The table below looks at the statistics for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 68 42 67
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs citing APMP 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.36% 1.67% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 6.37% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
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£420 £297 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.65% -26.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £403
% change year-on-year
+0.51% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.50
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 157 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.02% 26.17% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 105 99
Average daily rate £375 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 22
Average hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing APMP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing APMP across the Bristol region.

APMP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

APMP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing APMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited APMP.

1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Dependency Management
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) P3O
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Software AG
6 1 (11.11%) webMethods
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Economics
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) MS Project

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing APMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited APMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Transformation Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Dependency Management
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Software AG
1 1 (11.11%) webMethods