The first table below looks at the demand for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 309 318 310
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 297 244 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 134 113
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.50 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.21 £35.55 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Root Cause Analysis
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Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
London +26 131 £385 -14.44% 27
South East -8 73 £320 -14.66% 20
East of England 0 28 £450 +38.46% 4
Yorkshire +22 20 £360 +206.38% 12
West Midlands -1 19 £351 -12.37% 4
South West -16 16 £350 -18.60% 5
East Midlands +2 5 £275 - 3
North West -9 2 £425 +21.42% 4
North East -18 1 £250 -52.38% 1
Midlands - - - -
Root Cause Analysis
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Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 181 (30.68%) Windows
2 166 (28.14%) ITIL
3 116 (19.66%) Oracle
4 115 (19.49%) SQL
5 111 (18.81%) Finance
6 107 (18.14%) Problem Management
7 100 (16.95%) UNIX
8 96 (16.27%) Microsoft
9 90 (15.25%) Linux
10 79 (13.39%) Security Cleared
11 64 (10.85%) Incident Management
12 62 (10.51%) VMware
13 61 (10.34%) Banking
13 61 (10.34%) MS Excel
14 60 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 58 (9.83%) Active Directory
16 57 (9.66%) Service Delivery
17 56 (9.49%) Service Management
18 54 (9.15%) HP
18 54 (9.15%) SLA
18 54 (9.15%) Java
19 53 (8.98%) Cisco
20 51 (8.64%) SQL Server
20 51 (8.64%) Oracle Database
21 46 (7.80%) SC Cleared
21 46 (7.80%) SAN
21 46 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
22 44 (7.46%) Project Management
22 44 (7.46%) Change Management
23 42 (7.12%) Telecoms

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 40 (6.78%) WebSphere
2 34 (5.76%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.24%) IIS
5 24 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 15 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.03%) Apache
9 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.36%) SAS
11 7 (1.19%) CMS
11 7 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.02%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 61 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.25%) MS Office
3 15 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.68%) MS Project
4 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (2.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.86%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (1.53%) SAP CO
5 8 (1.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (1.02%) assyst
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.68%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.34%) ENOVIA
10 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.19%) SaaS
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.80%) SAN
2 36 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 34 (5.76%) Firewall
4 24 (4.07%) WAN
5 22 (3.73%) LAN
6 19 (3.22%) DNS
7 18 (3.05%) VPN
8 15 (2.54%) Internet
9 14 (2.37%) LDAP
9 14 (2.37%) Kerberos
10 13 (2.20%) VLAN
11 11 (1.86%) LTE
11 11 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (1.69%) 3G
12 10 (1.69%) SSL
13 9 (1.53%) 2G
13 9 (1.53%) DHCP
13 9 (1.53%) OSPF
13 9 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (1.53%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.64%) SQL Server
1 51 (8.64%) Oracle Database
2 17 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (2.37%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.37%) RDBMS
4 13 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (1.86%) SQLPlus
6 9 (1.53%) MySQL
6 9 (1.53%) DB2
6 9 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.36%) SAP BW
7 8 (1.36%) IDOL
8 7 (1.19%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.02%) Big Data
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (0.85%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 17 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.03%) Selenium
3 10 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.36%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.85%) JIRA
6 5 (0.85%) Maven
7 4 (0.68%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.68%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.51%) JMeter
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.51%) JUnit
8 3 (0.51%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.51%) WebSpeed
8 3 (0.51%) LLVM
8 3 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.51%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.34%) ProC
General
1 111 (18.81%) Finance
2 61 (10.34%) Banking
3 42 (7.12%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.86%) Legal
6 10 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.69%) Front Office
7 8 (1.36%) Retail
8 7 (1.19%) Back Office
8 7 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.02%) Law
10 5 (0.85%) Advertising
10 5 (0.85%) Publishing
11 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.68%) French Language
11 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.68%) Electronics
12 3 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 159 (26.95%) Analyst
2 44 (7.46%) Applications Support
3 43 (7.29%) Administrator
4 41 (6.95%) Developer
5 40 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 35 (5.93%) Consultant
6 35 (5.93%) Business Analyst
7 31 (5.25%) Problem Manager
8 27 (4.58%) DBA
9 23 (3.90%) Service Manager
10 20 (3.39%) Data Analyst
10 20 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (3.22%) Network Engineer
12 18 (3.05%) Incident Manager
12 18 (3.05%) Oracle DBA
