The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South East / West Sussex
Rank 10 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 59 57 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.59% 9.79% 13.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.90% 10.18% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 46
Median daily rate £450 £411 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.42% -4.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

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 496 560 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.45% 96.22% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 341 309
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Gatwick +1 12 £488 +5.12% 1
Crawley 0 10 £475 +10.46% 2
East Grinstead - 9 £450 -
Worthing +13 3 - -
Horsham - 3 £413 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 47 (47.96%) Project Management
2 38 (38.78%) PRINCE2
3 30 (30.61%) Finance
4 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (18.37%) Matrix Organization
5 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.33%) PMP
6 16 (16.33%) PMI Certification
7 15 (15.31%) MS Project
7 15 (15.31%) Migration
8 12 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (12.24%) QA
8 12 (12.24%) Project Governance
9 11 (11.22%) Project Planning
9 11 (11.22%) Degree
9 11 (11.22%) PMO
9 11 (11.22%) Change Management
10 10 (10.20%) ITIL
11 9 (9.18%) SAP
11 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.16%) MS Office
12 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
12 8 (8.16%) Line Management
12 8 (8.16%) Resource Management
13 7 (7.14%) CMS
13 7 (7.14%) Cisco
14 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.12%) CRM
14 6 (6.12%) VMS

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.02%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Project
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.10%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.08%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Line 500
1 1 (1.02%) Sage X3
1 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.02%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) VoIP
2 4 (4.08%) PSTN
3 3 (3.06%) MPLS
3 3 (3.06%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.06%) VPN
4 2 (2.04%) Firewall
4 2 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (1.02%) LAN
5 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.02%) DB2
1 1 (1.02%) OLAP
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.02%) Power BI
1 1 (1.02%) QlikView
1 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 30 (30.61%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Marketing
3 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Publishing
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) CSS
1 1 (1.02%) HTML
1 1 (1.02%) JSP
1 1 (1.02%) Mason
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.02%) SAP PI
1 1 (1.02%) SOAP
1 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.10%) PMI
4 4 (4.08%) CCTV
5 3 (3.06%) SCADA
6 2 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) BYOD
7 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.02%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.02%) iSeries
7 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) VMS
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Project Management
2 38 (38.78%) PRINCE2
3 18 (18.37%) Matrix Organization
3 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.31%) Migration
6 12 (12.24%) Project Governance
7 11 (11.22%) Change Management
7 11 (11.22%) Project Planning
8 10 (10.20%) ITIL
9 8 (8.16%) Line Management
9 8 (8.16%) Resource Management
10 6 (6.12%) CRM
10 6 (6.12%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.12%) Scrum
10 6 (6.12%) Supplier Management
11 5 (5.10%) Critical Path Analysis
11 5 (5.10%) People Management
11 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.02%) C
1 1 (1.02%) Java
1 1 (1.02%) PHP
1 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) PMI Certification
1 16 (16.33%) PMP
2 12 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (11.22%) Degree
4 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.08%) APMP
6 1 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) QA
2 11 (11.22%) PMO
3 6 (6.12%) GDPR
4 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.02%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) XenApp
2 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
1 9 (9.18%) SAP
2 7 (7.14%) Cisco
3 4 (4.08%) Aastra
3 4 (4.08%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.04%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.04%) Citrix
4 2 (2.04%) F5
4 2 (2.04%) MobileIron
4 2 (2.04%) Sage
4 2 (2.04%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos
5 1 (1.02%) EMC
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) NetApp
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) Teradata
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