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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 575 561 554
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 21 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.068% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.087% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 12
Average daily rate £300 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £377 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
-21.71% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.27 - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.27 - £46.00
Critical Path Analysis
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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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
South East +23 8 £275 -8.33%
London -1 4 £375 +7.14%
North West -16 3 £358 -28.42%
West Midlands -16 2 £513 +38.98% 1
Yorkshire -26 2 £250 -23.15%
South West +3 1 - -
East of England - 1 £330 -
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Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (72.34%) Project Management
2 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Project Planning
3 16 (34.04%) MS Project
4 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
4 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.66%) Change Control
5 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
6 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) QA
7 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
7 10 (21.28%) MS Office
7 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
7 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
8 9 (19.15%) Project Governance
9 8 (17.02%) Change Management
9 8 (17.02%) PMI Certification
10 6 (12.77%) PMP
10 6 (12.77%) Budget Control
11 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.64%) Time Management
11 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
11 5 (10.64%) Dependency Management
11 5 (10.64%) Degree
11 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.51%) Line Management
12 4 (8.51%) TDD
12 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
12 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Management

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (8.51%) CMS
1 4 (8.51%) Drupal
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Project
2 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) 3G
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.13%) MPLS
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Project Officer
3 5 (10.64%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (8.51%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.51%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Developer
5 3 (6.38%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Junior Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) PMI
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Tandem
4 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Project Management
2 17 (36.17%) Project Planning
3 13 (27.66%) Change Control
3 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
4 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
5 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) Risk Management
7 9 (19.15%) Project Governance
8 8 (17.02%) Change Management
9 6 (12.77%) Budget Control
10 5 (10.64%) Dependency Management
10 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
10 5 (10.64%) Time Management
11 4 (8.51%) Line Management
11 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (8.51%) SEO
11 4 (8.51%) TDD
11 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
11 4 (8.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.51%) PHP
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.77%) PMP
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) CBAP
6 2 (4.26%) ISEB
7 1 (2.13%) APMG
7 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (2.13%) BT
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco
2 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
2 1 (2.13%) Huawei
2 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
2 1 (2.13%) NetCracker
2 1 (2.13%) Nokia
2 1 (2.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Siemens
2 1 (2.13%) WorldPay
2 1 (2.13%) ZTE