The table below looks at the statistics for Critical Path Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Critical Path Analysis over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 615 590 583
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 33 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.068% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.086% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 17
Median daily rate £375 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £405 £318
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +27.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +821.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +821.05%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44047 42983 40920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27209 25852
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1223 1213
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £48.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Critical Path Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Critical Path Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Critical Path Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 32 £375 -16.66% 2
South East +2 12 £375 +10.29%
Hampshire - 10 £370 -
London -26 8 £556 +23.61%
Hook - 5 £350 -
North West -19 4 £300 -33.33%
West Midlands -6 3 £350 -17.64% 1
Lancashire - 3 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £235 -41.61%
West Yorkshire -1 2 £235 -41.61%
Berkshire -3 2 £375 -
South West -11 2 £475 +25.82%
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £475 -
Southampton - 2 £360 -
Reading - 2 £375 -
Slough +6 1 - -
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Scotland -14 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Gateshead - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £188 -
Bradford - 1 £283 -
Crewe - 1 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Sunderland - 1 - -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Critical Path Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis.

1 31 (55.36%) Project Management
2 23 (41.07%) Finance
3 21 (37.50%) MS Project
4 19 (33.93%) PRINCE2
5 18 (32.14%) Project Planning
6 15 (26.79%) Change Control
7 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
10 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
11 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.07%) Quality Management
11 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
12 7 (12.50%) Change Management
12 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.50%) MS Office
13 6 (10.71%) Degree
13 6 (10.71%) Dependency Management
14 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (8.93%) Project Governance
14 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
15 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
15 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
16 3 (5.36%) Presales
16 3 (5.36%) Coaching
16 3 (5.36%) QA
16 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
16 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (37.50%) MS Project
2 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
3 7 (12.50%) MS Office
4 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.79%) Open Workbench
6 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) CTI
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) 3G
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Project Planner
4 6 (10.71%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) PMO Planner
6 4 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Programme Planner
7 3 (5.36%) Junior
7 3 (5.36%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Portfolio Planner
7 3 (5.36%) Programme Office Support
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Service Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Process Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) IPTV
3 1 (1.79%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.79%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.79%) Tandem
3 1 (1.79%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Project Management
2 19 (33.93%) PRINCE2
3 18 (32.14%) Project Planning
4 15 (26.79%) Change Control
5 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
6 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
6 9 (16.07%) Quality Management
7 7 (12.50%) Change Management
8 6 (10.71%) Dependency Management
9 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.93%) Project Governance
10 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.36%) Coaching
11 3 (5.36%) Presales
11 3 (5.36%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (3.57%) Budget Control
12 2 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (3.57%) Migration
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PMP
4 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.57%) APMP
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (1.79%) Arqiva
3 1 (1.79%) BT
3 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.79%) Huawei
3 1 (1.79%) NetCracker
3 1 (1.79%) Nokia
3 1 (1.79%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Siemens
3 1 (1.79%) Telindus
3 1 (1.79%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.79%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.79%) ZTE
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