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 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Rank 608 593 570
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing CAPM 14 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.067% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
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£298 £375 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% -26.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-36.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
10795 10379 9094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.96% 18.99% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5831 4877
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 452 499
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 2015.

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 12 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 4 August 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 -16 9 £363 -3.33% 2
London +6 6 £400 - 2
Scotland - 5 £254 -
South East -27 3 £190 -49.33%
Renfrewshire - 3 £254 -
City of London - 3 £363 -
Erskine - 3 £254 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £190 -
Berkshire -3 1 - -
Reading -8 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £480 -

CAPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Project Management
3 13 (72.22%) PMP
4 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (44.44%) PMI
6 7 (38.89%) MS Office
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Change Control
8 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
8 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
9 4 (22.22%) Economics
9 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
9 4 (22.22%) SDLC
10 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 3 (16.67%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Internet
10 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (16.67%) ITSM
11 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
11 2 (11.11%) CMS

CAPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) PMI
2 4 (22.22%) Economics
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) Derivative
5 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.56%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Change Control
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V2
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Demand Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (72.22%) PMP
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow