Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 156 148
Rank change year-on-year -32 -8 +29
Contract jobs citing APMP 28 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.74% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 2.70% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 38
South West median daily rate £400 £500 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +50.94% -13.96%
10th Percentile £331 £410 £261
90th Percentile £550 £585 £502
England median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South West median hourly rate £57.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £53.50 - £24.75
90th Percentile £60.50 - £43.25
England median hourly rate £44.25 £29.57 £37.25
% change year-on-year +49.64% -20.62% +81.71%

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 1,936 1,369 1,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.21% 27.47% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,129 736 1,015
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £230 £228
90th Percentile £625 £563 £571
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 82 143
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.07% -8.75% -4.31%
10th Percentile £14.64 £17.50 £17.00
90th Percentile £52.17 £47.50 £52.00
England median hourly rate £34.25 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +37.00% -16.67% +7.14%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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
Wiltshire -30 12 £450 +12.50%
Bristol -22 10 £400 -20.00%
Gloucestershire -8 6 £400 -
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 25 (89.29%) PRINCE2
2 24 (85.71%) Project Management
3 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (21.43%) Military
8 6 (21.43%) Service Management
8 6 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (17.86%) Workshop Facilitation
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) JIRA
9 5 (17.86%) CRM
9 5 (17.86%) Validation
9 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (10.71%) MuleSoft
11 3 (10.71%) Boomi
11 3 (10.71%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 3 (10.71%) Grafana

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 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Primavera
2 1 (3.57%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Boomi
1 3 (10.71%) GitHub
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Military
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Integration Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Integration Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.14%) CRM Manager
4 2 (7.14%) CRM Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) ERP Manager
4 2 (7.14%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) JFC
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) PRINCE2
2 24 (85.71%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) DevOps
5 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (21.43%) Service Management
7 5 (17.86%) CRM
7 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.86%) Validation
7 5 (17.86%) Workshop Facilitation
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.71%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 3 (10.71%) ERP
9 3 (10.71%) ETL
9 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (10.71%) Open Source
10 2 (7.14%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) PMP
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MAPM
5 1 (3.57%) MBCS
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Grafana
1 3 (10.71%) Kibana
1 3 (10.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Dell
2 3 (10.71%) Informatica
2 3 (10.71%) MuleSoft
2 3 (10.71%) Talend
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Workday