The table below looks at the statistics for Critical Path Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 376 392 367
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 15 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.005% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.006% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £440 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £440 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.50 -
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Critical Path Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Critical Path Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in London

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Trend in London

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in London

Critical Path Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Critical Path Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in London

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 21 (75.00%) MS Project
2 18 (64.29%) PRINCE2
2 18 (64.29%) Project Management
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (35.71%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (25.00%) MS Office
8 7 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 6 (21.43%) Coaching
9 6 (21.43%) Banking
10 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
10 5 (17.86%) CRM
10 5 (17.86%) BPR
10 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
11 4 (14.29%) Change Control
12 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
12 3 (10.71%) MS Project Server
12 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (10.71%) MCTS
13 2 (7.14%) Management Information System

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (10.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (75.00%) MS Project
2 16 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Project Planner
2 5 (17.86%) Programme Planner
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) PMO Lead
3 1 (3.57%) Planning Manager
3 1 (3.57%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) PRINCE2
1 18 (64.29%) Project Management
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Strategic Planning
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 6 (21.43%) Coaching
6 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
6 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
6 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) BPR
6 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
7 4 (14.29%) Change Control
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
9 2 (7.14%) Change Management
9 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Primavera
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) NEC