The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 310 338 317
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 317 250 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.67% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 127 128
Average daily rate
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£374 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £204 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £17.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.21 £35.55 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +31 293 £375 -11.76% 73
London +10 121 £375 -16.43% 28
South East +2 78 £320 -14.66% 12
Hampshire +16 37 £310 +5.08% 4
City of London +21 30 £375 -6.25% 10
East of England +2 29 £450 +16.88% 1
West Midlands +4 21 £351 -12.37% 4
Yorkshire +18 19 £360 +45.45% 12
South West -22 16 £325 -24.41% 10
West Yorkshire +11 13 £368 +48.48% 7
Essex +7 13 £450 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £381 +8.92%
Berkshire -17 12 £375 +9.48% 2
Havant +8 11 £310 -22.50% 3
Milton Keynes +3 11 £338 -3.57%
Leeds +15 10 £355 +273.68% 7
Surrey -6 10 £335 -13.54% 1
Epsom 0 8 £335 -36.19%
Fareham - 8 £245 -
Birmingham 0 7 £351 -12.37% 1
Dorset +13 6 £303 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 6 £424 -15.25%
Wiltshire -3 6 £350 -15.66% 6
Colchester - 6 £456 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £425 - 1
Scotland -17 5 £575 +52.31% 2
West Sussex - 5 £220 - 1
Coventry - 5 £175 -
East Midlands +4 4 £275 -36.04% 3
Hemel Hempstead +3 4 - -

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 193 (30.83%) Windows
2 181 (28.91%) ITIL
3 121 (19.33%) Oracle
4 120 (19.17%) Finance
5 114 (18.21%) SQL
6 110 (17.57%) Problem Management
7 105 (16.77%) Microsoft
8 103 (16.45%) UNIX
9 92 (14.70%) Linux
10 82 (13.10%) Security Cleared
11 70 (11.18%) VMware
12 66 (10.54%) Active Directory
13 65 (10.38%) Service Delivery
13 65 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 65 (10.38%) Incident Management
14 60 (9.58%) Service Management
14 60 (9.58%) SLA
14 60 (9.58%) MS Excel
15 59 (9.42%) Banking
16 57 (9.11%) Java
17 55 (8.79%) Cisco
17 55 (8.79%) HP
17 55 (8.79%) Oracle Database
18 53 (8.47%) Change Management
19 51 (8.15%) SQL Server
20 48 (7.67%) Migration
21 47 (7.51%) SC Cleared
22 46 (7.35%) IBM
22 46 (7.35%) SAN
22 46 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 44 (7.03%) WebSphere
2 38 (6.07%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.31%) IIS
3 27 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (3.67%) WebLogic
6 15 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (2.24%) Apache
8 11 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.28%) SAS
10 8 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
12 6 (0.96%) Liferay
12 6 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 60 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.11%) MS Office
3 13 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (1.92%) SAP FI
5 11 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (1.60%) SAP CO
7 8 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.96%) assyst
9 5 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.64%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
11 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.32%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.12%) SaaS
2 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) IaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.35%) SAN
2 38 (6.07%) Firewall
2 38 (6.07%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.83%) DNS
3 24 (3.83%) WAN
4 22 (3.51%) LAN
5 19 (3.04%) VPN
6 15 (2.40%) VLAN
7 14 (2.24%) Internet
7 14 (2.24%) LDAP
8 13 (2.08%) Kerberos
9 12 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (1.92%) LTE
10 11 (1.76%) DHCP
10 11 (1.76%) 3G
11 10 (1.60%) SSL
11 10 (1.60%) 2G
12 9 (1.44%) OSPF
12 9 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.79%) Oracle Database
2 51 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.76%) SQLPlus
8 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.44%) DB2
9 9 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.28%) SAP BW
10 8 (1.28%) MySQL
10 8 (1.28%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.28%) IDOL
11 6 (0.96%) JasperReports
12 5 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (0.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.76%) Selenium
3 10 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.96%) Maven
7 5 (0.80%) JIRA
8 4 (0.64%) StarTeam
8 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.64%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.64%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.48%) JMeter
9 3 (0.48%) WebSpeed
9 3 (0.48%) JUnit
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.48%) LLVM
9 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.48%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.32%) ProC
General
1 120 (19.17%) Finance
2 59 (9.42%) Banking
3 42 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.83%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.76%) Legal
6 10 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.44%) Front Office
8 8 (1.28%) Retail
9 7 (1.12%) Back Office
9 7 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.96%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.96%) Law
11 5 (0.80%) Advertising
11 5 (0.80%) Publishing
12 4 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.64%) Local Government
12 4 (0.64%) French Language
12 4 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 170 (27.16%) Analyst
2 48 (7.67%) Administrator
3 44 (7.03%) Applications Support
4 43 (6.87%) Consultant
5 41 (6.55%) Developer
5 41 (6.55%) Business Analyst
6 39 (6.23%) Support Analyst
7 32 (5.11%) Problem Manager
8 26 (4.15%) DBA
9 22 (3.51%) Service Manager
10 21 (3.35%) Data Analyst
10 21 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
11 20 (3.19%) Incident Manager
12 19 (3.04%) Oracle DBA
12 19 (3.04%) Network Engineer
13 18 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
15 15 (2.40%) Support Engineer
15 15 (2.40%) Service Analyst
16 13 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.23%) .NET
2 38 (6.07%) WebSphere MQ
3 30 (4.79%) XML
3 30 (4.79%) Middleware
4 21 (3.35%) Web Services
5 18 (2.88%) HTML
6 13 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 12 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.92%) CSS
8 11 (1.76%) JSP
8 11 (1.76%) jQuery
9 9 (1.44%) J2EE
9 9 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.28%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.12%) EDI
11 7 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (1.12%) Spring
12 6 (0.96%) JSF
12 6 (0.96%) Struts2
12 6 (0.96%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.99%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.51%) Clustering
3 18 (2.88%) Derivative
4 17 (2.72%) NHS
5 14 (2.24%) GIS
6 11 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.76%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.76%) Statistics
7 10 (1.60%) SWIFT
7 10 (1.60%) Equities
8 9 (1.44%) Replication
8 9 (1.44%) Open Source
9 8 (1.28%) HACMP
10 7 (1.12%) AS400
10 7 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.12%) Firmware
10 7 (1.12%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.96%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 193 (30.83%) Windows
2 103 (16.45%) UNIX
3 92 (14.70%) Linux
4 65 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (4.31%) Solaris
8 26 (4.15%) AIX
9 19 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (3.04%) Windows 7
10 15 (2.40%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.76%) HPUX
12 10 (1.60%) SUSE
13 9 (1.44%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.12%) zOS
15 6 (0.96%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.48%) VMS
17 3 (0.48%) CentOS
17 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (28.91%) ITIL
2 110 (17.57%) Problem Management
3 65 (10.38%) Service Delivery
3 65 (10.38%) Incident Management
4 60 (9.58%) Service Management
5 53 (8.47%) Change Management
6 48 (7.67%) Migration
7 44 (7.03%) Project Management
8 37 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (5.59%) ITSM
11 34 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (5.43%) Business Analysis
12 33 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (5.27%) Configuration Management
13 30 (4.79%) Test Scripting
14 29 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (4.15%) Scrum
16 21 (3.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 114 (18.21%) SQL
2 57 (9.11%) Java
3 40 (6.39%) C
4 32 (5.11%) PL/SQL
5 29 (4.63%) C#
6 27 (4.31%) JavaScript
7 21 (3.35%) Shell Script
8 18 (2.88%) C++
9 15 (2.40%) Perl
10 14 (2.24%) VB
11 11 (1.76%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.44%) Python
12 9 (1.44%) COBOL
13 8 (1.28%) VBScript
13 8 (1.28%) ABAP
14 7 (1.12%) PL/1
15 6 (0.96%) Korn
15 6 (0.96%) Lua
15 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 82 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.07%) Degree
4 30 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (4.47%) CCNP
6 25 (3.99%) DV Cleared
7 23 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.92%) CCNA
10 11 (1.76%) MCSE
11 9 (1.44%) ISEB
12 7 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.80%) CCVP
15 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.48%) CISA
16 3 (0.48%) HNC
16 3 (0.48%) CCA
16 3 (0.48%) CISSP
16 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.58%) SLA
2 43 (6.87%) QA
3 7 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.96%) COBIT
4 6 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.64%) Basel III
5 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.64%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.64%) BS15000
6 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.48%) HL7
7 1 (0.16%) Basel II
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 66 (10.54%) Active Directory
2 37 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.67%) XenApp
4 20 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (3.04%) vSphere
6 16 (2.56%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.96%) NFS
9 5 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.80%) SRDF
9 5 (0.80%) OCFS2
10 4 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.48%) KVM
12 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.32%) XenServer
12 2 (0.32%) UAG
12 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (3.19%) Tivoli
2 19 (3.04%) SCCM
3 12 (1.92%) SCOM
4 9 (1.44%) MOM
4 9 (1.44%) SAP Afaria
5 8 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 8 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (0.96%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.96%) OVSD
8 5 (0.80%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.80%) Nagios
8 5 (0.80%) Ionix
8 5 (0.80%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.64%) nmon
9 4 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 121 (19.33%) Oracle
2 105 (16.77%) Microsoft
3 70 (11.18%) VMware
4 55 (8.79%) Cisco
4 55 (8.79%) HP
5 46 (7.35%) IBM
6 45 (7.19%) Citrix
7 41 (6.55%) Red Hat
8 39 (6.23%) SAP
9 29 (4.63%) EMC
10 28 (4.47%) NetApp
11 22 (3.51%) CA
12 17 (2.72%) Remedy
13 16 (2.56%) BMC
14 14 (2.24%) Symantec
15 12 (1.92%) Dell
16 11 (1.76%) JBoss
16 11 (1.76%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.60%) Google
17 10 (1.60%) Hitachi
London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £325.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago