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 27 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 626 601
Rank change year-on-year +65 -25  
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 49 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.052% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.062% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 27
Median daily rate £431 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £403
% change year-on-year +2.56% -3.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £175.00
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Critical Path Analysis.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Critical Path Analysis in the UK

Critical Path Analysis
Top 24 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 27 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
England +43 49 £431 +7.81% 4
South West +24 24 £418 -12.10%
Wiltshire +9 13 £385 -18.94%
London +8 11 £500 -13.04%
South East +15 10 £425 +7.59% 2
Corsham - 8 £525 -
West Sussex - 5 £400 -
Croydon - 4 £431 -
Crawley - 4 £395 -
Bristol - 3 £375 -
Berkshire +23 2 - -
East Midlands -5 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £255 - 1
City of London - 2 £525 -
Norwich - 2 £255 -
Norfolk - 2 £255 -
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Worksop - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Critical Path Analysis.

1 66 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 54 (54.55%) Project Management
3 40 (40.40%) PRINCE2
4 38 (38.38%) Finance
5 37 (37.37%) Security Cleared
6 34 (34.34%) SC Cleared
7 32 (32.32%) PMO
7 32 (32.32%) PMI Certification
8 31 (31.31%) Dependency Management
9 26 (26.26%) Risk Management
10 25 (25.25%) Project Planning
11 23 (23.23%) Microsoft Office
12 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (19.19%) PMI
14 18 (18.18%) ITIL
15 17 (17.17%) Change Control
15 17 (17.17%) Work Breakdown Structure
16 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
16 16 (16.16%) Management Information System
16 16 (16.16%) QA
17 15 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
17 15 (15.15%) Degree
18 14 (14.14%) PMP
19 13 (13.13%) Product Breakdown Structure
20 12 (12.12%) Coaching
20 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
21 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
22 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
23 9 (9.09%) Supplier Management

Critical Path Analysis
Co-occurring 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 7 (7.07%) MS Project Server
2 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.02%) Documentum
3 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 66 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (23.23%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (8.08%) MS Visio
5 7 (7.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.04%) Primavera
2 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.02%) Maximo
4 1 (1.01%) SAP PS
4 1 (1.01%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
1 3 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 38 (38.38%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
4 3 (3.03%) Electronics
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Military
6 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Project Manager
2 20 (20.20%) Programme Planner
3 16 (16.16%) Project Planner
4 8 (8.08%) IT Manager
4 8 (8.08%) Senior Manager
4 8 (8.08%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (7.07%) Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Portfolio Planner
6 6 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (6.06%) PMO Planner
7 5 (5.05%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Business Change Project Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Senior IT Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Programme Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) PMI
2 16 (16.16%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) CMDB
5 2 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.02%) RIA
6 1 (1.01%) CCTV
6 1 (1.01%) Life Science
6 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Linux
1 3 (3.03%) Unix
2 2 (2.02%) SUSE
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.55%) Project Management
2 40 (40.40%) PRINCE2
3 31 (31.31%) Dependency Management
4 26 (26.26%) Risk Management
5 25 (25.25%) Project Planning
6 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (18.18%) ITIL
8 17 (17.17%) Change Control
8 17 (17.17%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 15 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
10 13 (13.13%) Product Breakdown Structure
11 12 (12.12%) Coaching
12 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.09%) Supplier Management
14 7 (7.07%) Earned Value Management
14 7 (7.07%) Resource Management
15 6 (6.06%) Change Management
15 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
15 6 (6.06%) Programme Management
15 6 (6.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) VBA
2 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.03%) Perl
3 2 (2.02%) SQL
4 1 (1.01%) C
4 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (37.37%) Security Cleared
2 34 (34.34%) SC Cleared
3 32 (32.32%) PMI Certification
4 15 (15.15%) Degree
5 14 (14.14%) PMP
6 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (32.32%) PMO
2 16 (16.16%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Control-M
1 3 (3.03%) Nagios
1 3 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.03%) OpenView
1 3 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) IBM
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) SAP
4 3 (3.03%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) Remedy
5 2 (2.02%) OpenText
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.02%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.01%) Demandware
6 1 (1.01%) Nokia
6 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
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