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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 387 403 395
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing APMP 27 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.53% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 22
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£475 £500 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £640 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.50
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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
3805 3785 3765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.70% 15.01% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2521 2408 2277
Average daily rate £425 £419 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% +2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 127
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +28 6 £475 -20.16% 2
Bromley - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 41 (95.35%) PRINCE2
2 31 (72.09%) Project Management
3 19 (44.19%) PMI Certification
4 16 (37.21%) Finance
5 15 (34.88%) MS Project
6 12 (27.91%) PMP
6 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.26%) ISEB
7 10 (23.26%) PMI
8 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
9 8 (18.60%) P3O
10 7 (16.28%) Banking
10 7 (16.28%) Law
10 7 (16.28%) MS Office
10 7 (16.28%) ITIL
11 6 (13.95%) Migration
11 6 (13.95%) Change Management
11 6 (13.95%) Lync
11 6 (13.95%) MS Project Server
12 5 (11.63%) Degree
12 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (11.63%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
12 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
13 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
13 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (13.95%) Lync
1 6 (13.95%) MS Project Server
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Project
2 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 7 (16.28%) MS Office
4 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
1 3 (6.98%) Intranet
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
2 7 (16.28%) Law
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Local Government
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Senior Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Programme Office Support
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Transition Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Project Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) CRM Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Workstream Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) IT Services Manager
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) PMI
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) SecurID
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) PRINCE2
2 31 (72.09%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
5 7 (16.28%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
8 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.98%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (6.98%) Time Management
9 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
9 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Python
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) PMI Certification
2 12 (27.91%) PMP
3 10 (23.26%) ISEB
4 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) P3O
2 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) AppDNA
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.33%) SunGard
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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