The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Leader role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Lead
Rank 542 531 538
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 47 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.063% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.068% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% +50.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+24.52% +50.73%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Leader in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Leader
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Leader within the UK.

Project Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Project Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Leader within the UK.

Project Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Leader
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +7 42 £450 +16.12% 3
London -3 14 £413 +3.12%
South East -1 11 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands -8 5 £450 - 1
South West -32 3 - -
Kent - 3 £575 -
Glasgow -7 2 £350 +7.69%
Scotland -23 2 £350 +7.69%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +27 1 - -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £350 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £350 -
North West -2 1 £368 +5.00% 1
Leeds -3 1 £350 -
East of England -28 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £368 - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Hull - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Salford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Leader 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 Project Leader in their job title.

1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Project Management
3 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
4 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.46%) Windows
5 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
6 11 (13.25%) Migration
6 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (12.05%) LAN
8 9 (10.84%) VoIP
8 9 (10.84%) WAN
8 9 (10.84%) MS Project
8 9 (10.84%) Cisco
9 8 (9.64%) PMI Certification
9 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
9 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
10 7 (8.43%) FMCG
10 7 (8.43%) UNIX
10 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.23%) Middleware
11 6 (7.23%) Linux
11 6 (7.23%) PMI
11 6 (7.23%) IBM
11 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (7.23%) Change Control
11 6 (7.23%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (6.02%) Dutch Language
12 5 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.02%) Banking

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Leader 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 Project Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) FileNet
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.41%) Lync
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) MS Project
3 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.41%) MS Office
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) LAN
2 9 (10.84%) VoIP
2 9 (10.84%) WAN
3 5 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.82%) LTE
5 3 (3.61%) Firewall
5 3 (3.61%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.41%) DNS
6 2 (2.41%) SAN
6 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.41%) DSL
6 2 (2.41%) NAS
6 2 (2.41%) Wireless
7 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.20%) VDSL
7 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.20%) SHDSL
7 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.20%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.20%) QlikView
2 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
2 5 (6.02%) Dutch Language
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) French Language
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) FMCG
2 6 (7.23%) PMI
3 4 (4.82%) EPoS
4 3 (3.61%) Social Network
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) SCADA
6 1 (1.20%) Life Science
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) UNIX
3 6 (7.23%) Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Solaris
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) Project Management
2 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
3 11 (13.25%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.23%) Change Control
5 6 (7.23%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security
7 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.61%) Security Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Validation
8 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.61%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.41%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.41%) CRM
9 2 (2.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) C
2 3 (3.61%) C#
2 3 (3.61%) Perl
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) VB
2 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) VBA
3 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) PMI Certification
3 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.82%) PMP
5 3 (3.61%) ISEB
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.61%) MCITP
5 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (2.41%) Control-M
1 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.20%) Netcool
2 1 (1.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Cisco
3 6 (7.23%) IBM
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
4 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.61%) HP
5 3 (3.61%) EMC
5 3 (3.61%) VMware
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.41%) BMC
6 2 (2.41%) Symantec
6 2 (2.41%) Veritas
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.41%) Sun
6 2 (2.41%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.20%) Siemens
7 1 (1.20%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.20%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.20%) Huawei
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