Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 705 679 598
Rank change year-on-year -26 -81 +123
Contract jobs citing APMP 126 194 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.96% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 134 208
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.16%
10th Percentile £304 £322 £305
90th Percentile £576 £575 £591
UK median daily rate £434 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +5.15% -2.94% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.16% - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year -8.16% -62.31% -

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 17630 20111 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.78% 20.49% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10825 12536 12686
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £593 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 779 1000
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.73 £49.19
UK median hourly rate £26.35 £26.25 £24.41
% change year-on-year +0.36% +7.55% +28.46%

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 18 November 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
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 18 November 2017. 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 -22 54 £450 - 3
South West +16 27 £313 -24.70% 1
South East -7 22 £440 +2.92% 2
Midlands +1 15 £450 +14.80% 1
West Midlands +32 11 £450 +12.50% 1
North of England +56 7 £425 +3.03%
East Midlands -15 4 £456 +16.39%
North East +69 3 £463 -5.51%
Yorkshire +17 3 £425 +2.16%
North West +21 1 - -
APMP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 110 (87.30%) PRINCE2
2 86 (68.25%) Project Management
3 64 (50.79%) Finance
4 49 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 27 (21.43%) ITIL
8 22 (17.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 22 (17.46%) PMO
9 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
9 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 19 (15.08%) Service Management
11 18 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 18 (14.29%) Programme Management
12 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (12.70%) Change Control
13 16 (12.70%) PMP
13 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
14 13 (10.32%) Change Management
14 13 (10.32%) PMI Certification
14 13 (10.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 10 (7.94%) Cisco
16 10 (7.94%) PMI
17 9 (7.14%) CRM
17 9 (7.14%) Logistics
17 9 (7.14%) Waterfall
17 9 (7.14%) Project Planning

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 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Office 365
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) LAN
1 8 (6.35%) WAN
1 8 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) DAB
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) Big Data
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 64 (50.79%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Legal
2 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.76%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Marketing
4 5 (3.97%) Law
5 3 (2.38%) Billing
5 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Electronics
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (65.87%) Project Manager
2 14 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 12 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
3 12 (9.52%) PMO Lead
4 10 (7.94%) Senior Manager
4 10 (7.94%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (6.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Project Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Senior PMO
8 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Applications Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Applications Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Deployment Project Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Finance Manager
10 3 (2.38%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (1.59%) CSS
2 2 (1.59%) HTML5
2 2 (1.59%) JSON
2 2 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) PMI
3 8 (6.35%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.97%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.59%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.59%) Android
1 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.59%) Windows
1 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (87.30%) PRINCE2
2 86 (68.25%) Project Management
3 49 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (21.43%) ITIL
6 19 (15.08%) Service Management
7 18 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 18 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 16 (12.70%) Change Control
9 13 (10.32%) Change Management
10 9 (7.14%) CRM
10 9 (7.14%) Logistics
10 9 (7.14%) Project Planning
10 9 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.35%) Migration
11 8 (6.35%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (6.35%) RUP
12 7 (5.56%) Analytics
12 7 (5.56%) ERP
13 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 22 (17.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (12.70%) PMP
5 13 (10.32%) PMI Certification
5 13 (10.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (7.14%) Degree
7 7 (5.56%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.17%) HNC
8 4 (3.17%) HND
8 4 (3.17%) ISEB
9 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.79%) CCNP
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.46%) PMO
2 5 (3.97%) P3O
3 4 (3.17%) MiFID
4 2 (1.59%) GDPR
4 2 (1.59%) QA
5 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.79%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Firmware
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) IAG
Vendors
1 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) Cisco
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) Reuters
4 2 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) VMware