The first table below looks at the demand for Critical Path Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Critical Path Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 72 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.68% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Critical Path Analysis
North West

Critical Path Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Critical Path Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the Cheshire region.

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Critical Path Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the Cheshire region.

Critical Path Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Critical Path Analysis
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Critical Path Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Critical Path Analysis.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Project
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) MSI
4 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (50.00%) AppSense
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (16.67%) BPR
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) AppDNA

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Critical Path Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Critical Path Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Project
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware