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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 153 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 7 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.50% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.65% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate £400 £241 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.02% -33.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £191 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £338 £373
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 £18.00 £25.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-30.09% +67.47%
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
3059 2455 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.58% 76.36% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1456 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 100 108
Average hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £49.50 £46.00
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 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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
Manchester -16 4 £500 +203.03% 7
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) Clustering
4 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) zOS
6 2 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) CICS
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sage 1000
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Easytrieve
2 1 (7.14%) IDMS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) CA Gen
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Finance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) ISPF
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) ODBC
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Contactless
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) zOS
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) BPMN
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Demand Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Imperva
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Proofpoint
4 1 (7.14%) Sage
4 1 (7.14%) Siemens