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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 299 334 303
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -31
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 373 282 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.72% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 132 111
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.50% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 15
Average hourly rate £22.35 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.40 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £52.50 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +20 340 £363 -3.33% 102
London +1 116 £450 +12.50% 33
South East +22 112 £350 +4.47% 16
Berkshire -4 29 £280 -1.75% 5
Hampshire -6 25 £375 -11.76% 2
City of London -3 22 £400 +6.66% 13
South West +16 21 £363 -3.97% 16
Surrey +19 20 £419 - 4
East Midlands +7 20 £290 +16.00% 5
Scotland +4 17 £400 +11.88% 3
West Sussex -1 17 £413 +87.50% 1
West Midlands -15 17 £350 -6.66% 8
North West -8 16 £300 -36.84% 11
East of England +9 15 £350 -9.67% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 13 £300 +27.65% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 13 £300 +27.65% 1
North East -2 13 £300 +27.65% 1
Hertfordshire +9 11 £350 -6.04% 3
Reading +11 9 £300 -4.00%
Croydon -4 9 £325 -40.90% 1
Yorkshire -20 9 £400 +6.66% 5
Leicestershire +9 8 £290 -
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £276 -21.14%
Guildford +7 7 £100 - 1
Bristol +6 7 £375 -14.28% 5
Manchester -6 7 £270 - 6
Greenford - 7 - -
Edinburgh +2 6 £406 +49.08% 2
Havant -2 6 £388 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £337 -

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 195 (28.72%) Windows
2 172 (25.33%) Finance
3 164 (24.15%) SQL
4 163 (24.01%) ITIL
5 133 (19.59%) Linux
6 120 (17.67%) Microsoft
7 114 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
8 97 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 97 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 91 (13.40%) UNIX
9 91 (13.40%) VMware
10 90 (13.25%) MS Excel
11 88 (12.96%) Oracle
12 87 (12.81%) Java
13 80 (11.78%) Active Directory
14 74 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
15 71 (10.46%) Change Management
16 69 (10.16%) Cisco
16 69 (10.16%) QA
17 68 (10.01%) HP
18 67 (9.87%) Project Management
18 67 (9.87%) Security Cleared
19 65 (9.57%) Banking
20 63 (9.28%) SLA
21 62 (9.13%) Firewall
21 62 (9.13%) Degree
22 61 (8.98%) Service Delivery
23 60 (8.84%) Telecoms
24 59 (8.69%) IBM
24 59 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (5.15%) IIS
2 32 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 31 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.98%) WebSphere
5 25 (3.68%) WebLogic
6 24 (3.53%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.06%) Apache
8 13 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.91%) SAS
9 12 (1.77%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (1.62%) Lync
11 8 (1.18%) AquaLogic
12 7 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (1.03%) Liferay
13 6 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.88%) CMS
14 5 (0.74%) JBoss
14 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 90 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 56 (8.25%) MS Office
3 21 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.65%) MS Project
5 16 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.44%) Siemens NX
6 3 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.44%) SPSS
7 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.29%) Simulink
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (1.91%) SAP FI
2 13 (1.91%) SAP ERP
3 10 (1.47%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (1.47%) SAP FI-CA
4 7 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.74%) Cerner Millennium
6 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.44%) Agresso
7 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.44%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.44%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.29%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.29%) assyst
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.06%) Office 365
3 11 (1.62%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.59%) SaaS
5 4 (0.59%) PaaS
6 3 (0.44%) Heroku
6 3 (0.44%) Engine Yard
7 2 (0.29%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.13%) Firewall
2 54 (7.95%) SAN
3 45 (6.63%) DNS
4 44 (6.48%) TCP/IP
5 36 (5.30%) WAN
6 33 (4.86%) VPN
7 29 (4.27%) VoIP
8 28 (4.12%) DHCP
8 28 (4.12%) LAN
8 28 (4.12%) Internet
9 23 (3.39%) HTTP
10 21 (3.09%) LDAP
11 19 (2.80%) NAS
12 17 (2.50%) Network Security
13 16 (2.36%) Wireless
13 16 (2.36%) MPLS
13 16 (2.36%) BGP
14 15 (2.21%) OSPF
14 15 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 31 (4.57%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (2.80%) RDBMS
5 18 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.21%) DB2
7 15 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.62%) Data Mining
8 11 (1.62%) MySQL
8 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.47%) Big Data
10 9 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.18%) PowerCenter
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 28 (4.12%) Ant
4 19 (2.80%) JIRA
5 17 (2.50%) Maven
6 14 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.91%) Git (software)
8 12 (1.77%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.62%) Subversion
10 10 (1.47%) Hudson
10 10 (1.47%) Gradle
10 10 (1.47%) Selenium
11 8 (1.18%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.88%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.88%) JUnit
14 4 (0.59%) TortoiseSVN
14 4 (0.59%) Mockito
14 4 (0.59%) JMeter
14 4 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 172 (25.33%) Finance
2 65 (9.57%) Banking
3 60 (8.84%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 17 (2.50%) Retail
5 17 (2.50%) Legal
6 16 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.47%) Marketing
7 10 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.18%) Front Office
8 8 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.03%) Back Office
9 7 (1.03%) Games
10 6 (0.88%) Law
11 5 (0.74%) Automotive
12 4 (0.59%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.59%) Publishing
13 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 3 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 167 (24.59%) Analyst
2 52 (7.66%) Developer
3 51 (7.51%) Consultant
4 35 (5.15%) Data Analyst
5 33 (4.86%) Support Analyst
6 30 (4.42%) Network Engineer
6 30 (4.42%) Business Analyst
7 29 (4.27%) Support Engineer
8 28 (4.12%) Administrator
9 23 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (3.39%) Architect
10 19 (2.80%) Applications Support
11 18 (2.65%) SAP Consultant
12 17 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
13 16 (2.36%) Problem Manager
14 15 (2.21%) DBA
14 15 (2.21%) Technical Support
15 14 (2.06%) Incident Manager
15 14 (2.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.77%) Web Services
2 36 (5.30%) Middleware
3 25 (3.68%) XML
4 22 (3.24%) HTML
4 22 (3.24%) CSS
5 17 (2.50%) J2EE
6 15 (2.21%) SOAP
6 15 (2.21%) jQuery
7 13 (1.91%) .NET
8 12 (1.77%) JMS
9 11 (1.62%) Spring
10 10 (1.47%) JDBC
11 9 (1.33%) JNDI
11 9 (1.33%) REST
11 9 (1.33%) HTML5
12 7 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (1.03%) CSS3
13 6 (0.88%) RESTful
14 5 (0.74%) JSP
14 5 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 114 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.36%) Clustering
3 36 (5.30%) Replication
4 34 (5.01%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.77%) HACMP
7 11 (1.62%) NHS
7 11 (1.62%) PKI
7 11 (1.62%) CMDB
7 11 (1.62%) Data Integration
7 11 (1.62%) Open Source
8 9 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.03%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.03%) Statistics
9 7 (1.03%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.88%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.88%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.88%) EMC Centera
11 5 (0.74%) GIS
11 5 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 195 (28.72%) Windows
2 133 (19.59%) Linux
3 91 (13.40%) UNIX
4 59 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (6.04%) AIX
8 39 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (5.45%) Windows 7
10 33 (4.86%) Solaris
11 20 (2.95%) HPUX
12 15 (2.21%) CentOS
13 13 (1.91%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.77%) Windows NT
15 10 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (1.47%) SUSE
16 9 (1.33%) Android
17 8 (1.18%) Windows 8
17 8 (1.18%) Windows 2000
17 8 (1.18%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (24.01%) ITIL
2 97 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 97 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 74 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (10.46%) Change Management
5 67 (9.87%) Project Management
6 61 (8.98%) Service Delivery
7 57 (8.39%) Service Management
8 55 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (7.22%) Migration
10 47 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 44 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (6.33%) Data Analysis
13 40 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
14 33 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (4.71%) Workflow
15 32 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
16 31 (4.57%) Analytics
16 31 (4.57%) ETL
17 30 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 164 (24.15%) SQL
2 87 (12.81%) Java
3 52 (7.66%) Shell Script
4 40 (5.89%) PowerShell
5 29 (4.27%) Perl
6 28 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 27 (3.98%) JavaScript
7 27 (3.98%) C
8 25 (3.68%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.53%) VBScript
10 23 (3.39%) C++
11 14 (2.06%) Python
12 13 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.91%) C#
12 13 (1.91%) Korn
13 11 (1.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 10 (1.47%) VB
14 10 (1.47%) VBA
15 6 (0.88%) ABAP
16 5 (0.74%) Jython
Qualifications
1 67 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 62 (9.13%) Degree
3 49 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 26 (3.83%) CCNP
5 26 (3.83%) CCNA
6 20 (2.95%) CCIE
7 18 (2.65%) ISEB
8 17 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.77%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.62%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.18%) CISSP
12 6 (0.88%) MCTS
12 6 (0.88%) MCITP
12 6 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.88%) MCSE
13 5 (0.74%) PMP
13 5 (0.74%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.59%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (10.16%) QA
2 63 (9.28%) SLA
3 25 (3.68%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.59%) COSO
6 4 (0.59%) COBIT
7 3 (0.44%) GxP
8 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.15%) GAMP
9 1 (0.15%) GCP
9 1 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 80 (11.78%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.83%) vSphere
4 18 (2.65%) VMware ESX
5 17 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.91%) Docker
7 10 (1.47%) XenApp
7 10 (1.47%) Firmware
8 9 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.18%) GPFS
10 7 (1.03%) NFS
10 7 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.88%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.44%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.29%) Varnish
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (3.09%) SCCM
2 15 (2.21%) SCOM
3 12 (1.77%) Control-M
3 12 (1.77%) Tivoli
3 12 (1.77%) Vagrant
4 11 (1.62%) OpenView
5 10 (1.47%) Nagios
6 9 (1.33%) Puppet
7 8 (1.18%) HP NNM
8 7 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.03%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.03%) BladeLogic
8 7 (1.03%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
12 3 (0.44%) DatAdvantage
12 3 (0.44%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.44%) collectd
Vendors
1 120 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 91 (13.40%) VMware
3 88 (12.96%) Oracle
4 69 (10.16%) Cisco
5 68 (10.01%) HP
6 59 (8.69%) IBM
7 51 (7.51%) Citrix
8 43 (6.33%) SAP
9 40 (5.89%) Red Hat
10 30 (4.42%) F5
11 25 (3.68%) EMC
11 25 (3.68%) Informatica
12 21 (3.09%) Remedy
13 18 (2.65%) NetApp
14 17 (2.50%) BMC
14 17 (2.50%) Dell
15 15 (2.21%) CheckPoint
15 15 (2.21%) Sun
15 15 (2.21%) Juniper
15 15 (2.21%) Veritas
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £345 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 13 days ago
Middlesex
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 17 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £445 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £380 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago