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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Rank 599 576 542
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -34
Contract jobs citing CAPM 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.077% 0.059% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£270 £345 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £340 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-31.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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
Top 9 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 22 May 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 -28 4 £275 -20.28%
Scotland - 4 £254 -
London -9 3 £288 -15.44%
Erskine - 3 £254 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £254 -
Cheshire -11 1 £225 -
North West -20 1 £225 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £225 -

CAPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) PMI
4 7 (50.00%) PMP
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
7 4 (28.57%) MS Project
8 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
8 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
8 3 (21.43%) Economics
8 3 (21.43%) ITSM
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (21.43%) Change Control
8 3 (21.43%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL V2
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
10 1 (7.14%) Computer Science

CAPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (28.57%) MS Project
4 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Coordinator
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) PMI
2 3 (21.43%) Economics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) ITSM
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL V2
8 1 (7.14%) Use Case
8 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) ETL
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
8 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (50.00%) PMP
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP