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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 127 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing APMP 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
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£410 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.38
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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
998 844 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.47% 29.56% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 474 451
Average daily rate £425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 52
Average hourly rate £43.75 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.50 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMP across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

APMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 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
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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
Wiltshire - 9 £449 - 1
Bristol -10 1 £339 -11.61% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Somerset - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 24 (82.76%) PRINCE2
2 21 (72.41%) Project Management
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
4 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
5 15 (51.72%) Programme Management
6 14 (48.28%) ITIL
7 12 (41.38%) Finance
8 9 (31.03%) Service Management
8 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (17.24%) Change Management
9 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
9 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.34%) ISEB
11 3 (10.34%) C
11 3 (10.34%) MS Project
11 3 (10.34%) Change Control
12 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
12 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 2 (6.90%) MS Office
12 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
12 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
12 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
12 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
12 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
12 2 (6.90%) Scrum
12 2 (6.90%) Military

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (6.90%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Military
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Project Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Project Planner
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) PRINCE2
2 21 (72.41%) Project Management
3 15 (51.72%) Programme Management
4 14 (48.28%) ITIL
5 9 (31.03%) Service Management
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
6 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Change Control
9 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Scrum
9 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.45%) Coaching
10 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (3.45%) VCP4
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft