Period
to 21 February 2020

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 6 months to 21 February 2020 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 595 750 739
Rank change year-on-year +155 -11 -86
Contract jobs citing APMP 87 95 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.54% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 60 90
England median daily rate £450 £450 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.01% +11.47%
10th Percentile £344 £348 £350
90th Percentile £586 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +0.56% -0.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £50.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.93% - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £14.62 -
% change year-on-year +242.11% - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13,391 17,716 17,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.60% 19.52% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,283 10,630 10,859
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £230
90th Percentile £640 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 808 792
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.56 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.33 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -9.09%

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing APMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 February 2020.

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
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 6 months to 21 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +135 27 £450 -10.00% 1
South West +28 23 £500 +12.36%
Midlands +71 17 £425 +7.59% 5
South East +78 15 £455 +1.11% 4
West Midlands +56 14 £425 +7.59% 2
North of England +68 4 £525 +40.00% 3
East Midlands +39 3 £435 - 3
Yorkshire +47 2 £536 +26.18% 2
North West +37 1 - -
East of England +34 1 £550 +66.67% 5
North East +22 1 £425 +30.77% 1
APMP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing APMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for APMP.

1 78 (89.66%) PRINCE2
2 70 (80.46%) Project Management
3 39 (44.83%) Security Cleared
4 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (35.63%) Finance
6 29 (33.33%) Project Delivery
7 27 (31.03%) DV Cleared
8 26 (29.89%) Microsoft Project
9 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
10 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
10 24 (27.59%) Project Planning
11 23 (26.44%) Public Sector
12 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (21.84%) Programme Management
13 19 (21.84%) Degree
14 16 (18.39%) PMO
14 16 (18.39%) ITIL
15 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
15 13 (14.94%) Change Management
16 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.79%) Decision-Making
16 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
17 11 (12.64%) Military
17 11 (12.64%) Migration
17 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
18 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
18 10 (11.49%) PMP
18 10 (11.49%) PMI Certification
18 10 (11.49%) C
19 9 (10.34%) Mentoring

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 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Primavera
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) AWS
1 3 (3.45%) Azure
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Asana
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Internet
1 6 (6.90%) Wireless
2 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.60%) WAN
3 2 (2.30%) ADSL
3 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) ISDN
3 2 (2.30%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) MPLS
3 2 (2.30%) NAS
3 2 (2.30%) PSTN
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) Skype
3 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 23 (26.44%) Public Sector
3 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
4 11 (12.64%) Military
5 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.45%) Electronics
6 3 (3.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Automotive
7 1 (1.15%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Local Government
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (65.52%) Project Manager
2 14 (16.09%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 12 (13.79%) Senior Manager
3 12 (13.79%) Senior Project Manager
4 8 (9.20%) IT Manager
4 8 (9.20%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Junior
6 3 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (3.45%) SDLC Manager
6 3 (3.45%) SDLC Project Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Senior IT Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Transition Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Transition Project Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) CCTV
3 6 (6.90%) User Experience
4 4 (4.60%) PMI
5 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.30%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.15%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.15%) Life Science
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) VMS
2 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (89.66%) PRINCE2
2 70 (80.46%) Project Management
3 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (33.33%) Project Delivery
5 24 (27.59%) Project Planning
6 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (21.84%) Programme Management
8 16 (18.39%) ITIL
9 13 (14.94%) Change Management
10 12 (13.79%) Decision-Making
11 11 (12.64%) Migration
11 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
12 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
13 8 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (8.05%) Change Control
14 7 (8.05%) Information Management
14 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
15 6 (6.90%) Service Management
15 6 (6.90%) Six Sigma
15 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) C
2 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.03%) DV Cleared
3 19 (21.84%) Degree
4 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 10 (11.49%) PMI Certification
5 10 (11.49%) PMP
6 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (8.05%) HNC
7 7 (8.05%) HND
7 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (6.90%) ISEB
9 5 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.45%) CCNA
10 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.30%) CCIP
11 2 (2.30%) CCNP
12 1 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (1.15%) MCSE
12 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) PMO
2 7 (8.05%) P3O
3 3 (3.45%) COBIT
3 3 (3.45%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.30%) vSphere
1 2 (2.30%) XenApp
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) SAP
3 3 (3.45%) Google
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) Capita
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco
4 2 (2.30%) Citrix
4 2 (2.30%) EMC
4 2 (2.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat