The first table below looks at the demand for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 62 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing APMP 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.84% 0.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.80% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £470 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £15.38 -
% change year-on-year
+116.18% -
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 164 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.09% 21.27% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 54 70
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £135 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £53.11 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
APMP
North West

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

APMP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

APMP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared