The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 120 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 20 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.63% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
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£295 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £22.88 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +11.58%
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Cheshire +13 10 £415 - 1
Merseyside +4 9 £275 -
Manchester -8 1 £275 -9.83% 1
Lancashire - - - - 2
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England

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Solaris
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) F5
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) WFM
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) IVR
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) IIS
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
7 3 (13.64%) CEH
7 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
7 3 (13.64%) GCIA

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Documentum
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) TACACS
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) FTP
5 2 (9.09%) HTTP
5 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) Intranet
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) BODI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Data Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) IVR
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 8 (36.36%) Solaris
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (9.09%) HPUX
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) WFM
1 5 (22.73%) Analytics
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) CAFM
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) GCIA
2 3 (13.64%) GCIH
2 3 (13.64%) CEH
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Websense
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Compuware
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Nortel
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL