The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 533 498 514
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Contract jobs citing APMP 57 75 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.83% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 43
Average daily rate
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£415 £396 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
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
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10372 9089 9867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 17.77% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5829 4872 5102
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 499 614
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 -20 55 £415 +4.79% 9
South East -3 15 £370 +11.69% 2
London -5 15 £467 +11.13% 4
North West +3 11 £403 +1.64% 1
West Yorkshire 0 5 £375 -
Yorkshire 0 5 £375 -
East of England -19 5 £384 -9.70%
Berkshire - 5 £360 -
Lancashire - 5 £400 -
Hertfordshire +2 4 £418 -
Surrey -6 4 £400 +68.42%
Hampshire -8 3 £425 +47.82% 1
Bristol -29 3 £420 +34.16%
South West -39 3 £420 +30.80%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 - 1
Leeds -4 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £500 - 1
City of London +20 1 £475 +11.76%
Essex -8 1 £325 -23.52%
North East -19 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £450 - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Cobham - - - -

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 125 (90.58%) PRINCE2
2 102 (73.91%) Project Management
3 53 (38.41%) Finance
4 38 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (26.81%) ISEB
6 36 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (22.46%) PMI Certification
8 28 (20.29%) Degree
9 24 (17.39%) PMP
10 22 (15.94%) ISEB Practitioner
11 21 (15.22%) ITIL
12 19 (13.77%) Supplier Management
13 18 (13.04%) PMI
14 17 (12.32%) Programme Management
15 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
16 15 (10.87%) Computer Science
16 15 (10.87%) Service Delivery
17 13 (9.42%) Change Management
18 12 (8.70%) Risk Management
18 12 (8.70%) Service Management
18 12 (8.70%) Internet
18 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
18 12 (8.70%) Business Analysis
19 11 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
19 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
20 10 (7.25%) Scrum
20 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
20 10 (7.25%) Project Planning
21 9 (6.52%) MS Project
21 9 (6.52%) PRINCE

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (3.62%) Lync
1 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.72%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.52%) MS Project
3 8 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.90%) MS Office
5 1 (0.72%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.72%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) Internet
2 3 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.17%) WAN
3 2 (1.45%) LAN
3 2 (1.45%) Intranet
3 2 (1.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) MPLS
4 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.72%) SDH
4 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.45%) MS Access
1 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
General
1 53 (38.41%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Banking
2 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.07%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.17%) Local Government
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.17%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.45%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 83 (60.14%) Project Manager
2 11 (7.97%) Programme Manager
3 10 (7.25%) Integration Manager
4 5 (3.62%) Agile Coach
4 5 (3.62%) Bid Manager
4 5 (3.62%) Environment Manager
4 5 (3.62%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (3.62%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (3.62%) Senior Manager
5 4 (2.90%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (2.90%) Technical Manager
5 4 (2.90%) Analyst
5 4 (2.90%) Test Manager
5 4 (2.90%) Project Officer
6 3 (2.17%) Senior Project Officer
6 3 (2.17%) PMO Lead
6 3 (2.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (2.17%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (2.17%) Project Management Officer
6 3 (2.17%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.17%) Application Packaging
1 3 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) Web Services
2 2 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) PMI
2 15 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.17%) Open Source
5 2 (1.45%) NHS
5 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.45%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.45%) FMCG
5 2 (1.45%) Social Media
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) Economics
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.45%) Windows
1 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (90.58%) PRINCE2
2 102 (73.91%) Project Management
3 38 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (15.22%) ITIL
5 19 (13.77%) Supplier Management
6 17 (12.32%) Programme Management
7 15 (10.87%) Service Delivery
8 13 (9.42%) Change Management
9 12 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 12 (8.70%) Service Management
9 12 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 11 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.25%) Scrum
11 10 (7.25%) Project Planning
12 9 (6.52%) PRINCE
12 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.80%) ITSM
13 8 (5.80%) Change Control
14 7 (5.07%) Waterfall
14 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.07%) Java
2 3 (2.17%) SQL
2 3 (2.17%) VB
2 3 (2.17%) C
3 2 (1.45%) VB6
4 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.72%) VBA
4 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (26.81%) ISEB
2 36 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 31 (22.46%) PMI Certification
4 28 (20.29%) Degree
5 24 (17.39%) PMP
6 22 (15.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.62%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.45%) CAPM
11 2 (1.45%) PgMP
12 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.72%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) P3O
2 2 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) MOM
1 2 (1.45%) SCCM
1 2 (1.45%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.62%) SAP
3 2 (1.45%) BT
3 2 (1.45%) Computacenter
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle
3 2 (1.45%) HP
3 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.72%) webMethods
4 1 (0.72%) Software AG
4 1 (0.72%) Citrix
4 1 (0.72%) EMC
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