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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 117 141 94
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -47
Contract jobs citing APMP 25 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.85% 0.43% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 5
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £421 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £445 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
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
878 941 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.84% 31.34% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 618 335
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 53 31
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +26.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £15.30 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 +9 17 £350 -17.64% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £400 -
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 36 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 33 (78.57%) Project Management
3 29 (69.05%) Security Cleared
4 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
6 11 (26.19%) Risk Management
6 11 (26.19%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
8 8 (19.05%) Service Management
9 7 (16.67%) MS Office
9 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.90%) MS Project
11 5 (11.90%) Change Management
12 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
12 4 (9.52%) Military
13 3 (7.14%) Logistics
13 3 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
13 3 (7.14%) Degree
13 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
13 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 3 (7.14%) ISEB
13 3 (7.14%) QA
13 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (7.14%) Line Management
14 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
14 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (4.76%) Data Centre

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) WebEx
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Project Manager
2 10 (23.81%) Project Planner
3 6 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 4 (9.52%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (9.52%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Project Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Data Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 33 (78.57%) Project Management
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 11 (26.19%) Risk Management
4 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 8 (19.05%) Service Management
6 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 3 (7.14%) Logistics
9 3 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.14%) Line Management
10 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.76%) Change Control
10 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) Security Cleared
2 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) ISEB
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) PMP
6 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft