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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 137 132 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 15 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.13% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.18% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£288 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +11.11%
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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
2785 2242 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.64% 72.30% 73.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1176 826
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 114 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.75 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Manchester -4 7 £270 - 5
Cumbria - 3 £325 -
Merseyside -13 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 - - 3
Lancashire +11 1 £300 - 2
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Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 12 (40.00%) Change Management
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) CCIE
3 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (26.67%) HP NNM
4 8 (26.67%) NetScout
4 8 (26.67%) CMDB
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (26.67%) Opsware
4 8 (26.67%) Network Management
4 8 (26.67%) CCNA
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) HP
4 8 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.33%) SAP
7 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.33%) SAP QM
3 1 (3.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) SNMP
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) BGP
3 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Specialist
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Service Improvement Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Process Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP QM Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) CMDB
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Change Management
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) Network Management
2 8 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) BPMN
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CCIE
1 9 (30.00%) CCNP
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP NNM
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) NetScout
2 8 (26.67%) Opsware
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Informatica
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Reuters
6 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg