The first table below looks at the demand for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 105 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 12 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 1.32% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.93% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £343 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +33.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1817 1659 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.56% 68.38% 66.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 722 811
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Root Cause Analysis
South East

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the Berkshire region.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the Berkshire region.

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 4 £375 +31.57% 1
Bracknell +5 1 - -
Slough -1 1 - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Root Cause Analysis
South East

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Root Cause Analysis.

1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (21.43%) SAP CO
4 9 (21.43%) SAP FI
4 9 (21.43%) SAP
4 9 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (19.05%) GGSN
5 8 (19.05%) SGSN
5 8 (19.05%) XML
5 8 (19.05%) Google
5 8 (19.05%) IDOL
5 8 (19.05%) Legal
6 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.29%) Lua
7 6 (14.29%) IIS
7 6 (14.29%) VB
7 6 (14.29%) ABAP
7 6 (14.29%) CRM
7 6 (14.29%) SAP BW
7 6 (14.29%) SLA
7 6 (14.29%) Kerberos
8 5 (11.90%) Finance
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco
9 4 (9.52%) CA
9 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Root Cause Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.38%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) SAP FI
1 9 (21.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (21.43%) SAP CO
2 3 (7.14%) SAP GRC
2 3 (7.14%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) GGSN
1 8 (19.05%) SGSN
2 6 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.76%) GSM
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) LTE
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) WiMAX
4 1 (2.38%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.38%) HSRP
4 1 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) OSPF
4 1 (2.38%) BGP
4 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) IDOL
2 6 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 8 (19.05%) Legal
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Search Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Business Objects Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) SAP BW Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Problem Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.76%) SAP Developer
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) MDX
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) EDI
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (4.76%) BAPI
3 2 (4.76%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) AS400
1 2 (4.76%) Handset
1 2 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Problem Management
3 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) ETL
6 2 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) SOA
7 1 (2.38%) Service Management
7 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.38%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) VB
1 6 (14.29%) ABAP
1 6 (14.29%) Lua
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.38%) Jython
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) CCA
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) VTSP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) XenServer
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) KVM
3 1 (2.38%) NFS
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) SAP
2 9 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (19.05%) Google
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) CA
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.38%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Nortel