The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
England / South East
Rank 208 247 241
Rank change year-on-year +39 -6  
Contract jobs citing APMP 39 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 0.71% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 17
Median daily rate £455 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2177 2528 2659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.29% 27.72% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1297 1563 1373
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 107 104
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +88.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £62.10 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in the South East

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing APMP in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for APMP in the South East

APMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for APMP in the South East

APMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Hampshire +24 13 £438 +2.94% 1
Berkshire +31 11 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £494 +26.60%
West Sussex - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire -2 3 £375 +4.16% 1
Surrey +14 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £475 -
East Sussex - 1 £253 -
APMP
England

APMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South East region with a requirement for APMP.

1 54 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 36 (63.16%) Project Management
3 28 (49.12%) Finance
4 20 (35.09%) PMO
5 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
6 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 13 (22.81%) PMP
7 13 (22.81%) MS Office
7 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
8 11 (19.30%) MS Project
8 11 (19.30%) Retail
8 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
9 10 (17.54%) Programme Management
10 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.79%) Change Management
10 9 (15.79%) Coaching
11 8 (14.04%) P3O
11 8 (14.04%) Project Planning
11 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.28%) Release Management
12 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
13 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
13 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
14 5 (8.77%) Smart Meter
14 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (8.77%) DevOps

APMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Office
2 11 (19.30%) MS Project
3 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MS Access
General
1 28 (49.12%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
3 11 (19.30%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) German Language
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.79%) Senior Manager
2 9 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
3 8 (14.04%) IT Manager
3 8 (14.04%) IT Project Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Performance Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Quality Manager
4 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Programme Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) PMO Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Programme Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.77%) Smart Meter
2 4 (7.02%) PMI
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
1 4 (7.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 36 (63.16%) Project Management
3 11 (19.30%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
4 10 (17.54%) Programme Management
5 9 (15.79%) Change Management
5 9 (15.79%) Coaching
5 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.04%) Project Planning
7 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
7 7 (12.28%) Release Management
8 5 (8.77%) DevOps
8 5 (8.77%) Matrix Management
8 5 (8.77%) Project Governance
9 4 (7.02%) Escalation Management
9 4 (7.02%) ITIL
9 4 (7.02%) Line Management
9 4 (7.02%) Logistics
9 4 (7.02%) Matrix Organization
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) PMP
3 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) PMO
2 8 (14.04%) P3O
3 3 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe
3 1 (1.75%) NEC
Aldershot, Hampshire
Rullion
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rate DOE
Posted: 5 days ago