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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 544 513 528
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Contract jobs citing APMP 62 79 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.86% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 52
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£425 £396 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £288 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £51.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.50

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
11008 9153 10328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.15% 17.33% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6126 5088 5351
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 438 630
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
England -13 60 £425 +6.78% 20
London +13 22 £475 +5.55% 5
East of England -32 9 £400 -4.47% 2
North East - 9 £379 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 9 £379 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £379 - 1
Hertfordshire -11 7 £400 -
City of London +19 6 £475 -16.48% 1
South East -10 6 £425 +13.33% 4
West Yorkshire +3 5 £375 -3.35% 3
Yorkshire +1 5 £375 -3.35% 3
Hampshire +1 3 £425 - 2
North West -2 3 £500 +26.26%
West Midlands -18 3 - - 2
Bristol -29 3 £380 +24.59% 2
South West -36 3 £380 +27.51% 2
Leeds - 3 - - 3
Surrey +1 2 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £450 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bedford - - - -

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 117 (86.67%) PRINCE2
2 91 (67.41%) Project Management
3 53 (39.26%) Finance
4 43 (31.85%) ISEB
5 36 (26.67%) PMI Certification
6 34 (25.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (22.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (17.78%) PMI
10 23 (17.04%) PMP
10 23 (17.04%) Degree
11 22 (16.30%) ISEB Practitioner
12 21 (15.56%) Supplier Management
12 21 (15.56%) Programme Management
13 19 (14.07%) Change Management
14 18 (13.33%) ITIL
15 17 (12.59%) Risk Management
16 16 (11.85%) MS Project
17 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
17 15 (11.11%) Computer Science
18 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
18 13 (9.63%) Service Management
18 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
18 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
19 12 (8.89%) Internet
19 12 (8.89%) Banking
19 12 (8.89%) Change Control
20 11 (8.15%) Scrum
21 10 (7.41%) Project Planning
21 10 (7.41%) Business Analysis

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.70%) Lync
2 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.48%) Documentum
3 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Project
2 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.74%) Maximo
2 1 (0.74%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) Internet
2 5 (3.70%) WAN
3 3 (2.22%) LAN
3 3 (2.22%) Intranet
3 3 (2.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.48%) SAN
5 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.48%) MS Access
1 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
General
1 53 (39.26%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Retail
4 7 (5.19%) Law
5 5 (3.70%) Legal
6 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.96%) Marketing
7 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Local Government
7 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Military
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (54.81%) Project Manager
2 11 (8.15%) Programme Manager
3 10 (7.41%) Analyst
4 9 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 8 (5.93%) Integration Manager
5 8 (5.93%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (4.44%) Technical Manager
6 6 (4.44%) Environment Manager
6 6 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (3.70%) Change Manager
7 5 (3.70%) Bid Manager
7 5 (3.70%) Agile Coach
8 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (2.96%) Business Manager
8 4 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (2.96%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (2.22%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (1.48%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) .NET
1 3 (2.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.48%) Web Services
2 2 (1.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) PMI
2 15 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Open Source
5 3 (2.22%) NHS
6 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.48%) Social Media
6 2 (1.48%) FMCG
6 2 (1.48%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Economics
7 1 (0.74%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.22%) Windows
1 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (86.67%) PRINCE2
2 91 (67.41%) Project Management
3 31 (22.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.56%) Programme Management
5 21 (15.56%) Supplier Management
6 19 (14.07%) Change Management
7 18 (13.33%) ITIL
8 17 (12.59%) Risk Management
9 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 13 (9.63%) Service Management
11 12 (8.89%) Change Control
12 11 (8.15%) Scrum
13 10 (7.41%) Project Planning
13 10 (7.41%) Business Analysis
14 9 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.67%) Six Sigma
15 8 (5.93%) ITSM
16 7 (5.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.19%) Java
2 3 (2.22%) C
2 3 (2.22%) VB
3 2 (1.48%) VB6
3 2 (1.48%) SQL
4 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.74%) VBA
4 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (31.85%) ISEB
2 36 (26.67%) PMI Certification
3 34 (25.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 23 (17.04%) PMP
4 23 (17.04%) Degree
5 22 (16.30%) ISEB Practitioner
6 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.22%) PgMP
9 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CIMA
10 1 (0.74%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) P3O
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) SCCM
1 2 (1.48%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) SAP
3 4 (2.96%) CA
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) Primavera
4 2 (1.48%) Cadence
4 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.74%) webMethods
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco
5 1 (0.74%) SunGard
5 1 (0.74%) HP
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix
5 1 (0.74%) Software AG
5 1 (0.74%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.74%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.74%) BT
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
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