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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 289 268 344
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +76
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 376 381 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.99% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 219 101
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.15 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £45.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.05% +1.66%

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -23 353 £425 +12.21% 96
London -5 167 £450 +12.50% 36
South East -6 87 £405 +15.71% 26
City of London +29 37 £406 +9.79% 12
West Midlands +6 30 £300 -22.58% 4
Hampshire 0 29 £275 -19.11% 11
Yorkshire +19 26 £375 +26.05% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 21 £410 +17.14% 6
Leeds +11 20 £375 +12.78%
West Yorkshire +7 20 £375 +26.05%
East of England -29 18 £456 +30.35% 7
Milton Keynes +10 17 £388 +10.71% 3
Berkshire -22 16 £413 +17.85% 2
Surrey +4 15 £500 +60.00% 4
South West -27 13 £388 +82.35% 10
Scotland -23 11 £396 -6.82% 3
North West -13 9 £403 +21.96% 6
Hertfordshire - 8 £450 - 2
Essex - 7 £469 -
Birmingham - 7 - - 1
Cheshire +11 6 £430 +0.58% 2
East Midlands -3 6 £430 +473.33% 2
Edinburgh -7 6 £396 -1.61% 2
Wiltshire -8 6 £375 +150.00% 2
Croydon - 6 £413 -
Fareham - 6 £244 - 1
Epsom +8 5 £335 -36.19%
Reading -1 5 £375 +38.88%
Basingstoke - 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 3

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 207 (32.70%) Windows
2 151 (23.85%) ITIL
3 133 (21.01%) SQL
4 116 (18.33%) Finance
5 115 (18.17%) Oracle
6 104 (16.43%) Linux
7 103 (16.27%) UNIX
8 100 (15.80%) Microsoft
9 99 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
10 97 (15.32%) Problem Management
11 81 (12.80%) VMware
12 76 (12.01%) Active Directory
13 71 (11.22%) Security Cleared
14 70 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
15 69 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
16 67 (10.58%) Banking
17 61 (9.64%) Service Management
18 58 (9.16%) Java
19 57 (9.00%) MS Excel
19 57 (9.00%) SAN
19 57 (9.00%) Incident Management
20 56 (8.85%) Oracle Database
20 56 (8.85%) HP
20 56 (8.85%) Cisco
21 53 (8.37%) Service Delivery
21 53 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
22 51 (8.06%) SLA
22 51 (8.06%) Project Management
23 50 (7.90%) MS Exchange
24 48 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (7.90%) MS Exchange
2 47 (7.42%) WebSphere
3 36 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (4.42%) IIS
5 22 (3.48%) WebLogic
6 20 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (2.69%) Apache
8 16 (2.53%) SharePoint
9 13 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.90%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
14 6 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
14 6 (0.95%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.63%) Liferay
16 4 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 57 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.53%) MS Office
3 13 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.42%) MS Project
5 6 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (1.74%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (1.58%) SAP CO
4 8 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.95%) ENOVIA
5 6 (0.95%) assyst
5 6 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.47%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.32%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.90%) SaaS
2 7 (1.11%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 2 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.00%) SAN
2 42 (6.64%) DNS
3 41 (6.48%) TCP/IP
4 40 (6.32%) Firewall
5 23 (3.63%) WAN
6 22 (3.48%) LAN
7 20 (3.16%) DHCP
8 19 (3.00%) LDAP
8 19 (3.00%) VPN
9 15 (2.37%) SSL
9 15 (2.37%) Internet
9 15 (2.37%) VLAN
10 11 (1.74%) NAS
10 11 (1.74%) Kerberos
11 10 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (1.42%) Wireless
12 9 (1.42%) LTE
12 9 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.85%) Oracle Database
2 46 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (1.74%) MySQL
5 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (1.42%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.42%) SQLPlus
7 8 (1.26%) OLAP
7 8 (1.26%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (1.11%) SAP BW
8 7 (1.11%) OLTP
9 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (0.95%) DB2
9 6 (0.95%) Big Data
9 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (2.53%) Selenium
2 12 (1.90%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (1.26%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.26%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.95%) JMeter
6 5 (0.79%) Subversion
7 4 (0.63%) Maven
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.47%) Ant
8 3 (0.47%) JUnit
8 3 (0.47%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.47%) WebSpeed
9 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 116 (18.33%) Finance
2 67 (10.58%) Banking
3 40 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.32%) Front Office
6 13 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.58%) Publishing
8 8 (1.26%) Retail
8 8 (1.26%) Marketing
8 8 (1.26%) Automotive
8 8 (1.26%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.11%) Legal
10 6 (0.95%) Back Office
11 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.79%) Billing
12 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.63%) French Language
12 4 (0.63%) German Language
12 4 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 174 (27.49%) Analyst
2 56 (8.85%) Developer
3 43 (6.79%) Business Analyst
4 41 (6.48%) Applications Support
5 40 (6.32%) Administrator
5 40 (6.32%) Support Analyst
5 40 (6.32%) Consultant
6 28 (4.42%) Problem Manager
7 24 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (3.63%) Data Analyst
8 23 (3.63%) Network Engineer
9 21 (3.32%) Support Engineer
10 19 (3.00%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (2.37%) Service Manager
12 14 (2.21%) Service Analyst
12 14 (2.21%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (2.21%) Tester
12 14 (2.21%) Incident Manager
13 13 (2.05%) Scala Developer
13 13 (2.05%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.00%) Web Services
2 37 (5.85%) Middleware
3 36 (5.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 34 (5.37%) .NET
5 24 (3.79%) XML
6 23 (3.63%) HTML
7 16 (2.53%) RESTful
8 14 (2.21%) HTML5
9 10 (1.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 9 (1.42%) J2EE
11 8 (1.26%) JSP
12 7 (1.11%) CSS
13 6 (0.95%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.95%) jQuery
14 5 (0.79%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.79%) REST
14 5 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (0.79%) Hibernate
14 5 (0.79%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.74%) Management Information System
2 30 (4.74%) Clustering
3 18 (2.84%) Derivative
4 16 (2.53%) Statistics
4 16 (2.53%) Equities
5 15 (2.37%) NHS
6 14 (2.21%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.90%) Replication
8 11 (1.74%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
9 10 (1.58%) SWIFT
10 9 (1.42%) GIS
11 8 (1.26%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.11%) User Experience
12 7 (1.11%) Open Source
13 6 (0.95%) HACMP
13 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.95%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 207 (32.70%) Windows
2 104 (16.43%) Linux
3 103 (16.27%) UNIX
4 69 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (4.90%) Solaris
8 23 (3.63%) Windows 7
9 22 (3.48%) AIX
10 20 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.05%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.42%) Windows NT
13 7 (1.11%) VMS
13 7 (1.11%) SUSE
14 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.63%) CentOS
16 4 (0.63%) HPUX
17 3 (0.47%) zOS
17 3 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (23.85%) ITIL
2 97 (15.32%) Problem Management
3 70 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (9.64%) Service Management
5 57 (9.00%) Incident Management
6 53 (8.37%) Service Delivery
7 51 (8.06%) Project Management
8 46 (7.27%) Migration
8 46 (7.27%) Change Management
9 44 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (6.79%) TDD
11 37 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (5.53%) Business Analysis
14 32 (5.06%) Test Strategy
15 30 (4.74%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (4.74%) Risk Management
16 29 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (4.42%) ITSM
17 28 (4.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 133 (21.01%) SQL
2 58 (9.16%) Java
3 29 (4.58%) JavaScript
4 25 (3.95%) C#
5 23 (3.63%) C
5 23 (3.63%) Shell Script
6 20 (3.16%) PL/SQL
7 18 (2.84%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.53%) Scala
9 14 (2.21%) Perl
10 12 (1.90%) VBScript
11 10 (1.58%) VB
12 8 (1.26%) Ruby
13 7 (1.11%) ABAP
13 7 (1.11%) Python
13 7 (1.11%) C++
14 6 (0.95%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.79%) Korn
15 5 (0.79%) VBA
16 4 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 71 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 41 (6.48%) Degree
3 39 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 32 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (3.95%) DV Cleared
6 23 (3.63%) CCNP
7 22 (3.48%) CCNA
8 21 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.90%) MCSE
12 9 (1.42%) ISEB
13 7 (1.11%) CCA
14 5 (0.79%) MCITP
15 4 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.63%) NCDA
15 4 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.63%) CISSP
15 4 (0.63%) RHCE
15 4 (0.63%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.06%) SLA
2 40 (6.32%) QA
3 8 (1.26%) Basel III
3 8 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.63%) BS15000
6 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.32%) HL7
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 76 (12.01%) Active Directory
2 53 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.42%) XenApp
4 23 (3.63%) vSphere
5 16 (2.53%) VMware ESX
6 12 (1.90%) NFS
7 8 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.26%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.95%) RHEV
9 5 (0.79%) OCFS2
9 5 (0.79%) KVM
9 5 (0.79%) XenServer
10 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.47%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (3.32%) SCCM
2 20 (3.16%) Tivoli
3 16 (2.53%) SCOM
4 12 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (1.26%) SAP Afaria
5 8 (1.26%) MOM
6 7 (1.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 7 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.95%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.95%) Ionix
7 6 (0.95%) BladeLogic
7 6 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.95%) OVSD
7 6 (0.95%) CA SiteMinder
7 6 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.79%) Control-M
8 5 (0.79%) Nagios
8 5 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
8 5 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 115 (18.17%) Oracle
2 100 (15.80%) Microsoft
3 81 (12.80%) VMware
4 56 (8.85%) Cisco
4 56 (8.85%) HP
5 48 (7.58%) Citrix
6 45 (7.11%) Red Hat
7 41 (6.48%) SAP
8 40 (6.32%) IBM
9 33 (5.21%) NetApp
10 24 (3.79%) EMC
11 19 (3.00%) Dell
12 17 (2.69%) CA
13 16 (2.53%) Symantec
14 14 (2.21%) Juniper
15 13 (2.05%) BMC
15 13 (2.05%) JBoss
15 13 (2.05%) F5
16 12 (1.90%) Sun
16 12 (1.90%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Commerce
Posted: 3 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £130 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Orgtel
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnsley
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £130 - £170 per day + extra when on late shift
Posted: 14 days ago
Guernsey
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago