The table below looks at the statistics for APMP in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 118 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing APMP 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.091% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 0.51% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £441 £540 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £433 £398
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
APMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
494 396 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.63% 17.93% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 207 152
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 58 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% +51.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.10 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

APMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing APMP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

APMP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

APMP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing APMP across the West Midlands region.

APMP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

APMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

APMP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

APMP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £383 -
Shropshire - 1 £325 -
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing APMP 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 APMP.

1 22 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (77.27%) Project Management
2 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
3 16 (72.73%) ITIL
4 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) CISSP
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
8 6 (27.27%) CISMP
8 6 (27.27%) MS Office
8 6 (27.27%) Service Management
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
10 4 (18.18%) JSP 440
10 4 (18.18%) MS Project
10 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 3 (13.64%) Change Management
11 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) MCP
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.64%) Degree
11 3 (13.64%) MCITP
11 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
12 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
12 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 2 (9.09%) P3O
12 2 (9.09%) IT Governance

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing APMP 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 APMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Project
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Supply Chain Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Supply Chain Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (77.27%) Project Management
3 16 (72.73%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Service Management
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 1 (4.55%) Release Management
10 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) CISSP
3 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) CISMP
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) MCITP
5 3 (13.64%) MCP
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.09%) ISEB
6 2 (9.09%) MCSE
7 1 (4.55%) HND
7 1 (4.55%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 2 (9.09%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) VMware