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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 131 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing APMP 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 1.31% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
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£498 £376 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.22% -10.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -1.00%
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
943 689 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.00% 27.67% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 392 441
Average daily rate £420 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 39 62
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -36.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 - 5 £605 -
Bristol -13 1 £315 -17.64% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (76.19%) PRINCE2
2 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) Project Management
4 11 (52.38%) Programme Management
5 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (28.57%) Service Management
8 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Change Control
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) Change Management
10 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (14.29%) ISEB
10 3 (14.29%) C
10 3 (14.29%) MS Project
11 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.52%) Military
11 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
11 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
11 2 (9.52%) MS Project Server
11 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
12 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (4.76%) P3O

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (9.52%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 7 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) PRINCE2
2 13 (61.90%) Project Management
3 11 (52.38%) Programme Management
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) Service Management
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Change Control
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Coaching
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) ISEB
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) P3O
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft