The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 572 548 551
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 39 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.082% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.089% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 18
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£388 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £315 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-32.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.66%

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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

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 21 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 28 July 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 -36 30 £388 -6.06% 7
London -1 12 £600 +51.41% 1
South East -18 8 £343 -23.88% 2
Scotland +2 5 £353 +0.71%
Berkshire +7 4 £408 -
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £310 -
East of England 0 3 £265 -
Essex - 3 £265 -
Edinburgh - 3 £450 -
Harlow - 3 £265 -
West Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £165 -
Glasgow +1 1 £255 -27.14%
Erskine - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 - 1
City of London - 1 £550 - 1
Reading - 1 £440 -
Slough - 1 £375 -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 38 (47.50%) Project Management
2 19 (23.75%) Finance
3 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
4 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.75%) SAP
6 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
6 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.00%) PMI Certification
8 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.75%) PMI
8 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
9 6 (7.50%) Retail
9 6 (7.50%) PMP
9 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.25%) ETL
10 5 (6.25%) MS Office
10 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.25%) SAP SD
10 5 (6.25%) SAP MM
10 5 (6.25%) SAP PP
10 5 (6.25%) Banking
10 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
10 5 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
10 5 (6.25%) Logistics
11 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.00%) Degree

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) MS Project
3 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SAP SD
1 5 (6.25%) SAP MM
1 5 (6.25%) SAP PP
2 2 (2.50%) HFM
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.25%) Magento
3 1 (1.25%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) DNS
1 3 (3.75%) DHCP
2 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.50%) DataStage
3 2 (2.50%) QlikView
3 2 (2.50%) MS Access
3 2 (2.50%) OLAP
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Swedish Language
4 3 (3.75%) Automotive
4 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) French Language
6 1 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.25%) Mason
2 1 (1.25%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) PMI
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) EPoS
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Equities
6 1 (1.25%) CESG
6 1 (1.25%) Tandem
6 1 (1.25%) Economics
6 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) Life Science
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Project Management
2 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
3 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.25%) ETL
7 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.25%) Logistics
8 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.00%) Change Control
8 4 (5.00%) ITIL
8 4 (5.00%) Change Management
9 3 (3.75%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (3.75%) ERP
9 3 (3.75%) Validation
9 3 (3.75%) Migration
9 3 (3.75%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) Java
2 3 (3.75%) C++
3 2 (2.50%) C
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (7.50%) PMP
3 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.25%) CISA
5 1 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (1.25%) CEH
5 1 (1.25%) CAPM
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) PhD
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) GxP
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) SAP
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) HP
3 4 (5.00%) EPiServer
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco
5 2 (2.50%) Informatica
6 1 (1.25%) JDA
6 1 (1.25%) Sage
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Siebel
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Kronos
6 1 (1.25%) Endeca
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.25%) hybris
6 1 (1.25%) Marketo
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