The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 259 267
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8  
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.075% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.092% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £463 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.03% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6422 7598 7801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.31% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 4681 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 271 280
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in the South East

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in the South East

Critical Path Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
West Sussex - 5 - -
Hampshire +12 3 £463 +37.03%
Berkshire +27 1 - - 1
Critical Path Analysis
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis.

1 12 (75.00%) MS Project
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) PMP
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) Change Control
3 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (25.00%) PMO
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Asset Management

Critical Path Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Project
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 2G
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
1 1 (6.25%) 4G
1 1 (6.25%) LTE
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Planner
3 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Planner
4 2 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) CMS Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Planner
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
4 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (12.50%) Resource Levelling
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
1 7 (43.75%) PMP
2 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 4 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) OpenText
2 2 (12.50%) WorldPay
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia