The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 151 151
Contract jobs citing APMP 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.21% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.03% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -6.43% +7.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 528 775 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 17.88% 20.56% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 896 927
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £266 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 45 155
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +91.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.75 £47.39 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing APMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for APMP in the North West

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in the North West

APMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for APMP in the North West

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

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Yardi
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Primavera

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Primavera
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Yardi