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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Project Manager
Rank 602 574 586
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 48 81 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 74 28
Median daily rate £475 £414 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.73% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £356 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £555 £612
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £367 £469
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -21.81%
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -29 44 £489 +14.94% 3
London -20 22 £525 +10.29% 3
North West +13 6 £463 +14.76%
South East +9 6 £379 -17.48%
Scotland +4 4 £356 -17.20%
Edinburgh +1 4 £356 -
City of London +41 3 £388 - 1
Yorkshire -9 3 £356 -
East of England - 3 £413 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Cheshire +6 2 £463 +14.76%
Halifax 0 2 £293 -17.76%
West Yorkshire -5 2 £293 -17.76%
West Midlands -34 2 £525 +14.13%
North East - 2 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £413 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £413 -
Reading +12 1 £350 -26.31%
Berkshire +10 1 £350 -26.31%
Hampshire +2 1 £400 -12.85%
Surrey -2 1 £383 -4.37%
Birmingham -12 1 £500 +8.69%
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Essex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £363 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £370 -
Warrington - 1 £450 -
Basildon - 1 - -

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 44 (43.56%) Project Management
2 42 (41.58%) Finance
3 27 (26.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (21.78%) Banking
5 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.83%) SAP
7 15 (14.85%) Change Management
8 14 (13.86%) Migration
9 12 (11.88%) Retail
9 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (8.91%) Scrum
10 9 (8.91%) MS Office
11 7 (6.93%) Logistics
11 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.93%) SLA
11 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.93%) PMI
11 7 (6.93%) PMI Certification
11 7 (6.93%) SAP FI
12 6 (5.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (5.94%) Internet
12 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
12 6 (5.94%) SAP CO
12 6 (5.94%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (5.94%) Change Control
12 6 (5.94%) Supplier Management
12 6 (5.94%) QA
13 5 (4.95%) Project Planning
13 5 (4.95%) Office 365

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 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) SAS
3 2 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
2 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.96%) MS Project
4 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) SAP FI
2 6 (5.94%) SAP CO
2 6 (5.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.97%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (2.97%) SAP MM
3 3 (2.97%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.99%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.99%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.99%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 4 (3.96%) 3G
2 4 (3.96%) Intranet
2 4 (3.96%) LTE
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.98%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.99%) GIS
3 1 (0.99%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) JIRA
General
1 42 (41.58%) Finance
2 22 (21.78%) Banking
3 12 (11.88%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.98%) Law
7 2 (1.98%) Legal
8 1 (0.99%) Advertising
8 1 (0.99%) Back Office
8 1 (0.99%) Billing
8 1 (0.99%) Front Office
8 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Local Government
8 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) .NET
1 3 (2.97%) HTML
1 3 (2.97%) HTML5
2 2 (1.98%) CSS
2 2 (1.98%) jQuery
3 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.99%) CSS3
3 1 (0.99%) OLE
3 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) PMI
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.97%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.98%) Replication
4 1 (0.99%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) Derivative
4 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.99%) IVR
4 1 (0.99%) NHS
4 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Project Management
2 27 (26.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.85%) Change Management
5 14 (13.86%) Migration
6 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.91%) Scrum
7 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.93%) Logistics
9 6 (5.94%) Change Control
9 6 (5.94%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.95%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.95%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.95%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.95%) Service Management
11 4 (3.96%) CRM
11 4 (3.96%) ITIL
11 4 (3.96%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.98%) C#
2 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.99%) Ruby
3 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 6 (5.94%) QA
3 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) SAP
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.98%) Adobe
3 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.99%) Blue Coat
4 1 (0.99%) BT
4 1 (0.99%) CA
4 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco
4 1 (0.99%) Citrix
4 1 (0.99%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.99%) Marketo
4 1 (0.99%) Openreach
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) VMware
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