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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 340 340 307
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 325 303 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 170 166
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.09% +66.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £41.25 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-30.09% +67.47%

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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 294 £463 +15.97% 99
London +48 151 £500 +18.34% 32
South East +8 75 £423 +1.80% 18
Berkshire +20 39 £395 +5.40% 6
City of London +55 28 £475 +15.15% 13
Yorkshire +5 23 £323 - 6
Scotland +5 22 £371 -7.18% 3
West Yorkshire +6 18 £345 - 5
South West +6 15 £381 +193.26% 7
Surrey +5 15 £600 +29.72% 6
West Midlands -20 15 £350 -15.15% 21
Leeds - 15 £323 - 3
Hampshire +8 13 £400 -15.78% 2
Birmingham -3 12 £350 -6.66% 6
West Sussex +4 10 - - 1
Reading -4 8 £410 -3.52% 1
North West -29 7 £400 +66.02% 10
Glasgow +13 6 £371 +237.50% 2
Slough +8 6 £353 -6.00% 1
Livingston +6 6 £388 -
West Lothian +6 6 £388 -
Gloucestershire +12 5 £475 +265.38% 2
Basingstoke +5 5 £588 +6.81%
Worthing +2 5 - -
Wiltshire -3 5 £168 -55.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £388 +1.63% 1
Bracknell -4 4 £275 -8.33% 1
East of England -12 4 £475 +12.75% 4
Manchester -16 4 £500 +203.03% 6
Corsham - 4 £115 - 1

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 165 (25.86%) ITIL
2 154 (24.14%) Windows
3 143 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 142 (22.26%) Finance
5 124 (19.44%) Unix
6 121 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (18.03%) SQL
8 111 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (16.46%) Java
9 105 (16.46%) Problem Management
10 91 (14.26%) Oracle
11 87 (13.64%) Linux
12 85 (13.32%) Active Directory
13 83 (13.01%) Degree
14 74 (11.60%) Cisco
15 72 (11.29%) Change Management
15 72 (11.29%) TDD
16 69 (10.82%) Web Services
17 68 (10.66%) MS Excel
18 67 (10.50%) Scrum
19 66 (10.34%) Incident Management
20 65 (10.19%) Service Management
21 64 (10.03%) TCP/IP
21 64 (10.03%) SQL Server
22 60 (9.40%) Security Cleared
23 59 (9.25%) VMware
24 58 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
25 57 (8.93%) REST
26 56 (8.78%) Pair Programming
26 56 (8.78%) SDLC

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 51 (7.99%) Tomcat
2 40 (6.27%) Jetty
3 39 (6.11%) Apache
4 26 (4.08%) Node.js
4 26 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 22 (3.45%) IIS
6 19 (2.98%) MS Exchange
7 16 (2.51%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.57%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.41%) AquaLogic
10 9 (1.41%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (1.41%) Tuxedo
10 9 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.25%) CMS
11 8 (1.25%) JBoss
12 7 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 68 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.21%) MS Office
3 20 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.51%) MS Project
5 7 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.47%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.16%) CATIA
7 1 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.88%) SAP ERP
1 12 (1.88%) SAP FI
2 9 (1.41%) SAP CO
2 9 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.25%) SAP PSCD
4 7 (1.10%) Teamcenter
5 5 (0.78%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.47%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.47%) SAP FI-AA
7 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.31%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.31%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.16%) HFM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.19%) Office 365
3 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) GitHub
4 2 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.03%) TCP/IP
2 55 (8.62%) HTTP
3 49 (7.68%) DNS
3 49 (7.68%) Firewall
4 41 (6.43%) DHCP
5 28 (4.39%) WAN
6 27 (4.23%) Internet
6 27 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (4.23%) Wireless
7 24 (3.76%) VPN
8 22 (3.45%) LAN
8 22 (3.45%) VoIP
9 21 (3.29%) SSL
10 19 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (2.66%) SAN
12 15 (2.35%) MPLS
12 15 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (1.72%) OSPF
14 11 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.68%) NoSQL
3 37 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.88%) MySQL
9 12 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.72%) MS Access
10 11 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.41%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (8.31%) Maven
2 51 (7.99%) Git (software)
2 51 (7.99%) Jenkins
3 47 (7.37%) JUnit
4 45 (7.05%) Subversion
5 44 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 44 (6.90%) Mockito
6 41 (6.43%) Gradle
7 32 (5.02%) JMeter
8 20 (3.13%) JIRA
9 14 (2.19%) Selenium
10 11 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.41%) SoapUI
12 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.10%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.94%) Gatling
14 6 (0.94%) SilkPerformer
14 6 (0.94%) The Grinder
14 6 (0.94%) VisualVM
14 6 (0.94%) YourKit
General
1 142 (22.26%) Finance
2 50 (7.84%) Banking
3 28 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.51%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.35%) Front Office
6 13 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.72%) Retail
9 7 (1.10%) Back Office
10 6 (0.94%) Billing
10 6 (0.94%) Legal
11 5 (0.78%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.47%) Automotive
12 3 (0.47%) Law
12 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Games
13 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 169 (26.49%) Analyst
2 96 (15.05%) Developer
3 61 (9.56%) Java Developer
4 39 (6.11%) Consultant
5 35 (5.49%) Support Engineer
6 32 (5.02%) Network Engineer
7 31 (4.86%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 23 (3.61%) Architect
9 23 (3.61%) DBA
10 22 (3.45%) Applications Support
11 20 (3.13%) Incident Analyst
11 20 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
12 17 (2.66%) Administrator
12 17 (2.66%) Incident Manager
13 15 (2.35%) Agile Developer
13 15 (2.35%) Applications Support Analyst
13 15 (2.35%) Data Analyst
13 15 (2.35%) Test Engineer
14 14 (2.19%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.82%) Web Services
2 57 (8.93%) REST
3 54 (8.46%) Spring
4 38 (5.96%) Guice
5 35 (5.49%) XML
6 28 (4.39%) AngularJS
7 26 (4.08%) HTML
8 22 (3.45%) Middleware
9 18 (2.82%) Hibernate
10 14 (2.19%) CSS
10 14 (2.19%) J2EE
11 13 (2.04%) .NET
12 10 (1.57%) RESTful
13 9 (1.41%) IBM Integration Bus
14 7 (1.10%) jQuery
14 7 (1.10%) React
15 6 (0.94%) SAP XI
15 6 (0.94%) XSD
16 5 (0.78%) SOAP
17 4 (0.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 121 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 31 (4.86%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.08%) Clustering
5 18 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.35%) Replication
7 14 (2.19%) User Experience
8 12 (1.88%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.57%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.57%) PKI
9 10 (1.57%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.41%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.25%) Interactive TV
11 8 (1.25%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.25%) STB
12 7 (1.10%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.10%) Linked Data
12 7 (1.10%) Semantic Web
13 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 154 (24.14%) Windows
2 124 (19.44%) Unix
3 87 (13.64%) Linux
4 49 (7.68%) Windows Server
5 42 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (5.96%) Windows 7
7 37 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (5.02%) Solaris
9 27 (4.23%) AIX
10 26 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (2.35%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.57%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.41%) OS/390
14 9 (1.41%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.94%) CentOS
15 6 (0.94%) zOS
16 5 (0.78%) Android
16 5 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (25.86%) ITIL
2 111 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (16.46%) Problem Management
4 72 (11.29%) Change Management
4 72 (11.29%) TDD
5 67 (10.50%) Scrum
6 66 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 65 (10.19%) Service Management
8 58 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (8.78%) Pair Programming
9 56 (8.78%) SDLC
10 55 (8.62%) Software Engineering
11 49 (7.68%) Unit Testing
12 46 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 45 (7.05%) Migration
14 43 (6.74%) Build Automation
15 42 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
15 42 (6.58%) Mentoring
15 42 (6.58%) Service Delivery
16 40 (6.27%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 115 (18.03%) SQL
2 105 (16.46%) Java
3 44 (6.90%) Python
4 40 (6.27%) Ruby
5 38 (5.96%) JavaScript
6 32 (5.02%) PowerShell
7 29 (4.55%) Perl
8 28 (4.39%) C
8 28 (4.39%) Groovy
9 21 (3.29%) C++
10 20 (3.13%) Scala
11 14 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.19%) VBA
12 13 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
13 12 (1.88%) C#
13 12 (1.88%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.57%) VBScript
15 7 (1.10%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 83 (13.01%) Degree
2 60 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 41 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.61%) CCNP
7 22 (3.45%) CISSP
8 18 (2.82%) MCSE
9 17 (2.66%) DV Cleared
10 16 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.88%) CCNA
12 9 (1.41%) CCIE
13 8 (1.25%) CCVP
13 8 (1.25%) GCIA
13 8 (1.25%) MCP
14 7 (1.10%) CCA
14 7 (1.10%) GCIH
14 7 (1.10%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.15%) SLA
2 43 (6.74%) QA
3 28 (4.39%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.94%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.78%) COBIT
6 5 (0.78%) COSO
6 5 (0.78%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) EMIR
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) SDET
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 85 (13.32%) Active Directory
2 42 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.02%) Docker
4 17 (2.66%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.51%) vSphere
6 15 (2.35%) XenApp
7 13 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.88%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.72%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.63%) RACF
12 3 (0.47%) Firmware
12 3 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.31%) GPFS
13 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.31%) XenServer
14 1 (0.16%) NFS
14 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 35 (5.49%) SCOM
2 26 (4.08%) SCCM
3 22 (3.45%) Graphite
4 10 (1.57%) Nagios
5 9 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (1.10%) RSA Security Analytics
8 6 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.94%) WSUS
9 5 (0.78%) CA Wily
9 5 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.78%) Puppet
10 4 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.63%) Control-M
10 4 (0.63%) MOM
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.47%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 143 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 91 (14.26%) Oracle
3 74 (11.60%) Cisco
4 59 (9.25%) VMware
5 38 (5.96%) Citrix
6 37 (5.80%) SAP
7 33 (5.17%) IBM
8 30 (4.70%) HP
9 22 (3.45%) Juniper
10 20 (3.13%) F5
10 20 (3.13%) SOASTA, Inc
11 18 (2.82%) Dell
12 14 (2.19%) Remedy
12 14 (2.19%) Symantec
13 13 (2.04%) CA
14 12 (1.88%) BMC
14 12 (1.88%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.88%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.72%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.57%) Informatica
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £390.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago