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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 568 563 519
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 29 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.055% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.074% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 10
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£425 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+27.55% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+821.05% -55.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+821.05% -55.29%

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
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
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 28 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 21 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 28 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 -12 29 £425 +20.14% 4
London +23 18 £450 +21.62% 2
South West +10 4 £378 +190.38%
Croydon - 4 £500 -
Somerset - 4 £378 -
Bath - 4 £378 -
West Midlands -6 3 £425 - 1
Coventry - 3 £425 -
South East -18 2 £340 -
Surrey +12 1 £340 -
Edinburgh +3 1 £450 -37.50%
Guildford +2 1 £340 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £363 +14.17%
Scotland -4 1 £450 -15.92%
North West -11 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £403 -
Yorkshire - 1 £403 -
Leeds - 1 £403 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 35 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 35 (58.33%) Project Management
2 28 (46.67%) MS Project
3 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.67%) Finance
4 16 (26.67%) Project Planning
4 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 13 (21.67%) ITIL
7 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (15.00%) Programme Management
10 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 8 (13.33%) Change Control
10 8 (13.33%) Law
10 8 (13.33%) MS Office
11 7 (11.67%) Change Management
12 6 (10.00%) Practice Management
12 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (10.00%) QA
12 6 (10.00%) Banking
12 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
13 5 (8.33%) Social Media
13 5 (8.33%) MS Visio

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 28 (46.67%) MS Project
2 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (13.33%) MS Office
4 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Primavera
2 1 (1.67%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) QlikView
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.67%) Star Schema
1 1 (1.67%) DataStage
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Law
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Local Government
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Project Manager
2 18 (30.00%) Project Planner
3 11 (18.33%) Programme Planner
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) PMO Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Project Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Risk Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Planning Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Programme Planning Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (1.67%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) PMO Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Programme Coordinator
8 1 (1.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Project Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Systems Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Social Media
4 2 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 35 (58.33%) Project Management
2 16 (26.67%) Project Planning
3 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) ITIL
5 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.00%) Programme Management
7 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 8 (13.33%) Change Control
8 7 (11.67%) Change Management
9 6 (10.00%) Practice Management
9 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (6.67%) BPR
11 4 (6.67%) CRM
12 3 (5.00%) Document Management
12 3 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
1 1 (1.67%) VBScript
1 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.00%) MCTS
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) PMP
2 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) APMP
4 1 (1.67%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) P3O
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) NEC
4 1 (1.67%) Cadence
4 1 (1.67%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) Progress
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) CA
4 1 (1.67%) Epicor
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