The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs citing APMP 20 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.39% 0.36% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.90% 1.43% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 15
Median daily rate £305 £390 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.79% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £358 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £434 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £426 £400
% change year-on-year -6.15% +6.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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 Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 202 210 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.11% 25.00% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 155 140
Median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -2.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.90 £62.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in Bristol

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing APMP in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for APMP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for APMP.

1 27 (79.41%) PRINCE2
2 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (44.12%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Wireless
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco
4 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (26.47%) Project Management
5 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 6 (17.65%) LAN
7 6 (17.65%) WAN
7 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) DSDM
9 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
9 4 (11.76%) Change Management
9 4 (11.76%) Service Management
10 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.82%) PMP
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
11 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (5.88%) Broadband
11 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.94%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Wireless
2 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) Broadband
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Product Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Wireless Product Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Procurement Officer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.94%) Buyer
6 1 (2.94%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) PRINCE2
2 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (26.47%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) DSDM
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (5.88%) Time Management
9 1 (2.94%) Behavioural Change
9 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.94%) Line Management
9 1 (2.94%) Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Programme Governance
9 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) PMP
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle