The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 387 427
Rank change year-on-year -25 +40  
Contract jobs citing APMP 12 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.15% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.86% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 11
Median daily rate £450 £501 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.08% +25.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £392 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £426 £400
% change year-on-year -6.15% +6.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3428 3623 3617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.51% 16.95% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2513 2323
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% +5.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 91
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.40% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in London

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for APMP in London

APMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for APMP in London

APMP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London -13 1 £550 +3.28% 2
Hillingdon - 1 £475 -
APMP
England

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 London region with a requirement for APMP.

1 30 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 24 (68.57%) Project Management
3 16 (45.71%) PMI Certification
4 14 (40.00%) Finance
4 14 (40.00%) PMP
5 11 (31.43%) PMI
6 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (28.57%) PMO
7 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) Degree
8 8 (22.86%) Legal
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.14%) P3O
10 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
10 5 (14.29%) Practice Management
11 4 (11.43%) Migration
11 4 (11.43%) Change Management
11 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL
12 3 (8.57%) CRM
12 3 (8.57%) WAN
12 3 (8.57%) MPLS
12 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (8.57%) Internet
12 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
12 3 (8.57%) Law
12 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
12 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
1 3 (8.57%) MPLS
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) Broadband
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Law
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Project Planner
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Bid Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (2.86%) Finance Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Migration Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Bid Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) PMI
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 24 (68.57%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.29%) Practice Management
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Dependency Management
8 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
8 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
9 2 (5.71%) Content Management
9 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) PMI Certification
2 14 (40.00%) PMP
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) CAPM
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) PMO
2 6 (17.14%) P3O
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) IAG
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.71%) BT
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Siemens
3 1 (2.86%) WorldPay