Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 October 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 - 231
Rank change year-on-year - +231 0
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 13 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% - 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
North West median daily rate £400 - £331
10th Percentile £364 - £209
90th Percentile £432 - £458
England median daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
North West median hourly rate £13.11 - -
England median hourly rate £13.11 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -69.15% - -

Critical Path Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,929 4,620 6,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.25% 82.25% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,100 2,895 3,895
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £572
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 196 191
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +42.86% -29.33%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.86 £51.25
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%

Critical Path Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Critical Path Analysis in the North West

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in the North West

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in the North West

Critical Path Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Lancashire - 6 £383 -
Merseyside - 6 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Critical Path Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Critical Path Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis.

1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
2 6 (46.15%) SMS
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) Gantt Chart
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
5 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (15.38%) PMO
6 1 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (7.69%) Work Breakdown Structure

Critical Path Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SMS
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Planner
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Project Planner
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) HR Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programme Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Gantt Chart
2 6 (46.15%) Kanban
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint