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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 561 549 550
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 46 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.056% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.076% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 4
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£388 £400 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £370 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
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 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 44 £388 -3.12% 8
London +13 18 £438 +4.85% 1
East Midlands - 11 £444 -
South West - 9 £388 - 3
South East -13 7 £263 -47.50% 1
West Midlands -15 7 £375 -
Hampshire - 7 £263 -
Warwickshire -5 6 £375 +2.38%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £444 -
Nottingham - 6 £444 -
West Yorkshire -6 1 £375 -6.25% 3
Leeds -14 1 £375 - 2
Yorkshire -14 1 £375 -6.25% 3
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (53.57%) MS Project
1 45 (53.57%) Project Management
2 38 (45.24%) PRINCE2
3 34 (40.48%) MS Excel
4 33 (39.29%) Project Planning
5 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.81%) ITIL
7 19 (22.62%) Finance
7 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.24%) Change Management
9 16 (19.05%) Primavera
9 16 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
10 15 (17.86%) Business Analysis
10 15 (17.86%) Oracle
10 15 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (16.67%) SAP
12 13 (15.48%) MS Office
12 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
12 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
13 12 (14.29%) Degree
13 12 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (11.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (11.90%) Coaching
14 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (11.90%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (11.90%) SAP PS
14 10 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (11.90%) Cognos

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.90%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.76%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.19%) Drupal
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (53.57%) MS Project
2 34 (40.48%) MS Excel
3 13 (15.48%) MS Office
4 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (3.57%) Open Workbench
7 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (11.90%) SAP PS
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (2.38%) Agresso
4 1 (1.19%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) Broadband
3 1 (1.19%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Subversion
1 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.14%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Analyst
2 18 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.90%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Project Planner
4 9 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Report Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Programme Planner
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) MI Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.38%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Planning Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (1.19%) Information Analyst
9 1 (1.19%) Project Administrator
9 1 (1.19%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) HTML
1 1 (1.19%) CSS
1 1 (1.19%) XML
1 1 (1.19%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (1.19%) GIS
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Project Management
2 38 (45.24%) PRINCE2
3 33 (39.29%) Project Planning
4 20 (23.81%) ITIL
5 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.24%) Change Management
7 16 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
8 15 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (17.86%) Business Analysis
9 12 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.90%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (11.90%) Coaching
10 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
12 8 (9.52%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.33%) PRINCE
13 7 (8.33%) Programme Management
13 7 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (1.19%) VBA
3 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (7.14%) HND
5 5 (5.95%) MCP
6 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.57%) MCTS
7 1 (1.19%) PMP
7 1 (1.19%) HNC
7 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Primavera
3 15 (17.86%) Oracle
4 14 (16.67%) SAP
5 10 (11.90%) Cognos
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