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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 487 514 502
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing APMP 107 86 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.80% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 34
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£400 £458 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% +21.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £301 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £673 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.12 £33.25 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.45% +116.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £33.25 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-24.45% +116.18%

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
10772 10777 8865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.33% 19.52% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6123 4725
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 535 480
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +19 104 £400 -11.11% 28
South East +3 29 £425 - 4
London +15 27 £425 -8.60% 6
South West +19 25 £350 -17.64% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 21 £400 -5.88%
Milton Keynes +7 19 £400 -7.51%
Wiltshire +23 15 £366 - 3
East Midlands +9 8 £375 +10.29% 1
Derbyshire +8 8 £375 +10.29%
Corsham -1 8 £391 -
Bristol +7 7 £340 -20.00% 1
Derby -2 7 £375 +10.29%
North West -34 6 £440 -29.60% 2
Lancashire -5 5 £453 -32.96%
Surrey +4 4 £605 +16.90%
West Midlands -12 4 £400 - 4
City of London +15 3 £475 - 2
West Yorkshire -12 3 £396 -34.00%
Yorkshire -18 3 £396 -34.00%
East of England +18 2 £511 +57.30% 3
Berkshire -6 2 £369 -13.23% 2
Hampshire -12 2 £450 +44.00% 1
Blackpool -13 2 £453 -21.30%
Guildford - 2 £640 -
Cardiff +9 1 £413 +4.16%
Birmingham -1 1 £400 - 2
Warwickshire -1 1 £330 -5.71%
South Wales -1 1 £413 +4.16%
Hook -6 1 £350 - 1
Wales -7 1 £413 +4.16%

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 160 (86.49%) PRINCE2
2 134 (72.43%) Project Management
3 62 (33.51%) Security Cleared
4 61 (32.97%) Finance
5 58 (31.35%) PMI Certification
6 57 (30.81%) MS Project
7 55 (29.73%) ITIL
7 55 (29.73%) PMP
8 48 (25.95%) SC Cleared
9 42 (22.70%) Risk Management
10 40 (21.62%) Change Management
11 38 (20.54%) MS Office
11 38 (20.54%) Microsoft
12 35 (18.92%) Degree
13 32 (17.30%) Programme Management
14 28 (15.14%) MS Visio
14 28 (15.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 24 (12.97%) Six Sigma
16 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
17 22 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (10.81%) Business Transformation
19 19 (10.27%) P3O
19 19 (10.27%) DV Cleared
19 19 (10.27%) SharePoint
19 19 (10.27%) SAP
20 18 (9.73%) PRINCE
20 18 (9.73%) Service Management
21 17 (9.19%) Legal
22 16 (8.65%) Law

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 57 (30.81%) MS Project
2 38 (20.54%) MS Office
3 28 (15.14%) MS Visio
4 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
5 10 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Primavera
2 3 (1.62%) CA PPM
3 2 (1.08%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (1.62%) Network Security
3 2 (1.08%) Intranet
3 2 (1.08%) LAN
3 2 (1.08%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.54%) MPLS
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 61 (32.97%) Finance
2 17 (9.19%) Legal
3 16 (8.65%) Law
4 12 (6.49%) Banking
5 9 (4.86%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.24%) Retail
8 3 (1.62%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 106 (57.30%) Project Manager
2 18 (9.73%) Programme Manager
3 15 (8.11%) Project Planner
4 14 (7.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 14 (7.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (5.41%) PMO Manager
6 7 (3.78%) SAP Manager
6 7 (3.78%) SAP Project Manager
7 6 (3.24%) Analyst
7 6 (3.24%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.24%) Programme Office Manager
7 6 (3.24%) Business Manager
8 5 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (2.70%) Contracts Manager
9 4 (2.16%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.16%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (2.16%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.16%) Change Manager
9 4 (2.16%) Business Change Manager
9 4 (2.16%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) PMI
2 10 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.08%) CMDB
4 2 (1.08%) CCTV
5 1 (0.54%) Statistics
5 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.78%) Windows
2 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (86.49%) PRINCE2
2 134 (72.43%) Project Management
3 55 (29.73%) ITIL
4 42 (22.70%) Risk Management
5 40 (21.62%) Change Management
6 32 (17.30%) Programme Management
7 24 (12.97%) Six Sigma
8 22 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (10.81%) Business Transformation
10 18 (9.73%) PRINCE
10 18 (9.73%) Service Management
11 15 (8.11%) Change Control
12 13 (7.03%) ERP
12 13 (7.03%) Waterfall
13 12 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (5.95%) Project Planning
14 11 (5.95%) Coaching
14 11 (5.95%) Service Delivery
15 10 (5.41%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.78%) C
2 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (33.51%) Security Cleared
2 58 (31.35%) PMI Certification
3 55 (29.73%) PMP
4 48 (25.95%) SC Cleared
5 35 (18.92%) Degree
6 28 (15.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (10.27%) DV Cleared
8 14 (7.57%) ISEB
9 9 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (3.24%) HNC
10 6 (3.24%) HND
11 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.62%) PgMP
13 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.54%) MAPM
13 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.54%) CISSP
13 1 (0.54%) CISA
13 1 (0.54%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) P3O
2 4 (2.16%) SLA
2 4 (2.16%) PMBOK
2 4 (2.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) MOM
2 1 (0.54%) OpenView
2 1 (0.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 38 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.27%) SAP
3 4 (2.16%) CheckPoint
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle
4 3 (1.62%) HP
4 3 (1.62%) CA
4 3 (1.62%) Curam
5 2 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Remedy
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) Cadence
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £605 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago