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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 520 504 487
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs citing APMP 87 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.76% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 41
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£400 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £343 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £690 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.12 £33.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £33.25 -
% change year-on-year
-24.45% -

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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
England -19 84 £400 -11.11% 25
South East -11 23 £425 - 6
London +1 22 £409 -9.16% 4
South West +21 21 £350 -17.64% 5
Milton Keynes +12 15 £400 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire +9 15 £400 -5.88%
Wiltshire +12 13 £350 -
Bristol +3 8 £345 -18.82% 2
Corsham -2 7 £400 -
North East -5 6 £551 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 5 £553 -
Tyne and Wear -6 5 £553 -
Surrey +8 4 £605 +34.44%
City of London +7 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Hampshire -5 3 £470 +13.93% 1
West Midlands -9 3 £425 +6.25% 4
North West -44 3 £380 -31.53% 1
East of England +9 2 £511 - 1
Derby 0 2 £336 - 1
Derbyshire -1 2 £336 - 1
East Midlands -10 2 £336 - 1
Lancashire -10 2 £360 -37.39%
Guildford - 2 £640 -
Scotland -4 1 £260 -48.00% 5
Hook -6 1 £350 -
Birmingham -8 1 £400 - 3
Berkshire -10 1 £288 -22.29% 1
Warrington -10 1 £400 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -12 1 £356 -40.66% 2
Cheshire -14 1 £400 -20.00%

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 155 (85.16%) PRINCE2
2 134 (73.63%) Project Management
3 65 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 59 (32.42%) Finance
5 58 (31.87%) ITIL
6 55 (30.22%) PMI Certification
7 53 (29.12%) MS Project
8 51 (28.02%) SC Cleared
9 50 (27.47%) PMP
10 39 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 37 (20.33%) Risk Management
11 37 (20.33%) Change Management
12 36 (19.78%) Programme Management
13 35 (19.23%) MS Office
14 31 (17.03%) Degree
15 30 (16.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 25 (13.74%) SharePoint
17 24 (13.19%) MS Excel
18 23 (12.64%) MS Visio
18 23 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (11.54%) PRINCE
19 21 (11.54%) DV Cleared
20 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (10.99%) SAP
20 20 (10.99%) Service Management
21 18 (9.89%) Six Sigma
21 18 (9.89%) Change Control
22 16 (8.79%) PMI
22 16 (8.79%) Business Transformation
23 15 (8.24%) Service Delivery

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 25 (13.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) Documentum
Applications
1 53 (29.12%) MS Project
2 35 (19.23%) MS Office
3 24 (13.19%) MS Excel
4 23 (12.64%) MS Visio
5 11 (6.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Primavera
2 4 (2.20%) CA PPM
3 2 (1.10%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.55%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (1.65%) Network Security
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) LAN
3 2 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) MPLS
4 1 (0.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 59 (32.42%) Finance
2 14 (7.69%) Legal
3 13 (7.14%) Law
4 11 (6.04%) Banking
5 10 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.95%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.85%) Retail
8 3 (1.65%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.10%) Military
10 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (56.04%) Project Manager
2 17 (9.34%) Programme Manager
3 16 (8.79%) Project Planner
4 9 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (4.95%) PMO Manager
5 8 (4.40%) Senior Manager
5 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (3.85%) SAP Project Manager
6 7 (3.85%) SAP Manager
6 7 (3.85%) Business Manager
7 6 (3.30%) Integration Manager
7 6 (3.30%) Analyst
8 5 (2.75%) Programme Office Manager
8 5 (2.75%) Contracts Manager
9 4 (2.20%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (2.20%) Security Manager
9 4 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.20%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.20%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) PMI
2 12 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.10%) CMDB
4 2 (1.10%) CCTV
5 1 (0.55%) Statistics
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.59%) Windows
2 3 (1.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (85.16%) PRINCE2
2 134 (73.63%) Project Management
3 58 (31.87%) ITIL
4 37 (20.33%) Risk Management
4 37 (20.33%) Change Management
5 36 (19.78%) Programme Management
6 23 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (11.54%) PRINCE
8 20 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (10.99%) Service Management
9 18 (9.89%) Six Sigma
9 18 (9.89%) Change Control
10 16 (8.79%) Business Transformation
11 15 (8.24%) Service Delivery
12 14 (7.69%) ERP
13 13 (7.14%) Project Planning
14 12 (6.59%) Migration
15 11 (6.04%) Logistics
15 11 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (6.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.85%) C
2 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 55 (30.22%) PMI Certification
3 51 (28.02%) SC Cleared
4 50 (27.47%) PMP
5 31 (17.03%) Degree
6 30 (16.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 21 (11.54%) DV Cleared
8 12 (6.59%) ISEB
9 7 (3.85%) HNC
10 6 (3.30%) HND
11 4 (2.20%) PgMP
11 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.55%) CISSP
12 1 (0.55%) CISA
12 1 (0.55%) GIAC
12 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.55%) MAPM
12 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.04%) P3O
2 5 (2.75%) QA
3 4 (2.20%) PMBOK
3 4 (2.20%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.40%) MOM
2 1 (0.55%) Netcool
2 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.99%) SAP
3 5 (2.75%) CheckPoint
3 5 (2.75%) Oracle
4 4 (2.20%) CA
5 3 (1.65%) Curam
6 2 (1.10%) IBM
6 2 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) Remedy
7 1 (0.55%) Cadence
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