The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Project Manager
Rank 584 550 541
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 42 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 29
Average daily rate £455 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £378 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £420 £440
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Project Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -21 37 £450 - 10
London -2 13 £503 -14.10% 1
South East +20 8 £364 -18.48% 7
Yorkshire -30 6 £357 -9.91%
West Yorkshire -20 5 £356 -10.10%
West Midlands -9 4 £318 -36.50%
East of England +3 3 £575 +21.05% 2
Halifax -3 3 £356 -10.10%
Scotland -6 3 £500 +14.81%
Edinburgh -15 3 £500 +14.81%
Hampshire - 3 £320 - 1
South West 0 2 £250 -39.75%
Coventry - 2 £300 -
Berkshire +8 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire +7 1 £550 +15.78%
Bristol -2 1 £250 -39.75%
Leeds -11 1 £328 -12.06%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £360 -
South Wales - 1 £328 -
Wales - 1 £328 -
Hook - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £328 -
Crawley - 1 £403 -
Fareham - 1 £320 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £500 -
Norfolk - 1 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £360 -
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead Project Manager 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 Lead Project Manager in their job title.

1 52 (45.61%) Project Management
2 51 (44.74%) Finance
3 29 (25.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (22.81%) PRINCE2
5 25 (21.93%) Banking
6 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.16%) Migration
7 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (12.28%) Programme Management
9 13 (11.40%) PMP
9 13 (11.40%) PMI Certification
10 11 (9.65%) Retail
10 11 (9.65%) SAP
11 10 (8.77%) MS Project
11 10 (8.77%) Change Management
11 10 (8.77%) Resource Management
12 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
13 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
13 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
13 8 (7.02%) Project Governance
14 7 (6.14%) Degree
14 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
14 7 (6.14%) Service Management
15 6 (5.26%) PMI
15 6 (5.26%) Business Analysis
16 5 (4.39%) Product Management
16 5 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
16 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (4.39%) ITIL
16 5 (4.39%) Oracle

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead Project Manager 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 Lead Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.75%) CMS
1 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.88%) JBoss
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Project
2 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.63%) MS Office
5 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.51%) SAP MM
1 4 (3.51%) SAP PP
1 4 (3.51%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 51 (44.74%) Finance
2 25 (21.93%) Banking
3 11 (9.65%) Retail
4 5 (4.39%) Publishing
5 4 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Local Government
8 1 (0.88%) Military
8 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (2.63%) XBRL
2 2 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) PMI
2 4 (3.51%) Equities
3 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Social Network
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Android
1 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.88%) pSOS
2 1 (0.88%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) Project Management
2 29 (25.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (22.81%) PRINCE2
4 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.16%) Migration
5 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 14 (12.28%) Programme Management
7 10 (8.77%) Change Management
7 10 (8.77%) Resource Management
8 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 8 (7.02%) Project Governance
9 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
10 7 (6.14%) Service Management
11 6 (5.26%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.39%) ITIL
12 5 (4.39%) Product Management
12 5 (4.39%) SDLC
13 4 (3.51%) Change Control
13 4 (3.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) ABAP
2 1 (0.88%) C#
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) PMI Certification
1 13 (11.40%) PMP
2 7 (6.14%) Degree
3 4 (3.51%) APMP
3 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CIPD
6 1 (0.88%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) MiFID
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) P3O
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) SAP
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) Citrix
4 2 (1.75%) Pega
4 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.88%) Actimize
5 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.88%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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