The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Project Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Lead
Rank 153 170 133
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.089% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.094% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £320 £368
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.05 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 - -
Project Leader
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 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
3322 4256 3007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 95.06% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2111 2603 1713
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 217 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +8.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Project Leader in the job title.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Leader across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Project Leader Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 2 - -
Manchester -10 2 - -
Cumbria - 2 - -
Project Leader
England

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Project Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Project Leader in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) HNC
5 1 (9.09%) HND
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle