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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 318 302 306
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 304 275 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.77% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 151 125
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £650 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £15.38 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+134.14% -30.11%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 284 £400 -5.88% 126
London -28 113 £425 -10.52% 39
South East 0 66 £415 +3.75% 34
West Midlands +10 25 £394 -6.25% 6
City of London +6 25 £413 -1.78% 9
Berkshire -1 22 £375 +4.16% 9
East of England +13 21 £431 +91.66% 8
East Midlands +31 20 £350 +225.58% 7
North West +1 17 £242 -33.24% 10
West Sussex -5 14 £415 -25.89% 1
Northamptonshire - 13 £350 - 2
Northampton - 13 £350 - 1
South West -12 12 £130 -62.85% 19
Birmingham +7 10 £375 - 2
Hampshire -26 10 £438 +25.00% 7
Cheshire +12 9 £305 - 2
Hertfordshire +7 9 £441 -1.94% 3
Scotland -9 9 £400 +2.56% 4
Surrey -5 8 £463 -11.90% 6
Edinburgh -2 7 £400 +2.56% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 6 £375 +22.14% 1
Tyne and Wear -7 6 £375 +22.14% 1
North East -9 6 £375 +22.14% 1
Coventry - 6 £300 -
Chester - 6 £375 - 1
Bracknell +7 5 £300 - 2
Slough -2 5 £375 -
Wiltshire - 5 £375 - 7
Wales - 5 £425 - 2
South Wales - 5 £425 - 2

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 152 (23.90%) Windows
2 141 (22.17%) SQL
3 139 (21.86%) ITIL
4 135 (21.23%) Finance
5 105 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (15.41%) Oracle
8 97 (15.25%) Microsoft
9 94 (14.78%) Linux
10 88 (13.84%) UNIX
11 82 (12.89%) VMware
11 82 (12.89%) Security Cleared
12 80 (12.58%) Incident Management
13 78 (12.26%) Problem Management
14 72 (11.32%) Cisco
15 65 (10.22%) QA
16 63 (9.91%) Java
16 63 (9.91%) Active Directory
17 62 (9.75%) HP
18 58 (9.12%) SLA
19 57 (8.96%) Firewall
20 56 (8.81%) Banking
20 56 (8.81%) Project Management
20 56 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 56 (8.81%) SC Cleared
21 55 (8.65%) MS Excel
22 53 (8.33%) SAN
23 52 (8.18%) DNS
24 51 (8.02%) Change Management
25 50 (7.86%) TDD

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (5.82%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.03%) IIS
3 28 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 17 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 17 (2.67%) Apache
5 14 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.57%) JBoss
9 9 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.94%) SAS
10 6 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.63%) Confluence
12 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 55 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.82%) MS Office
3 15 (2.36%) MS Project
4 13 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (2.83%) SAP FI
2 17 (2.67%) SAP ERP
3 15 (2.36%) SAP PSCD
4 13 (2.04%) SAP FI-CA
5 12 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.79%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.63%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.63%) ENOVIA
9 4 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
9 4 (0.63%) Agresso
10 3 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.42%) SaaS
3 8 (1.26%) Google Apps
4 7 (1.10%) PaaS
5 6 (0.94%) Heroku
5 6 (0.94%) Engine Yard
6 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.96%) Firewall
2 53 (8.33%) SAN
3 52 (8.18%) DNS
4 37 (5.82%) TCP/IP
5 30 (4.72%) WAN
6 26 (4.09%) LAN
7 22 (3.46%) DHCP
7 22 (3.46%) VPN
8 20 (3.14%) VLAN
8 20 (3.14%) SSL
8 20 (3.14%) VoIP
9 16 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (2.52%) HTTP
10 14 (2.20%) NAS
10 14 (2.20%) LDAP
11 13 (2.04%) Internet
11 13 (2.04%) Wireless
11 13 (2.04%) Network Security
12 12 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (1.73%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.76%) Oracle Database
2 41 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.52%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.36%) MySQL
5 15 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.73%) DB2
7 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.26%) OLAP
10 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 23 (3.62%) Subversion
4 22 (3.46%) JIRA
5 16 (2.52%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.89%) LoadRunner
7 11 (1.73%) Selenium
7 11 (1.73%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (1.42%) JMeter
8 9 (1.42%) NeoLoad
8 9 (1.42%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.94%) Ant
9 6 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.79%) eggPlant
10 5 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 135 (21.23%) Finance
2 56 (8.81%) Banking
3 48 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.40%) Front Office
5 15 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.36%) Retail
6 13 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.73%) Marketing
8 9 (1.42%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.26%) Automotive
9 8 (1.26%) Legal
10 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.79%) Advertising
10 5 (0.79%) Publishing
10 5 (0.79%) Billing
11 4 (0.63%) Games
11 4 (0.63%) Back Office
12 3 (0.47%) Law
12 3 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 152 (23.90%) Analyst
2 64 (10.06%) Developer
3 54 (8.49%) Consultant
4 43 (6.76%) Business Analyst
5 29 (4.56%) Administrator
6 26 (4.09%) Network Engineer
7 24 (3.77%) Data Analyst
8 23 (3.62%) Support Analyst
8 23 (3.62%) SAP Consultant
9 21 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (3.30%) Incident Manager
10 20 (3.14%) Scala Developer
10 20 (3.14%) Project Manager
11 19 (2.99%) Support Engineer
12 18 (2.83%) Applications Support
13 15 (2.36%) Test Manager
14 14 (2.20%) Problem Manager
15 13 (2.04%) Process Analyst
15 13 (2.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 13 (2.04%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.55%) Web Services
2 32 (5.03%) .NET
3 30 (4.72%) HTML
4 28 (4.40%) XML
4 28 (4.40%) Middleware
5 22 (3.46%) RESTful
6 20 (3.14%) HTML5
7 14 (2.20%) SOAP
7 14 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (1.42%) J2EE
9 8 (1.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 8 (1.26%) SAP XI
9 8 (1.26%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.10%) CSS
10 7 (1.10%) jQuery
11 6 (0.94%) REST
11 6 (0.94%) MCollective
12 5 (0.79%) JMS
12 5 (0.79%) XSLT
12 5 (0.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 105 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.29%) Clustering
3 34 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.99%) Replication
5 16 (2.52%) Statistics
6 12 (1.89%) NHS
7 11 (1.73%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.57%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.42%) Equities
9 9 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.26%) CMDB
11 7 (1.10%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.10%) Derivative
11 7 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.94%) Open Source
12 6 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.94%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.94%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.94%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 152 (23.90%) Windows
2 94 (14.78%) Linux
3 88 (13.84%) UNIX
4 47 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (5.97%) Solaris
7 28 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (3.93%) Windows 7
9 23 (3.62%) AIX
9 23 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (2.83%) HPUX
11 14 (2.20%) CentOS
11 14 (2.20%) Windows NT
12 10 (1.57%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.42%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.94%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.94%) Android
14 6 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (21.86%) ITIL
2 103 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (12.58%) Incident Management
4 78 (12.26%) Problem Management
5 56 (8.81%) Project Management
6 51 (8.02%) Change Management
7 50 (7.86%) TDD
8 49 (7.70%) Service Management
8 49 (7.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (6.92%) Service Delivery
10 40 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
11 38 (5.97%) Test Strategy
11 38 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (5.97%) SOA
12 35 (5.50%) Data Modelling
13 34 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (4.87%) Configuration Management
14 31 (4.87%) Risk Management
14 31 (4.87%) Migration
15 30 (4.72%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 141 (22.17%) SQL
2 63 (9.91%) Java
3 34 (5.35%) PowerShell
4 30 (4.72%) JavaScript
4 30 (4.72%) C#
5 28 (4.40%) Shell Script
6 22 (3.46%) PL/SQL
7 19 (2.99%) Perl
8 16 (2.52%) C
9 15 (2.36%) Scala
10 14 (2.20%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.04%) Python
12 12 (1.89%) Ruby
12 12 (1.89%) VBA
13 11 (1.73%) VBScript
14 9 (1.42%) Korn
15 7 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.10%) C++
16 5 (0.79%) VB
16 5 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 82 (12.89%) Security Cleared
2 56 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 49 (7.70%) Degree
4 48 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (4.87%) CCNA
6 25 (3.93%) CCNP
7 18 (2.83%) ISEB
8 16 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (2.36%) DV Cleared
10 13 (2.04%) CCA
11 12 (1.89%) CCIE
12 9 (1.42%) MCSE
12 9 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.42%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.10%) CISSP
13 7 (1.10%) CCSE
14 6 (0.94%) CEH
14 6 (0.94%) GCIA
14 6 (0.94%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.22%) QA
2 58 (9.12%) SLA
3 10 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.63%) Basel III
5 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.47%) COBIT
7 2 (0.31%) GAMP
7 2 (0.31%) GMP
7 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.16%) COSO
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 63 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 56 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.99%) vSphere
4 16 (2.52%) VMware ESX
5 14 (2.20%) NFS
6 12 (1.89%) Docker
7 11 (1.73%) Firmware
7 11 (1.73%) ProxySG
7 11 (1.73%) XenApp
8 8 (1.26%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.63%) UAG
12 3 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.47%) RHEV
12 3 (0.47%) GPFS
12 3 (0.47%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.47%) vCloud
12 3 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (2.83%) SCOM
2 12 (1.89%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.89%) SCCM
3 10 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.26%) Puppet
4 8 (1.26%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (0.94%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.94%) Cobbler
6 6 (0.94%) collectd
6 6 (0.94%) HP NNM
6 6 (0.94%) Nagios
7 5 (0.79%) Control-M
7 5 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.63%) nmon
8 4 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.63%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.63%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 98 (15.41%) Oracle
2 97 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 82 (12.89%) VMware
4 72 (11.32%) Cisco
5 62 (9.75%) HP
6 41 (6.45%) SAP
7 35 (5.50%) F5
8 34 (5.35%) IBM
8 34 (5.35%) Red Hat
9 26 (4.09%) Citrix
10 20 (3.14%) CheckPoint
11 18 (2.83%) NetApp
11 18 (2.83%) Sun
11 18 (2.83%) Juniper
12 17 (2.67%) Dell
12 17 (2.67%) Remedy
13 14 (2.20%) EMC
14 13 (2.04%) BMC
14 13 (2.04%) Business Objects
15 11 (1.73%) Blue Coat
Winchester, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £150 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 per hour + Circa DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £300 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + doe
Posted: 17 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 per hour + Circa
Posted: 19 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £20 - £23 per hour + DOE
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £430.00 - £460.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago