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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 175 194 174
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 71 69 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.94% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 24
Average daily rate £410 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £276 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +225.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-30.09% +63.49%
Root Cause Analysis
England

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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +21 37 £383 +2.00% 5
Surrey -2 15 £600 +29.72% 6
Hampshire +6 13 £400 -15.78%
West Sussex +5 9 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £388 +1.63%
Sussex -1 2 £313 -40.47%
Root Cause Analysis
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 47 (30.13%) ITIL
2 33 (21.15%) Finance
3 32 (20.51%) Windows
3 32 (20.51%) Linux
4 31 (19.87%) Cisco
4 31 (19.87%) Mentoring
5 30 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 30 (19.23%) Degree
6 27 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (16.67%) Unix
8 24 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (14.74%) Incident Management
9 23 (14.74%) SIEM
9 23 (14.74%) SAP
10 21 (13.46%) CISSP
10 21 (13.46%) Security Operations
11 20 (12.82%) Oracle
12 19 (12.18%) SQL
12 19 (12.18%) SLA
12 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared
12 19 (12.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 18 (11.54%) SCOM
13 18 (11.54%) Telecoms
14 17 (10.90%) Wireless
14 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
14 17 (10.90%) MS Excel
14 17 (10.90%) Risk Analysis
15 16 (10.26%) Problem Management
15 16 (10.26%) ERP
15 16 (10.26%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (6.41%) IIS
2 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.92%) Apache
4 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.28%) JBoss
5 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.64%) SAS
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS Office
3 8 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 11 (7.05%) SAP FI
3 8 (5.13%) SAP CO
3 8 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (5.13%) SAP PSCD
4 5 (3.21%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (1.92%) SAP FI-AA
6 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.28%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.28%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.28%) SAP PS
6 2 (1.28%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.64%) Maximo
7 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (10.90%) Wireless
3 13 (8.33%) Firewall
4 11 (7.05%) SSL
5 10 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (6.41%) DNS
5 10 (6.41%) HTTP
5 10 (6.41%) VPN
6 9 (5.77%) Unified Communications
7 7 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (4.49%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (4.49%) SSH
8 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.21%) DHCP
9 5 (3.21%) Internet
9 5 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.56%) MPLS
11 3 (1.92%) 3G
11 3 (1.92%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.21%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.92%) MS Access
8 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.28%) QlikView
9 2 (1.28%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Introscope
2 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.64%) FishEye
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) Toad
General
1 33 (21.15%) Finance
2 18 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.85%) Banking
5 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.21%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.92%) Automotive
6 3 (1.92%) Retail
7 2 (1.28%) Billing
7 2 (1.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.64%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.64%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (28.85%) Analyst
2 19 (12.18%) Incident Analyst
3 18 (11.54%) Consultant
4 14 (8.97%) Network Engineer
4 14 (8.97%) SAP Consultant
5 12 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Incident Manager
7 9 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (5.77%) DBA
8 7 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Network Support
8 7 (4.49%) SAP FI Consultant
8 7 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.21%) Architect
10 5 (3.21%) Monitoring Specialist
10 5 (3.21%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.05%) Middleware
2 8 (5.13%) XML
3 7 (4.49%) .NET
4 6 (3.85%) SAP XI
5 4 (2.56%) HTML
6 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.28%) CSS
6 2 (1.28%) HTML5
6 2 (1.28%) J2EE
6 2 (1.28%) jQuery
6 2 (1.28%) ODBC
6 2 (1.28%) REST
6 2 (1.28%) SOAP
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.64%) ISPF
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.64%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.41%) PKI
5 6 (3.85%) Clustering
6 4 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.56%) e-Health
6 4 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.92%) Replication
7 3 (1.92%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.28%) DataPower
8 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.28%) HACMP
8 2 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) EPoS
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.51%) Linux
1 32 (20.51%) Windows
2 26 (16.67%) Unix
3 12 (7.69%) AIX
4 10 (6.41%) Solaris
5 8 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.92%) zOS
11 2 (1.28%) HPUX
11 2 (1.28%) NetWare
11 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.13%) ITIL
2 31 (19.87%) Mentoring
3 23 (14.74%) Incident Management
3 23 (14.74%) SIEM
4 21 (13.46%) Security Operations
5 19 (12.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (10.90%) Risk Analysis
7 16 (10.26%) Change Management
7 16 (10.26%) ERP
7 16 (10.26%) Problem Management
8 14 (8.97%) ITIL V3
8 14 (8.97%) Service Management
9 13 (8.33%) Migration
10 12 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.69%) Test Management
11 11 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (6.41%) ITSM
13 9 (5.77%) Patch Management
13 9 (5.77%) Project Management
14 8 (5.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.18%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) Perl
2 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.21%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.92%) ABAP
4 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.92%) C
4 3 (1.92%) C#
4 3 (1.92%) Java
4 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.28%) C++
5 2 (1.28%) Korn
5 2 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (0.64%) C-shell
6 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (19.23%) Degree
2 21 (13.46%) CISSP
3 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.33%) CCNP
4 13 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.41%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.49%) CCA
7 7 (4.49%) GCIA
7 7 (4.49%) GCIH
8 5 (3.21%) CCVP
9 4 (2.56%) MCP
9 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.92%) CCIE
10 3 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.92%) MCSE
11 2 (1.28%) CCSE
11 2 (1.28%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.28%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.18%) SLA
2 6 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 5 (3.21%) COBIT
3 5 (3.21%) COSO
3 5 (3.21%) SAS 70
4 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.21%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) XenApp
3 4 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.92%) vSphere
5 2 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.28%) GPFS
5 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.28%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.28%) RACF
5 2 (1.28%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.28%) XenServer
6 1 (0.64%) Docker
6 1 (0.64%) NFS
6 1 (0.64%) UAG
6 1 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (11.54%) SCOM
2 7 (4.49%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (3.85%) SCCM
4 5 (3.21%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.56%) CA Wily
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.92%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (1.92%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.28%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.28%) MOM
7 2 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.28%) WSUS
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (19.87%) Cisco
2 30 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.74%) SAP
4 20 (12.82%) Oracle
5 11 (7.05%) VMware
6 10 (6.41%) IBM
7 9 (5.77%) Juniper
8 7 (4.49%) Citrix
9 6 (3.85%) F5
9 6 (3.85%) HP
9 6 (3.85%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.85%) webMethods
10 5 (3.21%) CA
10 5 (3.21%) EMC
11 4 (2.56%) NetApp
11 4 (2.56%) NetQoS
11 4 (2.56%) Nimsoft
11 4 (2.56%) Remedy
11 4 (2.56%) Veritas