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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 578 539 541
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +2
Contract jobs citing APMP 86 108 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.97% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 85 56
Average daily rate £400 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £322 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
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
11871 11091 10725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.55% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6267 6098
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 557 544
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -30 79 £400 - 16
London -22 25 £450 +5.88% 4
South East -29 14 £381 -10.47% 5
North West -1 11 £400 +5.26% 1
East of England +18 9 £350 -31.54% 2
East Midlands +5 7 £383 +2.00%
Cheshire +1 7 £535 +33.75%
South West -12 7 £410 +17.14% 3
Hampshire +5 6 £408 -9.44%
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £390 -2.50%
Warrington -7 5 £535 +33.75%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £383 -
City of London +45 4 £473 -0.52% 1
Bristol -4 4 £405 +17.39%
Ipswich - 4 £350 -
Edinburgh - 4 £338 - 2
Scotland - 4 £338 - 2
Suffolk - 4 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £363 -
West Yorkshire -2 3 £363 -
West Midlands -12 3 £433 +8.12% 1
Halifax - 3 £363 -
Manchester - 3 £375 -
Berkshire 0 2 - - 4
Wiltshire -15 2 £715 +95.22%
North East -32 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -34 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £400 -
Salisbury - 2 £715 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £463 -

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 201 (88.16%) PRINCE2
2 170 (74.56%) Project Management
3 106 (46.49%) Finance
4 71 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 58 (25.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (24.12%) MS Project
8 47 (20.61%) PMP
8 47 (20.61%) PMI Certification
9 45 (19.74%) ITIL
10 43 (18.86%) Change Management
11 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
12 39 (17.11%) SC Cleared
13 37 (16.23%) Degree
14 36 (15.79%) Management Information System
15 34 (14.91%) Programme Management
16 33 (14.47%) MS Excel
16 33 (14.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 32 (14.04%) Risk Management
18 24 (10.53%) DV Cleared
19 23 (10.09%) Project Planning
20 22 (9.65%) MS Office
21 20 (8.77%) Telecoms
22 19 (8.33%) Migration
22 19 (8.33%) Resource Management
23 18 (7.89%) SharePoint
24 17 (7.46%) PMI
25 15 (6.58%) PRINCE
25 15 (6.58%) Change Control
26 14 (6.14%) Stakeholder Engagement

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.63%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.75%) Confluence
4 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) MTS
Applications
1 55 (24.12%) MS Project
2 33 (14.47%) MS Excel
3 22 (9.65%) MS Office
4 8 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.88%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.44%) Minerva
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) LAN
1 11 (4.82%) WAN
2 6 (2.63%) Firewall
3 5 (2.19%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.75%) DNS
4 4 (1.75%) MPLS
5 3 (1.32%) Skype
5 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.88%) Broadband
6 2 (0.88%) VLAN
7 1 (0.44%) DAB
7 1 (0.44%) Intranet
7 1 (0.44%) NFC
7 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
1 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
1 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.44%) GIS
2 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 106 (46.49%) Finance
2 20 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.39%) Law
5 7 (3.07%) Marketing
6 6 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.63%) Banking
6 6 (2.63%) Legal
6 6 (2.63%) Retail
7 4 (1.75%) Billing
7 4 (1.75%) Electronics
8 3 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.32%) Military
9 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (67.54%) Project Manager
2 19 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 17 (7.46%) IT Project Manager
3 17 (7.46%) Programme Manager
4 16 (7.02%) Infrastructure Manager
5 15 (6.58%) Senior Manager
6 14 (6.14%) Senior Project Manager
7 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 10 (4.39%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 9 (3.95%) Transformation Manager
8 9 (3.95%) Transformation Project Manager
9 7 (3.07%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.07%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 6 (2.63%) Analyst
10 6 (2.63%) Digital Project Manager
10 6 (2.63%) Implementation Manager
10 6 (2.63%) PMO Manager
10 6 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (2.19%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (2.19%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.75%) Flash
2 1 (0.44%) CSS
2 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.46%) PMI
3 14 (6.14%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.75%) Biology
5 4 (1.75%) Chemistry
5 4 (1.75%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.88%) Equities
7 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.88%) FMCG
7 2 (0.88%) Psychology
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) IVR
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (0.88%) Unix
2 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (88.16%) PRINCE2
2 170 (74.56%) Project Management
3 71 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (25.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (19.74%) ITIL
6 43 (18.86%) Change Management
7 34 (14.91%) Programme Management
8 32 (14.04%) Risk Management
9 23 (10.09%) Project Planning
10 19 (8.33%) Migration
10 19 (8.33%) Resource Management
11 15 (6.58%) Change Control
11 15 (6.58%) PRINCE
12 14 (6.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (6.14%) Waterfall
13 13 (5.70%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (5.70%) Information Management
14 12 (5.26%) Logistics
14 12 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.39%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.19%) C++
1 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
1 5 (2.19%) Python
2 2 (0.88%) C
2 2 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 47 (20.61%) PMI Certification
2 47 (20.61%) PMP
3 39 (17.11%) SC Cleared
4 37 (16.23%) Degree
5 33 (14.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 24 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 13 (5.70%) ISEB
8 7 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.88%) ACCA
11 2 (0.88%) APMG
12 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.44%) CISA
12 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.44%) CISM
12 1 (0.44%) CISSP
12 1 (0.44%) HND
12 1 (0.44%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) P3O
1 7 (3.07%) PMBOK
2 3 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.88%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) EMIR
4 1 (0.44%) GCP
4 1 (0.44%) GLP
4 1 (0.44%) GMP
4 1 (0.44%) GxP
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) MOM
2 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 41 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.95%) SAP
3 5 (2.19%) BT
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle
3 5 (2.19%) VMware
4 4 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.88%) Arqiva
5 2 (0.88%) CA
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco
5 2 (0.88%) Cognos
6 1 (0.44%) Cadence
6 1 (0.44%) Citrix
6 1 (0.44%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.44%) Huawei
6 1 (0.44%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.44%) IBM
6 1 (0.44%) Nokia
6 1 (0.44%) Reuters
6 1 (0.44%) Serena
6 1 (0.44%) Splunk
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