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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 133 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing APMP 14 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 2.09% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 6
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£491 £366 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.12% -13.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £283 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £499 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £406 £416
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
APMP
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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
1007 623 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 26.41% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 345 418
Average daily rate £413 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £36.80 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Bristol -22 2 £348 -18.95%
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (73.68%) PRINCE2
2 13 (68.42%) Project Management
3 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) Programme Management
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Service Management
7 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
10 3 (15.79%) C
10 3 (15.79%) MS Project
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.53%) ISEB
11 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 2 (10.53%) Change Management
11 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (10.53%) Military
11 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
11 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (10.53%) Degree
11 2 (10.53%) MS Project Server
11 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
11 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (10.53%) Change Control
11 2 (10.53%) P3O
12 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) PRINCE2
2 13 (68.42%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) Programme Management
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) P3O
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft