The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 70 93 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.82% 10.10% 7.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.33% 10.73% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 49
Average daily rate
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£381 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £488 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
Project Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 867 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.08% 94.14% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 470 641
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 33
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.97 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Project Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 75 (49.02%) Project Management
2 56 (36.60%) Finance
3 51 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 44 (28.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.42%) Retail
6 19 (12.42%) Migration
7 16 (10.46%) Scrum
8 14 (9.15%) Banking
8 14 (9.15%) SAP
9 13 (8.50%) MS Project
10 12 (7.84%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.54%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (6.54%) CRM
12 10 (6.54%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.23%) PMI Certification
13 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (4.58%) PMI
14 7 (4.58%) JD Edwards
15 6 (3.92%) Supplier Management
15 6 (3.92%) Windows
15 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
16 5 (3.27%) ITIL
16 5 (3.27%) Oracle
16 5 (3.27%) ERP
16 5 (3.27%) Project Planning
16 5 (3.27%) Capacity Planning

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Project Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (8.50%) MS Project
2 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.96%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) Niku Workbench
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.31%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) LAN
1 2 (1.31%) WAN
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Ant
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (36.60%) Finance
2 19 (12.42%) Retail
3 14 (9.15%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.96%) Marketing
5 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.96%) Games
6 2 (1.31%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.58%) PMI
2 3 (1.96%) NHS
3 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.65%) Blog
4 1 (0.65%) Equities
4 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.02%) Project Management
2 51 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 44 (28.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.42%) Migration
6 16 (10.46%) Scrum
7 12 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.54%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.54%) CRM
9 10 (6.54%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.92%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.27%) ITIL
11 5 (3.27%) ERP
11 5 (3.27%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.27%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.61%) Change Control
12 4 (2.61%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.61%) Resource Management
12 4 (2.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.31%) Java
2 1 (0.65%) C#
2 1 (0.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (5.23%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.96%) APMP
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) SAP
2 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.58%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.31%) Cognos
5 2 (1.31%) Cisco
6 1 (0.65%) Informatica
6 1 (0.65%) Niku
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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