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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 309 307 322
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 344 299 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.77% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 154 116
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.58 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.51% -20.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £15.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £43.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £16.17 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -24.81%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 308 £375 -6.25% 107
London -5 115 £375 -21.05% 34
South East -6 87 £375 +4.16% 21
East Midlands +15 26 £350 - 6
Berkshire -15 24 £300 -16.66% 6
City of London +10 23 £375 -18.91% 7
East of England +20 19 £394 +24.01% 6
Hampshire -5 19 £363 - 3
North West -1 18 £338 -6.89% 10
Scotland 0 17 £129 -62.20% 7
South West -2 17 £326 -20.60% 9
Surrey +13 16 £120 -77.14% 1
West Midlands -13 15 £398 -3.04% 2
Northamptonshire +3 13 £350 -
West Sussex -9 12 £396 - 1
Northampton - 10 £350 -
Cheshire +5 9 £338 - 1
Glasgow 0 9 £128 -62.35% 2
Reading -9 8 £208 -43.78% 1
Chester - 8 £375 - 1
Birmingham -10 7 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire -13 7 £325 - 2
Wiltshire +10 6 £450 +11.11%
Bracknell +9 6 £300 - 1
South Wales +6 6 £413 -
Wales +1 6 £413 -
Bedfordshire -1 6 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £288 -17.85% 6
Tyne and Wear -7 6 £300 +9.09% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 6 £300 +9.09% 1

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 163 (25.67%) Windows
2 158 (24.88%) ITIL
3 154 (24.25%) Finance
4 136 (21.42%) SQL
5 108 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
6 104 (16.38%) Linux
7 93 (14.65%) Microsoft
8 90 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (13.54%) Incident Management
10 83 (13.07%) Problem Management
10 83 (13.07%) Oracle
11 81 (12.76%) VMware
12 78 (12.28%) Security Cleared
13 76 (11.97%) Cisco
14 72 (11.34%) SLA
14 72 (11.34%) UNIX
15 70 (11.02%) Active Directory
16 69 (10.87%) Java
16 69 (10.87%) MS Excel
16 69 (10.87%) Firewall
17 68 (10.71%) QA
18 66 (10.39%) HP
19 62 (9.76%) Project Management
20 59 (9.29%) Change Management
21 57 (8.98%) SC Cleared
22 56 (8.82%) Service Delivery
23 53 (8.35%) Degree
24 52 (8.19%) Clustering
24 52 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
25 49 (7.72%) DNS

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.51%) IIS
2 31 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.94%) WebSphere
4 24 (3.78%) WebLogic
5 20 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 17 (2.68%) Apache
8 13 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.57%) SAS
10 9 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (1.42%) JBoss
11 8 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.26%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.10%) Lync
12 7 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.10%) AquaLogic
13 6 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 69 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.61%) MS Office
3 18 (2.83%) MS Project
4 15 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.31%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (3.62%) SAP FI
2 22 (3.46%) SAP ERP
3 20 (3.15%) SAP PSCD
4 18 (2.83%) SAP FI-CA
5 16 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.94%) Cerner Millennium
8 5 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.79%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.63%) Agresso
9 4 (0.63%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.31%) assyst
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.57%) Office 365
3 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.10%) PaaS
4 6 (0.94%) Heroku
4 6 (0.94%) Engine Yard
4 6 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.63%) SaaS
6 3 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.87%) Firewall
2 49 (7.72%) DNS
3 45 (7.09%) SAN
4 44 (6.93%) TCP/IP
5 35 (5.51%) WAN
6 28 (4.41%) VoIP
6 28 (4.41%) VPN
7 26 (4.09%) LAN
8 25 (3.94%) DHCP
9 22 (3.46%) HTTP
10 19 (2.99%) LDAP
11 18 (2.83%) Network Security
12 17 (2.68%) NAS
12 17 (2.68%) VLAN
13 16 (2.52%) SSL
13 16 (2.52%) Internet
14 15 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (2.20%) Wireless
16 13 (2.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 12 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 30 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (2.83%) RDBMS
5 18 (2.83%) MySQL
6 12 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.73%) DB2
8 10 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 31 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (4.25%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.46%) JIRA
4 21 (3.31%) Subversion
5 20 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.52%) Ant
6 16 (2.52%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 12 (1.89%) LoadRunner
8 9 (1.42%) Selenium
8 9 (1.42%) NeoLoad
9 7 (1.10%) Maven
10 6 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.94%) Hudson
10 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (0.79%) Calabash
11 5 (0.79%) eggPlant
11 5 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (0.79%) JMeter
General
1 154 (24.25%) Finance
2 49 (7.72%) Telecoms
3 42 (6.61%) Banking
4 17 (2.68%) Front Office
5 16 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.05%) Retail
7 11 (1.73%) Legal
8 10 (1.57%) Marketing
9 8 (1.26%) Games
10 7 (1.10%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.94%) Back Office
12 5 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.79%) Automotive
12 5 (0.79%) Advertising
13 4 (0.63%) Publishing
13 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.47%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 148 (23.31%) Analyst
2 59 (9.29%) Consultant
3 56 (8.82%) Developer
4 30 (4.72%) Network Engineer
5 28 (4.41%) Business Analyst
5 28 (4.41%) SAP Consultant
