The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 153 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.078% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.49% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-34.26% -8.10%
Project Leader
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3551 2914 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.90% 92.04% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1897 1526 1088
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 206 186
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.64 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.34 £50.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Project Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Leader across the North West region.

Project Leader Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Project Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Leader across the North West region.

Project Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Project Leader
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Project Leader
England

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Project Leader 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 Leader in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Nortel
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) VPLS
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (22.22%) QlikView
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (22.22%) DMZ
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) SAN

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Project Leader 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 Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) MPLS
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) VPLS
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DMZ
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Nortel
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle