The table below looks at the statistics for APMP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 505 526 529
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing APMP 121 79 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.76% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 56 48
Average daily rate £410 £475 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £330 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £398
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -

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
10886 10379 9584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 20.28% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6723 5993 5160
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 491 440
Average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.61% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing APMP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

APMP
Daily Rate Trend

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

APMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

APMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMP within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

APMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

APMP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing APMP within the UK.

APMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

APMP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +34 114 £410 -13.68% 18
London +12 34 £425 -15.00%
South West +19 28 £385 -22.61% 1
South East +20 21 £413 -2.36% 12
Hampshire +25 14 £363 -8.22% 6
Bristol +13 12 £410 +30.15% 1
Wiltshire +6 12 £335 -44.62%
East of England +5 9 £400 +29.03% 1
East Midlands -5 7 £383 -10.00% 1
North West -7 7 £490 +5.37% 1
Derbyshire -4 6 £380 -5.00%
West Midlands -10 6 £441 -18.28% 1
City of London +48 5 £392 -19.53%
Derby -5 5 £380 -1.93%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £300 -
Surrey -8 4 £419 +30.85%
Winchester - 4 £425 -
Salisbury - 4 £315 -
Cambridge - 4 £400 -
Warrington - 3 £495 -
Cheshire - 3 £495 -
Bedfordshire +6 2 £525 -
Berkshire +6 2 - - 2
Gloucestershire +5 2 - -
Lancashire -4 2 £525 +12.90%
Yorkshire -20 2 £375 -5.30% 1
Hook - 2 £475 -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - - 2
Fareham - 2 £230 -

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 234 (86.03%) PRINCE2
2 216 (79.41%) Project Management
3 115 (42.28%) Finance
4 88 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 65 (23.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (22.06%) MS Project
8 58 (21.32%) SC Cleared
9 56 (20.59%) PMP
10 55 (20.22%) Management Information System
11 53 (19.49%) ITIL
12 52 (19.12%) PMI Certification
12 52 (19.12%) Microsoft
12 52 (19.12%) Change Management
13 43 (15.81%) Programme Management
13 43 (15.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 42 (15.44%) Degree
15 39 (14.34%) Risk Management
16 36 (13.24%) MS Excel
17 34 (12.50%) DV Cleared
18 27 (9.93%) MS Office
18 27 (9.93%) Project Planning
19 26 (9.56%) Migration
20 24 (8.82%) Telecoms
21 22 (8.09%) Resource Management
21 22 (8.09%) Change Control
22 21 (7.72%) SharePoint
23 18 (6.62%) Manufacturing
23 18 (6.62%) Service Management
23 18 (6.62%) Waterfall

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.68%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.47%) Confluence
3 4 (1.47%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) MTS
Applications
1 60 (22.06%) MS Project
2 36 (13.24%) MS Excel
3 27 (9.93%) MS Office
4 13 (4.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.74%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.10%) Primavera
4 2 (0.74%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.37%) Minerva
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.94%) Office 365
2 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.31%) LAN
1 9 (3.31%) WAN
2 8 (2.94%) DNS
3 5 (1.84%) Firewall
3 5 (1.84%) IP Telephony
3 5 (1.84%) MPLS
4 4 (1.47%) DHCP
5 3 (1.10%) Skype
5 3 (1.10%) VLAN
6 2 (0.74%) Broadband
6 2 (0.74%) Intranet
6 2 (0.74%) SAN
7 1 (0.37%) 3G
7 1 (0.37%) 4G
7 1 (0.37%) DWDM
7 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.37%) LTE
7 1 (0.37%) NFC
7 1 (0.37%) SDH
7 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.10%) GIS
1 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
General
1 115 (42.28%) Finance
2 24 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.04%) Legal
5 9 (3.31%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.31%) Banking
6 7 (2.57%) Law
6 7 (2.57%) Military
7 6 (2.21%) Electronics
7 6 (2.21%) Marketing
7 6 (2.21%) Retail
8 5 (1.84%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.10%) Billing
11 2 (0.74%) Advertising
11 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.37%) Front Office
12 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 178 (65.44%) Project Manager
2 18 (6.62%) IT Manager
3 17 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 15 (5.51%) Programme Manager
4 15 (5.51%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 13 (4.78%) Senior Manager
6 12 (4.41%) Analyst
6 12 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 12 (4.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (4.04%) Technical Manager
8 9 (3.31%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 9 (3.31%) Service Manager
8 9 (3.31%) Technical Project Manager
9 8 (2.94%) Business Change Manager
9 8 (2.94%) Project Planner
10 7 (2.57%) Associate Project Manager
10 7 (2.57%) Coordinator
10 7 (2.57%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) Middleware
1 1 (0.37%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.22%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.51%) PMI
3 14 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.47%) Biology
4 4 (1.47%) Chemistry
4 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.47%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.47%) User Experience
5 3 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.74%) CCTV
6 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.37%) BBC
7 1 (0.37%) Derivative
7 1 (0.37%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) iPad
7 1 (0.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.41%) Windows
2 10 (3.68%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) MVS
4 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (86.03%) PRINCE2
2 216 (79.41%) Project Management
3 65 (23.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (19.49%) ITIL
6 52 (19.12%) Change Management
7 43 (15.81%) Programme Management
8 39 (14.34%) Risk Management
9 27 (9.93%) Project Planning
10 26 (9.56%) Migration
11 22 (8.09%) Change Control
11 22 (8.09%) Resource Management
12 18 (6.62%) Service Management
12 18 (6.62%) Waterfall
13 17 (6.25%) ERP
13 17 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (5.51%) PRINCE
15 14 (5.15%) Information Management
16 13 (4.78%) Integration Testing
16 13 (4.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.84%) C++
1 5 (1.84%) JavaScript
1 5 (1.84%) Python
2 3 (1.10%) C
3 2 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 88 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 58 (21.32%) SC Cleared
3 56 (20.59%) PMP
4 52 (19.12%) PMI Certification
5 43 (15.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 42 (15.44%) Degree
7 34 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 12 (4.41%) ISEB
9 9 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (2.57%) CISSP
11 6 (2.21%) CISMP
11 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.84%) CCNA
12 5 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.10%) ACCA
13 3 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (1.10%) HND
13 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.10%) MCITP
13 3 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) P3O
2 5 (1.84%) PMBOK
3 4 (1.47%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.47%) QA
4 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.10%) SLA
5 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) EMIR
6 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.41%) MOM
2 4 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.41%) SAP
3 7 (2.57%) Oracle
3 7 (2.57%) VMware
4 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.47%) BT
5 3 (1.10%) Citrix
5 3 (1.10%) Cognos
6 2 (0.74%) CA
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco
6 2 (0.74%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.37%) CODA
7 1 (0.37%) Empirix
7 1 (0.37%) Huawei
7 1 (0.37%) Nokia
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.37%) Reuters
7 1 (0.37%) Serena
7 1 (0.37%) Sun
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