The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 172 172 171
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 66 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.76% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.05% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 22
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£415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £341 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £552 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.38 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.20% +18.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £15.38 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+134.14% -30.11%
Root Cause Analysis
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6992 6009 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.90% 72.21% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3151 2609
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 255 331
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.28
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 the South East

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

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 22 £375 +4.16% 9
West Sussex -5 14 £415 -25.89% 1
Hampshire -26 10 £438 +25.00% 7
Surrey -5 8 £463 -11.90% 6
Sussex +5 3 £525 -
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £381 - 2
Kent - 3 £400 - 1
East Sussex -8 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 6
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
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England

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 44 (30.34%) ITIL
2 39 (26.90%) Windows
3 37 (25.52%) Finance
4 32 (22.07%) SQL
5 25 (17.24%) Security Cleared
6 24 (16.55%) Problem Management
6 24 (16.55%) Linux
7 22 (15.17%) UNIX
8 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
8 21 (14.48%) VMware
9 20 (13.79%) Cisco
9 20 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 20 (13.79%) Oracle
10 19 (13.10%) Telecoms
11 18 (12.41%) .NET
11 18 (12.41%) HP
11 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (11.72%) SC Cleared
12 17 (11.72%) C#
12 17 (11.72%) ERP
12 17 (11.72%) Firewall
13 16 (11.03%) Clustering
13 16 (11.03%) DNS
13 16 (11.03%) IIS
13 16 (11.03%) Incident Management
14 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database
14 15 (10.34%) SAP
15 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
15 14 (9.66%) SAN
16 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (11.03%) IIS
2 9 (6.21%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.14%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.07%) JBoss
6 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.69%) SAS
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.69%) Confluence
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Project
3 3 (2.07%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (8.97%) SAP ERP
2 11 (7.59%) SAP FI
2 11 (7.59%) SAP PSCD
3 9 (6.21%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (1.38%) assyst
4 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.38%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.69%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.69%) Agresso
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) SaaS
2 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) Firewall
2 16 (11.03%) DNS
3 14 (9.66%) SAN
4 12 (8.28%) SSL
4 12 (8.28%) WAN
5 11 (7.59%) LAN
5 11 (7.59%) DHCP
6 10 (6.90%) VPN
7 8 (5.52%) VLAN
7 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.83%) VoIP
9 6 (4.14%) IP Telephony
9 6 (4.14%) ISDN
10 5 (3.45%) LDAP
10 5 (3.45%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.76%) MPLS
12 3 (2.07%) BGP
12 3 (2.07%) EIGRP
12 3 (2.07%) IPsec
12 3 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.45%) SQLPlus
5 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.38%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) QlikView
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.69%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.52%) Selenium
3 7 (4.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (4.83%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.14%) JMeter
5 2 (1.38%) JIRA
6 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.69%) Introscope
6 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 37 (25.52%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.21%) Retail
4 7 (4.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.83%) Marketing
5 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.76%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.76%) Publishing
7 3 (2.07%) Legal
8 2 (1.38%) Banking
8 2 (1.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 32 (22.07%) Analyst
2 25 (17.24%) Consultant
3 15 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.97%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (5.52%) Administrator
5 8 (5.52%) Test Manager
5 8 (5.52%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) BizTalk Administrator
7 6 (4.14%) Escalation Manager
7 6 (4.14%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Problem Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Incident Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Problem Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (2.76%) Architect
9 4 (2.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) .NET
2 7 (4.83%) Middleware
3 5 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.76%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.38%) WCF
5 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.38%) Web Services
6 1 (0.69%) HTML
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.69%) CSS
6 1 (0.69%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.03%) Clustering
3 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.14%) HACMP
5 3 (2.07%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.38%) PKI
6 2 (1.38%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.38%) Replication
6 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) NHS
7 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.69%) Open Source
7 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.90%) Windows
2 24 (16.55%) Linux
3 22 (15.17%) UNIX
4 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.21%) AIX
8 7 (4.83%) Windows NT
8 7 (4.83%) Solaris
9 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.14%) CentOS
10 5 (3.45%) HPUX
11 3 (2.07%) NetWare
11 3 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.34%) ITIL
2 24 (16.55%) Problem Management
3 17 (11.72%) ERP
4 16 (11.03%) Incident Management
5 13 (8.97%) Service Management
6 12 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.21%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.21%) Change Management
9 9 (6.21%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.21%) Requirements Management
9 9 (6.21%) Test Management
9 9 (6.21%) Line Management
9 9 (6.21%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.52%) Coaching
10 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.07%) SQL
2 17 (11.72%) C#
3 13 (8.97%) Java
3 13 (8.97%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.83%) VBScript
5 7 (4.83%) C
6 4 (2.76%) Perl
7 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.07%) C++
7 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.07%) Korn
8 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.38%) VB
9 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.90%) CCNA
5 9 (6.21%) Degree
6 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.52%) CCA
7 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.14%) CCNP
8 4 (2.76%) MCSA
9 3 (2.07%) MCSE
10 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.38%) CCIE
11 1 (0.69%) CCIP
11 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.69%) CISSP
11 1 (0.69%) MCP
11 1 (0.69%) GCIA
11 1 (0.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.38%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) GAMP
3 2 (1.38%) GMP
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) COSO
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.90%) vSphere
4 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.14%) Firmware
6 4 (2.76%) UAG
7 3 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.07%) XenApp
7 3 (2.07%) GPFS
7 3 (2.07%) OCFS2
8 2 (1.38%) KVM
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.69%) Samba
9 1 (0.69%) XenServer
9 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) FortiGate
1 6 (4.14%) SCCM
1 6 (4.14%) SCOM
2 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.38%) nmon
3 2 (1.38%) EdgeSight
3 2 (1.38%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (1.38%) WSUS
3 2 (1.38%) MOM
3 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.69%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.69%) Control-M
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.69%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (14.48%) Microsoft
1 21 (14.48%) VMware
2 20 (13.79%) Cisco
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle
3 18 (12.41%) HP
4 15 (10.34%) SAP
5 13 (8.97%) IBM
6 7 (4.83%) Dell
6 7 (4.83%) EMC
7 5 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.45%) NetApp
7 5 (3.45%) Citrix
7 5 (3.45%) Juniper
8 4 (2.76%) Remedy
8 4 (2.76%) webMethods
8 4 (2.76%) Sun
9 3 (2.07%) Intel
9 3 (2.07%) Compaq
9 3 (2.07%) Veritas
9 3 (2.07%) Hitachi
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