The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Lead Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Project Manager
Rank 622 578 582
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 39 71 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.13% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 62 39
Median daily rate £493 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £356 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £356 £475
% change year-on-year
+19.38% -25.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Lead Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Lead Project Manager in the job title.

Lead Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the UK.

Lead Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Lead Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the UK.

Lead Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Project Manager
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England -26 36 £500 +17.64% 3
London -12 18 £700 +46.75%
North West +3 8 £484 +13.82%
Cheshire +1 4 £484 +23.87%
Yorkshire -4 4 £328 -7.93%
Scotland -4 3 £342 -3.93% 4
Edinburgh -5 3 £342 -3.93% 4
West Yorkshire -5 3 £316 -11.37%
Manchester - 3 - -
South East +6 2 £381 -12.50% 1
Halifax -7 2 £285 -20.01%
West Midlands -26 2 £525 +14.13%
City of London +45 1 £525 +90.90%
Hampshire 0 1 £400 -12.85%
Birmingham -11 1 £500 +8.69%
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -
North East - 1 £600 -
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £363 -
Warrington - 1 £450 -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £500 -
Doncaster - 1 £370 -
Warwick - 1 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £370 -
Brentford - 1 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Lead Project Manager 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 featuring Lead Project Manager in the job title.

1 48 (50.00%) Project Management
2 32 (33.33%) Finance
3 29 (30.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (19.79%) Banking
4 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.54%) SAP
5 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.46%) Change Management
7 10 (10.42%) Migration
7 10 (10.42%) MS Office
7 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.38%) Retail
9 8 (8.33%) Logistics
9 8 (8.33%) CRM
10 7 (7.29%) SLA
11 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
11 6 (6.25%) ITIL
11 6 (6.25%) Service Management
11 6 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (6.25%) Internet
11 6 (6.25%) PMI
11 6 (6.25%) PMI Certification
11 6 (6.25%) Scrum
11 6 (6.25%) Supplier Management
11 6 (6.25%) Change Control
12 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (5.21%) QA

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (3.13%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Office
2 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) MS Project
4 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.13%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (2.08%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.08%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.04%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.04%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (4.17%) 3G
2 4 (4.17%) LTE
3 2 (2.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) SAP BI
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (2.08%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.04%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (19.79%) Banking
3 9 (9.38%) Retail
4 6 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) .NET
1 3 (3.13%) HTML
1 3 (3.13%) HTML5
1 3 (3.13%) XBRL
2 2 (2.08%) CSS
2 2 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.04%) CSS3
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) PMI
2 3 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.13%) NHS
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) Replication
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
3 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.04%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) IVR
4 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Project Management
2 29 (30.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2
5 11 (11.46%) Change Management
6 10 (10.42%) Migration
6 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.33%) CRM
8 8 (8.33%) Logistics
9 6 (6.25%) Change Control
9 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.25%) ITIL
9 6 (6.25%) Scrum
9 6 (6.25%) Service Management
9 6 (6.25%) Supplier Management
10 5 (5.21%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.17%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.17%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.08%) C#
2 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby
3 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) CIPD
4 1 (1.04%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) QA
3 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.04%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) SAP
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.08%) Adobe
4 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.04%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.04%) BMC
5 1 (1.04%) BT
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.04%) HP
5 1 (1.04%) Marketo
5 1 (1.04%) Openreach
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) Remedy
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
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