The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 601 582
Rank change year-on-year +72 -19  
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 48 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.050% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.061% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 22
Median daily rate £450 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34744 41185 38836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.25% 82.92% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23057 27403 24454
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 998 1135
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Critical Path Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in England

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Critical Path Analysis in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in England

Critical Path Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
London +42 17 £450 +28.57% 1
South East +20 9 £463 +37.03% 1
North West +32 6 £490 +83.86% 1
West Midlands +15 6 £360 -4.00%
East of England +3 6 £425 +28.78%
North East - 4 £288 -
Critical Path Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis.

1 49 (66.22%) MS Project
2 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 32 (43.24%) Finance
3 30 (40.54%) Project Management
4 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.38%) MS Office
6 19 (25.68%) PMO
7 18 (24.32%) Project Planning
8 17 (22.97%) PRINCE2
9 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (20.27%) Dependency Management
11 14 (18.92%) Change Control
12 13 (17.57%) ITIL
13 12 (16.22%) QA
14 11 (14.86%) Risk Management
15 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
15 10 (13.51%) Degree
16 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
16 9 (12.16%) Programme Management
16 9 (12.16%) PMP
16 9 (12.16%) PMI Certification
17 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
17 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
18 7 (9.46%) Risk Analysis
18 7 (9.46%) Performance Management
18 7 (9.46%) CRM
18 7 (9.46%) Migration
19 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development

Critical Path Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 49 (66.22%) MS Project
2 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
3 21 (28.38%) MS Office
4 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
5 6 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.70%) Maximo
3 2 (2.70%) Primavera
3 2 (2.70%) Workfront
4 1 (1.35%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.35%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) 2G
1 1 (1.35%) 3G
1 1 (1.35%) 4G
1 1 (1.35%) LTE
General
1 32 (43.24%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Back Office
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Project Manager
2 17 (22.97%) Programme Planner
3 15 (20.27%) Project Planner
4 8 (10.81%) Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Portfolio Planner
6 6 (8.11%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Business Change Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Programme Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Transformation Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Transition Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Change Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Project Change Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Senior IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) RIA
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.35%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Project Management
2 18 (24.32%) Project Planning
3 17 (22.97%) PRINCE2
4 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (20.27%) Dependency Management
6 14 (18.92%) Change Control
7 13 (17.57%) ITIL
8 11 (14.86%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.16%) Programme Management
10 7 (9.46%) CRM
10 7 (9.46%) Migration
10 7 (9.46%) Performance Management
10 7 (9.46%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.11%) Change Management
11 6 (8.11%) ERP
11 6 (8.11%) PRINCE
11 6 (8.11%) Supplier Management
11 6 (8.11%) Visualisation
12 5 (6.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) VBA
2 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) PMI Certification
2 9 (12.16%) PMP
2 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.68%) PMO
2 12 (16.22%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) SAP
3 4 (5.41%) Google
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) OpenText
4 2 (2.70%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.35%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.35%) Nokia
5 1 (1.35%) Progress
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