The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
Rank 113 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing APMP 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £15.38 -
% change year-on-year
+116.18% -
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
439 251 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.12% 13.78% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 123 148
Average daily rate £340 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £24.15 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £65.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
APMP
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 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
Birmingham -7 2 £400 -5.88% 1
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) PMI
4 2 (33.33%) PMP
4 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) P3O
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) CAPM
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) PgMP
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Documentum
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CAPM
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) PgMP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) EMC