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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 130 140 93
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -47
Contract jobs citing APMP 16 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.063% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 0.22% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 12
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£383 £420 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £420 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
988 897 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.18% 28.35% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 569 356
Average daily rate £399 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 34 54
Average hourly rate £41.24 £35.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.82% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Bristol +5 13 £375 -10.71% 5
Wiltshire - 3 £505 - 1
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (79.41%) PRINCE2
2 25 (73.53%) Project Management
3 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
4 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) MS Project
8 5 (14.71%) MS Office
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) Service Management
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) Military
9 4 (11.76%) Line Management
9 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
10 3 (8.82%) QA
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.82%) Logistics
10 3 (8.82%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
11 2 (5.88%) HTTP
11 2 (5.88%) ISEB
11 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (5.88%) Internet
11 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Project
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Military
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 10 (29.41%) Project Planner
3 3 (8.82%) Programme Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Programme Office Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 2 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) PRINCE2
2 25 (73.53%) Project Management
3 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Line Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.82%) Logistics
7 3 (8.82%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.88%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) Information Management
9 1 (2.94%) Document Management
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) PMP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft