The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 510 507
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing APMP 96 104 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 1.01% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 82 70
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £315 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.25 - £25.12
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8586 10313 9835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.64% 20.88% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5421 6523 5665
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 374 443
Median hourly rate £30.94 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in England

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing APMP in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for APMP in England

APMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for APMP in England

APMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing APMP in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for APMP in England

APMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East +35 40 £460 +17.94% 5
London +19 24 £400 -5.88% 3
South West -2 21 £343 -11.03% 2
North West +21 4 £450 +12.50% 1
East Midlands -12 2 £400 +2.23% 1
West Midlands +11 1 £213 -54.42% 2
Midlands - 1 £525 -
APMP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for APMP.

1 152 (82.61%) PRINCE2
2 129 (70.11%) Project Management
3 85 (46.20%) Finance
4 48 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 44 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (22.83%) PMP
7 41 (22.28%) SC Cleared
8 38 (20.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 37 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (19.57%) MS Project
11 35 (19.02%) PMO
12 34 (18.48%) Microsoft
13 31 (16.85%) PMI Certification
14 29 (15.76%) Degree
15 25 (13.59%) ITIL
16 24 (13.04%) MS Office
17 23 (12.50%) Change Management
18 20 (10.87%) Telecoms
18 20 (10.87%) Project Planning
19 19 (10.33%) Programme Management
19 19 (10.33%) MS Excel
20 18 (9.78%) PMI
21 15 (8.15%) Management Information System
21 15 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
22 14 (7.61%) P3O
22 14 (7.61%) Coaching
23 12 (6.52%) Retail
23 12 (6.52%) Mentoring
24 11 (5.98%) Information Management
24 11 (5.98%) DV Cleared

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.63%) CMS
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 36 (19.57%) MS Project
2 24 (13.04%) MS Office
3 19 (10.33%) MS Excel
4 9 (4.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.63%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.54%) Maximo
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) Internet
2 5 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.17%) Broadband
4 3 (1.63%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.63%) MPLS
4 3 (1.63%) WAN
4 3 (1.63%) Wireless
5 2 (1.09%) LAN
6 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
1 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (46.20%) Finance
2 20 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.52%) Retail
4 9 (4.89%) Legal
5 6 (3.26%) Banking
6 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.17%) Military
7 4 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.63%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.09%) Avionics
9 2 (1.09%) Billing
9 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.09%) German Language
9 2 (1.09%) Law
9 2 (1.09%) Marketing
9 2 (1.09%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (63.04%) Project Manager
2 18 (9.78%) IT Manager
2 18 (9.78%) IT Project Manager
3 16 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (8.15%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 14 (7.61%) Senior Manager
6 13 (7.07%) Programme Manager
7 12 (6.52%) Senior Project Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 9 (4.89%) Project Planner
10 8 (4.35%) Performance Manager
10 8 (4.35%) Quality Manager
11 7 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 6 (3.26%) Delivery Project Manager
13 5 (2.72%) Analyst
13 5 (2.72%) Coordinator
13 5 (2.72%) Programme Delivery Manager
13 5 (2.72%) Senior Programme Manager
13 5 (2.72%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) PMI
2 15 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.72%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.72%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.17%) Linux
1 4 (2.17%) Unix
2 3 (1.63%) Android
3 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (82.61%) PRINCE2
2 129 (70.11%) Project Management
3 44 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (13.59%) ITIL
6 23 (12.50%) Change Management
7 20 (10.87%) Project Planning
8 19 (10.33%) Programme Management
9 15 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.61%) Coaching
11 12 (6.52%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.98%) Information Management
13 10 (5.43%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.89%) Information Security
14 9 (4.89%) Logistics
14 9 (4.89%) Matrix Management
14 9 (4.89%) Migration
14 9 (4.89%) Performance Management
14 9 (4.89%) Risk Management
15 8 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 42 (22.83%) PMP
3 41 (22.28%) SC Cleared
4 38 (20.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 31 (16.85%) PMI Certification
6 29 (15.76%) Degree
7 11 (5.98%) DV Cleared
8 9 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.17%) ISEB
11 2 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.09%) HNC
11 2 (1.09%) HND
12 1 (0.54%) CAPM
12 1 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.02%) PMO
2 14 (7.61%) P3O
3 11 (5.98%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.09%) GAAP
4 2 (1.09%) GxP
4 2 (1.09%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (2.17%) SAP
4 3 (1.63%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.09%) BMC
5 2 (1.09%) BT
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco
5 2 (1.09%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.09%) Remedy
5 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe
6 1 (0.54%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.54%) IFS
6 1 (0.54%) NEC
6 1 (0.54%) Siemens
6 1 (0.54%) Yardi
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Rullion
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40.00 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 22 days ago