The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 169 163 194
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 77 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.80% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.13% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 11
Average daily rate £353 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £52.50 £15.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.70% -61.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -45.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Root Cause Analysis
England

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 17 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 36 £331 -17.18% 13
Hampshire +3 17 £388 +55.00% 5
Surrey -6 11 £519 +116.14% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 10 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire -6 1 - -
Kent - 1 £513 -
East Sussex - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 40 (29.85%) ITIL
2 38 (28.36%) Windows
3 35 (26.12%) Problem Management
4 26 (19.40%) Oracle
5 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
5 25 (18.66%) Telecoms
6 24 (17.91%) Finance
6 24 (17.91%) SQL
7 23 (17.16%) Security Cleared
8 22 (16.42%) Linux
9 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (14.93%) HP
11 19 (14.18%) UNIX
12 15 (11.19%) VMware
13 14 (10.45%) Oracle EBS
13 14 (10.45%) Active Directory
13 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
14 13 (9.70%) Windows 7
14 13 (9.70%) Degree
14 13 (9.70%) IBM
14 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
14 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
14 13 (9.70%) AIX
14 13 (9.70%) XML
14 13 (9.70%) SAP
15 12 (8.96%) SLA
16 11 (8.21%) SAN
16 11 (8.21%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 11 (8.21%) IIS
2 10 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.72%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.22%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (4.48%) Apache
6 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.49%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.49%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) SAP Web AS
8 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Project
3 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (10.45%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.97%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.48%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.99%) SAP CO
5 3 (2.24%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.24%) SAP GRC
6 2 (1.49%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.49%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.49%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (1.49%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.49%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) SaaS
2 3 (2.24%) IaaS
3 2 (1.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) SAN
1 11 (8.21%) VLAN
2 10 (7.46%) Kerberos
3 7 (5.22%) GGSN
3 7 (5.22%) SGSN
4 6 (4.48%) SSL
5 5 (3.73%) LDAP
5 5 (3.73%) LTE
5 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.99%) Firewall
6 4 (2.99%) ATM
6 4 (2.99%) FTP
6 4 (2.99%) 2G
6 4 (2.99%) DNS
7 3 (2.24%) HTTP
7 3 (2.24%) GSM
7 3 (2.24%) SDH
7 3 (2.24%) DHCP
7 3 (2.24%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.97%) SQLPlus
2 8 (5.97%) IDOL
3 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.22%) DB2
3 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (4.48%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.99%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.24%) MS Access
7 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.49%) Big Data
8 2 (1.49%) MySQL
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.75%) LSMW
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) LLVM
2 1 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 25 (18.66%) Telecoms
2 24 (17.91%) Finance
3 7 (5.22%) Legal
3 7 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.48%) Electronics
5 4 (2.99%) Retail
6 3 (2.24%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 2 (1.49%) Automotive
7 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.75%) Front Office
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (21.64%) Analyst
2 11 (8.21%) Business Analyst
3 10 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (5.97%) DBA
4 8 (5.97%) Consultant
5 7 (5.22%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.22%) Administrator
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (4.48%) Service Manager
6 6 (4.48%) Developer
6 6 (4.48%) Data Analyst
6 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (4.48%) Data Integrity Analyst
7 5 (3.73%) Incident Manager
8 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (2.99%) Problem Manager
8 4 (2.99%) Applications Tester
8 4 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) XML
2 9 (6.72%) Middleware
3 8 (5.97%) .NET
4 7 (5.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (4.48%) HTML
5 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.48%) JSP
5 6 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (2.99%) SAP Basis
7 3 (2.24%) SAP XI
8 2 (1.49%) WCF
8 2 (1.49%) J2EE
9 1 (0.75%) JDBC
9 1 (0.75%) SOAP
9 1 (0.75%) Web Services
9 1 (0.75%) EDI
9 1 (0.75%) MDX
9 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.75%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Clustering
2 5 (3.73%) HACMP
2 5 (3.73%) Replication
3 4 (2.99%) PKI
4 3 (2.24%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) Telematics
5 2 (1.49%) Informatics
5 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) iSeries
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) AS400
6 1 (0.75%) Handset
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.75%) DTV
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.36%) Windows
2 22 (16.42%) Linux
3 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (14.18%) UNIX
5 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (9.70%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.70%) AIX
7 8 (5.97%) Solaris
7 8 (5.97%) Windows 2000
7 8 (5.97%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.24%) NetWare
8 3 (2.24%) HPUX
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.85%) ITIL
2 35 (26.12%) Problem Management
3 11 (8.21%) SOA
3 11 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.72%) DRM
4 9 (6.72%) Project Management
4 9 (6.72%) CRM
4 9 (6.72%) ERP
4 9 (6.72%) Business Analysis
5 8 (5.97%) Service Management
5 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.22%) Change Management
6 7 (5.22%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (5.22%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (5.22%) Change Control
7 6 (4.48%) Test Strategy
7 6 (4.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.91%) SQL
2 9 (6.72%) C
2 9 (6.72%) Java
3 8 (5.97%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.97%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.48%) VB
4 6 (4.48%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.48%) Lua
5 5 (3.73%) Perl
5 5 (3.73%) Korn
6 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.99%) ABAP
7 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.24%) C++
8 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.49%) C#
8 2 (1.49%) Jython
9 1 (0.75%) Python
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.75%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 23 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
2 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.70%) Degree
4 11 (8.21%) MCSE
5 8 (5.97%) A+ Certification
6 7 (5.22%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.48%) ISTQB
8 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.49%) PMP
9 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.49%) MCSA
9 2 (1.49%) CCNP
9 2 (1.49%) HND
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.75%) VCP5
10 1 (0.75%) CCNA
10 1 (0.75%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) SLA
2 5 (3.73%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.22%) vSphere
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.99%) XenApp
6 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.49%) Samba
7 2 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.49%) OCFS2
8 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.75%) UAG
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.75%) Squid
8 1 (0.75%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.73%) nmon
2 5 (3.73%) SCCM
2 5 (3.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.24%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.24%) MOM
3 3 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.24%) SCOM
3 3 (2.24%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.49%) WSUS
5 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (19.40%) Oracle
2 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.93%) HP
4 15 (11.19%) VMware
5 13 (9.70%) IBM
5 13 (9.70%) SAP
6 9 (6.72%) EMC
7 8 (5.97%) Google
8 7 (5.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (4.48%) NetApp
10 4 (2.99%) CA
10 4 (2.99%) Citrix
10 4 (2.99%) Dell
10 4 (2.99%) Cisco
10 4 (2.99%) Sun
11 3 (2.24%) Compaq
11 3 (2.24%) Hitachi
11 3 (2.24%) Veritas
11 3 (2.24%) BT
11 3 (2.24%) Wyse
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