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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 151 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 16 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.22% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% +40.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £324 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £430 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.71 - £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +33.33%
Root Cause Analysis
England

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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 6 £350 - 3
Cheshire -7 5 £272 -36.73% 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (23.33%) SAP
5 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 6 (20.00%) MCTS
6 6 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (20.00%) BPMN
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) Validation
7 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) NHS
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Banking
9 2 (6.67%) Data Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Agresso
1 1 (3.33%) Maximo
1 1 (3.33%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) OSPF
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) DataStage
1 1 (3.33%) QlikView
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Process Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Service Improvement Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Process Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Level Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Mainframe DBA
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Storage Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Engineering Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) VSAM
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) zOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) BPMN
4 6 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (13.33%) Validation
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) JCL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCTS
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) Reuters
5 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade
5 1 (3.33%) NetScout
5 1 (3.33%) Opsware
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft