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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Critical Path Analysis
Rank - 66 67
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £40.15 -
% change year-on-year
-67.62% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 568 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.02% 74.05% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 300
Average daily rate £385 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 27
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.03 £37.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.84 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Critical Path Analysis
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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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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Critical Path Analysis
North West

Critical Path Analysis
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense