The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Critical Path Analysis
UK
Rank 549 605 593
Rank change year-on-year +56 -12  
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 50 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.044% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.053% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 24
Median daily rate £444 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.78% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £328 £380
% change year-on-year +29.77% -13.81%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Critical Path Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Critical Path Analysis in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +62 48 £450 +28.57% 6
London +27 17 £450 +9.09% 1
South East +20 9 £463 +42.30%
North West +24 6 £490 +83.86% 1
West Midlands +18 6 £360 -29.75% 1
East of England +1 6 £425 +28.78% 1
Cheshire +34 5 - -
Crawley - 5 - -
Crewe - 5 - -
Croydon - 5 £450 -
West Sussex - 5 - -
Suffolk - 4 £425 -
North East - 4 £288 -
Durham - 4 £288 -
Hampshire +6 3 £463 +42.30%
Birmingham +3 3 £400 -21.95%
Andover - 3 £463 -
Ipswich - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +21 1 - -
Reading +19 1 - -
City of London +7 1 £525 +10.52%
Hertfordshire -4 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £410 -
Wales - 1 £410 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Whitehaven - 1 £490 -
Cardiff - 1 £410 -
Essex - 1 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 £490 -

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis.

1 49 (63.64%) MS Project
2 34 (44.16%) Finance
3 32 (41.56%) MS Excel
3 32 (41.56%) Project Management
4 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
5 21 (27.27%) MS Office
6 20 (25.97%) Project Planning
6 20 (25.97%) PMO
7 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
8 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (19.48%) Dependency Management
10 14 (18.18%) Change Control
11 13 (16.88%) ITIL
12 12 (15.58%) Risk Management
12 12 (15.58%) QA
13 11 (14.29%) Degree
14 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
14 10 (12.99%) PMP
14 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
15 9 (11.69%) Programme Management
15 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
16 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
16 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
17 7 (9.09%) CRM
17 7 (9.09%) Migration
17 7 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
17 7 (9.09%) Performance Management
18 6 (7.79%) Spreadsheet

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) Documentum
Applications
1 49 (63.64%) MS Project
2 32 (41.56%) MS Excel
3 21 (27.27%) MS Office
4 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (7.79%) MS Visio
5 6 (7.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.60%) Maximo
3 2 (2.60%) Primavera
3 2 (2.60%) Workfront
4 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) 2G
1 1 (1.30%) 3G
1 1 (1.30%) 4G
1 1 (1.30%) LTE
General
1 34 (44.16%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Back Office
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Project Manager
2 17 (22.08%) Programme Planner
3 15 (19.48%) Project Planner
4 8 (10.39%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Portfolio Planner
6 6 (7.79%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Business Change Project Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Programme Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) PMO Planner
9 3 (3.90%) Transformation Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Transition Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Senior IT Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) CMDB
4 2 (2.60%) RIA
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Life Science
5 1 (1.30%) PMI
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Project Management
2 20 (25.97%) Project Planning
3 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
4 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.48%) Dependency Management
6 14 (18.18%) Change Control
7 13 (16.88%) ITIL
8 12 (15.58%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.69%) Programme Management
10 7 (9.09%) CRM
10 7 (9.09%) Migration
10 7 (9.09%) Performance Management
10 7 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.79%) Change Management
11 6 (7.79%) ERP
11 6 (7.79%) PRINCE
11 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (7.79%) Supplier Management
11 6 (7.79%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) VBA
2 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
2 10 (12.99%) PMP
3 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.97%) PMO
2 12 (15.58%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
3 4 (5.19%) Google
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) OpenText
4 2 (2.60%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.30%) Nokia
5 1 (1.30%) Progress
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