The table below looks at the statistics for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 372 360 368
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing APMP 26 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.83% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 8
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£500 £466 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £573 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.38
APMP
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4085 3742 3203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.24% 17.12% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2728 2331 1989
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 90 108
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

APMP Daily Rate Trend in London

APMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMP across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

APMP Daily Rate Histogram in London

APMP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

APMP Hourly Rate Trend in London

APMP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +14 4 £500 +5.26% 1
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 62 (92.54%) PRINCE2
2 48 (71.64%) Project Management
3 31 (46.27%) PMI Certification
3 31 (46.27%) MS Project
4 26 (38.81%) PMP
4 26 (38.81%) Change Management
5 24 (35.82%) Finance
6 21 (31.34%) Six Sigma
6 21 (31.34%) MS Office
7 20 (29.85%) MS Visio
8 19 (28.36%) P3O
9 18 (26.87%) Degree
9 18 (26.87%) ITIL
9 18 (26.87%) Risk Management
10 17 (25.37%) ISEB
11 16 (23.88%) Law
12 15 (22.39%) Business Transformation
13 13 (19.40%) Legal
13 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
14 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
15 11 (16.42%) Banking
15 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (16.42%) Portfolio Management
16 10 (14.93%) Project Planning
16 10 (14.93%) PMI
17 9 (13.43%) Programme Management
17 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 7 (10.45%) Coaching

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (8.96%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.99%) Lync
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (46.27%) MS Project
2 21 (31.34%) MS Office
3 20 (29.85%) MS Visio
4 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
5 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
1 2 (2.99%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) TETRA
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Law
3 13 (19.40%) Legal
4 11 (16.42%) Banking
5 5 (7.46%) Retail
6 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (61.19%) Project Manager
2 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (8.96%) PMO Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Senior Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Programme Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Change Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Programme Office Support
5 4 (5.97%) PMO Lead
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Programme Office Manager
6 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Business Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) PMI
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
1 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (92.54%) PRINCE2
2 48 (71.64%) Project Management
3 26 (38.81%) Change Management
4 21 (31.34%) Six Sigma
5 18 (26.87%) ITIL
5 18 (26.87%) Risk Management
6 15 (22.39%) Business Transformation
7 11 (16.42%) Portfolio Management
8 10 (14.93%) Project Planning
9 9 (13.43%) Programme Management
9 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.45%) Coaching
12 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.46%) Migration
13 5 (7.46%) Lean Six Sigma
14 4 (5.97%) People Management
14 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (5.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) PMI Certification
2 26 (38.81%) PMP
3 18 (26.87%) Degree
4 17 (25.37%) ISEB
5 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.48%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.99%) VCP4
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.49%) GIAC
9 1 (1.49%) CISA
9 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) P3O
2 5 (7.46%) PMBOK
3 3 (4.48%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) CA
2 2 (2.99%) IBM
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) Primavera