The first table below looks at the demand for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 16 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 City of London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 209 203 212
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing APMP 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.20% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate £475 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £377 £398
% change year-on-year
+16.86% -5.40%
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1194 1003 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.02% 15.90% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 649 656
Average daily rate £418 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 38
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £135.00 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
APMP
London

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

APMP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

APMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

APMP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

APMP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Planner
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programme Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix