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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Project Manager
Rank 589 578 588
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 28 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.025% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 9
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£450 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £360 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 2014.

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 16 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 1 October 2014. 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 -6 23 £463 +2.77% 8
London +21 18 £463 +2.77% 4
City of London +34 4 £425 -29.16% 3
Edinburgh -2 3 £396 -
Scotland -3 3 £396 -
Cheshire +4 1 £640 +28.00%
North West -10 1 £640 +28.00% 1
South West - 1 £510 -
Bristol - 1 £510 -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Project Management
3 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.97%) Banking
5 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.07%) Migration
7 6 (10.34%) Change Control
8 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
8 5 (8.62%) Change Management
8 5 (8.62%) SAP
8 5 (8.62%) ITIL
8 5 (8.62%) Retail
8 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.17%) Windows
10 3 (5.17%) MS Office
10 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.17%) Validation
10 3 (5.17%) Front Office
11 2 (3.45%) Service Management
11 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
11 2 (3.45%) SAP BI
11 2 (3.45%) Mobile Commerce
11 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.45%) Active Directory

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.72%) Force.com
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) ADSL
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SAP BI
1 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Sahi
1 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.72%) WATIR
1 1 (1.72%) Selenium
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Front Office
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) German Language
6 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Mason
1 1 (1.72%) Visualforce
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.45%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Blog
3 1 (1.72%) Social Network
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Project Management
2 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.07%) Migration
5 6 (10.34%) Change Control
6 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.17%) Validation
8 2 (3.45%) Service Management
8 2 (3.45%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.45%) Release Management
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
1 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.72%) Python
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) Java
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.45%) APMP
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) SAP
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Sybase
4 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) TOWER Software
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