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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 633 612 592
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 22 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.073% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 21
Median daily rate £413 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.91% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 15 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 26 September 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 +5 22 £413 +11.86% 7
London -1 17 £431 +15.00% 4
Croydon - 4 £325 -
City of London - 3 £600 -
North West +16 2 £331 -24.28% 1
South East +11 1 £308 -12.14% 1
Warwickshire -10 1 £400 +28.00%
West Midlands -35 1 £400 +28.00%
East of England - 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 £308 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £475 -
Merseyside - 1 £188 -
Hampshire - 1 £308 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (58.00%) MS Project
1 29 (58.00%) Project Management
2 22 (44.00%) Finance
3 21 (42.00%) PRINCE2
4 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (24.00%) Project Planning
6 12 (24.00%) Dependency Management
7 11 (22.00%) Migration
7 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.00%) Programme Management
8 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) Change Management
9 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (16.00%) MS Visio
9 8 (16.00%) Project Governance
10 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.00%) CTI
11 5 (10.00%) MS Office
12 4 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (8.00%) LAN
12 4 (8.00%) WAN
12 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.00%) Change Control
12 4 (8.00%) Office 365
12 4 (8.00%) Mentoring

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 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (58.00%) MS Project
2 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (16.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (2.00%) Open Workbench
6 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) CTI
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.00%) PMO Planner
3 7 (14.00%) Project Planner
4 5 (10.00%) Programme Planner
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Portfolio Planner
5 4 (8.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Programme Office Support
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Project Management
2 21 (42.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (24.00%) Dependency Management
3 12 (24.00%) Project Planning
4 11 (22.00%) Migration
5 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.00%) Programme Management
6 8 (16.00%) Change Management
6 8 (16.00%) Project Governance
7 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Change Control
8 4 (8.00%) Coaching
8 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.00%) Quality Management
9 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C#
1 1 (2.00%) Java
1 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.00%) VB
1 1 (2.00%) VBA
1 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) APMP
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) IFS
4 1 (2.00%) WorldPay
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