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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Project Manager
UK
Rank 561 580 553
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 36 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 46
Median daily rate £400 £480 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £640 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
-7.04% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 27 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +28 35 £418 -13.02% 4
London +14 20 £550 -
South East +11 5 £395 +5.33%
West Yorkshire +11 4 £356 - 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £356 - 1
Hampshire +10 3 £390 -
Halifax +7 2 £353 -9.89%
Birmingham +4 2 - -
East of England +3 2 £300 -47.82%
West Midlands -7 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
Farnborough - 2 £390 -
Cambridge - 2 £300 -
Scotland +24 1 £273 -46.82%
Leeds +13 1 £435 +32.62% 1
South West +9 1 £750 +120.75%
Glasgow +5 1 £273 -
North West - 1 £278 - 1
Surrey - 1 £750 -
Wiltshire - 1 £750 -
Cheshire - 1 £278 -
Swindon - 1 £750 -
Guildford - 1 £750 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £278 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £267 -

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (48.89%) Finance
2 25 (27.78%) Project Management
3 21 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (23.33%) Banking
4 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.89%) Migration
6 16 (17.78%) Change Management
6 16 (17.78%) PRINCE2
7 15 (16.67%) Scrum
8 13 (14.44%) SAP
8 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
9 10 (11.11%) Retail
9 10 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 8 (8.89%) Law
10 8 (8.89%) Big Data
11 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
11 7 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
11 7 (7.78%) Degree
11 7 (7.78%) Data Integration
11 7 (7.78%) Legal
11 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.67%) SQL
12 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
12 6 (6.67%) SAP FI
12 6 (6.67%) PMI Certification
12 6 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (6.67%) SAP CO
12 6 (6.67%) Kafka
12 6 (6.67%) Relational Database

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 6 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 6 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 6 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.44%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.22%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.11%) HFM
4 1 (1.11%) OpenCart
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.11%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.11%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) LAN
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Big Data
2 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.67%) Flink
3 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.22%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.22%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.11%) GIS
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.11%) QlikView
7 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.11%) JUnit
2 1 (1.11%) Mockito
General
1 44 (48.89%) Finance
2 21 (23.33%) Banking
3 10 (11.11%) Retail
4 8 (8.89%) Law
5 7 (7.78%) Legal
6 4 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (3.33%) Billing
7 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.33%) Marketing
8 2 (2.22%) General Ledger
8 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.11%) Advertising
9 1 (1.11%) Front Office
9 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Kafka
2 5 (5.56%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (2.22%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.22%) jQuery
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.11%) Akka
4 1 (1.11%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.11%) HATEOAS
4 1 (1.11%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.11%) OLE
4 1 (1.11%) OpenID
4 1 (1.11%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.11%) REST
4 1 (1.11%) RESTful
4 1 (1.11%) Spring
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Data Integration
2 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.56%) PMI
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) Life Science
5 2 (2.22%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Linux
1 5 (5.56%) Unix
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Project Management
2 21 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.89%) Migration
5 16 (17.78%) Change Management
5 16 (17.78%) PRINCE2
6 15 (16.67%) Scrum
7 10 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.56%) CRM
9 5 (5.56%) Data Management
9 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.33%) Logistics
10 3 (3.33%) Matrix Management
10 3 (3.33%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.33%) Release Management
10 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.33%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.22%) Data Cleansing
11 2 (2.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) APMP
3 3 (3.33%) PMP
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.11%) APMG
5 1 (1.11%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (1.11%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) P3O
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) FATCA
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) MiFID
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Docker
1 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.11%) Grafana
2 1 (1.11%) Kibana
2 1 (1.11%) logstash
2 1 (1.11%) rkt
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
1 13 (14.44%) SAP
2 5 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.11%) Ariba
4 1 (1.11%) CA
4 1 (1.11%) Charles River
4 1 (1.11%) Concur
4 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.11%) NEC
4 1 (1.11%) Splunk
4 1 (1.11%) Tableau
4 1 (1.11%) Temenos