The table below looks at the statistics for CAPM in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAPM over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Rank 626 631 618
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing CAPM 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.037% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £260 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £235 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £295 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £225 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
11863 10927 10747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 19.60% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7461 6192 6109
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 538 533
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%

CAPM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAPM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CAPM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAPM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAPM within the UK.

CAPM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CAPM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAPM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CAPM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CAPM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAPM within the UK.

CAPM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CAPM
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAPM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -12 14 £260 -5.45% 2
London -8 7 £300 +4.34% 2
South East - 6 £200 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £114 -
North East - 1 £114 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £114 -

CAPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAPM 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 CAPM.

1 20 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 20 (100.00%) Project Management
2 15 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (65.00%) PMP
4 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (50.00%) MS Office
6 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (45.00%) Change Management
6 9 (45.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (40.00%) MS Project
8 7 (35.00%) Banking
8 7 (35.00%) Finance
9 6 (30.00%) PMI
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) PMBOK
10 5 (25.00%) SDLC
11 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
11 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
12 3 (15.00%) Process Management
12 3 (15.00%) Degree
12 3 (15.00%) Marketing
12 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
12 3 (15.00%) Release Management
12 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
12 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
12 3 (15.00%) Transition Management
12 3 (15.00%) People Management
13 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
13 2 (10.00%) Project Planning

CAPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAPM 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 CAPM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (45.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (40.00%) MS Project
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) PMO Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (20.00%) PMO Coordinator
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Economics
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Project Management
2 15 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (45.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
8 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (15.00%) People Management
8 3 (15.00%) Process Management
8 3 (15.00%) Release Management
8 3 (15.00%) Transition Management
9 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
10 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.00%) Scrum
10 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (65.00%) PMP
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (5.00%) VMware
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