Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 157 187
Rank change year-on-year -36 +30 0
Contract jobs citing APMP 25 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.73% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 2.49% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 17
South West median daily rate £475 £313 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -28.98% +15.79%
10th Percentile £348 £259 £315
90th Percentile £678 £486 £636
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - £26.00
England median hourly rate £33.14 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +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 1,815 1,609 1,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.71% 29.23% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 857 1,084
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £268 £229 £255
90th Percentile £575 £579 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 118 94
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +16.67% -19.51%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.93 £17.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +10.87%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 12 £350 +14.75%
Wiltshire -23 7 £475 +11.76% 1
Dorset - 2 £508 -
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (76.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.00%) PMI
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (12.00%) PMP
11 2 (8.00%) Service Management
11 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
11 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (8.00%) Military
11 2 (8.00%) Legal
11 2 (8.00%) Validation
11 2 (8.00%) Migration
11 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) Logistics
11 2 (8.00%) MS Project Server

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 (8.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DAB
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Payments Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.00%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JFC
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.00%) PMI
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Logistics
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) Case Management
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) DSDM
8 1 (4.00%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (12.00%) PMP
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco