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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Project Manager
Rank 599 558 555
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 52 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 44
Median daily rate £477 £459 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £356 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.73% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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 -24 45 £493 +7.29% 5
London -18 18 £550 +15.30%
Yorkshire +5 7 £356 -20.00% 1
South East -2 7 £351 -9.25% 2
West Yorkshire -6 7 £356 -20.00%
West Midlands 0 6 - -
North West -10 6 £493 +18.31% 1
Cheshire -7 5 £496 +27.08% 1
Birmingham +3 4 - -
Scotland -5 4 £343 -15.82%
Leeds -12 4 £544 +20.83%
Edinburgh -8 3 £336 -17.66%
East Sussex +3 2 £351 -2.63%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 - 1
Brentford - 2 £475 -
Warrington - 2 £500 -
City of London +32 1 £513 +86.36%
Wales +7 1 £425 +19.38%
South Wales 0 1 £425 +19.38%
South West -3 1 £430 +20.64%
Chester -3 1 - -
Halifax -4 1 £340 -5.02%
Bristol -4 1 £430 +20.64%
Manchester -7 1 £433 +6.13%
Cardiff -13 1 £425 +19.38%
West Sussex -28 1 £375 -9.09%
Hampshire - 1 £310 -
Middlesex - 1 £363 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £300 -
Hastings - 1 £345 -

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 45 (48.39%) Project Management
2 28 (30.11%) Finance
3 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.05%) Banking
6 12 (12.90%) SAP
6 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (11.83%) Migration
8 10 (10.75%) MS Office
8 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 9 (9.68%) Retail
10 8 (8.60%) SLA
11 7 (7.53%) CRM
11 7 (7.53%) Logistics
11 7 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (7.53%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.45%) Change Control
12 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
12 6 (6.45%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.45%) Service Management
12 6 (6.45%) PMI
12 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
12 6 (6.45%) Internet
12 6 (6.45%) MS Project
12 6 (6.45%) ITIL
13 5 (5.38%) Windows
13 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce

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 2 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (2.15%) SAS
2 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Office
2 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.45%) MS Project
5 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.08%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Internet
2 4 (4.30%) 3G
2 4 (4.30%) LTE
3 2 (2.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SAP BI
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (2.15%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Banking
3 9 (9.68%) Retail
4 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.23%) Marketing
7 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.08%) Back Office
8 1 (1.08%) Billing
8 1 (1.08%) Electronics
8 1 (1.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) XBRL
2 3 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) HTML
3 2 (2.15%) HTML5
3 2 (2.15%) jQuery
4 1 (1.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) PMI
2 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) IVR
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Social Network
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.08%) Android
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) Project Management
2 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (11.83%) Migration
6 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.53%) CRM
7 7 (7.53%) Logistics
7 7 (7.53%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.45%) Change Control
8 6 (6.45%) ITIL
8 6 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.45%) Service Management
9 5 (5.38%) Change Management
9 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.38%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.38%) Scrum
9 5 (5.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) C#
1 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.08%) ABAP
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.08%) CIPD
5 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.15%) MiFID
4 1 (1.08%) COBIT
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.08%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) SAP
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Adobe
3 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.15%) Citrix
3 2 (2.15%) Pega
3 2 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.08%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.08%) BMC
4 1 (1.08%) BT
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco
4 1 (1.08%) HP
4 1 (1.08%) Marketo
4 1 (1.08%) Openreach
4 1 (1.08%) Remedy
4 1 (1.08%) VMware
Doncaster
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £475 - £510 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago