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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Rank 620 602 576
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -26
Contract jobs citing CAPM 11 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.098% 0.095% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
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£325 £363 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -25.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £343 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £393 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-62.00% -11.76%
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
11268 10499 9250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6778 5971 5077
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 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 534 434 479
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
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 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 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 13 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 31 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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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 -29 10 £325 -10.40% 1
London +4 6 £400 +14.12% 1
South East -30 3 £190 -49.33%
City of London - 3 £363 -
Hampshire - 2 £190 -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Reading -12 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £95 -
Docklands, London - 1 £480 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £95 -
North East - 1 £95 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

CAPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (66.67%) PMP
4 8 (44.44%) PMI
4 8 (44.44%) MS Office
4 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 7 (38.89%) Change Control
6 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (27.78%) Economics
8 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 4 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) ITSM
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 3 (16.67%) Banking
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) SDLC
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 2 (11.11%) Programme Management

CAPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) 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 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) PMI
2 5 (27.78%) 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 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) Change Control
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
6 4 (22.22%) ITSM
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Demand Management
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
9 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (66.67%) 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 3 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow