Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 113 107
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.40% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Cheshire median daily rate - £283 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.92% -
North West median daily rate £490 £283 £450
% change year-on-year +72.99% -37.06% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £42.48 - -
North West 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 1040 1598 1636
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.74% 85.23% 85.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 1093 999
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £281
90th Percentile £525 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 40 70
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.01% +1.43% -36.36%
10th Percentile £12.13 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £44.35 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.32% +3.64% +25.00%

Critical Path Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Critical Path Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +2 5 - -
Critical Path Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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