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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Project Manager
Rank 553 533 530
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 29 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.053% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.057% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 7
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£415 £525 £555
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.95% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £396 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £440 £590
% change year-on-year
-9.89% -25.50%
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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 March 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 23 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 March 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 -22 27 £414 -21.14% 3
Yorkshire +9 12 £396 -
West Yorkshire +3 12 £396 -
Halifax - 11 £396 -
South West -1 8 £406 -9.88% 1
London -14 6 £480 -8.57% 1
Edinburgh +1 2 £488 +23.10% 1
Scotland -9 2 £488 +23.10% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £396 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 26 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (32.79%) Retail
4 18 (29.51%) Project Management
5 17 (27.87%) Banking
6 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
7 8 (13.11%) Retail Banking
8 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.48%) Migration
9 6 (9.84%) Change Management
9 6 (9.84%) MS Office
10 5 (8.20%) PMP
10 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
10 5 (8.20%) MS Project
10 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.20%) APMP
11 4 (6.56%) Line Management
11 4 (6.56%) Legal
11 4 (6.56%) SAP
11 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
12 3 (4.92%) Marketing
12 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
12 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (4.92%) Change Control
12 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.92%) Data Management
12 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Project
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.64%) SAP BI
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) Retail
3 17 (27.87%) Banking
4 8 (13.11%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.56%) Legal
6 3 (4.92%) Marketing
7 2 (3.28%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.64%) German Language
8 1 (1.64%) Games
8 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) NHS
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Informatics
2 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.64%) Online Gambling
2 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (29.51%) Project Management
3 10 (16.39%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
4 7 (11.48%) Migration
5 6 (9.84%) Change Management
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Line Management
8 3 (4.92%) Change Control
8 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Data Management
8 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.28%) Cash Management
9 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.28%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.28%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.28%) BPR
9 2 (3.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) PMP
1 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
1 5 (8.20%) APMP
2 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.64%) CIMA
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.64%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) SAP
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
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