Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 October 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 West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 193 182
Rank change year-on-year +34 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing APMP 40 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.33% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 1.05% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 37
South West median daily rate £313 £440 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.98% +15.79% -9.09%
10th Percentile £259 £315 £317
90th Percentile £486 £636 £523
England median daily rate £428 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +0.59% -1.16% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £26.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year -2.17% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1620 1814 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.40% 31.15% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 1084 1149
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £258
90th Percentile £578 £575 £530
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 95 110
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -19.75% +12.50%
10th Percentile £16.95 £17.60 £12.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £26.55 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.13% +13.33% +13.35%

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for APMP in the South West

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in the South West

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing APMP in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for APMP in the South West

APMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for APMP in the South West

APMP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Bristol +17 23 £305 -21.79% 1
Wiltshire 0 14 £425 -3.41% 1
Devon - 2 £442 -
Somerset -1 1 £313 -
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 West region with a requirement for APMP.

1 34 (85.00%) PRINCE2
2 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (47.50%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (37.50%) Project Management
5 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
7 11 (27.50%) Cisco
8 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (25.00%) Wireless
9 8 (20.00%) LAN
9 8 (20.00%) WAN
9 8 (20.00%) PMP
9 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) SAP
10 5 (12.50%) Electronics
10 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
10 5 (12.50%) Military
10 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 5 (12.50%) Marketing
11 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
11 4 (10.00%) Logistics
11 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (10.00%) Change Management
11 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
11 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 10 (25.00%) Wireless
2 8 (20.00%) LAN
2 8 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.50%) Electronics
3 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Project Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Product Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Bid Writer
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.00%) PMO Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Wireless Product Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) PMO Lead
5 1 (2.50%) Senior PMO
5 1 (2.50%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (37.50%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Logistics
6 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Business Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.50%) Kanban
9 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (20.00%) PMP
5 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) PgMP
7 1 (2.50%) HNC
7 1 (2.50%) HND
7 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft