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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Project Manager
Rank 549 533 540
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 28 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.051% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.056% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 1
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£403 £510 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +26.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-20.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 26 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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 25 £411 -19.50% 10
West Yorkshire +12 14 £396 -11.31% 1
Yorkshire +9 14 £396 -11.31% 1
Halifax +9 12 £396 +3.39% 1
South West -14 5 £396 -12.00% 1
London -19 5 £432 -17.71% 4
Edinburgh - 3 £396 - 1
Scotland - 3 £396 - 1
Leeds -3 1 £373 -26.86%
Gloucestershire - 1 £396 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
Nottingham - - - - 1
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hull - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 23 (37.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (25.81%) Project Management
4 15 (24.19%) Banking
4 15 (24.19%) Retail
5 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.52%) Migration
7 7 (11.29%) Retail Banking
7 7 (11.29%) SAP
8 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
8 6 (9.68%) Change Management
8 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.06%) PMP
9 5 (8.06%) MS Office
10 4 (6.45%) MS Project
10 4 (6.45%) Windows
10 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.45%) APMP
10 4 (6.45%) Line Management
11 3 (4.84%) Change Control
11 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
11 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.84%) Legal
12 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
12 2 (3.23%) Citrix
12 2 (3.23%) CRM
12 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) VPN
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SAP BI
1 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) WATIR
1 1 (1.61%) Selenium
1 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.61%) Sahi
1 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Banking
2 15 (24.19%) Retail
3 7 (11.29%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.61%) German Language
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.61%) Mason
1 1 (1.61%) Visualforce
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.61%) Informatics
1 1 (1.61%) Online Gambling
1 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (1.61%) Open Source
1 1 (1.61%) NHS
1 1 (1.61%) PMI
1 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (25.81%) Project Management
3 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.52%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Change Management
5 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) Line Management
7 3 (4.84%) Change Control
7 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL
8 2 (3.23%) Cash Management
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.23%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) C
2 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.06%) PMP
3 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.45%) APMP
4 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) SAP
2 2 (3.23%) Citrix
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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