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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Project Manager
Rank 412 410 425
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 16 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.066% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.071% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £481 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% +36.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £365 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £578 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £510 £363
% change year-on-year
-30.19% +40.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Lead Project Manager
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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
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 19 (76.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (60.00%) Banking
4 9 (36.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) User Experience
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Legal
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
8 1 (4.00%) Windows
8 1 (4.00%) MS Project
8 1 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.00%) Legal
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) SAP