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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Project Manager
Rank 576 563 595
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 25 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.024% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
Average daily rate
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£499 £355 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.49% -32.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £320 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £580 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £363 £525
% change year-on-year
+40.68% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £70.00
UK excluding London average 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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
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 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -17 22 £475 +33.80% 3
London +16 11 £488 +38.29% 2
City of London +32 2 £382 -34.97% 1
Cheshire - 2 £551 -
North West - 2 £551 -
South West - 2 £510 - 1
South East -1 1 £425 +17.24%
Scotland - 1 £510 - 2
Bristol - 1 £510 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £510 - 2
Horsham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

Lead Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (35.85%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
5 9 (16.98%) Banking
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL
6 8 (15.09%) Change Control
7 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Retail
9 4 (7.55%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.55%) Front Office
9 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.66%) Service Management
10 3 (5.66%) Validation
10 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.66%) Six Sigma
10 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.66%) COBIT
11 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
11 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
11 2 (3.77%) QA
11 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (3.77%) Release Management
11 2 (3.77%) SCCM
11 2 (3.77%) Time Management

Lead Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) ADSL
1 1 (1.89%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.89%) SAP BI
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) WATIR
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
1 1 (1.89%) Sahi
1 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Front Office
5 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) German Language
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.89%) Blog
3 1 (1.89%) Social Network
3 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Project Management
2 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) Change Control
5 6 (11.32%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance
7 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) Change Management
8 2 (3.77%) ERP
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.77%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
1 1 (1.89%) Python
1 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) APMP
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) COBIT
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Sybase
3 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Charles River
3 1 (1.89%) TOWER Software
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