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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 141 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 18 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.47% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.61% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
Median daily rate £465 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.09% -42.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £17.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+57.74% -29.00%
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
3072 2801 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.93% 76.99% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 1659 1234
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 121 96
Median hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £53.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria +8 5 - -
Manchester -18 5 £290 +9.43% 2
Cheshire -1 3 £600 +120.55%
Merseyside -4 1 - - 1
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England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 13 (37.14%) Problem Management
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Change Management
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
5 6 (17.14%) SAN
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.43%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (11.43%) EMC VNX
7 4 (11.43%) Finance
7 4 (11.43%) Operations Management
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) Windows
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) JUnit
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) MySQL
8 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) SLA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Jetty
1 3 (8.57%) Mule
1 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) AquaLogic
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Gradle
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.57%) JMeter
1 3 (8.57%) JUnit
1 3 (8.57%) Maven
1 3 (8.57%) Mockito
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Backup Specialist
1 7 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 7 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Migration Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Cutover Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) HR Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (2.86%) AIX Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) REST
1 3 (8.57%) RESTful
1 3 (8.57%) Spring
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (11.43%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) OS/390
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Problem Management
2 12 (34.29%) Change Management
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.43%) Operations Management
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) CISMP
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CEH
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) GCFA
3 1 (2.86%) GIAC
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SANS
3 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) BT
3 2 (5.71%) EMC
3 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
3 2 (5.71%) Lumension
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.71%) Trustwave
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Axway
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Sun