The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 133 120
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13  
Contract jobs citing APMP 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.23% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 1.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £515 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £426 £400
% change year-on-year -6.15% +6.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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 West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 391 587 456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.13% 19.66% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 326 280
Median daily rate £413 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 34
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.28 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.34% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing APMP in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in the West Midlands

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing APMP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for APMP in the West Midlands

APMP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Coventry - 3 £425 -
Birmingham +19 1 £715 +43.00%
Shropshire +15 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £680 -
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for APMP.

1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (11.11%) HND
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle