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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 614 603 594
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 33 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.066% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.084% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 15
Median daily rate £363 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
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
45374 44011 42946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.60% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29986 27420 26807
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1279 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 28 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 3 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 -26 31 £363 -19.44%
London -38 11 £494 +3.94%
South East +5 10 £350 +2.94%
Hampshire - 8 £350 -
Hook - 5 £350 -
North West -3 4 £300 -29.41%
South West -3 3 £475 +40.74%
West Midlands -4 3 £350 -22.22%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £350 -
Lancashire - 3 - -
Berkshire +8 2 £375 -
Edinburgh -10 2 - -
Scotland -15 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £375 -
Slough +11 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 -
Crewe - 1 £300 -
Southampton - 1 £330 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Gateshead - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 38 (61.29%) Project Management
2 23 (37.10%) Finance
3 21 (33.87%) MS Project
3 21 (33.87%) PRINCE2
4 19 (30.65%) Project Planning
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
7 14 (22.58%) Change Control
8 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
9 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 11 (17.74%) MS Office
10 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
11 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.13%) Change Management
11 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
11 10 (16.13%) Project Governance
12 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
13 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
13 8 (12.90%) Quality Management
14 7 (11.29%) QA
14 7 (11.29%) Dependency Management
14 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (9.68%) Degree
15 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
16 5 (8.06%) PRINCE
17 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
17 4 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
17 4 (6.45%) Time Management
17 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Project
2 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 11 (17.74%) MS Office
4 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) CTI
1 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) 3G
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Project Manager
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Project Planner
4 6 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) PMO Planner
6 3 (4.84%) Portfolio Planner
6 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Programme Office Support
6 3 (4.84%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.84%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Junior
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Programme Planner
7 2 (3.23%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) PMI
4 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.61%) IPTV
5 1 (1.61%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Tandem
5 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Project Management
2 21 (33.87%) PRINCE2
3 19 (30.65%) Project Planning
4 14 (22.58%) Change Control
5 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
6 10 (16.13%) Change Management
6 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
6 10 (16.13%) Project Governance
7 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.90%) Quality Management
8 7 (11.29%) Dependency Management
9 5 (8.06%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.45%) Time Management
11 3 (4.84%) Presales
11 3 (4.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.61%) PHP
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
4 4 (6.45%) PMP
4 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.23%) APMP
5 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.61%) APMG
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (1.61%) Arqiva
3 1 (1.61%) BT
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.61%) Huawei
3 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
3 1 (1.61%) NetCracker
3 1 (1.61%) Nokia
3 1 (1.61%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Siemens
3 1 (1.61%) Telindus
3 1 (1.61%) Virgin Media
3 1 (1.61%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.61%) ZTE