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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Lead
Rank 550 554 530
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 43 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.080% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.086% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 8
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£450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.49% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.35 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.26% -8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-34.26% -8.10%

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 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 17 April 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 -6 40 £450 +28.57% 5
London -2 11 £508 +45.00% 1
South East -19 7 £398 +7.68% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £288 -4.16%
South West - 5 - -
Berkshire +8 3 £382 - 1
Scotland +3 3 - -
North West -19 3 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
East Midlands +5 2 £250 -
Hampshire - 2 £398 -
Derbyshire +2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -10 1 £500 +42.85% 1
Leeds -15 1 £500 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire -17 1 £500 +42.85% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Derby - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £230 - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Slough - - - -

Project Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (40.45%) Project Management
2 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) PRINCE2
3 16 (17.98%) SAP
4 14 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.48%) Migration
5 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (8.99%) Change Management
8 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.87%) ITIL
9 6 (6.74%) SQL
9 6 (6.74%) PMP
9 6 (6.74%) PMI Certification
9 6 (6.74%) Firewall
9 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
9 6 (6.74%) Degree
9 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Retail
10 5 (5.62%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
10 5 (5.62%) Change Control
10 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
10 5 (5.62%) OSPF
10 5 (5.62%) PMI
10 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
10 5 (5.62%) Windows
10 5 (5.62%) SharePoint

Project Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.25%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.25%) SAP MM
1 2 (2.25%) SAP PP
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.12%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
2 5 (5.62%) OSPF
3 3 (3.37%) EIGRP
3 3 (3.37%) WAN
3 3 (3.37%) Wireless
3 3 (3.37%) MPLS
3 3 (3.37%) VPLS
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.37%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.25%) VLAN
4 2 (2.25%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.25%) DHCP
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) SAN
4 2 (2.25%) DMZ
4 2 (2.25%) Intranet
4 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) VRRP
4 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.25%) QlikView
4 2 (2.25%) OLAP
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.12%) DataStage
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
2 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.25%) Automotive
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.12%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.12%) XML
1 1 (1.12%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) PMI
3 4 (4.49%) NHS
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) EPoS
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Equities
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) UNIX
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Project Management
2 17 (19.10%) PRINCE2
3 14 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.48%) Migration
5 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.99%) Change Management
7 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.87%) ITIL
8 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.62%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.62%) Change Control
10 4 (4.49%) Logistics
10 4 (4.49%) ERP
11 3 (3.37%) Six Sigma
11 3 (3.37%) Validation
11 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.37%) Scrum
11 3 (3.37%) Information Security
11 3 (3.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.25%) C
2 2 (2.25%) C++
3 1 (1.12%) C#
3 1 (1.12%) VBA
3 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) PMP
1 6 (6.74%) PMI Certification
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) CISA
5 1 (1.12%) CISM
5 1 (1.12%) CEH
5 1 (1.12%) HNC
5 1 (1.12%) HND
5 1 (1.12%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) FINREP
2 1 (1.12%) GxP
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) SAP
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) HP
4 3 (3.37%) Nortel
4 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.25%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau
6 1 (1.12%) Marketo
6 1 (1.12%) Oneserve
6 1 (1.12%) hybris
6 1 (1.12%) JDA
6 1 (1.12%) Sage
6 1 (1.12%) Kronos
6 1 (1.12%) Endeca
6 1 (1.12%) Google
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