The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 112 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 9 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.40% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.56% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
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£400 £390 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -15.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £15.38 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+134.14% -30.11%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Edinburgh -2 7 £400 +2.56% 2
Glasgow -4 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Moray - - - -
Stirling - - - -
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Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) MS Project
3 7 (31.82%) MS Office
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) Data Management
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (18.18%) Use Case
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 4 (18.18%) SAS
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Data Governance
6 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
7 3 (13.64%) vCloud
7 3 (13.64%) BPMN
7 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) vSphere
7 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (18.18%) SAS
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) ArcSDE
3 2 (9.09%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Project
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) NUnit
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 2 (9.09%) WebLOAD
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Process Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SAS Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Senior PMO Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
6 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Cocoa
1 2 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) GIS
3 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Data Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Use Case
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Governance
4 3 (13.64%) BPMN
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (13.64%) UML
4 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Code Coverage
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) vCloud
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Dell
2 3 (13.64%) NetApp
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) ESRI
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle