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 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 137 128 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing APMP 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.61% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £473 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
611 490 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.13% 16.83% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 224 332
Average daily rate £400 £305 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 43
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.65 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £42.50 £37.00
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 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
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 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
Manchester - - - - 1
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 28 (93.33%) PRINCE2
2 23 (76.67%) ISEB
3 22 (73.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (63.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 15 (50.00%) Supplier Management
5 15 (50.00%) Project Management
6 13 (43.33%) Finance
6 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
7 11 (36.67%) Internet
8 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
10 7 (23.33%) Service Management
10 7 (23.33%) ITSM
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
11 6 (20.00%) Scrum
12 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL
12 5 (16.67%) PMI
12 5 (16.67%) PMI Certification
12 5 (16.67%) Java
13 4 (13.33%) User Stories
13 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
13 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
13 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
13 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
13 4 (13.33%) Product Management
13 4 (13.33%) PMP
13 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
14 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
14 3 (10.00%) Kanban

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Integration Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Coach
3 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Environment Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.33%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Project Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) PMI
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) PRINCE2
2 15 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (23.33%) Service Management
5 7 (23.33%) ITSM
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) User Stories
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
8 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.33%) Product Management
8 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.00%) Kanban
9 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) ISEB
2 22 (73.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 19 (63.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 5 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (13.33%) PMP
7 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com