Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sussex during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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.

Project Manager
South East > Sussex
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 13.79% 3.70% 17.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 4.35% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Sussex median daily rate £575 £475 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +94.87% -48.41%
10th Percentile £489 £475 £181
90th Percentile £618 £475 £300
South East median daily rate £455 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% -34.52% +21.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex. 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
Sussex
Contract vacancies in Sussex with a recognized job title 28 23 49
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 85.19% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 25
Sussex median daily rate £488 £395 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.42% +2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £181
90th Percentile £630 £479 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.87% +1.32% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +8.57%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Sussex

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Sussex

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Sussex over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Sussex

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sussex region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) OpenText
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) CAPM
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) MiFID
2 1 (25.00%) Planview
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText MBPM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CAPM
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText
1 1 (25.00%) Pega
1 1 (25.00%) Planview
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) SAP