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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Critical Path Analysis over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 572 552 523
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -29
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 37 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.066% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.088% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -27.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
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% -

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
42637 40757 35014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.91% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26600 25526 20864
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1237 1168 1069
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Critical Path Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Critical Path Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
England -7 37 £450 +28.57% 7
London +18 26 £475 +28.37% 1
South West +9 6 £338 +159.61%
Somerset - 6 £338 -
Bath - 6 £338 -
Croydon - 5 £500 -
South East -18 2 £340 - 3
North West -21 2 £425 - 1
Manchester - 2 £425 - 1
Guildford 0 1 £340 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £363 +15.62%
Surrey -2 1 £340 -
Scotland -2 1 £450 -
Berkshire -3 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -4 1 £450 -
West Midlands -12 1 £450 - 1
Slough - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 45 (60.81%) PRINCE2
1 45 (60.81%) Project Management
2 30 (40.54%) MS Project
3 23 (31.08%) Project Planning
4 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.97%) ITIL
6 17 (22.97%) Programme Management
7 16 (21.62%) Finance
8 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
8 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
10 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (13.51%) Change Management
11 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
11 10 (13.51%) Banking
12 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
13 8 (10.81%) Document Management
14 7 (9.46%) Internet
14 7 (9.46%) BPR
14 7 (9.46%) CRM
14 7 (9.46%) MS Office
14 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
14 7 (9.46%) Change Control
15 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
15 6 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
15 6 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (8.11%) Law
16 5 (6.76%) QA

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 30 (40.54%) MS Project
2 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.46%) MS Office
4 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Primavera
2 1 (1.35%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.35%) QlikView
2 1 (1.35%) MS Access
2 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.35%) DataStage
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Law
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Local Government
6 2 (2.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Project Manager
2 15 (20.27%) Project Planner
3 11 (14.86%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Programme Planner
5 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Programme Office Support
7 5 (6.76%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Planning Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Risk Manager
9 3 (4.05%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) PMO Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Project Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.05%) IT Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) ICT Project Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Programme Planning Manager
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Project Manager
11 1 (1.35%) Systems Support Manager
11 1 (1.35%) Business Manager
11 1 (1.35%) Business Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Social Media
4 2 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) PRINCE2
1 45 (60.81%) Project Management
2 23 (31.08%) Project Planning
3 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.97%) ITIL
4 17 (22.97%) Programme Management
5 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.22%) Business Analysis
7 10 (13.51%) Change Management
8 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.81%) Document Management
10 7 (9.46%) BPR
10 7 (9.46%) CRM
10 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.46%) Change Control
11 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
11 6 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (6.76%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (6.76%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) VB
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.05%) MCTS
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) PMP
3 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) APMP
5 1 (1.35%) PgMP
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) P3O
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Cadence
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos
4 1 (1.35%) Progress
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) CA
4 1 (1.35%) Epicor
4 1 (1.35%) NEC
4 1 (1.35%) Remedy
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Posted: 11 days ago