Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sussex during the 6 months to 21 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.

Project Manager
South East > Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 7.55% 12.20% 21.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 12.50% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Sussex median daily rate £450 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.09% -11.82%
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £45.50 £49.75
% change year-on-year -34.07% -8.54% +73.04%

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 50 40 68
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 97.56% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 44
Sussex median daily rate £450 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.16% +30.00%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £302
90th Percentile £545 £475 £553
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Sussex median hourly rate £180.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1100.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (50.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
1 2 (50.00%) QA