The table below looks at the statistics for Critical Path Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 544 528 496
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 24 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.044% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.058% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 11
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£438 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £381
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -18.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37399 36055 30415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.45% 75.45% 73.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23601 22445 18639
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1080 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Critical Path Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Critical Path Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Critical Path Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Critical Path Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Critical Path Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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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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
London +13 15 £450 +21.62% 2
North West -23 3 £425 +47.82%
South East -19 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
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Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (57.81%) PRINCE2
2 36 (56.25%) Project Management
3 25 (39.06%) MS Project
4 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
5 18 (28.13%) Project Planning
6 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
7 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.31%) ITIL
9 12 (18.75%) Programme Management
10 10 (15.63%) Finance
10 10 (15.63%) Oracle
11 9 (14.06%) Change Management
11 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.50%) Document Management
12 8 (12.50%) Primavera
12 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
13 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
13 7 (10.94%) VB
13 7 (10.94%) SQL
13 7 (10.94%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (9.38%) Degree
14 6 (9.38%) Change Control
14 6 (9.38%) Banking
14 6 (9.38%) MS Access
14 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (9.38%) HND
14 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
15 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
15 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 25 (39.06%) MS Project
2 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (9.38%) MS Access
3 1 (1.56%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.56%) DataStage
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) QlikView
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Local Government
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Project Planner
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.50%) Programme Planner
3 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Programme Office Support
5 5 (7.81%) Report Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Planning Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Risk Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Programme Planning Manager
8 2 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) Coordinator
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.56%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Social Media
3 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) PRINCE2
2 36 (56.25%) Project Management
3 18 (28.13%) Project Planning
4 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.31%) ITIL
6 12 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 9 (14.06%) Change Management
8 8 (12.50%) Document Management
8 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.38%) Change Control
9 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.25%) Earned Value Management
11 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.25%) Coaching
11 4 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) VB
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) HND
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.81%) MCP
4 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) PMP
7 1 (1.56%) HNC
7 1 (1.56%) APMP
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) P3O
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) Primavera
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Remedy
5 1 (1.56%) NEC
5 1 (1.56%) Cadence
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) CA
5 1 (1.56%) Cognos