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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 563 551 563
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 43 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.044% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.059% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 7
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£388 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.86% +37.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +37.45%

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
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 27 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 22 September 2014. 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 -17 41 £388 +4.02% 8
London +15 15 £450 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +14 15 £425 -
Warwickshire -4 7 £363 -2.02%
West Midlands -14 7 £363 -2.02% 1
South East -5 5 £266 -46.75% 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £444 -
Nottingham - 5 £444 -
South West - 4 £444 - 1
City of London +25 2 £300 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £190 -
Hampshire - 1 £295 - 1
Manchester - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 £190 -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Templecombe - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 60 (70.59%) Project Management
2 42 (49.41%) MS Project
3 40 (47.06%) PRINCE2
4 37 (43.53%) Project Planning
5 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
5 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
6 21 (24.71%) Finance
7 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.00%) ITIL
9 15 (17.65%) SAP
9 15 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
10 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
10 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
10 14 (16.47%) Change Control
11 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
11 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
12 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (14.12%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (12.94%) Change Management
13 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (12.94%) Primavera
13 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
14 10 (11.76%) Cognos
14 10 (11.76%) MS Office
14 10 (11.76%) WebLogic
14 10 (11.76%) SAP PS
14 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (11.76%) Business Analysis

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.18%) Drupal
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (49.41%) MS Project
2 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
3 10 (11.76%) MS Office
4 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.53%) Open Workbench
6 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (11.76%) SAP PS
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (2.35%) Agresso
4 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) Broadband
3 1 (1.18%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.35%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Subversion
1 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Project Manager
2 14 (16.47%) Project Planner
3 13 (15.29%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Project Manager
5 4 (4.71%) Programme Planner
6 3 (3.53%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.35%) Administrator
7 2 (2.35%) Project Administrator
7 2 (2.35%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (2.35%) Programme Director
7 2 (2.35%) Planning Manager
7 2 (2.35%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.35%) PMO Lead
8 1 (1.18%) Project Support Administrator
8 1 (1.18%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.18%) Payroll Manager
8 1 (1.18%) PMO Manager
8 1 (1.18%) OSS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) HTML
1 1 (1.18%) CSS
1 1 (1.18%) XML
1 1 (1.18%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) PMI
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) DTV
4 1 (1.18%) FMCG
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (70.59%) Project Management
2 40 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 37 (43.53%) Project Planning
4 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.00%) ITIL
6 15 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
7 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (16.47%) Change Control
8 13 (15.29%) Risk Management
9 12 (14.12%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.94%) Change Management
10 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 10 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (9.41%) Programme Management
13 7 (8.24%) PRINCE
14 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
15 5 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) C
1 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.18%) PHP
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
1 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) Degree
3 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.35%) MBA
5 2 (2.35%) PMP
5 2 (2.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
1 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.65%) SAP
3 11 (12.94%) Primavera
4 10 (11.76%) Cognos
5 9 (10.59%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.35%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.35%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) Thunderhead
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