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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 311 258 333
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +75
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 338 374 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.72% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.98% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 228 90
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£415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £169 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.69 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.19% +0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.64 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.88 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+30.05% +6.39%

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
42805 38338 38752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 74.18% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27653 23841 22623
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1158 1420
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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
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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
England -43 317 £425 +13.33% 97
London -24 141 £450 +16.12% 28
South East -10 79 £430 +43.33% 32
City of London +28 32 £413 +15.78% 9
Hampshire -10 28 £275 -8.33% 10
West Midlands -3 23 £300 -25.23% 3
Yorkshire -7 23 £399 -6.02% 4
North West -5 21 £300 -3.22% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £413 +65.00% 10
Berkshire -10 16 £450 +28.57% 1
Scotland +3 14 £350 -13.04% 4
South West -29 14 £375 +36.36% 15
Surrey 0 13 £500 +66.66% 5
Milton Keynes -2 12 £415 +65.90% 6
Leeds -9 12 £428 +0.58% 2
West Yorkshire -20 12 £428 +0.58% 3
Cheshire +16 11 £425 -
East of England -27 11 £285 -31.94% 8
Merseyside +4 9 £275 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £376 - 1
Liverpool - 8 £275 -
Edinburgh -2 6 £386 -4.22% 2
East Midlands -10 6 £430 +473.33% 3
Hook - 6 £389 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £273 - 5
Coventry -5 5 - -
Wiltshire -10 5 £388 +158.33% 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £318 - 4
North East - 5 £331 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £331 - 1

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 215 (32.67%) Windows
2 148 (22.49%) ITIL
3 139 (21.12%) SQL
4 120 (18.24%) Finance
5 111 (16.87%) Oracle
6 105 (15.96%) UNIX
7 102 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
8 101 (15.35%) Microsoft
9 97 (14.74%) Linux
10 95 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (13.07%) Active Directory
11 86 (13.07%) Problem Management
12 85 (12.92%) VMware
13 79 (12.01%) Security Cleared
14 74 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 69 (10.49%) Java
16 67 (10.18%) HP
17 63 (9.57%) Service Management
18 62 (9.42%) Banking
19 61 (9.27%) Windows Server 2003
19 61 (9.27%) Incident Management
20 60 (9.12%) TDD
21 59 (8.97%) SAN
22 58 (8.81%) Cisco
23 57 (8.66%) SLA
24 56 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
24 56 (8.51%) Oracle Database
25 54 (8.21%) MS Exchange
26 53 (8.05%) MS Excel
26 53 (8.05%) Change Management

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 54 (8.21%) MS Exchange
2 43 (6.53%) WebSphere
3 42 (6.38%) IIS
4 33 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (3.80%) WebLogic
6 22 (3.34%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (2.58%) Apache
8 16 (2.43%) JBoss
9 14 (2.13%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
14 6 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
16 4 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.61%) Lync
16 4 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 53 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.62%) MS Office
3 16 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.52%) MS Project
5 6 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.91%) ENOVIA
2 6 (0.91%) assyst
3 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.46%) Agresso
6 2 (0.30%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.30%) SunGard Stream Ubix
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.98%) SaaS
2 9 (1.37%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (8.97%) SAN
2 49 (7.45%) DNS
3 40 (6.08%) TCP/IP
4 39 (5.93%) Firewall
5 23 (3.50%) LAN
5 23 (3.50%) DHCP
6 22 (3.34%) WAN
7 21 (3.19%) SSL
8 19 (2.89%) LDAP
9 16 (2.43%) Internet
10 13 (1.98%) VLAN
10 13 (1.98%) VPN
10 13 (1.98%) Kerberos
11 12 (1.82%) HTTP
11 12 (1.82%) NAS
12 9 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.37%) LTE
12 9 (1.37%) Wireless
13 8 (1.22%) 3G
13 8 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 46 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.82%) MySQL
5 11 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.06%) SQLPlus
7 6 (0.91%) OLTP
7 6 (0.91%) DB2
7 6 (0.91%) OLAP
7 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.61%) Big Data
9 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 18 (2.74%) Selenium
2 16 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.67%) Subversion
4 10 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (1.37%) WebDriver
6 8 (1.22%) JMeter
6 8 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 7 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.76%) JIRA
10 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.61%) Ant
10 4 (0.61%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.46%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.46%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 120 (18.24%) Finance
2 62 (9.42%) Banking
3 35 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.56%) Front Office
5 23 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.52%) Publishing
8 9 (1.37%) Marketing
8 9 (1.37%) Automotive
9 8 (1.22%) Retail
10 7 (1.06%) Back Office
11 6 (0.91%) Legal
11 6 (0.91%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.76%) Law
12 5 (0.76%) Billing
13 4 (0.61%) Advertising
13 4 (0.61%) French Language
13 4 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 165 (25.08%) Analyst
2 69 (10.49%) Developer
3 47 (7.14%) Administrator
4 43 (6.53%) Consultant
5 40 (6.08%) Business Analyst
6 39 (5.93%) Applications Support
7 32 (4.86%) Support Analyst
8 28 (4.26%) Problem Manager
9 25 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (3.34%) Scala Developer
11 21 (3.19%) Support Engineer
11 21 (3.19%) Network Engineer
12 19 (2.89%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (2.58%) Data Analyst
14 16 (2.43%) DBA
14 16 (2.43%) Service Analyst
15 15 (2.28%) Tester
15 15 (2.28%) Test Manager
16 14 (2.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 14 (2.13%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.99%) Web Services
2 40 (6.08%) .NET
3 38 (5.78%) Middleware
4 31 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 30 (4.56%) HTML
6 25 (3.80%) RESTful
7 24 (3.65%) HTML5
8 22 (3.34%) XML
9 11 (1.67%) SOAP
10 9 (1.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 9 (1.37%) J2EE
10 9 (1.37%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.91%) JMS
11 6 (0.91%) CSS
11 6 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.91%) REST
11 6 (0.91%) jQuery
12 5 (0.76%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.76%) WCF
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.17%) Clustering
3 32 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.74%) Replication
4 18 (2.74%) NHS
4 18 (2.74%) Statistics
5 15 (2.28%) Equities
6 14 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.13%) Derivative
7 12 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.82%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.37%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
9 8 (1.22%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.06%) Open Source
10 7 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.91%) HACMP
11 6 (0.91%) User Experience
11 6 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 215 (32.67%) Windows
2 105 (15.96%) UNIX
3 97 (14.74%) Linux
4 74 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (9.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (5.17%) Solaris
8 26 (3.95%) Windows 7
9 23 (3.50%) AIX
10 21 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 12 (1.82%) HPUX
13 11 (1.67%) Windows NT
14 9 (1.37%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.06%) VMS
16 6 (0.91%) SUSE
16 6 (0.91%) Android
17 5 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.61%) CentOS
19 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (22.49%) ITIL
2 95 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (13.07%) Problem Management
4 63 (9.57%) Service Management
5 61 (9.27%) Incident Management
6 60 (9.12%) TDD
7 53 (8.05%) Change Management
8 52 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 49 (7.45%) Service Delivery
10 42 (6.38%) Project Management
11 41 (6.23%) Test Strategy
12 40 (6.08%) Migration
13 38 (5.78%) SOA
14 36 (5.47%) Risk Management
15 35 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (5.02%) ITSM
18 32 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (4.56%) Data Modelling
20 28 (4.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 139 (21.12%) SQL
2 69 (10.49%) Java
3 34 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 33 (5.02%) C#
5 29 (4.41%) PowerShell
6 24 (3.65%) Shell Script
7 20 (3.04%) Scala
8 19 (2.89%) PL/SQL
8 19 (2.89%) C
9 16 (2.43%) Perl
10 13 (1.98%) VBScript
11 10 (1.52%) VB
11 10 (1.52%) Ruby
12 9 (1.37%) C++
13 7 (1.06%) Python
14 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.76%) VBA
14 5 (0.76%) PHP
15 4 (0.61%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.60%) Degree
3 46 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 31 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (3.65%) DV Cleared
6 23 (3.50%) CCNA
7 22 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (3.19%) CCNP
9 17 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.82%) MCSE
12 9 (1.37%) ISEB
13 6 (0.91%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.76%) CCA
15 4 (0.61%) MCSA
15 4 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.61%) MCITP
16 3 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.46%) NCDA
16 3 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.66%) SLA
2 43 (6.53%) QA
3 8 (1.22%) Basel III
4 6 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.61%) BS15000
5 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.30%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) GAMP
8 1 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 86 (13.07%) Active Directory
2 56 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.95%) XenApp
3 26 (3.95%) vSphere
4 16 (2.43%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.52%) NFS
5 10 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.22%) Firmware
7 7 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.91%) RHEV
9 5 (0.76%) OCFS2
9 5 (0.76%) UAG
9 5 (0.76%) XenServer
10 4 (0.61%) KVM
11 3 (0.46%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.46%) vCloud
11 3 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (3.19%) SCCM
2 19 (2.89%) SCOM
3 17 (2.58%) Tivoli
4 11 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.22%) MOM
6 8 (1.22%) SAP Afaria
7 7 (1.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 6 (0.91%) OVSD
8 6 (0.91%) HP SIM
8 6 (0.91%) Ionix
8 6 (0.91%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.76%) Control-M
9 5 (0.76%) CA SiteMinder
9 5 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (0.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 111 (16.87%) Oracle
2 101 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 85 (12.92%) VMware
4 67 (10.18%) HP
5 58 (8.81%) Cisco
6 44 (6.69%) Citrix
7 40 (6.08%) Red Hat
8 38 (5.78%) IBM
9 33 (5.02%) NetApp
10 30 (4.56%) SAP
11 25 (3.80%) EMC
12 21 (3.19%) Dell
13 19 (2.89%) Sun
14 17 (2.58%) F5
15 14 (2.13%) Symantec
16 13 (1.98%) BMC
17 11 (1.67%) Google
17 11 (1.67%) Business Objects
17 11 (1.67%) Remedy
17 11 (1.67%) CA
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Boeing
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North
Capgemini UK
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £239.14 - £318.85 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £270 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Surrey
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 30000 Per Annum
Posted: 27 days ago