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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 477 492 471
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing APMP 102 72 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 29
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£431 £430 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +8.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £301 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +23.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.38

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
11797 9772 7983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.74% 19.51% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6872 5269 4290
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £540 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 457 465
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.60 £46.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +17 93 £450 +4.65% 21
London -2 27 £500 +7.29% 5
South East -9 22 £400 -5.88% 6
South West +6 19 £420 +9.66% 4
Wiltshire +13 14 £495 -
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £400 -5.88% 2
East Midlands +10 9 £375 +10.29% 1
Derbyshire +16 8 £375 +10.29%
Milton Keynes -5 8 £400 -5.88% 2
Derby +14 7 £375 +10.29%
Surrey +9 7 £320 -38.16% 1
West Yorkshire -3 7 £448 - 1
Yorkshire -10 7 £448 - 1
City of London +12 4 £500 +5.26% 1
Scotland -4 4 £343 -38.83% 2
West Midlands -4 4 £450 +12.50% 2
North West -17 3 £465 +5.68% 2
East of England -3 2 £310 -4.61%
Warwickshire -4 2 £540 +54.28%
Edinburgh +4 1 £425 -24.10% 1
Bristol -10 1 £339 -11.61% 2
Leeds -13 1 - - 1
Hampshire -15 1 £395 +7.11%
Horsham - 1 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Luton - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £450 - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Wales - - - - 1

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 153 (86.44%) PRINCE2
2 130 (73.45%) Project Management
3 73 (41.24%) Finance
4 63 (35.59%) PMI Certification
5 59 (33.33%) PMP
6 58 (32.77%) MS Project
7 53 (29.94%) ITIL
8 48 (27.12%) Change Management
9 46 (25.99%) Security Cleared
10 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
11 39 (22.03%) Risk Management
12 38 (21.47%) Programme Management
13 36 (20.34%) MS Office
13 36 (20.34%) Degree
14 35 (19.77%) SC Cleared
15 28 (15.82%) MS Excel
16 27 (15.25%) MS Visio
17 26 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (13.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 23 (12.99%) P3O
19 23 (12.99%) Six Sigma
20 22 (12.43%) ISEB
21 21 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (11.30%) Business Transformation
23 19 (10.73%) SharePoint
23 19 (10.73%) SAP
24 17 (9.60%) PRINCE
24 17 (9.60%) Project Planning
25 16 (9.04%) Banking
25 16 (9.04%) Law

APMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (10.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.39%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.13%) Lync
3 2 (1.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 58 (32.77%) MS Project
2 36 (20.34%) MS Office
3 28 (15.82%) MS Excel
4 27 (15.25%) MS Visio
5 8 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) CA PPM
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.13%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.56%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (1.69%) LAN
2 3 (1.69%) Network Security
3 2 (1.13%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.13%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 73 (41.24%) Finance
2 16 (9.04%) Banking
2 16 (9.04%) Law
3 15 (8.47%) Legal
4 11 (6.21%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.08%) Retail
6 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.26%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (59.32%) Project Manager
2 18 (10.17%) Programme Manager
3 14 (7.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 14 (7.91%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (5.65%) Project Planner
5 8 (4.52%) SAP Manager
5 8 (4.52%) PMO Manager
5 8 (4.52%) SAP Project Manager
6 7 (3.95%) Senior Manager
6 7 (3.95%) Programme Office Manager
7 6 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (2.82%) Analyst
8 5 (2.82%) Change Manager
8 5 (2.82%) Business Manager
8 5 (2.82%) Lead Project Manager
8 5 (2.82%) Programme Office Support
9 4 (2.26%) PMO Lead
9 4 (2.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 4 (2.26%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.26%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) PMI
2 13 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.56%) NHS
4 1 (0.56%) DTV
4 1 (0.56%) CCTV
4 1 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (86.44%) PRINCE2
2 130 (73.45%) Project Management
3 53 (29.94%) ITIL
4 48 (27.12%) Change Management
5 39 (22.03%) Risk Management
6 38 (21.47%) Programme Management
7 26 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (12.99%) Six Sigma
9 21 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (11.30%) Business Transformation
11 17 (9.60%) PRINCE
11 17 (9.60%) Project Planning
12 15 (8.47%) ERP
12 15 (8.47%) Change Control
13 14 (7.91%) Service Management
14 12 (6.78%) Portfolio Management
15 9 (5.08%) PLM
15 9 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (5.08%) Coaching
15 9 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.52%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (35.59%) PMI Certification
2 59 (33.33%) PMP
3 46 (25.99%) Security Cleared
4 36 (20.34%) Degree
5 35 (19.77%) SC Cleared
6 24 (13.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (12.43%) ISEB
8 14 (7.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (5.08%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.39%) VCP4
11 5 (2.82%) HNC
11 5 (2.82%) HND
12 4 (2.26%) PgMP
12 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.69%) CISSP
13 3 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (1.13%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.56%) CISA
15 1 (0.56%) GIAC
15 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.99%) P3O
2 5 (2.82%) PMBOK
3 3 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (5.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.73%) SAP
3 7 (3.95%) Primavera
4 6 (3.39%) Oracle
5 5 (2.82%) CA
6 3 (1.69%) HP
6 3 (1.69%) Curam
7 2 (1.13%) Cadence
7 2 (1.13%) IBM
7 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.56%) BT
8 1 (0.56%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
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