6 27 (4.25%) Data Analyst
6 27 (4.25%) Support Analyst
7 24 (3.78%) Administrator
8 22 (3.46%) Support Engineer
9 20 (3.15%) Architect
10 19 (2.99%) Applications Support
10 19 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (2.99%) Problem Manager
11 18 (2.83%) Incident Manager
12 13 (2.05%) Environment Manager
12 13 (2.05%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (2.05%) Project Manager
13 12 (1.89%) Test Manager
13 12 (1.89%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.61%) Web Services
2 30 (4.72%) Middleware
3 29 (4.57%) XML
4 24 (3.78%) .NET
5 21 (3.31%) SOAP
6 20 (3.15%) HTML
7 15 (2.36%) J2EE
8 11 (1.73%) CSS
8 11 (1.73%) HTML5
9 10 (1.57%) jQuery
9 10 (1.57%) RESTful
10 9 (1.42%) JDBC
10 9 (1.42%) JMS
11 8 (1.26%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.26%) SAP XI
11 8 (1.26%) JNDI
11 8 (1.26%) REST
12 7 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (0.94%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 108 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.19%) Clustering
3 25 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.62%) Replication
5 15 (2.36%) Statistics
6 12 (1.89%) NHS
7 11 (1.73%) Open Source
8 10 (1.57%) HACMP
8 10 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.42%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.42%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.26%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.26%) PKI
10 8 (1.26%) CMDB
11 7 (1.10%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.94%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 163 (25.67%) Windows
2 104 (16.38%) Linux
3 72 (11.34%) UNIX
4 47 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (5.35%) Windows 7
7 33 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (5.20%) Solaris
8 32 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (4.88%) AIX
10 28 (4.41%) HPUX
11 16 (2.52%) Apple iOS
12 15 (2.36%) CentOS
13 12 (1.89%) Android
13 12 (1.89%) Windows NT
14 8 (1.26%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.10%) SUSE
15 7 (1.10%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.10%) NetWare
15 7 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (24.88%) ITIL
2 90 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (13.54%) Incident Management
4 83 (13.07%) Problem Management
5 62 (9.76%) Project Management
6 59 (9.29%) Change Management
7 56 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 48 (7.56%) Service Management
9 46 (7.24%) Migration
9 46 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
11 37 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (5.67%) Data Analysis
13 34 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (5.35%) Workflow
13 34 (5.35%) Mentoring
14 33 (5.20%) Data Modelling
15 32 (5.04%) TDD
16 31 (4.88%) ERP
17 29 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 136 (21.42%) SQL
2 69 (10.87%) Java
3 42 (6.61%) Shell Script
4 34 (5.35%) PowerShell
5 29 (4.57%) Perl
6 28 (4.41%) PL/SQL
7 24 (3.78%) C#
8 22 (3.46%) JavaScript
9 20 (3.15%) C
9 20 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.36%) Korn
10 15 (2.36%) C++
10 15 (2.36%) VBScript
10 15 (2.36%) Python
11 10 (1.57%) VBA
12 9 (1.42%) Ruby
13 8 (1.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 7 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.94%) ABAP
16 5 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 57 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 53 (8.35%) Degree
4 52 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (4.88%) CCNA
6 28 (4.41%) CCNP
7 21 (3.31%) ISEB
8 17 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.52%) CCIE
10 14 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (2.20%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.73%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.57%) CCA
13 8 (1.26%) MCSE
14 6 (0.94%) CCSE
14 6 (0.94%) CISSP
14 6 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.79%) MCSA
16 4 (0.63%) PMP
16 4 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.34%) SLA
2 68 (10.71%) QA
3 14 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.63%) COBIT
5 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) GxP
6 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) COSO
6 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) GAMP
7 1 (0.16%) GMP
System Software
1 70 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.68%) vSphere
4 14 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.89%) Firmware
5 12 (1.89%) Docker
6 11 (1.73%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.57%) ProxySG
8 9 (1.42%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.10%) GPFS
9 7 (1.10%) NFS
10 5 (0.79%) XenApp
11 4 (0.63%) UAG
12 3 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.47%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.47%) Samba
13 2 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (2.52%) SCOM
2 15 (2.36%) SCCM
3 13 (2.05%) Nagios
4 12 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.89%) Vagrant
4 12 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.73%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.57%) Control-M
7 9 (1.42%) Puppet
7 9 (1.42%) OpenView
8 8 (1.26%) HP NNM
9 7 (1.10%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.10%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.94%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.94%) collectd
11 4 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.63%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 3 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 83 (13.07%) Oracle
3 81 (12.76%) VMware
4 76 (11.97%) Cisco
5 66 (10.39%) HP
6 45 (7.09%) SAP
7 44 (6.93%) IBM
8 39 (6.14%) Red Hat
9 37 (5.83%) F5
10 33 (5.20%) Citrix
11 24 (3.78%) EMC
11 24 (3.78%) Remedy
12 20 (3.15%) Sun
13 17 (2.68%) CheckPoint
13 17 (2.68%) NetApp
14 16 (2.52%) Juniper
15 15 (2.36%) BMC
15 15 (2.36%) Informatica
16 13 (2.05%) Veritas
17 12 (1.89%) Symantec
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £250 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago