The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 1 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 22.22% 4.00% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.00% 4.35% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
25 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 92.59% 92.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 14
Average daily rate £350 £425 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Office 365
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
4 4 (23.53%) BPR
4 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (23.53%) IFS
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (17.65%) Advertising
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) PMP
6 2 (11.76%) PMI
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
6 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (11.76%) MCTS
6 2 (11.76%) MCITP
6 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Email Migration

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) BPR
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Email Migration
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
2 3 (17.65%) PMP
3 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IFS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP