The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 523 497 508
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 43 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.073% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 17
Average daily rate £350 £450 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £760 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.00 £25.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £31.40 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £42.40 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.00 £25.34
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +46.04%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Project Leader
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 18 £350 -22.22% 1
West Midlands -1 7 £300 -
South East -14 7 £370 -
North West - 6 £500 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -18 1 £350 - 1
East of England -34 1 - -
South West - - - - 1
North East - - - - 2
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Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (37.50%) Project Management
2 22 (30.56%) Finance
3 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
4 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.89%) Windows
6 9 (12.50%) Migration
6 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
7 7 (9.72%) Linux
8 6 (8.33%) LAN
8 6 (8.33%) Oracle
8 6 (8.33%) C
8 6 (8.33%) Banking
8 6 (8.33%) Degree
9 5 (6.94%) Validation
9 5 (6.94%) MS Project
9 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
9 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (6.94%) IBM
9 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.56%) FMCG
10 4 (5.56%) NHS
10 4 (5.56%) WAN
10 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.17%) Information Management
11 3 (4.17%) Cerner Millennium
11 3 (4.17%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.17%) Data Migration

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Project
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.39%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 4 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (4.17%) VoIP
4 2 (2.78%) NAS
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) Wireless
5 1 (1.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) QlikView
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Middleware
1 2 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.56%) FMCG
2 4 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (2.78%) PMI
3 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Solaris
3 3 (4.17%) UNIX
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Project Management
2 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
3 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (6.94%) Validation
6 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.17%) Information Management
7 3 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.17%) Cash Management
7 3 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) C
2 2 (2.78%) Perl
2 2 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Ruby
3 1 (1.39%) VBA
3 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) C++
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) CCIE
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (2.78%) Control-M
1 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
3 3 (4.17%) Cerner
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
3 3 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.78%) BMC
4 2 (2.78%) EMC
4 2 (2.78%) Sun
4 2 (2.78%) Hitachi
4 2 (2.78%) Veritas
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.78%) Symantec
4 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) Polycom
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Splunk
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