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 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 248 249
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Contract jobs citing APMP 10 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.83% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Median daily rate £363 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.37% +9.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £375 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £631 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -6.43% +7.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1859 2517 2321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.06% 28.04% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2497 3322 2953
Median daily rate £408 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 213 293
Median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +85.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £58.75 £47.33
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 South East

Job postings citing APMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 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
Hampshire +4 4 £315 -47.50%
Berkshire +21 3 £463 +54.16% 1
Oxfordshire -4 2 £373 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 - 1
APMP
England

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 South East region with a requirement for APMP.

1 49 (98.00%) PRINCE2
2 33 (66.00%) Project Management
3 20 (40.00%) Finance
4 17 (34.00%) PMO
5 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (26.00%) PMP
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.00%) Coaching
8 9 (18.00%) Retail
8 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (18.00%) Programme Management
9 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) P3O
10 7 (14.00%) Performance Management
10 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (14.00%) Change Management
10 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.00%) Release Management
12 5 (10.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
12 5 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
12 5 (10.00%) DevOps
12 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.00%) Smart Meter
12 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (10.00%) Resource Management
12 5 (10.00%) Information Management

APMP
Co-occurring 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) BGP
2 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MS Access
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (18.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Performance Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Quality Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Senior Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 7 (14.00%) IT Manager
3 7 (14.00%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Telecoms Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) PMI
3 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) PRINCE2
2 33 (66.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (18.00%) Coaching
4 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.00%) Programme Management
5 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.00%) Change Management
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Management
6 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.00%) Release Management
8 5 (10.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) Information Management
8 5 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
8 5 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 4 (8.00%) Matrix Management
9 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) PMP
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) PMO
2 8 (16.00%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Juniper
3 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (2.00%) VMware