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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 135 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 18 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£300 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.93 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+10.69% -18.18%
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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
2930 2305 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.75% 72.99% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1191 861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 126 84
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.10 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire 0 6 £300 - 4
Manchester -8 6 £270 -25.51% 5
Merseyside - 5 £675 -
Lancashire -1 1 £300 - 1
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Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Change Management
3 11 (31.43%) HP
3 11 (31.43%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) SLA
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) CCIE
5 9 (25.71%) CCNP
5 9 (25.71%) CCNA
5 9 (25.71%) Network Management
6 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (22.86%) Opsware
6 8 (22.86%) VMware
6 8 (22.86%) HP NNM
6 8 (22.86%) NetScout
6 8 (22.86%) CMDB
7 7 (20.00%) Migration
7 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
8 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Documentum
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.86%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) NAS
3 2 (5.71%) TACACS
3 2 (5.71%) Intranet
4 1 (2.86%) OSPF
4 1 (2.86%) BGP
4 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) SNMP
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) BODI
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Network Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Problem Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Service Improvement Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) IT Support
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) SAP QM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) CMDB
2 4 (11.43%) Statistics
3 3 (8.57%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris
4 4 (11.43%) UNIX
5 3 (8.57%) HPUX
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Change Management
2 10 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 9 (25.71%) Network Management
4 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (17.14%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Validation
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) SOA
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) Time Management
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.71%) Change Control
9 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (5.71%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCIE
2 9 (25.71%) CCNP
2 9 (25.71%) CCNA
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.71%) GCIA
5 2 (5.71%) GCIH
5 2 (5.71%) CEH
5 2 (5.71%) CISSP
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CCDP
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) HP NNM
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) HP
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) VMware
4 8 (22.86%) NetScout
4 8 (22.86%) Opsware
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
6 5 (14.29%) F5
7 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
7 3 (8.57%) Compuware
7 3 (8.57%) Informatica
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.71%) Aruba
8 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.71%) Juniper
9 1 (2.86%) Remedy
9 1 (2.86%) SAP