Period
to 10 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Project Manager
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 111 125
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 +12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 6 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.35% 1.30% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.37% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 10
Leeds median daily rate £475 £390 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% -7.69% +5.63%
10th Percentile £450 £353 £339
90th Percentile £500 £530 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 1,644 2,271 2,169
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 95.54% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,129 1,583 1,533
Leeds median daily rate £430 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +4.04% +2.13%
10th Percentile £284 £304 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £549
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 42
Leeds median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -17.07% +54.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.51
90th Percentile £45.75 £25.00 £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £14.35
% change year-on-year +16.13% +8.01% +14.80%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Leeds

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Leeds

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Azure

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint