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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 570 556 569
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 43 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.040% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.054% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 4
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£388 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £362 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £426 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 30 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 24 October 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 -4 42 £388 -2.45% 4
East Midlands +17 15 £425 -
London +3 13 £475 +20.40% 1
Warwickshire -5 8 £363 -2.02%
West Midlands -17 8 £363 -2.02%
South East -16 6 £225 -55.00% 3
South West - 6 £394 -
Hampshire - 6 £225 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 5 £444 -
Nottingham - 5 £444 -
City of London +15 1 - -
Yorkshire -3 1 £375 -
Leeds -6 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire -10 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £190 -
East of England - 1 £190 -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 45 (58.44%) Project Management
2 38 (49.35%) MS Project
3 34 (44.16%) PRINCE2
4 30 (38.96%) Project Planning
5 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
6 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
7 17 (22.08%) ITIL
7 17 (22.08%) Finance
8 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (19.48%) Change Management
9 15 (19.48%) Primavera
9 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (18.18%) SAP
10 14 (18.18%) Oracle
11 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
12 12 (15.58%) Strategic Planning
12 12 (15.58%) MS Office
12 12 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (15.58%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (14.29%) Business Analysis
13 11 (14.29%) Degree
14 10 (12.99%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (12.99%) WebLogic
14 10 (12.99%) Cognos
14 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
14 10 (12.99%) SAP PS
14 10 (12.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
1 10 (12.99%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) Apache
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.30%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (49.35%) MS Project
2 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
3 12 (15.58%) MS Office
4 6 (7.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.90%) Open Workbench
6 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) SAP PS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (2.60%) Agresso
4 1 (1.30%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) Broadband
3 1 (1.30%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.49%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Subversion
1 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 18 (23.38%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.69%) Project Planner
3 9 (11.69%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Report Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Project Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Programme Planner
6 3 (3.90%) MI Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Project Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.60%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Programme Director
7 2 (2.60%) Portfolio Manager
8 1 (1.30%) Project Officer
8 1 (1.30%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.30%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) HTML
1 1 (1.30%) CSS
1 1 (1.30%) XML
1 1 (1.30%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.60%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.60%) PMI
4 1 (1.30%) GIS
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) Project Management
2 34 (44.16%) PRINCE2
3 30 (38.96%) Project Planning
4 17 (22.08%) ITIL
5 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (19.48%) Change Management
7 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (15.58%) Strategic Planning
8 12 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (15.58%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (12.99%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
12 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
13 6 (7.79%) Change Control
13 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) VBA
3 1 (1.30%) C
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.49%) HND
7 4 (5.19%) MCP
8 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.90%) MCTS
9 2 (2.60%) MBA
10 1 (1.30%) PMP
10 1 (1.30%) HNC
10 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.48%) Primavera
3 14 (18.18%) Oracle
3 14 (18.18%) SAP
4 10 (12.99%) Cognos
5 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
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