Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 19 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 115 128 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.10% 10.12% 9.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.53% 10.47% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 99 90
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +14.09%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £363
90th Percentile £523 £575 £502
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £24.02 - -
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 West 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 997 1222 1162
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.60% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 704 761
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £219 £262 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 60 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +8 30 £450 +12.50% 2
Gatwick -1 15 £473 +9.95%
Horsham +1 12 £423 -19.52% 1
East Grinstead +4 8 £475 +11.76%
Worthing -13 7 - - 2
Chichester +6 2 £303 +27.37%
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 19 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 West Sussex region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 43 (37.39%) PRINCE2
2 36 (31.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (30.43%) Project Management
4 33 (28.70%) Finance
5 29 (25.22%) PMI Certification
6 27 (23.48%) PMP
6 27 (23.48%) Project Planning
7 25 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (18.26%) Supplier Management
9 19 (16.52%) Migration
10 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Project
10 18 (15.65%) QA
10 18 (15.65%) PMO
11 17 (14.78%) Matrix Organization
11 17 (14.78%) Degree
12 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (13.04%) ERP
12 15 (13.04%) ITIL
13 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
13 14 (12.17%) Data Migration
14 11 (9.57%) Change Control
14 11 (9.57%) Oracle
15 10 (8.70%) SAP
15 10 (8.70%) CRM
15 10 (8.70%) Resource Management
16 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
16 9 (7.83%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (7.83%) Critical Path Analysis
17 8 (6.96%) Change Management
17 8 (6.96%) GDPR

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:

Applications
1 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.74%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.87%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.61%) Firewall
2 3 (2.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.87%) CTI
3 1 (0.87%) SMS
3 1 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (28.70%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Legal
2 6 (5.22%) Marketing
3 5 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) CCTV
3 4 (3.48%) PMI
4 3 (2.61%) NHS
5 2 (1.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.87%) IVR
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.48%) Windows
1 4 (3.48%) Windows 10
2 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.74%) Android
3 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) PRINCE2
2 36 (31.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (30.43%) Project Management
4 27 (23.48%) Project Planning
5 21 (18.26%) Supplier Management
6 19 (16.52%) Migration
7 17 (14.78%) Matrix Organization
8 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (13.04%) ERP
8 15 (13.04%) ITIL
9 14 (12.17%) Data Migration
10 11 (9.57%) Change Control
11 10 (8.70%) CRM
11 10 (8.70%) Resource Management
12 9 (7.83%) Critical Path Analysis
13 8 (6.96%) Change Management
13 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
14 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (5.22%) Data Protection
15 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.74%) PHP
2 1 (0.87%) Java
2 1 (0.87%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) PMI Certification
2 27 (23.48%) PMP
3 25 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (14.78%) Degree
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.65%) PMO
1 18 (15.65%) QA
2 8 (6.96%) GDPR
3 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Oracle
2 10 (8.70%) SAP
3 9 (7.83%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.74%) Demandware
5 2 (1.74%) Talend
6 1 (0.87%) Avaya
6 1 (0.87%) Capita
6 1 (0.87%) Citrix
6 1 (0.87%) Cognos
6 1 (0.87%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.87%) Planview
6 1 (0.87%) Verint