The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 North West 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 126 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 3 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.88% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£425 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £276 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £360 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2090 1808 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.83% 71.32% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 878 1078
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 82 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.80 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £72.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Root Cause Analysis
England

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
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 10 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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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
Merseyside +4 2 £425 +13.33%
Manchester -8 1 - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - - 1
Root Cause Analysis
England

Root Cause Analysis
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) ADSL
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ADSL
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Advisor
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) CA
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee