The median contractor rate for a Lead Project Manager was £471 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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.

Lead Project Manager
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 418 405
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 25 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.077% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 21
Median daily rate £471 £550 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.45% +15.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £463 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £718 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £373 £373
% change year-on-year -4.42% -0.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £93.52 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Lead Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Project Manager in London

Lead Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Project Manager in London

Lead Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Project Manager in London

Lead Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Project Manager in London

Lead Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Lead Project Manager in London

Lead Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hillingdon - 1 £475 -
Lead Project Manager
England

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Lead Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Lead Project Manager in the job title.

1 18 (45.00%) Project Management
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 9 (22.50%) Banking
4 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Windows
7 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.00%) SAP
8 4 (10.00%) PMP
8 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
9 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
9 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.50%) Legal
9 3 (7.50%) CRM
9 3 (7.50%) Linux
9 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
9 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management
9 3 (7.50%) SCCM
9 3 (7.50%) Marketing
9 3 (7.50%) Data Management
9 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (5.00%) Subversion
10 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.00%) Retail
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco

Lead Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Doxygen
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) CA PPM
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.50%) Primavera
1 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.50%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Thai Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Equities
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Project Management
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) People Management
8 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C++
1 2 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (5.00%) APMP
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) P3O
1 1 (2.50%) PMBOK
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) IAG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (2.50%) Charles River
4 1 (2.50%) Marketo
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Workday
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