The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 351 348 348
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 291 335 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.75% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 200 209
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £596 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.22 £19.90 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £47.65 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £37.09 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-52.81% +6.74%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 254 £400 +1.26% 54
London -30 84 £425 - 20
South East -10 49 £473 +5.00% 7
West Midlands +8 36 £401 +14.67% 4
Hampshire +31 24 £550 +37.50% 2
North West +23 23 £400 -18.36% 3
Scotland +13 22 £369 +5.35% 4
Yorkshire -2 19 £425 +41.66% 5
North East -17 19 £350 +15.70% 1
City of London -5 18 £425 +1.49% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 16 £350 +18.64% 1
Tyne and Wear -21 16 £350 +15.70% 1
Manchester +6 13 £400 -19.19% 2
West Yorkshire +6 13 £425 +41.66% 4
Coventry - 12 £470 -
East Midlands -1 10 £160 -46.66% 4
Fareham - 10 £600 - 1
South West +17 9 £120 -14.28% 6
County Antrim -8 9 £275 -38.88% 1
Northern Ireland -8 9 £275 -38.88% 1
Belfast -9 9 £275 -38.88% 1
Berkshire -27 9 £400 -3.08%
Edinburgh +25 8 £406 -12.44% 3
Gloucestershire - 8 £120 -
Leeds -1 7 £483 +60.83% 2
Merseyside - 7 £400 -
Milton Keynes +16 6 £320 -36.00%
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £320 -36.00%
Shropshire +3 6 £450 +50.00%
Glasgow +1 6 £300 +27.65% 1

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 217 (32.29%) Windows
2 214 (31.85%) ITIL
3 158 (23.51%) Microsoft
4 153 (22.77%) Problem Management
5 141 (20.98%) Security Cleared
6 135 (20.09%) Finance
7 119 (17.71%) Change Management
8 116 (17.26%) Unix
9 114 (16.96%) Linux
10 113 (16.82%) VMware
11 106 (15.77%) Service Management
12 105 (15.63%) SC Cleared
13 104 (15.48%) SLA
14 98 (14.58%) Active Directory
15 96 (14.29%) Cisco
15 96 (14.29%) Incident Management
16 95 (14.14%) Windows Server
17 89 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
17 89 (13.24%) SQL
17 89 (13.24%) Service Delivery
18 87 (12.95%) Release Management
19 86 (12.80%) MS Excel
20 82 (12.20%) Oracle
21 75 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
22 69 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
22 69 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
23 68 (10.12%) Firewall
24 67 (9.97%) HP
25 65 (9.67%) Degree
26 64 (9.52%) Solaris

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 25 (3.72%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.38%) Confluence
4 15 (2.23%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.93%) IIS
6 13 (1.93%) MQSeries
6 13 (1.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 13 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.93%) Tuxedo
7 12 (1.79%) Apache
8 10 (1.49%) AquaLogic
8 10 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
9 9 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.34%) SAS
10 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 86 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.06%) MS Office
3 16 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.04%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) OpenText MBPM
2 6 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.45%) assyst
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.57%) PaaS
4 23 (3.42%) IaaS
5 22 (3.27%) Office 365
6 5 (0.74%) GitHub
7 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.45%) G Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.12%) Firewall
2 46 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 40 (5.95%) SAN
4 38 (5.65%) DNS
5 37 (5.51%) WAN
6 31 (4.61%) VPN
7 30 (4.46%) LAN
8 23 (3.42%) Wireless
9 22 (3.27%) DHCP
10 21 (3.13%) VoIP
11 20 (2.98%) SSL
12 17 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (2.53%) LDAP
13 15 (2.23%) VLAN
14 14 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (1.93%) MPLS
16 12 (1.79%) IPsec
17 11 (1.64%) IP Telephony
17 11 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.64%) DB2
5 8 (1.19%) MySQL
5 8 (1.19%) Redis
6 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.04%) QlikView
6 7 (1.04%) SAP HANA
7 6 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.74%) Big Data
8 5 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.45%) BODI
10 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.45%) MS Access
10 3 (0.45%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 27 (4.02%) Jenkins
2 22 (3.27%) Selenium
3 21 (3.13%) JIRA
4 19 (2.83%) Cucumber
5 13 (1.93%) JUnit
6 12 (1.79%) Appium
6 12 (1.79%) Maven
7 10 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 10 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (1.34%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.04%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.60%) MSI
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.30%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 135 (20.09%) Finance
2 42 (6.25%) Banking
3 22 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.38%) Legal
6 15 (2.23%) Retail
7 11 (1.64%) Publishing
8 8 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.19%) Front Office
8 8 (1.19%) Law
9 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.04%) Marketing
10 6 (0.89%) Automotive
10 6 (0.89%) Back Office
11 5 (0.74%) Billing
11 5 (0.74%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.45%) French Language
13 3 (0.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 156 (23.21%) Analyst
2 35 (5.21%) Business Analyst
3 33 (4.91%) Administrator
4 32 (4.76%) Consultant
5 31 (4.61%) Network Engineer
5 31 (4.61%) Problem Manager
6 30 (4.46%) Developer
6 30 (4.46%) Service Analyst
7 28 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 28 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 25 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (3.42%) Support Specialist
10 22 (3.27%) Architect
11 20 (2.98%) Service Manager
11 20 (2.98%) Support Analyst
11 20 (2.98%) Test Engineer
12 17 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (2.23%) IT Analyst
14 15 (2.23%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.80%) Middleware
2 26 (3.87%) Web Services
3 19 (2.83%) HTML
4 16 (2.38%) J2EE
4 16 (2.38%) XML
5 15 (2.23%) HTML5
5 15 (2.23%) SOAP
6 13 (1.93%) IBM Integration Bus
7 12 (1.79%) Node.js
8 11 (1.64%) REST
9 10 (1.49%) ELK Stack
10 8 (1.19%) .NET
10 8 (1.19%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.74%) OAuth
11 5 (0.74%) OpenID
11 5 (0.74%) RESTful
11 5 (0.74%) SAML
12 4 (0.60%) JSON
13 3 (0.45%) jQuery
13 3 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 45 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 13 (1.93%) Clustering
7 11 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.34%) Equities
9 9 (1.34%) Fintech
9 9 (1.34%) Statistics
10 8 (1.19%) CMDB
10 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.04%) PKI
12 6 (0.89%) Replication
12 6 (0.89%) User Experience
13 5 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.74%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 217 (32.29%) Windows
2 116 (17.26%) Unix
3 114 (16.96%) Linux
4 95 (14.14%) Windows Server
5 64 (9.52%) Solaris
6 51 (7.59%) AIX
7 49 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (5.95%) Windows 7
9 35 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (3.57%) Windows 10
12 20 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (2.23%) Apple iOS
14 14 (2.08%) Android
15 13 (1.93%) OS/390
16 10 (1.49%) HPUX
17 9 (1.34%) CentOS
17 9 (1.34%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (31.85%) ITIL
2 153 (22.77%) Problem Management
3 119 (17.71%) Change Management
4 106 (15.77%) Service Management
5 96 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 89 (13.24%) Service Delivery
7 87 (12.95%) Release Management
8 75 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 58 (8.63%) Process Improvement
11 57 (8.48%) Project Management
12 54 (8.04%) Configuration Management
13 46 (6.85%) Migration
14 37 (5.51%) Mentoring
14 37 (5.51%) Validation
15 36 (5.36%) Information Security
15 36 (5.36%) QMS
15 36 (5.36%) Scrum
16 34 (5.06%) Data Analysis
17 31 (4.61%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (13.24%) SQL
2 48 (7.14%) Java
3 45 (6.70%) PowerShell
4 43 (6.40%) Perl
5 30 (4.46%) Python
6 27 (4.02%) C
7 17 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 15 (2.23%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.23%) VB
9 13 (1.93%) C++
10 10 (1.49%) Ruby
10 10 (1.49%) VBScript
11 9 (1.34%) ABAP
11 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.19%) VBA
13 7 (1.04%) PHP
14 5 (0.74%) C#
15 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 141 (20.98%) Security Cleared
2 105 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 65 (9.67%) Degree
4 56 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (6.25%) CCNP
6 32 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 32 (4.76%) CCNA
7 26 (3.87%) DV Cleared
8 22 (3.27%) CCIE
8 22 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (3.13%) CISSP
10 20 (2.98%) AAT
11 13 (1.93%) SANS
12 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (1.49%) MCP
14 8 (1.19%) MCSE
14 8 (1.19%) SSCP
15 7 (1.04%) HNC
15 7 (1.04%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (15.48%) SLA
2 38 (5.65%) QA
3 27 (4.02%) ISO 9001
4 19 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 19 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.04%) MiFID
5 7 (1.04%) RMADS
6 5 (0.74%) SDET
7 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.30%) COBIT
9 2 (0.30%) COSO
9 2 (0.30%) EMIR
9 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.30%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.15%) HL7
10 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.15%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 98 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 69 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.61%) XenApp
4 25 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (3.72%) XenDesktop
5 23 (3.42%) Firmware
6 14 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.08%) vSphere
7 12 (1.79%) Hyper-V
8 10 (1.49%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.89%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.45%) NFS
11 3 (0.45%) Samba
11 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.30%) Docker
12 2 (0.30%) iptables
12 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 42 (6.25%) SCCM
2 19 (2.83%) Tivoli
3 15 (2.23%) Puppet
3 15 (2.23%) SCOM
4 12 (1.79%) HP SiteScope
5 11 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.49%) MOM
6 10 (1.49%) QRadar
7 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (1.34%) OpenView
7 9 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 9 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (1.04%) Ansible
9 7 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.04%) Kibana
9 7 (1.04%) logstash
10 6 (0.89%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.89%) PowerCLI
10 6 (0.89%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 158 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 113 (16.82%) VMware
3 96 (14.29%) Cisco
4 82 (12.20%) Oracle
5 67 (9.97%) HP
6 49 (7.29%) Citrix
7 34 (5.06%) CA
8 32 (4.76%) SAP
8 32 (4.76%) ServiceNow
9 28 (4.17%) IBM
10 23 (3.42%) Red Hat
10 23 (3.42%) Symantec
11 19 (2.83%) F5
11 19 (2.83%) Juniper
11 19 (2.83%) LANDesk
12 18 (2.68%) Apple
12 18 (2.68%) BMC
13 16 (2.38%) Remedy
13 16 (2.38%) Sun
14 14 (2.08%) Splunk
Fareham, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £11.00 - £15.75 per hour + free car parking
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £207.82 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: £150 - £180 Per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago