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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 533 532 535
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 45 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.067% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £530 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £296 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.36% -21.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £17.58
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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
46480 44650 49322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.83% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28690 27138 28354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 13 £500 +31.14% 1
South East -4 12 £450 +125.00%
East of England - 5 - - 3
West Midlands -3 4 £383 - 1
South West -30 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £265 - 2
North West - 1 £368 -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (28.24%) Project Management
2 22 (25.88%) Finance
3 17 (20.00%) Windows
4 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
5 13 (15.29%) PRINCE2
6 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
6 12 (14.12%) Migration
7 10 (11.76%) UNIX
7 10 (11.76%) Oracle
7 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 9 (10.59%) MS Project
8 9 (10.59%) SQL
8 9 (10.59%) VoIP
9 8 (9.41%) WAN
9 8 (9.41%) Cisco
9 8 (9.41%) IBM
9 8 (9.41%) LAN
9 8 (9.41%) PMI Certification
9 8 (9.41%) XML
9 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.41%) Banking
10 7 (8.24%) FMCG
10 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
10 7 (8.24%) Linux
11 6 (7.06%) Perl
11 6 (7.06%) PMI
11 6 (7.06%) Degree
11 6 (7.06%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (5.88%) Change Control
12 5 (5.88%) Windows 7

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.88%) FileNet
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Project
3 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) VoIP
2 8 (9.41%) LAN
2 8 (9.41%) WAN
3 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.71%) LTE
5 3 (3.53%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.35%) Firewall
6 2 (2.35%) DSL
6 2 (2.35%) Wireless
7 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.18%) VDSL
7 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.18%) SHDSL
7 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.18%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.18%) Network Security
7 1 (1.18%) NAS
7 1 (1.18%) 4G
7 1 (1.18%) DVB
7 1 (1.18%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) MySQL
1 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.18%) QlikView
2 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.18%) Subversion
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Dutch Language
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) French Language
6 1 (1.18%) German Language
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) XML
2 5 (5.88%) Middleware
2 5 (5.88%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) JDBC
2 5 (5.88%) JSP
2 5 (5.88%) Servlets
3 4 (4.71%) Ajax
3 4 (4.71%) GWT
3 4 (4.71%) XSLT
3 4 (4.71%) DHTML
4 3 (3.53%) STL
4 3 (3.53%) .NET
5 1 (1.18%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) EJB
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) Struts
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) CGI
5 1 (1.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) FMCG
2 6 (7.06%) PMI
3 5 (5.88%) Life Science
4 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.71%) Biology
4 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.71%) EPoS
5 3 (3.53%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.53%) Social Network
6 2 (2.35%) NHS
6 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
7 1 (1.18%) Economics
7 1 (1.18%) Derivative
7 1 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.18%) SCADA
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) UNIX
3 7 (8.24%) Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Project Management
2 13 (15.29%) PRINCE2
3 12 (14.12%) Migration
4 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.06%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (5.88%) Change Control
6 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.71%) Workflow
7 4 (4.71%) Information Security
7 4 (4.71%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (4.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.71%) Build Automation
7 4 (4.71%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (3.53%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.53%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.53%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) Perl
3 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.88%) Java
3 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) C
4 4 (4.71%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.53%) C++
5 3 (3.53%) VB
5 3 (3.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) PMI Certification
3 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.06%) Degree
5 4 (4.71%) PMP
5 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.53%) ISEB
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.53%) MCITP
6 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.35%) Netcool
2 2 (2.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.18%) Control-M
3 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco
3 8 (9.41%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) SAP
4 4 (4.71%) Citrix
4 4 (4.71%) Symantec
5 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) HP
6 2 (2.35%) EMC
6 2 (2.35%) Intel
7 1 (1.18%) Sun
7 1 (1.18%) BMC
7 1 (1.18%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.18%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.18%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.18%) Siemens
7 1 (1.18%) Veritas
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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