The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 75 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 6 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.01% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.40% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £300 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £22.35 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +7.71%
Root Cause Analysis
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
791 713 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.72% 71.80% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 381 399
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 14
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the Reading region.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the Reading region.

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (37.50%) Unix
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) LTE
3 4 (25.00%) MGW
3 4 (25.00%) SPML
3 4 (25.00%) 4G
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Front Office
3 4 (25.00%) Back Office
3 4 (25.00%) INAP
3 4 (25.00%) 3G
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) LDAP
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) HNC
3 4 (25.00%) HND
3 4 (25.00%) Nokia
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Broadband
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) 3G
1 4 (25.00%) 4G
1 4 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 4 (25.00%) INAP
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
1 4 (25.00%) LTE
1 4 (25.00%) MGW
1 4 (25.00%) MPLS
1 4 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (18.75%) Broadband
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
1 4 (25.00%) Front Office
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
1 4 (25.00%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) HNC
1 4 (25.00%) HND
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (6.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Nokia
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft