The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
Rank 579 532 565
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +33
Contract jobs citing CAPM 8 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.025% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.073% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 18
Average daily rate £350 £466 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.93% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £438 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £475 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

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 18 April 2014.

CAPM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CAPM
Top 7 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -91 8 £350 -24.93% 3
London -30 5 £408 -12.60% 1
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -

CAPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 17 (100.00%) PMP
1 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) PMI
2 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 7 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) MS Project
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Process Management
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
7 2 (11.76%) P3O
7 2 (11.76%) C
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Transition Management
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control

CAPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 7 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (29.41%) MS Project
4 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Programme Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Office Manager
3 3 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Lead
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 17 (100.00%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Process Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Transition Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) PMP
1 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) PgMP
3 2 (11.76%) APMP
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) EMC