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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Rank 564 550 527
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Contract jobs citing CAPM 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.098% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£378 £448 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.64% -3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £423 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £481 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - £525
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
10103 9219 8075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.17% 18.88% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4996 4268
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 417 563
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 January 2015.

CAPM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CAPM
Top 6 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 January 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 -22 5 £325 -27.37%
South East - 3 £200 -
London +13 2 £525 +17.31%
City of London - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Scotland - - - -

CAPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 16 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Project Management
3 12 (75.00%) PMP
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) PMI
8 4 (25.00%) MS Project
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
8 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (18.75%) P3O
9 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
10 2 (12.50%) WFM
10 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (12.50%) Marketing
10 2 (12.50%) Law
10 2 (12.50%) Migration
10 2 (12.50%) Change Management
10 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (12.50%) SAP
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (12.50%) DMZ

CAPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (25.00%) MS Project
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Law
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (93.75%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) WFM
5 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (75.00%) PMP
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (6.25%) MBA
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) PgMP
5 1 (6.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) P3O
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
1 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Norkom
2 1 (6.25%) Mantas
2 1 (6.25%) Actimize