The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 551 510 556
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +46
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 36 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.071% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.098% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 13
Average daily rate £333 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.39% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £261 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.68% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Critical Path Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Top 26 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -84 34 £350 -8.19% 4
London -16 14 £380 -15.55% 1
South East -19 8 - - 3
South West - 6 £220 -
City of London -10 5 £460 -
Bristol - 5 £130 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £314 -
West Yorkshire -24 1 £310 -
Yorkshire -25 1 £310 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £310 -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Worksop - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - - 2
Wales - - - - 2
Hook - - - -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (59.38%) MS Project
1 38 (59.38%) Project Management
2 34 (53.13%) PRINCE2
3 32 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
5 18 (28.13%) Change Control
6 17 (26.56%) Finance
7 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
7 13 (20.31%) PMI Certification
8 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
9 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
10 10 (15.63%) PMP
11 8 (12.50%) Change Management
11 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (12.50%) MS Office
12 7 (10.94%) Windows
12 7 (10.94%) ITIL
12 7 (10.94%) Migration
13 6 (9.38%) Degree
13 6 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
13 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
14 5 (7.81%) SCCM
14 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
14 5 (7.81%) PMI
14 5 (7.81%) Ericsson
14 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
15 4 (6.25%) Citrix
15 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
15 4 (6.25%) XenApp

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.56%) Drupal
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (59.38%) MS Project
2 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
3 13 (20.31%) MS Visio
4 8 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (3.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Agresso
2 1 (1.56%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Exchequer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
1 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MSI
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Project Manager
2 17 (26.56%) Project Planner
3 8 (12.50%) Programme Planner
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) ICT Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (1.56%) PMO Lead
7 1 (1.56%) Planning Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Transformation Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Transition Manager
7 1 (1.56%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Deployment Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) OSS Project Manager
7 1 (1.56%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) Symfony
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) PMI
2 2 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.56%) FMCG
3 1 (1.56%) DTV
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Project Management
2 34 (53.13%) PRINCE2
3 32 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 18 (28.13%) Change Control
5 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
6 8 (12.50%) Change Management
6 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.94%) ITIL
7 7 (10.94%) Migration
8 6 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum
11 2 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (3.13%) Service Management
11 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.56%) PHP
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) PMI Certification
2 10 (15.63%) PMP
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
4 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) XenApp
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Ericsson
3 4 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) BT
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) AppSense
5 2 (3.13%) Primavera
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
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