The table below looks at the statistics for Critical Path Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 141 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+211.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+821.05% -55.29%
Critical Path Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2376 2292 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.64% 76.27% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1539 885
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 119 66
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.84 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +16.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Critical Path Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Critical Path Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Critical Path Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Critical Path Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Critical Path Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Somerset - 4 £378 -
Devon - 1 £550 -
Critical Path Analysis
England

Critical Path Analysis
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) Social Media
5 3 (33.33%) MS Project
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (11.11%) MCTS
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft