The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Project Manager
Rank 575 554 572
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 29 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.023% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 10
Average daily rate
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£510 £356 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.15% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £305 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £369 £525
% change year-on-year
+38.30% -29.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 28 July 2014.

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 13 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 28 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
England +7 25 £510 +43.15% 2
London +15 9 £525 +50.00% 2
City of London +12 4 £550 -6.38% 1
South East -26 2 £500 +35.59%
Scotland - 2 £453 - 1
North West - 2 £506 -
Cheshire - 2 £506 -
Edinburgh - 2 £453 - 1
Harrow - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Project Management
3 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (20.00%) Banking
4 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.00%) Change Control
6 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Retail
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Front Office
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.00%) COBIT
9 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance
9 3 (6.00%) Six Sigma
9 3 (6.00%) Service Management
9 3 (6.00%) Validation
9 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.00%) Change Management
10 2 (4.00%) Mobile Commerce
10 2 (4.00%) MS Office
10 2 (4.00%) Linux
10 2 (4.00%) MS Excel

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) ADSL
1 1 (2.00%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Front Office
5 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) German Language
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.00%) Social Network
3 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Project Management
2 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (16.00%) Change Control
5 7 (14.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (6.00%) Validation
7 3 (6.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.00%) Service Management
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Release Management
8 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.00%) Time Management
8 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) Python
1 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Charles River
2 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) Sybase