Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 200 165
Rank change year-on-year -8 -35 +31
Contract jobs citing APMP 21 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.41% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 1.40% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 26
South West median daily rate £450 £475 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.37% +52.00% -28.98%
10th Percentile £346 £348 £260
90th Percentile £578 £678 £516
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate £31.50 £33.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.95% +47.29% -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 2,256 1,790 1,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.18% 29.61% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,289 886 866
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £300 £266 £225
90th Percentile £625 £575 £577
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.94% +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 121 119
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.83 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.42% +8.64% +28.33%
10th Percentile £15.71 £17.50 £16.95
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £26.87
% change year-on-year +44.00% -6.94% +5.35%

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 17 October 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 October 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 -10 11 £450 -5.26%
Bristol -1 5 £450 +28.57%
Gloucestershire - 5 £400 -
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) Project Management
2 16 (76.19%) PRINCE2
3 12 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Project Planning
4 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Public Sector
5 6 (28.57%) Project Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) CRM
8 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
8 3 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
9 2 (9.52%) Line Management
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Contract Management
9 2 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (9.52%) PMP

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 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Boomi
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) ERP Manager
4 1 (4.76%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) PRINCE2
1 16 (76.19%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Project Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Project Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (9.52%) Contract Management
7 2 (9.52%) Information Management
7 2 (9.52%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) PMP
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) MAPM
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Grafana
1 1 (4.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Dell
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Talend