The table below looks at the statistics for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 501 484 470
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing APMP 82 82 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 0.86% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 38
Average daily rate
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£404 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £345 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £685 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £382
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.12 £33.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £33.25 -
% change year-on-year
-24.45% -
APMP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9425 9510 7767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.84% 19.28% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5480 5613 4200
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 489 425
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

APMP Daily Rate Trend in England

APMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

APMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

APMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing APMP across the England region.

APMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

APMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +21 21 £350 -17.64% 3
South East -19 21 £448 +12.57% 5
London +25 20 £409 -9.16% 6
North East -3 6 £551 -
Yorkshire -16 4 £450 -25.00% 5
East Midlands -3 3 £400 -
North West -36 3 £380 -28.97% 1
East of England +10 2 £511 - 1
West Midlands -10 1 £400 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
APMP
UK

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 142 (83.53%) PRINCE2
2 125 (73.53%) Project Management
3 65 (38.24%) Security Cleared
4 56 (32.94%) ITIL
5 55 (32.35%) Finance
6 51 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 47 (27.65%) MS Project
8 46 (27.06%) PMI Certification
9 42 (24.71%) PMP
10 37 (21.76%) Change Management
11 33 (19.41%) MS Office
11 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
11 33 (19.41%) Degree
12 32 (18.82%) Risk Management
12 32 (18.82%) Programme Management
13 30 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 22 (12.94%) PRINCE
15 21 (12.35%) DV Cleared
16 20 (11.76%) SharePoint
16 20 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (11.18%) Service Management
18 18 (10.59%) MS Excel
18 18 (10.59%) MS Visio
19 17 (10.00%) SAP
19 17 (10.00%) Six Sigma
19 17 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (8.82%) ERP
21 14 (8.24%) PMI
21 14 (8.24%) Service Delivery
21 14 (8.24%) Management Information System

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 47 (27.65%) MS Project
2 33 (19.41%) MS Office
3 18 (10.59%) MS Excel
3 18 (10.59%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Primavera
2 3 (1.76%) CA PPM
2 3 (1.76%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (1.18%) Intranet
2 2 (1.18%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) LAN
3 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.59%) Firewall
3 1 (0.59%) WAN
3 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 55 (32.35%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Law
2 11 (6.47%) Legal
2 11 (6.47%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.29%) Banking
4 7 (4.12%) Retail
4 7 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.94%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.18%) Military
6 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (55.29%) Project Manager
2 19 (11.18%) Programme Manager
3 15 (8.82%) Project Planner
4 9 (5.29%) PMO Manager
4 9 (5.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (5.29%) Senior Manager
5 8 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (4.71%) Integration Manager
5 8 (4.71%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (3.53%) SAP Project Manager
6 6 (3.53%) Business Manager
6 6 (3.53%) SAP Manager
7 5 (2.94%) Programme Office Manager
7 5 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
7 5 (2.94%) Analyst
8 4 (2.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.35%) Coordinator
8 4 (2.35%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.35%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (2.35%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) PMI
1 14 (8.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.18%) CCTV
4 2 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.06%) Windows
2 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (83.53%) PRINCE2
2 125 (73.53%) Project Management
3 56 (32.94%) ITIL
4 37 (21.76%) Change Management
5 32 (18.82%) Risk Management
5 32 (18.82%) Programme Management
6 22 (12.94%) PRINCE
7 20 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (11.18%) Service Management
9 17 (10.00%) Six Sigma
9 17 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (8.82%) ERP
11 14 (8.24%) Service Delivery
11 14 (8.24%) Business Transformation
12 13 (7.65%) Change Control
13 12 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.06%) Integration Testing
13 12 (7.06%) Project Planning
13 12 (7.06%) Migration
14 10 (5.88%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.35%) C
2 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 51 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 46 (27.06%) PMI Certification
4 42 (24.71%) PMP
5 33 (19.41%) Degree
6 30 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 21 (12.35%) DV Cleared
8 12 (7.06%) ISEB
9 7 (4.12%) HNC
10 6 (3.53%) HND
11 4 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.76%) PgMP
13 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.59%) MAPM
13 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.59%) GIAC
13 1 (0.59%) CISA
13 1 (0.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.88%) P3O
2 4 (2.35%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) QA
3 3 (1.76%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 10 (5.88%) MOM
2 1 (0.59%) OpenView
2 1 (0.59%) Netcool
Vendors
1 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) SAP
3 5 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle
5 3 (1.76%) Curam
5 3 (1.76%) CA
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) Cadence
7 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy
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