The table below looks at the statistics for APMG in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMG over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
APMG (APM Group)
Rank 644 638 610
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs citing APMG 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.018% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £475 £550 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +49.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £550 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £416
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11847 10932 10696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.59% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7426 6161 6098
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 551 544
Median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

APMG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing APMG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

APMG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

APMG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing APMG within the UK.

APMG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

APMG
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMG within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 6 £500 -9.09% 1
London - 3 - -
South East - 2 £500 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £500 -
Worthing - 2 £500 -
South West - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -

APMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing APMG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for APMG.

1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) MS Project
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) PMI
4 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Business Development
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) APMP
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

APMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Project
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) Softphone
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) APMP
4 1 (8.33%) CITP
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) P3O
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Casewise
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) LANDesk