Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 189 158
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31 +19
Contract jobs citing APMP 11 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 1.09% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £346 £272 £223
90th Percentile £605 £493 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 -
% change year-on-year -8.16% - -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 862 1279 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.71% 20.75% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 711 507
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £206 £250 £200
90th Percentile £525 £541 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 44 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +47.95%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.58 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing APMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +9 6 £450 +46.34% 3
Coventry +14 1 - -
Warwickshire +1 1 £550 +51.72% 1
APMP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (81.82%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) PMO
7 2 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
7 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (9.09%) P3O
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (9.09%) CRM
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Automotive

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (81.82%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) P3O
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft