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 3 months to 22 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 West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 140 125
Rank change year-on-year +38 -15  
Contract jobs citing APMP 32 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 0.23% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 0.70% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 15
Median daily rate £313 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £444 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £426 £400
% change year-on-year -6.15% +6.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year - -28.34%  

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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 849 996 851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.50% 33.21% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 604 501
Median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 42
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -29.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Bristol +13 20 £305 -21.79%
Wiltshire +11 9 £425 +7.25% 2
Devon - 2 £442 -
Somerset - 1 £313 -
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for APMP.

1 43 (81.13%) PRINCE2
2 23 (43.40%) Finance
3 22 (41.51%) Project Management
4 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
5 19 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) Wireless
7 11 (20.75%) Cisco
8 10 (18.87%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (16.98%) ITIL
10 8 (15.09%) PMP
11 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.32%) LAN
12 6 (11.32%) WAN
12 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
13 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
13 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (9.43%) Six Sigma
13 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
13 5 (9.43%) Change Management
13 5 (9.43%) Military
13 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
14 4 (7.55%) Service Management
14 4 (7.55%) Electronics
14 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification

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 (1.89%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.89%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Wireless
2 10 (18.87%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (11.32%) LAN
3 6 (11.32%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.43%) Military
4 4 (7.55%) Electronics
4 4 (7.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Avionics
6 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.43%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (9.43%) Product Manager
2 5 (9.43%) Project Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Wireless Product Manager
5 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Procurement Officer
5 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Project Controller
5 2 (3.77%) Project Planner
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (1.89%) Release Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) PRINCE2
2 22 (41.51%) Project Management
3 19 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.98%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.43%) Change Management
6 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
6 5 (9.43%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.55%) DSDM
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.66%) Time Management
9 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.77%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (3.77%) Migration
9 2 (3.77%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (15.09%) PMP
5 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.77%) Degree
8 2 (3.77%) HNC
8 2 (3.77%) HND
8 2 (3.77%) PgMP
9 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.89%) IFS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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