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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 499 551 507
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -44
Contract jobs citing APMP 134 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 0.56% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 37 56
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£440 £418 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £346 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11059 10517 9039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.92% 18.83% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6665 5953 4982
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 450 469
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +59 121 £440 +5.38% 20
London +20 33 £500 +5.26% 6
North West -3 33 £435 -13.00% 1
Blackpool - 20 £425 -
Lancashire - 20 £425 -
South West +9 17 £380 - 7
South East -14 16 £461 +8.52% 1
Bristol +6 14 £373 -1.97% 6
City of London +12 9 £482 +1.47% 1
Yorkshire -24 9 £425 +13.33%
North East -31 7 £440 +16.24%
Cheshire -9 6 £623 -
Warrington -13 6 £623 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 5 £465 +22.85%
Tyne and Wear -29 5 £465 +22.85%
Derbyshire - 5 £451 -
Derby - 5 £451 -
East Midlands - 5 £451 - 1
Scotland - 4 £303 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £474 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £474 -
Berkshire 0 3 £463 - 1
West Yorkshire -29 3 £388 +3.33%
York - 3 £425 -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £505 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £325 -
Manchester -18 2 £600 +20.00%
Leeds -29 2 £450 -

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 189 (88.32%) PRINCE2
2 152 (71.03%) Project Management
3 83 (38.79%) Finance
4 77 (35.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 65 (30.37%) Security Cleared
6 52 (24.30%) SC Cleared
7 47 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (20.56%) ITIL
9 43 (20.09%) PMI Certification
10 42 (19.63%) Risk Management
11 40 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (16.36%) PMP
12 35 (16.36%) MS Project
13 32 (14.95%) Change Management
13 32 (14.95%) Degree
14 29 (13.55%) Programme Management
15 27 (12.62%) Business Analysis
15 27 (12.62%) Waterfall
16 24 (11.21%) PRINCE
17 23 (10.75%) Microsoft
17 23 (10.75%) Project Planning
17 23 (10.75%) P3O
18 22 (10.28%) Management Information System
19 20 (9.35%) Change Control
20 19 (8.88%) DV Cleared
20 19 (8.88%) Migration
21 18 (8.41%) Service Management
21 18 (8.41%) MS Excel
22 17 (7.94%) Rational DOORS
22 17 (7.94%) TOGAF

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.47%) Documentum
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (16.36%) MS Project
2 18 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 16 (7.48%) MS Office
4 13 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (4.21%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Primavera
2 3 (1.40%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.93%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) Internet
1 4 (1.87%) MPLS
1 4 (1.87%) HTTP
2 3 (1.40%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.93%) Intranet
3 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.47%) WebEx
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.47%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (7.94%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 83 (38.79%) Finance
2 13 (6.07%) Banking
3 11 (5.14%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.21%) Legal
5 9 (4.21%) Retail
6 7 (3.27%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.34%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.87%) Military
9 3 (1.40%) Law
9 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.93%) Front Office
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.47%) Billing
11 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (49.07%) Project Manager
2 30 (14.02%) Analyst
3 27 (12.62%) Business Analyst
4 23 (10.75%) Senior Manager
5 22 (10.28%) Project Planner
6 21 (9.81%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (5.14%) Integration Manager
7 11 (5.14%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.21%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.27%) Integration Project Manager
10 6 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.34%) Project Officer
11 5 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 5 (2.34%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.34%) Transition Manager
11 5 (2.34%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 5 (2.34%) Change Manager
11 5 (2.34%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (2.34%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) JFC
2 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.28%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.54%) PMI
3 11 (5.14%) Biometrics
4 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.40%) CCTV
6 3 (1.40%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Statistics
7 1 (0.47%) CMDB
7 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.07%) Windows
2 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.47%) UNIX
3 1 (0.47%) AIX
3 1 (0.47%) Solaris
3 1 (0.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) MVS
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (88.32%) PRINCE2
2 152 (71.03%) Project Management
3 47 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (20.56%) ITIL
5 42 (19.63%) Risk Management
6 40 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (14.95%) Change Management
8 29 (13.55%) Programme Management
9 27 (12.62%) Business Analysis
9 27 (12.62%) Waterfall
10 24 (11.21%) PRINCE
11 23 (10.75%) Project Planning
12 20 (9.35%) Change Control
13 19 (8.88%) Migration
14 18 (8.41%) Service Management
15 17 (7.94%) TOGAF
16 16 (7.48%) OO
16 16 (7.48%) GAP Analysis
17 15 (7.01%) ERP
17 15 (7.01%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.93%) C
2 1 (0.47%) VB
2 1 (0.47%) VBA
2 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (35.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 65 (30.37%) Security Cleared
3 52 (24.30%) SC Cleared
4 43 (20.09%) PMI Certification
5 35 (16.36%) PMP
6 32 (14.95%) Degree
7 19 (8.88%) DV Cleared
8 12 (5.61%) ISEB
9 6 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.93%) HNC
10 2 (0.93%) PgMP
11 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) HND
11 1 (0.47%) ACCA
11 1 (0.47%) CIMA
11 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.75%) P3O
2 8 (3.74%) QA
3 4 (1.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
4 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 9 (4.21%) MOM
2 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Netcool
3 1 (0.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.14%) SAP
2 11 (5.14%) CheckPoint
3 5 (2.34%) Oracle
4 4 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.40%) Siebel
6 2 (0.93%) CA
7 1 (0.47%) Empirix
7 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.47%) CODA
7 1 (0.47%) Remedy
7 1 (0.47%) Progress
7 1 (0.47%) Sun
7 1 (0.47%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months initially, good chance of extension
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