The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sussex region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 12.50% 5.56% 8.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 6.06% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £470 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Project Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sussex region. 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
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 83.33% 91.67% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 27
Median daily rate £385 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sussex region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Sussex region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) PMI
3 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) APMP
3 2 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Email Migration
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (11.11%) GAMP
4 1 (11.11%) GxP
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex 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 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Email Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) APMP
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GAMP
1 1 (11.11%) GxP
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley