The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 73 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.44% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.62% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £15.38 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+134.14% -30.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
4 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
4 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Data Management
4 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (30.77%) MS Project
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) SAS
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) WebLOAD
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Cocoa
6 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
6 2 (15.38%) NUnit
6 2 (15.38%) ArcSDE
6 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
6 2 (15.38%) GIS

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) ArcSDE
2 2 (15.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) WebLOAD
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SAS Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Cocoa
1 2 (15.38%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) ESRI
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft