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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 115 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing APMP 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 1.06% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £33.25 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-24.45% +116.18%
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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
444 378 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.22% 17.32% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 182 118
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.20 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
Warwickshire -2 1 £330 -5.71%
Coventry - - - -
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) PMI
2 4 (80.00%) PMP
2 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MS Project
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Primavera
2 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (60.00%) P3O
3 3 (60.00%) PgMP
3 3 (60.00%) CA PPM
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) CA
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Project
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) CA PPM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Director
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMP
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (60.00%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Primavera
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cadence