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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 28 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 94 75 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.83% 7.20% 10.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.31% 7.73% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 57
Average daily rate
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£385 £384 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
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
1490 970 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.49% 93.18% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 656 448
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 35
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 91 (53.22%) Project Management
2 63 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 60 (35.09%) Finance
4 55 (32.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (14.04%) Banking
7 17 (9.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (9.36%) Scrum
8 16 (9.36%) ITIL
8 16 (9.36%) NHS
9 13 (7.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (7.60%) Software Delivery
9 13 (7.60%) Data Centre
10 12 (7.02%) Migration
11 11 (6.43%) Retail
11 11 (6.43%) SAP
12 10 (5.85%) SAS
12 10 (5.85%) Change Management
13 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (5.26%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.68%) SDLC
14 8 (4.68%) Law
14 8 (4.68%) MS Project
15 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (4.09%) E-Commerce
15 7 (4.09%) Programme Management
15 7 (4.09%) Degree
15 7 (4.09%) Matrix Management
15 7 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.09%) Business Transformation

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (5.85%) SAS
2 6 (3.51%) Lync
3 4 (2.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Project
2 3 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) SAP MII
2 2 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) DMZ
2 2 (1.17%) Intranet
2 2 (1.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) Firewall
2 2 (1.17%) NAS
2 2 (1.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) ATM
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.75%) DataStage
3 2 (1.17%) MySQL
3 2 (1.17%) Informix
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) ERwin
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (35.09%) Finance
2 24 (14.04%) Banking
3 11 (6.43%) Retail
4 8 (4.68%) Law
5 6 (3.51%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.75%) Legal
7 3 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.17%) Games
8 2 (1.17%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.34%) HTML
1 4 (2.34%) CSS
1 4 (2.34%) XML
2 3 (1.75%) .NET
2 3 (1.75%) Velocity
3 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) NHS
2 13 (7.60%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.17%) IBM XIV
4 2 (1.17%) User Experience
4 2 (1.17%) CESG
4 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.17%) Wiki
4 2 (1.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.17%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.58%) Equities
5 1 (0.58%) VLE
5 1 (0.58%) IVR
5 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.58%) Linux
2 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (53.22%) Project Management
2 63 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 55 (32.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.36%) Scrum
5 16 (9.36%) ITIL
6 13 (7.60%) Software Delivery
7 12 (7.02%) Migration
8 10 (5.85%) Change Management
9 9 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 8 (4.68%) SDLC
11 7 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.09%) Business Transformation
11 7 (4.09%) Matrix Management
11 7 (4.09%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.09%) Programme Management
12 6 (3.51%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.51%) User Stories
12 6 (3.51%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.92%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.51%) Java
2 5 (2.92%) PHP
3 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.17%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 13 (7.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (4.09%) Degree
4 2 (1.17%) PMP
4 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.58%) CIPD
5 1 (0.58%) CCNP
5 1 (0.58%) CCNA
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (6.43%) SAP
2 6 (3.51%) Oracle
3 4 (2.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.34%) VMware
4 3 (1.75%) Wonderware
4 3 (1.75%) HP
4 3 (1.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.17%) Netezza
5 2 (1.17%) Remedy
6 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.58%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.58%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.58%) F5
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) Avaya
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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