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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 70 74 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.08% 8.45% 7.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.78% 8.89% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 50
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.53 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+9.13% -7.19%
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
900 832 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.00% 94.98% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 458 551
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 62 (45.93%) Project Management
2 51 (37.78%) Finance
3 47 (34.81%) PRINCE2
4 37 (27.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (11.11%) Scrum
7 14 (10.37%) Migration
8 12 (8.89%) MS Project
8 12 (8.89%) SAP
9 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.67%) Banking
10 9 (6.67%) Retail
11 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.93%) CRM
11 8 (5.93%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (4.44%) Supplier Management
13 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
13 6 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (4.44%) PMI Certification
13 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (3.70%) Mentoring
14 5 (3.70%) Coaching
14 5 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (3.70%) PMI
14 5 (3.70%) Risk Management
14 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
14 5 (3.70%) ERP
14 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
14 5 (3.70%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Project
2 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.48%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.48%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.48%) MS Office
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.48%) InDesign
4 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.74%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.48%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.48%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) LAN
1 1 (0.74%) WAN
1 1 (0.74%) Intranet
1 1 (0.74%) Firewall
1 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (1.48%) JIRA
1 2 (1.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (1.48%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 51 (37.78%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Banking
2 9 (6.67%) Retail
3 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Back Office
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) HTML
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.70%) PMI
3 2 (1.48%) NHS
3 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) User Experience
4 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.74%) Equities
4 1 (0.74%) Blog
4 1 (0.74%) Social Media
4 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.93%) Project Management
2 47 (34.81%) PRINCE2
3 37 (27.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.11%) Scrum
6 14 (10.37%) Migration
7 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.93%) CRM
8 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.93%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.44%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.70%) ERP
10 5 (3.70%) ITIL
10 5 (3.70%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.70%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.70%) Coaching
11 4 (2.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (2.96%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.48%) Java
2 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.74%) VB
2 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (2.22%) APMP
3 2 (1.48%) Degree
3 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (8.89%) SAP
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.48%) Adobe
3 2 (1.48%) SunGard
3 2 (1.48%) Cisco
3 2 (1.48%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.74%) Niku
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos
4 1 (0.74%) Citrix
4 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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