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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Project Manager
Rank 588 574 542
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 24 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.037% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 6
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£448 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.17% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £481 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £650 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £563 £555
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00

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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 20 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 6 May 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
England -14 22 £448 -22.17% 3
West Yorkshire +5 8 £452 -4.84%
Yorkshire -3 8 £452 -4.84%
Halifax +4 6 £428 -10.00%
London -13 6 £469 -23.51% 3
South West +14 4 £396 -24.57%
Leeds - 4 £452 -
Bristol +3 3 £396 -24.57%
Birmingham -4 2 £453 -
West Midlands -13 2 £453 -
North West -19 2 £382 -40.11%
Scotland +2 1 £459 -
Cheshire -8 1 £356 -44.15%
Edinburgh -13 1 £459 -
Cardiff - 1 £356 -
Chester - 1 £356 -
Manchester - 1 £408 -
Stockport - 1 £408 -
Wales - 1 £356 -
South Wales - 1 £356 -

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 38 (67.86%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (37.50%) Retail
4 18 (32.14%) Banking
5 17 (30.36%) Project Management
6 9 (16.07%) Retail Banking
7 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (8.93%) PMP
9 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
9 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (7.14%) SAP
10 4 (7.14%) MS Project
10 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.36%) Legal
11 3 (5.36%) MS Office
11 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
11 3 (5.36%) Resource Management
11 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.36%) APMP
12 2 (3.57%) Cyber Security
12 2 (3.57%) Line Management
12 2 (3.57%) Cash Management
12 2 (3.57%) FATCA

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 38 (67.86%) Finance
2 21 (37.50%) Retail
3 18 (32.14%) Banking
4 9 (16.07%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Legal
6 2 (3.57%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) NHS
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Informatics
2 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.79%) Online Gambling
2 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (30.36%) Project Management
3 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.36%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Cash Management
8 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.57%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.57%) Line Management
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.57%) BPR
8 2 (3.57%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) CRM
9 1 (1.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) PMP
1 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.36%) APMP
4 1 (1.79%) CIMA
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) FATCA
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) SAP
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
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