The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 70 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.16% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £358 £501 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +45.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £501 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £501 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-15.69% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.00
Critical Path Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
768 610 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.88% 79.43% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 383 333
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 48
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.84 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester +1 1 £267 -46.75%
Warrington - 1 £450 -
Critical Path Analysis
North West

Critical Path Analysis
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 4 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland