The table below looks at the statistics for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 130 140 133
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing APMP 33 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.096% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.84% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£435 £500 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +26.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
860 597 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.56% 19.10% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 321 237
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 52
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.64% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

APMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

APMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMP across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

APMP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

APMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

APMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

APMP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lancashire - 20 £425 -
Cheshire -7 6 £623 -
Manchester -9 2 £600 +20.00%
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 36 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 28 (77.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 27 (75.00%) Project Management
4 18 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (36.11%) Finance
7 13 (36.11%) Risk Management
8 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 12 (33.33%) ITIL
8 12 (33.33%) Dependency Management
8 12 (33.33%) P3O
9 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
9 11 (30.56%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
10 10 (27.78%) OO
10 10 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
12 3 (8.33%) Line Management
12 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
12 3 (8.33%) Service Management
12 3 (8.33%) MS Project
12 3 (8.33%) CRM
13 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
13 2 (5.56%) Workflow
13 2 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
13 2 (5.56%) Data Management
13 2 (5.56%) Degree
14 1 (2.78%) JIRA
14 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
1 18 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Project Planner
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) MVS
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 27 (75.00%) Project Management
3 18 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) Risk Management
7 12 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 12 (33.33%) Dependency Management
8 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
9 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
9 10 (27.78%) OO
9 10 (27.78%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
11 3 (8.33%) Line Management
11 3 (8.33%) CRM
11 3 (8.33%) Service Management
12 2 (5.56%) Workflow
12 2 (5.56%) Data Management
12 2 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) P3O
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft