The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 82 102 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 41 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.61% 0.91% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.24% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 7
Average daily rate £405 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-30.09% +67.47%
Root Cause Analysis
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1992 1941 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.39% 73.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 988 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 10 £420 -1.17% 2
Slough +11 6 £353 -6.00% 1
Bracknell -5 4 £275 -8.33% 2
Newbury - 4 £310 -
Wokingham - 2 £325 -
Maidenhead - 1 £401 - 1
Windsor - 1 £365 -
Root Cause Analysis
South East

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (35.00%) ITIL
2 20 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 18 (22.50%) Cisco
4 17 (21.25%) Degree
5 16 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 15 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (18.75%) SLA
6 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 14 (17.50%) SIEM
7 14 (17.50%) Security Operations
7 14 (17.50%) CISSP
7 14 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (17.50%) Service Management
8 13 (16.25%) Wireless
8 13 (16.25%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (16.25%) Unix
8 13 (16.25%) Linux
8 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
8 13 (16.25%) ITIL V3
9 12 (15.00%) Oracle
9 12 (15.00%) SCOM
10 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
10 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
11 10 (12.50%) SQL
11 10 (12.50%) Firewall
11 10 (12.50%) ITSM
11 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
11 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (11.25%) Windows

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) JBoss
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (16.25%) Wireless
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (8.75%) DNS
5 6 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (7.50%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.00%) DHCP
6 4 (5.00%) Internet
6 4 (5.00%) LTE
6 4 (5.00%) MPLS
7 3 (3.75%) 3G
7 3 (3.75%) Broadband
7 3 (3.75%) GSM
7 3 (3.75%) HSPA
7 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) WCDMA
8 2 (2.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.50%) QlikView
6 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.25%) OLAP
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) FishEye
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.75%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Incident Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Incident Manager
3 11 (13.75%) Network Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) DBA
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Support
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Network Support
7 4 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.50%) CSS
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 2 (2.50%) HTML5
3 2 (2.50%) J2EE
3 2 (2.50%) jQuery
3 2 (2.50%) REST
3 2 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) EPoS
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Linux
1 13 (16.25%) Unix
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) AIX
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) ITIL
2 20 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 16 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 14 (17.50%) Security Operations
4 14 (17.50%) Service Management
4 14 (17.50%) SIEM
4 14 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (16.25%) ITIL V3
5 13 (16.25%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
7 10 (12.50%) ITSM
8 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.75%) Migration
9 7 (8.75%) Performance Management
9 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.50%) Change Management
11 5 (6.25%) Open Source
11 5 (6.25%) Project Management
12 4 (5.00%) Workflow
13 3 (3.75%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) Perl
4 3 (3.75%) C#
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) C-shell
6 1 (1.25%) Java
6 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) CISSP
4 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 9 (11.25%) CCNP
5 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.00%) CCVP
8 3 (3.75%) CCIE
9 2 (2.50%) CCA
9 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.50%) VCP5
9 2 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.25%) CCIP
10 1 (1.25%) CCSP
10 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.25%) MCP
10 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.00%) XenApp
2 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
4 2 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (1.25%) Docker
5 1 (1.25%) NFS
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) SCOM
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (3.75%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) EdgeSight
4 2 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.50%) MOM
4 2 (2.50%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.50%) WSUS
5 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.25%) Packer
5 1 (1.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Cisco
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.25%) Juniper
5 6 (7.50%) VMware
6 4 (5.00%) Citrix
6 4 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) IBM
6 4 (5.00%) NetApp
7 3 (3.75%) Dell
7 3 (3.75%) F5
7 3 (3.75%) Huawei
7 3 (3.75%) Symantec
8 2 (2.50%) AppSense
8 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.50%) Nokia
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.50%) Veritas