The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 27 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 18 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 48 63 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.52% 8.51% 11.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.98% 8.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 51
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £361 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -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 West 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 481 730 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.44% 98.65% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 447 343
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +103.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in West Sussex

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in West Sussex

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in West Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in West Sussex

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in West Sussex

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -9 11 £425 -5.55% 1
East Grinstead - 7 £475 -
Gatwick +1 6 £475 +2.70%
Worthing +13 5 £325 -41.00%
Horsham +3 4 £200 -60.00% 1
Chichester 0 2 £339 +6.27%
Selsey - 2 £303 -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 48 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 44 (42.31%) Project Management
3 31 (29.81%) Finance
4 25 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (21.15%) Project Planning
6 21 (20.19%) PMP
6 21 (20.19%) PMI Certification
6 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (20.19%) ITIL
7 18 (17.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (17.31%) Matrix Organization
8 17 (16.35%) Migration
9 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (14.42%) QA
10 13 (12.50%) Degree
11 12 (11.54%) PMO
11 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
12 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (10.58%) Project Governance
13 10 (9.62%) Resource Management
14 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (8.65%) SAP
14 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
14 9 (8.65%) Supplier Management
15 8 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
15 8 (7.69%) Change Management
15 8 (7.69%) Line Management
16 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
17 6 (5.77%) Scrum

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.85%) Open Workbench
4 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) G Suite
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) VoIP
2 4 (3.85%) PSTN
3 3 (2.88%) LAN
3 3 (2.88%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.92%) Firewall
5 1 (0.96%) CTI
5 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.96%) MPLS
5 1 (0.96%) VPN
5 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.96%) DB2
1 1 (0.96%) OLAP
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (0.96%) Power BI
1 1 (0.96%) QlikView
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 31 (29.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.85%) PMI
5 2 (1.92%) CCTV
5 2 (1.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) BYOD
6 1 (0.96%) iSeries
6 1 (0.96%) IVR
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.96%) SCADA
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) VMS
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 44 (42.31%) Project Management
3 25 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (21.15%) Project Planning
5 21 (20.19%) ITIL
6 18 (17.31%) Matrix Organization
7 17 (16.35%) Migration
8 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.58%) Project Governance
10 10 (9.62%) Resource Management
11 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (8.65%) Supplier Management
12 8 (7.69%) Change Management
12 8 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
12 8 (7.69%) Line Management
13 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
13 6 (5.77%) Scrum
14 5 (4.81%) Change Control
14 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
15 4 (3.85%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) C
2 1 (0.96%) PHP
2 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) PMI Certification
1 21 (20.19%) PMP
2 18 (17.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 13 (12.50%) Degree
4 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.85%) APMP
6 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) QA
2 12 (11.54%) PMO
3 6 (5.77%) GDPR
4 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.92%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
1 9 (8.65%) SAP
2 6 (5.77%) Cisco
3 4 (3.85%) Aastra
3 4 (3.85%) VMware
3 4 (3.85%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.92%) Citrix
4 2 (1.92%) Cognos
4 2 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.96%) Avaya
5 1 (0.96%) Demandware
5 1 (0.96%) Netezza
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) Orchard
5 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) Teradata
5 1 (0.96%) Verint
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