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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 31 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 78 80 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.71% 6.66% 7.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 7.17% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 30
Average daily rate
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£376 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £458 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.77%
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
1250 1115 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.58% 92.76% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 777 373
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 20
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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 79 (53.38%) Project Management
2 62 (41.89%) PRINCE2
3 54 (36.49%) Finance
3 54 (36.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (10.14%) Scrum
6 15 (10.14%) Banking
7 14 (9.46%) NHS
7 14 (9.46%) ITIL
8 13 (8.78%) Waterfall
9 12 (8.11%) Supplier Management
10 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (6.76%) SAS
11 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.76%) Migration
12 9 (6.08%) Retail
12 9 (6.08%) Data Centre
13 8 (5.41%) Software Delivery
13 8 (5.41%) Business Transformation
13 8 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (5.41%) SQL
14 7 (4.73%) Oracle
14 7 (4.73%) SAP
15 6 (4.05%) Lync
15 6 (4.05%) Programme Management
15 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce
16 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
16 5 (3.38%) DMZ
16 5 (3.38%) Six Sigma

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 10 (6.76%) SAS
2 6 (4.05%) Lync
3 3 (2.03%) CMS
4 2 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS Project
3 3 (2.03%) MS Office
4 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Niku Workbench
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Maximo
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.68%) Aligne
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Trello
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) DMZ
2 3 (2.03%) WAN
2 3 (2.03%) Intranet
2 3 (2.03%) Internet
2 3 (2.03%) Firewall
3 2 (1.35%) NAS
3 2 (1.35%) LAN
3 2 (1.35%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) ATM
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.03%) DataStage
3 2 (1.35%) Informix
3 2 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.68%) Hudson
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 54 (36.49%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Banking
3 9 (6.08%) Retail
4 5 (3.38%) Law
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
5 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Local Government
7 2 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) Velocity
2 2 (1.35%) XML
2 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.35%) CSS
2 2 (1.35%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) J2EE
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.68%) Java EE
3 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) NHS
2 9 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.35%) Wiki
4 2 (1.35%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.35%) User Experience
4 2 (1.35%) IBM XIV
4 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.68%) EPoS
5 1 (0.68%) Handset
5 1 (0.68%) Tandem
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.35%) Linux
2 1 (0.68%) UNIX
2 1 (0.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.38%) Project Management
2 62 (41.89%) PRINCE2
3 54 (36.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.14%) Scrum
6 14 (9.46%) ITIL
7 13 (8.78%) Waterfall
8 12 (8.11%) Supplier Management
9 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.76%) Migration
10 8 (5.41%) Software Delivery
10 8 (5.41%) Business Transformation
11 6 (4.05%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.38%) Six Sigma
12 5 (3.38%) Change Management
12 5 (3.38%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.38%) SDLC
12 5 (3.38%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.38%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.41%) SQL
2 4 (2.70%) PHP
2 4 (2.70%) Java
3 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.70%) Degree
4 3 (2.03%) PMP
4 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.35%) CCNP
5 2 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) APMP
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (4.73%) Oracle
1 7 (4.73%) SAP
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.03%) IBM
3 3 (2.03%) HP
4 2 (1.35%) Netezza
4 2 (1.35%) F5
4 2 (1.35%) VMware
4 2 (1.35%) Cisco
4 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.68%) Niku
5 1 (0.68%) Perforce
5 1 (0.68%) OpenText
5 1 (0.68%) VocaLink
5 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
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