The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Project Manager
Rank 395 393 376
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 13 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 20
Average daily rate £503 £585 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £680 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £420 £440
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Lead Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Lead Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lead Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Project Manager in their job title.

1 29 (54.72%) Project Management
2 22 (41.51%) Finance
3 17 (32.08%) PRINCE2
4 11 (20.75%) PMP
4 11 (20.75%) PMI Certification
4 11 (20.75%) Banking
5 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.09%) Programme Management
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) Degree
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) PMI
8 6 (11.32%) MS Project
8 6 (11.32%) SAP
9 5 (9.43%) Product Management
9 5 (9.43%) Project Governance
9 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.43%) Publishing
9 5 (9.43%) Service Management
9 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (7.55%) MiFID
10 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
10 4 (7.55%) Equities
10 4 (7.55%) CRM

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) CMS
1 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Project
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.66%) MS Office
4 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (7.55%) SAP MM
1 4 (7.55%) SAP PP
1 4 (7.55%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Publishing
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Retail
6 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.89%) Billing
7 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.89%) French Language
7 1 (1.89%) Front Office
7 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) XBRL
2 1 (1.89%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) PMI
2 4 (7.55%) Equities
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Social Network
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) pSOS
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Project Management
2 17 (32.08%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) Programme Management
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Product Management
7 5 (9.43%) Project Governance
7 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.43%) Service Management
8 4 (7.55%) CRM
8 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) Coaching
9 3 (5.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.66%) SDLC
9 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Java
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) PMI Certification
1 11 (20.75%) PMP
2 7 (13.21%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) APMP
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) MiFID
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) P3O
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
1 6 (11.32%) SAP
2 2 (3.77%) Pega
3 1 (1.89%) Actimize
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore