The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Critical Path Analysis over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Critical Path Analysis
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 -  
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £283 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.48 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 - -

Critical Path Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 464 940 863
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 82.42% 85.14% 86.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 642 546
Median daily rate £405 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 38
Median hourly rate £43.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.87% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Critical Path Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Critical Path Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Critical Path Analysis in Cheshire

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in Cheshire

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in Cheshire

Critical Path Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 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
Crewe +5 5 - -
Critical Path Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis.

1 5 (100.00%) VBA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 5 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 5 (100.00%) Infographics
1 5 (100.00%) Decision Tree
2 3 (60.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (40.00%) RIA
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation

Critical Path Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Decision Tree
1 5 (100.00%) Infographics
1 5 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 5 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 5 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (60.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared