The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 137 100 124
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Contract jobs citing APMP 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% 0.47% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 1.59% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
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£420 £321 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.80% -18.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.50
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
879 628 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.76% 29.47% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 353 408
Average daily rate £375 £367 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 60
Average hourly rate £35.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.04% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
APMP
England

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 28 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -25 3 £420 +30.80%
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (92.86%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) ISEB
4 4 (28.57%) Dependency Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) PMP
7 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Software AG
7 1 (7.14%) webMethods
7 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Economics
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Windchill
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (92.86%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) PLM
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
5 1 (7.14%) PMP
5 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Software AG
1 1 (7.14%) webMethods