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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 26 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 85 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.76% 6.27% 7.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 6.68% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 51
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £356 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £469 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +5.82%
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
1400 1048 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.85% 93.82% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 752 567
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 80 (49.08%) Project Management
2 60 (36.81%) Finance
3 47 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (28.83%) PRINCE2
4 45 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (17.79%) Migration
6 16 (9.82%) Waterfall
7 15 (9.20%) Data Centre
7 15 (9.20%) SDLC
8 14 (8.59%) Banking
9 13 (7.98%) Retail
9 13 (7.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (7.36%) Project Governance
10 12 (7.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (7.36%) NHS
10 12 (7.36%) MS Project
11 11 (6.75%) Software Delivery
11 11 (6.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (6.13%) Marketing
12 10 (6.13%) SAP
12 10 (6.13%) CRM
13 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
13 9 (5.52%) Change Management
13 9 (5.52%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.91%) Supplier Management
14 8 (4.91%) Degree
14 8 (4.91%) Matrix Management
14 8 (4.91%) Data Migration
14 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (4.91%) Data Quality

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.84%) Lync
3 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.61%) Moodle
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (7.36%) MS Project
2 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) Maximo
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) Network Security
2 3 (1.84%) SAN
3 2 (1.23%) Firewall
3 2 (1.23%) MPLS
3 2 (1.23%) Skype
4 1 (0.61%) BGP
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) NAS
4 1 (0.61%) VoIP
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) ERwin
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.61%) VersionOne
General
1 60 (36.81%) Finance
2 14 (8.59%) Banking
3 13 (7.98%) Retail
4 10 (6.13%) Marketing
5 8 (4.91%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.45%) Games
6 4 (2.45%) Legal
7 3 (1.84%) Back Office
7 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.23%) Billing
8 2 (1.23%) Law
8 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.36%) NHS
3 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.84%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.23%) Wiki
6 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) iSeries
6 1 (0.61%) IVR
6 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) PMI
6 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.45%) Windows
1 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.61%) HPUX
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (49.08%) Project Management
2 47 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.83%) PRINCE2
3 45 (27.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (17.79%) Migration
5 16 (9.82%) Waterfall
6 15 (9.20%) SDLC
7 13 (7.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (7.36%) Project Governance
9 11 (6.75%) Software Delivery
10 10 (6.13%) CRM
11 9 (5.52%) Change Management
11 9 (5.52%) Risk Management
12 8 (4.91%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.91%) Matrix Management
12 8 (4.91%) Scrum
12 8 (4.91%) Supplier Management
13 7 (4.29%) Programme Management
13 7 (4.29%) Project Planning
14 6 (3.68%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.84%) C++
2 3 (1.84%) Python
2 3 (1.84%) SQL
3 2 (1.23%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) C#
4 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (6.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.91%) Degree
4 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.45%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.84%) PMP
7 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) FATCA
4 1 (0.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (6.13%) SAP
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.45%) Citrix
5 3 (1.84%) Cisco
5 3 (1.84%) VMware
6 2 (1.23%) Trillium
7 1 (0.61%) BT
7 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.61%) EMC
7 1 (0.61%) F5
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) Rally
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) Retek
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