The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England 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 545 519 528
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 29 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.073% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 17
Average daily rate
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£331 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £40.15 -
% change year-on-year
-67.62% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
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 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 30 July 2014.

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 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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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 -6 8 £266 -37.35%
London +13 7 £406 +20.37% 1
North West +1 2 £325 -23.52%
East of England -19 1 £215 -52.22%
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
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Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 49 (81.67%) Project Management
2 33 (55.00%) MS Project
3 30 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 26 (43.33%) Project Planning
5 24 (40.00%) Finance
6 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
6 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 13 (21.67%) Change Control
9 10 (16.67%) ITIL
9 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 10 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (15.00%) Degree
11 8 (13.33%) Change Management
12 6 (10.00%) PRINCE
12 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (10.00%) Windows
12 6 (10.00%) Oracle
13 5 (8.33%) MS Office
13 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
13 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
13 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (6.67%) Retail
14 4 (6.67%) Open Workbench
14 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
14 4 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (3.33%) Drupal
1 2 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (55.00%) MS Project
2 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.33%) MS Office
4 4 (6.67%) Open Workbench
5 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Agresso
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Broadband
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.33%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Project Planner
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Project Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Programme Planner
4 3 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Integration Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Senior Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Administrator
6 1 (1.67%) Process Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (1.67%) PMO Lead
6 1 (1.67%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Symfony
1 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.33%) CSS
1 2 (3.33%) XML
1 2 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) PMI
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Project Management
2 30 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 26 (43.33%) Project Planning
4 15 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 13 (21.67%) Change Control
6 10 (16.67%) ITIL
6 10 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
7 8 (13.33%) Change Management
8 6 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.67%) Migration
10 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.00%) Scrum
11 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.00%) Service Management
11 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.33%) PHP
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) Degree
3 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.33%) XenApp
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) AppSense
4 2 (3.33%) BT
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.67%) Primavera
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