Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 716 706 655
Rank change year-on-year -10 -51 +34
Contract jobs citing APMP 96 145 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.84% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 94 115
England median daily rate £450 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% +0.61%
10th Percentile £320 £350 £275
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
England median hourly rate £44.25 £29.57 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.64% -20.62% +81.71%
10th Percentile £33.03 £26.71 £24.23
90th Percentile £57.68 £32.43 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £23.06 £29.57 £37.25
% change year-on-year -22.02% -20.62% +81.71%

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 15,771 17,349 17,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.96% 18.91% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,538 10,353 10,484
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £262
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 702 784 861
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.66 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.91 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.53% -16.98% -0.68%

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 25 June 2019.

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 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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 6 months to 25 June 2019. 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 +14 31 £563 +19.05% 3
South West -35 28 £400 -20.00% 1
South East +7 25 £435 -17.14% 4
Midlands +19 7 £408 -22.38% 1
North of England +12 4 £450 -14.29%
West Midlands +11 4 £408 -22.38% 1
East Midlands +28 3 - -
North West +16 3 £450 -14.29%
Yorkshire +9 1 £388 -8.82%
East of England +2 1 £460 -2.13%
APMP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 79 (82.29%) PRINCE2
2 71 (73.96%) Project Management
3 37 (38.54%) Finance
3 37 (38.54%) Security Cleared
4 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
5 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.88%) SC Cleared
7 20 (20.83%) Degree
7 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 19 (19.79%) Programme Management
8 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (16.67%) Project Planning
10 16 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (15.63%) Management Information System
11 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
12 14 (14.58%) ITIL
13 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (12.50%) Migration
13 12 (12.50%) PMO
13 12 (12.50%) Change Control
13 12 (12.50%) DV Cleared
14 9 (9.38%) Workshop Facilitation
14 9 (9.38%) CRM
14 9 (9.38%) ISEB
14 9 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 8 (8.33%) Business Analysis
15 8 (8.33%) Primavera
15 8 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (8.33%) DevOps

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 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.08%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Primavera
2 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.04%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) Boomi
2 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) LAN
2 5 (5.21%) WAN
3 2 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Military
4 4 (4.17%) Local Government
5 3 (3.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (69.79%) Project Manager
2 9 (9.38%) Senior PMO
3 8 (8.33%) Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Applications Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Project Planner
6 5 (5.21%) Assistant Project Manager
6 5 (5.21%) CRM Manager
6 5 (5.21%) CRM Project Manager
6 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Integration Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) JFC
2 1 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.08%) PMI
5 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Robotics
6 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (82.29%) PRINCE2
2 71 (73.96%) Project Management
3 29 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.79%) Programme Management
5 17 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 14 (14.58%) ITIL
8 12 (12.50%) Change Control
8 12 (12.50%) Migration
9 9 (9.38%) CRM
9 9 (9.38%) Workshop Facilitation
10 8 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.33%) DevOps
11 7 (7.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 6 (6.25%) Service Management
12 6 (6.25%) Six Sigma
13 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
13 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.21%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) C
1 4 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (38.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 20 (20.83%) Degree
4 12 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.38%) ISEB
6 8 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (6.25%) PMP
8 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.04%) MAPM
11 1 (1.04%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (1.04%) COBIT
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Grafana
1 3 (3.13%) Kibana
1 3 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Dell
3 3 (3.13%) Informatica
3 3 (3.13%) MuleSoft
3 3 (3.13%) SAP
3 3 (3.13%) Talend
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.04%) Axway
5 1 (1.04%) Capita
5 1 (1.04%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.04%) Openreach
5 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) Workday