Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Project Manager was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 555 534
Rank change year-on-year -49 -21 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 30 52 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.065% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 60
London median daily rate £540 £538 £477
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +12.68% -4.60%
10th Percentile £400 £368 £373
90th Percentile £750 £835 £678
England median daily rate £539 £496 £450
% change year-on-year +8.56% +10.28% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £150.00 - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

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 6 months to 19 November 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
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -5 5 £494 +2.49%
West London - 2 £475 -
Lead Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 19 (63.33%) Project Management
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (26.67%) Banking
6 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
9 4 (13.33%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) PMP
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
11 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.67%) MiFID
11 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
11 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Data Management
11 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
11 2 (6.67%) Equities
11 2 (6.67%) SAP
11 2 (6.67%) Validation
11 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
11 2 (6.67%) ISEB
11 2 (6.67%) Java
11 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Data Management
9 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
9 2 (6.67%) People Management
9 2 (6.67%) Validation
9 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) APMP
3 1 (3.33%) CISA
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CRISC
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
1 2 (6.67%) MiFID
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) IAG
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Workday