13 17 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (2.71%) Service Analyst
15 15 (2.54%) Support Engineer
16 14 (2.37%) Systems Administrator
17 12 (2.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.95%) .NET
2 35 (5.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 29 (4.92%) XML
3 29 (4.92%) Middleware
4 21 (3.56%) Web Services
5 19 (3.22%) HTML
6 13 (2.20%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.03%) jQuery
7 12 (2.03%) CSS
8 10 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 9 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.36%) J2EE
11 7 (1.19%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.19%) EDI
11 7 (1.19%) JSP
11 7 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (1.02%) Spring
12 6 (1.02%) RESTful
12 6 (1.02%) HTML5
13 5 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.22%) Derivative
2 18 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.88%) Clustering
3 17 (2.88%) NHS
4 13 (2.20%) GIS
4 13 (2.20%) Equities
5 12 (2.03%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.69%) Statistics
7 10 (1.69%) Replication
8 9 (1.53%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 8 (1.36%) Open Source
9 8 (1.36%) HACMP
10 7 (1.19%) AS400
10 7 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
10 7 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.02%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.02%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 181 (30.68%) Windows
2 100 (16.95%) UNIX
3 90 (15.25%) Linux
4 60 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (4.41%) AIX
7 26 (4.41%) Solaris
8 18 (3.05%) Windows 7
9 17 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (2.54%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.86%) HPUX
12 10 (1.69%) SUSE
13 9 (1.53%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.19%) zOS
15 6 (1.02%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.68%) VMS
18 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (28.14%) ITIL
2 107 (18.14%) Problem Management
3 64 (10.85%) Incident Management
4 57 (9.66%) Service Delivery
5 56 (9.49%) Service Management
6 44 (7.46%) Project Management
6 44 (7.46%) Change Management
7 41 (6.95%) Migration
8 35 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (5.59%) Configuration Management
10 33 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
10 33 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (5.59%) Business Analysis
11 32 (5.42%) ITSM
12 29 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (4.24%) Change Control
13 25 (4.24%) Scrum
14 24 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (3.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (19.49%) SQL
2 54 (9.15%) Java
3 41 (6.95%) C
4 31 (5.25%) PL/SQL
5 30 (5.08%) C#
6 28 (4.75%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.07%) Shell Script
8 18 (3.05%) C++
9 15 (2.54%) Perl
10 14 (2.37%) VB
11 11 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.53%) Python
12 9 (1.53%) COBOL
13 8 (1.36%) VBScript
13 8 (1.36%) ABAP
14 7 (1.19%) PL/1
15 6 (1.02%) Korn
15 6 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.02%) Lua
15 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.44%) Degree
4 29 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (4.58%) CCNP
6 22 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (3.73%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.03%) CCNA
8 11 (1.86%) MCSE
9 9 (1.53%) ISEB
10 7 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.68%) CCVP
13 3 (0.51%) CISA
13 3 (0.51%) HNC
13 3 (0.51%) CCA
13 3 (0.51%) CISSP
13 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.15%) SLA
2 41 (6.95%) QA
3 7 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.02%) COBIT
4 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.85%) Basel III
6 4 (0.68%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.68%) BS15000
7 3 (0.51%) HL7
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) Basel II
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.22%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (3.22%) XenApp
3 19 (3.22%) vSphere
4 15 (2.54%) VMware ESX
5 12 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.85%) NFS
6 5 (0.85%) SRDF
6 5 (0.85%) OCFS2
7 4 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.51%) RHEV
8 3 (0.51%) KVM
9 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.34%) GPFS
9 2 (0.34%) XenServer
9 2 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (3.39%) Tivoli
2 18 (3.05%) SCCM
3 11 (1.86%) SCOM
4 9 (1.53%) MOM
4 9 (1.53%) SAP Afaria
5 8 (1.36%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 8 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.02%) OVSD
8 5 (0.85%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.85%) Nagios
8 5 (0.85%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.85%) Ionix
8 5 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.85%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.68%) nmon
9 4 (0.68%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 116 (19.66%) Oracle
2 96 (16.27%) Microsoft
3 62 (10.51%) VMware
4 54 (9.15%) HP
5 53 (8.98%) Cisco
6 41 (6.95%) Red Hat
6 41 (6.95%) IBM
7 35 (5.93%) SAP
8 34 (5.76%) Citrix
9 29 (4.92%) EMC
10 28 (4.75%) NetApp
11 23 (3.90%) CA
12 16 (2.71%) BMC
12 16 (2.71%) Remedy
13 12 (2.03%) Dell
13 12 (2.03%) Symantec
14 11 (1.86%) JBoss
15 10 (1.69%) Google
15 10 (1.69%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.69%) Hitachi
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £14.75 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincolnshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago