The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 122 142
Rank change year-on-year +34 +20  
Contract jobs citing APMP 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 0.081% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.12

APMP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 432 637 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.62% 25.66% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 319 340
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing APMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for APMP in Berkshire

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing APMP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in Berkshire

APMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Reading +17 2 £475 -
Slough - 1 - -
APMP
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing APMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for APMP.

1 14 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (92.86%) Project Management
3 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
4 10 (71.43%) Mentoring
4 10 (71.43%) PMO
5 9 (64.29%) Coaching
5 9 (64.29%) Finance
5 9 (64.29%) Programme Management
5 9 (64.29%) Retail
5 9 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (57.14%) P3O
7 7 (50.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 3 (21.43%) Office 365
10 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
11 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
11 1 (7.14%) Release Management
11 1 (7.14%) Document Management
11 1 (7.14%) Change Control
11 1 (7.14%) MS Project
11 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 1 (7.14%) Degree
11 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 1 (7.14%) PMI
11 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
11 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 1 (7.14%) Migration

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Quality Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Chief Operating Officer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Relationships Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (92.86%) Project Management
3 10 (71.43%) Mentoring
4 9 (64.29%) Coaching
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (64.29%) Programme Management
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Document Management
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) People Management
7 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) PMO
2 8 (57.14%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft