The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 129 124 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.075% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.081% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +27.98%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2816 2464 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.65% 92.49% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1176 1518
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 187 224
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Project Leader
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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 23 July 2014. 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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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
Cheshire - 1 £368 - 1
Manchester - - - -
Project Leader
England

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) GCP
4 1 (14.29%) PMI
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Cognizant
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Life Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GCP
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognizant
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk
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