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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 591 582 559
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 31 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.070% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.088% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 10
Average daily rate £363 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +821.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%
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
41831 40715 38755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.06% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27968 25808 24622
Average daily rate £445 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +4.37%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1188 1141
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
London -34 11 £494 +3.94% 1
South East -6 10 £350 +2.94% 1
North West -7 4 £300 -29.41%
South West +4 3 £475 +40.74%
West Midlands -9 3 £350 -22.22%
North East - 2 - -
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Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 37 (67.27%) Project Management
2 21 (38.18%) MS Project
2 21 (38.18%) PRINCE2
3 18 (32.73%) Finance
4 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.27%) Project Planning
5 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
7 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
8 11 (20.00%) MS Office
8 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 11 (20.00%) Change Control
9 10 (18.18%) Project Governance
9 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 10 (18.18%) Change Management
10 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
10 8 (14.55%) Programme Management
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.73%) Dependency Management
11 7 (12.73%) QA
12 6 (10.91%) Degree
12 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
13 5 (9.09%) PRINCE
13 5 (9.09%) Quality Management
14 4 (7.27%) PMP
14 4 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
14 4 (7.27%) Time Management
14 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Project
2 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
3 11 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) CTI
1 3 (5.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) 3G
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.36%) Project Planner
3 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) PMO Planner
4 3 (5.45%) Portfolio Planner
4 3 (5.45%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Programme Office Support
4 3 (5.45%) Project Officer
4 3 (5.45%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Junior
5 2 (3.64%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Junior Financial Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Junior Service Manager
5 2 (3.64%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Programme Planner
5 2 (3.64%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) PMI
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) IPTV
4 1 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Tandem
4 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Project Management
2 21 (38.18%) PRINCE2
3 15 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 11 (20.00%) Change Control
4 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 10 (18.18%) Change Management
5 10 (18.18%) Project Governance
6 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
6 8 (14.55%) Programme Management
7 7 (12.73%) Dependency Management
8 5 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 5 (9.09%) Quality Management
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.27%) Time Management
10 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.45%) Budget Control
10 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.45%) Presales
10 3 (5.45%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.27%) PMP
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.64%) APMP
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) APMG
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (1.82%) Arqiva
3 1 (1.82%) BT
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.82%) Huawei
3 1 (1.82%) LANDesk
3 1 (1.82%) NetCracker
3 1 (1.82%) Nokia
3 1 (1.82%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Siemens
3 1 (1.82%) Telindus
3 1 (1.82%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.82%) ZTE