41%) CheckPoint
12 9 (8.41%) Nortel
12 9 (8.41%) MS Office

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) 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%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) SAP SRM
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
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%) EIGRP
4 9 (8.41%) MPLS
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%) SAN
6 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.74%) LTE
6 4 (3.74%) NAS
7 3 (2.80%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.87%) ADSL
8 2 (1.87%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) MySQL
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
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%) Essbase
3 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
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%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) French Language
4 1 (0.93%) Hindi Language
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) 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%) DHTML
3 6 (5.61%) .NET
3 6 (5.61%) Ajax
3 6 (5.61%) GWT
4 5 (4.67%) STL
5 2 (1.87%) Middleware
6 1 (0.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.93%) EDI
6 1 (0.93%) CGI
6 1 (0.93%) J2EE
6 1 (0.93%) Struts
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Life Science
2 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.61%) Biology
2 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.61%) Data Integration
3 5 (4.67%) Fixed Income
3 5 (4.67%) PMI
4 4 (3.74%) EPoS
4 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Economics
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.93%) SCADA
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) UNIX
2 12 (11.21%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Project Management
2 19 (17.76%) Migration
3 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.41%) Coaching
6 8 (7.48%) Change Management
6 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (5.61%) Bioinformatics
8 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.61%) Build Automation
9 5 (4.67%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (4.67%) Project Governance
9 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.74%) Workflow
10 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.74%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (2.80%) Analytics
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%) Python
3 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.67%) C#
4 5 (4.67%) C++
5 4 (3.74%) C
6 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.80%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) PMI Certification
4 7 (6.54%) PMP
5 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) MCITP
6 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.80%) ISEB
7 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) HNC
8 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.87%) Netcool
2 2 (1.87%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (1.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Oracle
2 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.15%) Cisco
4 9 (8.41%) CheckPoint
4 9 (8.41%) Nortel
5 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.54%) SAP
7 5 (4.67%) IBM
8 4 (3.74%) Citrix
9 2 (1.87%) Cognos
9 2 (1.87%) Intel
9 2 (1.87%) VMware
9 2 (1.87%) Primavera
9 2 (1.87%) Symantec
10 1 (0.93%) Pega
10 1 (0.93%) Tableau
10 1 (0.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.93%) Huawei
10 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
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