Period
to 19 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 152 189
Rank change year-on-year -27 +37 -16
Contract jobs citing APMP 33 47 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.86% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 2.77% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 13
South West median daily rate £500 £311 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.64% -25.00% +18.57%
10th Percentile £348 £258 £320
90th Percentile £603 £519 £550
England median daily rate £475 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +14.80% -2.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
England median hourly rate £29.57 £29.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.24% +43.90% -18.39%

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 1,511 1,698 1,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.62% 30.99% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 989 1,067
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +0.25%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 132 108
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +12.68% -11.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £16.78 £20.35
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.63 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year -21.74% +8.49% +17.78%

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 August 2018.

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 August 2018. 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 -23 14 - -
Wiltshire -6 7 £389 -6.39%
Cornwall - 1 £450 -
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing APMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for APMP.

1 24 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 19 (57.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 15 (45.45%) Project Management
5 13 (39.39%) Management Information System
5 13 (39.39%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) ITIL
10 7 (21.21%) Military
10 7 (21.21%) Validation
11 6 (18.18%) Software Distribution
11 6 (18.18%) DevOps
11 6 (18.18%) Legal
11 6 (18.18%) Service Management
12 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
13 4 (12.12%) Finance
14 3 (9.09%) PMI
14 3 (9.09%) PMP
14 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
14 3 (9.09%) Migration
15 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
15 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
15 2 (6.06%) JFC
15 2 (6.06%) MS Project Server
15 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
15 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel

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 2 (6.06%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DAB
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (21.21%) Military
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 12 (36.36%) Service Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Middleware Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) PMO Lead
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) JFC
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) PMI
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 19 (57.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (45.45%) Project Management
4 13 (39.39%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Validation
8 6 (18.18%) DevOps
8 6 (18.18%) Service Management
8 6 (18.18%) Software Distribution
9 3 (9.09%) Migration
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
11 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.03%) Information Management
11 1 (3.03%) Logistics
11 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
11 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
11 1 (3.03%) WFM
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (9.09%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) HP