The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 29 June 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 137 136
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 24 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Median daily rate £418 £475 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.10% +17.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £463 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £488 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 - £175.00

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2237 2378 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.82% 78.98% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5569 5784
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £613 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 282 301
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.23 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Critical Path Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Critical Path Analysis in the South West

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Critical Path Analysis in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

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Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Wiltshire +7 13 £385 -18.94%
Bristol - 3 £375 -
Critical Path Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West region with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis.

1 23 (95.83%) Project Management
2 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (75.00%) Risk Management
4 17 (70.83%) PRINCE2
4 17 (70.83%) PMI
4 17 (70.83%) PMI Certification
5 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (58.33%) PMO
7 11 (45.83%) Coaching
8 10 (41.67%) Product Breakdown Structure
8 10 (41.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 10 (41.67%) Dependency Management
9 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) SAP
10 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (12.50%) Marketing
10 3 (12.50%) Electronics
10 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 1 (4.17%) Change Management
11 1 (4.17%) Military
11 1 (4.17%) Primavera
11 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office

Critical Path Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Primavera
General
1 3 (12.50%) Electronics
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Planner
2 3 (12.50%) Programme Planner
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Planner
4 1 (4.17%) Project Controller
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Project Management
2 18 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 17 (70.83%) PRINCE2
4 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (45.83%) Coaching
6 10 (41.67%) Dependency Management
6 10 (41.67%) Product Breakdown Structure
6 10 (41.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) Earned Value Management
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) PMI Certification
3 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP