The table below looks at the statistics for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 137 91 130
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +39
Contract jobs citing APMP 5 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.77% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 2.70% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 3
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£416 £298 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.59% -24.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £277 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £390 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -1.53%
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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1003 629 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.24% 28.51% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 350 424
Average daily rate £395 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.36 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.58% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

APMP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

APMP
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -29 3 £380 +24.59% 1
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 10 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) MS Project
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (20.00%) P3O
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) MS Project Server
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Software AG
7 1 (10.00%) webMethods
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (10.00%) Economics
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (20.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Office Support
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Support Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Economics
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) P3O
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Software AG
1 1 (10.00%) webMethods