Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 182 176
Rank change year-on-year -30 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing APMP 22 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.03% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 21
South West median daily rate £423 £312 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.63% -24.94% +7.10%
10th Percentile £356 £190 £263
90th Percentile £601 £498 £560
England median daily rate £427 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - £26.00
England median hourly rate £38.25 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +70.00% -13.46% +23.81%

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 2,046 1,554 1,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.63% 27.68% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,076 838 1,100
South West median daily rate £436 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.61% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £230
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 95 123
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -12.10%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.40 £14.11
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +5.24%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -19 12 £400 +40.35%
Wiltshire -25 6 £463 +37.55%
Dorset - 2 £508 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £575 -
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 (86.36%) PRINCE2
2 16 (72.73%) Project Management
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) PMP
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) Contract Management
7 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.64%) Business Development
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
8 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
8 3 (13.64%) PMI
8 3 (13.64%) C
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE

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 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DAB
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Training Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) PMI
1 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) PRINCE2
2 16 (72.73%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Contract Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Business Development
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) PMP
5 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft