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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 571 570 571
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 54 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.081% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £480 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
-9.92% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.80

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
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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 -13 43 £388 +8.77% 3
London +10 19 £400 -17.94% 3
West Midlands +6 10 £313 -13.79%
South East -22 10 £330 +23.94%
Warwickshire +5 6 £313 -13.79%
Edinburgh - 6 £300 -
Scotland - 6 £300 -
Berkshire -4 5 £400 -
North West -18 3 £450 +38.46%
Oxfordshire - 3 £295 -
Cheshire - 3 £450 -
Warwick -7 2 £213 -44.26%
Surrey -9 2 £330 +38.94%
Guildford - 2 £330 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £362 -
Maidenhead - 2 £350 -
Warrington - 2 £438 -
Solihull - 2 - -
City of London +4 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £500 - 1
Reading - 1 £400 -
Plymouth - 1 £550 -
Chester - 1 £463 -
Devon - 1 £550 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £550 -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 46 (55.42%) Project Management
2 43 (51.81%) PRINCE2
3 34 (40.96%) MS Project
4 33 (39.76%) Project Planning
5 27 (32.53%) Finance
6 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
8 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (19.28%) Programme Management
10 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
11 14 (16.87%) ITIL
12 13 (15.66%) Law
13 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
13 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
14 11 (13.25%) QA
14 11 (13.25%) MS Office
15 10 (12.05%) Change Management
15 10 (12.05%) Practice Management
16 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
17 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
17 8 (9.64%) CRM
17 8 (9.64%) Strategic Planning
18 7 (8.43%) Banking
18 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 7 (8.43%) Customer Engagement
18 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
18 7 (8.43%) Identity Management
18 7 (8.43%) BPR
18 7 (8.43%) Risk Management

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (4.82%) CMS
1 4 (4.82%) Drupal
1 4 (4.82%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (40.96%) MS Project
2 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
3 11 (13.25%) MS Office
4 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Agresso
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) DWDM
2 1 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.20%) ATM
2 1 (1.20%) SDH
2 1 (1.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
1 1 (1.20%) Hudson
1 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Law
3 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.43%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Billing
4 3 (3.61%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Project Manager
2 20 (24.10%) Project Planner
3 11 (13.25%) Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Programme Planner
5 9 (10.84%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) IT Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) PMO Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Project Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Trainer
8 3 (3.61%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.61%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.61%) Programme Coordinator
8 3 (3.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (3.61%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (2.41%) PMO Lead
9 2 (2.41%) IT Project Manager
10 1 (1.20%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) HTML
1 4 (4.82%) CSS
1 4 (4.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.23%) E-Learning
5 4 (4.82%) Learning Management System
6 3 (3.61%) Social Media
7 2 (2.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Project Management
2 43 (51.81%) PRINCE2
3 33 (39.76%) Project Planning
4 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (19.28%) Programme Management
7 14 (16.87%) ITIL
8 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
9 10 (12.05%) Change Management
9 10 (12.05%) Practice Management
10 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.64%) CRM
11 8 (9.64%) Strategic Planning
12 7 (8.43%) BPR
12 7 (8.43%) Risk Management
12 7 (8.43%) Identity Management
12 7 (8.43%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.43%) Change Control
13 6 (7.23%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
1 4 (4.82%) PHP
1 4 (4.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.02%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.02%) MCTS
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) PMP
4 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) P3O
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Progress
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