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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 507 495 508
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing APMP 96 57 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.65% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 33 57
Average daily rate £445 £388 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% -15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £270 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £498 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £377 £398
% change year-on-year
+16.86% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.25 £15.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £15.38 -
% change year-on-year
+116.18% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11153 8834 10500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.40% 18.18% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6292 4675 5421
Average daily rate £375 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 493 576
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-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 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

APMP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +3 92 £445 +13.52% 22
North West -6 23 £575 +43.75% 5
London -27 21 £465 +11.51% 4
South East -7 18 £425 -4.22% 8
South West -7 12 £425 +52.60% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 9 £425 +6.25% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £470 -
Bristol -9 7 £425 +47.56% 4
East of England -27 7 £325 -27.77%
Milton Keynes - 7 £425 - 1
City of London -6 6 £475 +5.55% 1
Essex - 6 £325 -
West Midlands -4 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Hampshire -1 4 £313 -35.89% 1
West Yorkshire -20 4 £600 +106.89%
Yorkshire -21 4 £600 +106.89%
East Midlands - 4 £340 -
Berkshire -7 3 £425 +23.18% 2
Birmingham -10 2 £400 -5.88% 1
South Wales -12 2 £396 - 1
Wales -20 2 £396 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £396 - 1
Colchester - 2 £475 -
Leeds -19 1 - -
Surrey -19 1 £518 - 1
Newbury - 1 £450 - 1
Reading - 1 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Devon - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 134 (88.74%) PRINCE2
2 110 (72.85%) Project Management
3 72 (47.68%) Finance
4 43 (28.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (27.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 38 (25.17%) PMI Certification
7 31 (20.53%) ITIL
8 30 (19.87%) ISEB
8 30 (19.87%) Security Cleared
9 28 (18.54%) PMP
10 27 (17.88%) Degree
11 24 (15.89%) MS Project
12 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
12 21 (13.91%) Programme Management
12 21 (13.91%) Supplier Management
13 18 (11.92%) Risk Management
13 18 (11.92%) Service Delivery
13 18 (11.92%) Telecoms
13 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
14 17 (11.26%) PMI
14 17 (11.26%) Change Management
15 16 (10.60%) ISEB Practitioner
16 15 (9.93%) Service Management
17 14 (9.27%) Banking
18 13 (8.61%) PRINCE
18 13 (8.61%) Project Planning
18 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
18 13 (8.61%) SC Cleared
19 12 (7.95%) Information Management
19 12 (7.95%) Internet

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.66%) Documentum
3 1 (0.66%) Lync
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (15.89%) MS Project
2 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.65%) MS Office
6 1 (0.66%) Windchill
6 1 (0.66%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Maximo
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.99%) Wireless
4 2 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) SDH
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.66%) Intranet
5 1 (0.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.99%) Siebel EIM
1 3 (1.99%) EDMS
2 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.66%) MS Access
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Hudson
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 72 (47.68%) Finance
2 18 (11.92%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.27%) Banking
4 12 (7.95%) Retail
5 6 (3.97%) Legal
6 4 (2.65%) Law
7 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.99%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Local Government
8 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.66%) Automotive
9 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (50.99%) Project Manager
2 12 (7.95%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (6.62%) Integration Manager
3 10 (6.62%) Analyst
4 9 (5.96%) Programme Manager
4 9 (5.96%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (5.30%) Applications Manager
6 6 (3.97%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 6 (3.97%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (3.31%) Environment Manager
7 5 (3.31%) Senior Manager
7 5 (3.31%) PMO Lead
8 4 (2.65%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (2.65%) Project Officer
8 4 (2.65%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.65%) Test Manager
8 4 (2.65%) QA Analyst
8 4 (2.65%) Programme Director
8 4 (2.65%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) .NET
1 3 (1.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
2 17 (11.26%) PMI
3 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.32%) Social Media
4 2 (1.32%) DTV
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.66%) Telematics
5 1 (0.66%) Wiki
5 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.99%) Windows
1 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (88.74%) PRINCE2
2 110 (72.85%) Project Management
3 43 (28.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (20.53%) ITIL
5 21 (13.91%) Programme Management
5 21 (13.91%) Supplier Management
6 18 (11.92%) Risk Management
6 18 (11.92%) Service Delivery
7 17 (11.26%) Change Management
8 15 (9.93%) Service Management
9 13 (8.61%) PRINCE
9 13 (8.61%) Project Planning
10 12 (7.95%) Information Management
11 9 (5.96%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.30%) Business Transformation
12 8 (5.30%) Workflow
12 8 (5.30%) Quality Management
12 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.64%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.65%) Java
2 3 (1.99%) ABAP
2 3 (1.99%) C
2 3 (1.99%) C++
3 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (27.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 38 (25.17%) PMI Certification
3 30 (19.87%) ISEB
3 30 (19.87%) Security Cleared
4 28 (18.54%) PMP
5 27 (17.88%) Degree
6 16 (10.60%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (8.61%) SC Cleared
8 10 (6.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.32%) CAPM
10 2 (1.32%) PgMP
11 1 (0.66%) CIMA
11 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.99%) P3O
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.32%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (5.96%) SAP
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle
3 3 (1.99%) Siebel
4 2 (1.32%) Pega
4 2 (1.32%) HP
4 2 (1.32%) BT
4 2 (1.32%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.66%) ATG
5 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.66%) EMC
5 1 (0.66%) Citrix
5 1 (0.66%) Demandware
5 1 (0.66%) Elastic Path
5 1 (0.66%) hybris
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