The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 252 246 228
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.079% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£398 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.83% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-34.26% -8.10%
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9227 8896 7720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.68% 91.94% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5092 4904 3850
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 480 603
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Project Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Project Leader Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Project Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Project Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Project Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 21 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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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
Berkshire -2 3 £382 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £398 -
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Project Leader
England

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Security
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) SAP GRC
6 1 (6.67%) Product Management
6 1 (6.67%) Password Management
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP WM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DataStage
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Password Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) HNC
3 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GxP
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft