The median contractor rate for a Lead Project Manager was £531 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 413 402
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Project Manager 14 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.093% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.098% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 15
Median daily rate £531 £513 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +6.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £630 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £358 £459
% change year-on-year -0.41% -22.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Lead Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Lead Project Manager in the job title.

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 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Croydon - 1 £688 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Lead Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) Law
5 5 (14.71%) Unix
5 5 (14.71%) Windows
5 5 (14.71%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) CyberArk
5 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
6 4 (11.76%) Banking
6 4 (11.76%) SAP
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Legal
7 3 (8.82%) PMI
7 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Marketing
7 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) KYC
8 2 (5.88%) Programme Governance
8 2 (5.88%) NoSQL

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 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.94%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.94%) HFM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Primavera
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) Flink
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) JUnit
1 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Law
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Billing
5 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Akka
1 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.94%) HATEOAS
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
1 1 (2.94%) Kafka
1 1 (2.94%) OAuth2
1 1 (2.94%) OpenID
1 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
1 1 (2.94%) REST
1 1 (2.94%) RESTful
1 1 (2.94%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) PMI
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
1 5 (14.71%) Unix
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Project Management
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Practice Management
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) Scala
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) APMP
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PMP
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) P3O
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) FATCA
2 1 (2.94%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Grafana
1 1 (2.94%) Kibana
1 1 (2.94%) logstash
1 1 (2.94%) rkt
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) CyberArk
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.94%) CA
5 1 (2.94%) Charles River
5 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.94%) Marketo
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) Workday