The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sussex during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 4.55% 23.08% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 23.08% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.89% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex. 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
Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 21 26 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 95.45% 100.00% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 15
Median daily rate £450 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

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 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) APMP
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless

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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
1 1 (50.00%) QA