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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 554 542 505
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -37
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 29 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.049% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.064% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 8
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£425 £354 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% -19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+27.55% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+821.05% -55.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+821.05% -55.29%
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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
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +23 18 £450 +21.62% 2
South West +10 4 £378 +190.38%
West Midlands -6 3 £425 - 1
South East -18 2 £340 -
North West -11 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £403 -
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Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 35 (61.40%) Project Management
2 34 (59.65%) PRINCE2
3 28 (49.12%) MS Project
4 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (26.32%) Project Planning
6 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 14 (24.56%) Finance
7 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.81%) ITIL
9 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
10 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
12 8 (14.04%) Law
12 8 (14.04%) MS Office
12 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
12 8 (14.04%) Change Control
13 7 (12.28%) Programme Management
14 6 (10.53%) Practice Management
14 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
14 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
14 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (10.53%) QA
14 6 (10.53%) Banking
14 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
15 5 (8.77%) Strategic Planning
15 5 (8.77%) Social Media
15 5 (8.77%) Change Management
15 5 (8.77%) MS Visio

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 28 (49.12%) MS Project
2 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 8 (14.04%) MS Office
4 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Primavera
2 1 (1.75%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) DMZ
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) QlikView
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
1 1 (1.75%) DataStage
1 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Law
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Local Government
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Project Manager
1 18 (31.58%) Project Planner
2 11 (19.30%) Programme Planner
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) IT Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Risk Manager
5 4 (7.02%) PMO Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Project Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Planning Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Planning Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Project Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Systems Support Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.75%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) PMO Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Programme Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
3 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.77%) Social Media
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.75%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Project Management
2 34 (59.65%) PRINCE2
3 15 (26.32%) Project Planning
4 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.81%) ITIL
6 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 8 (14.04%) Change Control
9 7 (12.28%) Programme Management
10 6 (10.53%) Practice Management
10 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.77%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (8.77%) Change Management
12 3 (5.26%) Document Management
12 3 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
13 2 (3.51%) CRM
13 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
1 1 (1.75%) VBScript
1 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.26%) MCTS
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.51%) PMP
3 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) APMP
4 1 (1.75%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) P3O
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Cadence
4 1 (1.75%) NEC
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) CA
4 1 (1.75%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) Progress