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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 317 322 345
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 384 364 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.83% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 202 146
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £152 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.93 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £12.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £26.40 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £22.35 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% +7.71%

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 355 £390 +7.58% 77
London +20 149 £421 +6.98% 25
South East -45 66 £413 +9.27% 17
North East +4 47 £283 -5.83% 3
Tyne and Wear +4 47 £283 -5.83% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 45 £283 -5.83% 3
North West +10 27 £300 - 5
West Midlands 0 26 £298 -17.93% 6
City of London +40 22 £484 +26.88% 5
Scotland -17 18 £390 +20.00%
Berkshire -1 16 £383 +27.50% 5
Hampshire -5 15 £700 +75.00% 2
South West -2 13 £388 +18.86% 5
Harrow -1 12 £420 +40.00%
Edinburgh -6 12 £450 +10.76%
Cumbria - 11 - -
Birmingham +7 10 £200 -50.00% 1
Manchester -4 10 £290 +7.40% 2
Basingstoke -4 10 £700 -
East of England +2 9 £400 +14.28% 4
Surrey -17 9 £300 -8.74% 4
Yorkshire -1 8 £285 -28.75% 8
West Sussex -29 8 £381 -7.57%
Oxfordshire +11 6 £433 +15.33% 4
Wales +6 6 £285 -28.75% 5
Hertfordshire +5 6 £475 +35.71%
Gloucestershire +3 6 - - 2
South Wales +3 6 £285 -28.75% 4
East Midlands -7 6 £370 +23.33% 4
Reading -7 6 £400 +33.33% 3

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 201 (29.05%) ITIL
2 184 (26.59%) Windows
3 162 (23.41%) Microsoft
4 160 (23.12%) Problem Management
5 139 (20.09%) Finance
6 133 (19.22%) Unix
7 120 (17.34%) Change Management
8 109 (15.75%) SQL
8 109 (15.75%) Security Cleared
9 104 (15.03%) Oracle
10 100 (14.45%) Java
11 98 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
12 95 (13.73%) Linux
13 93 (13.44%) SLA
13 93 (13.44%) Cisco
14 92 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
15 88 (12.72%) Degree
16 87 (12.57%) SC Cleared
17 85 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
17 85 (12.28%) Active Directory
18 84 (12.14%) Incident Management
19 78 (11.27%) MS Excel
20 77 (11.13%) Windows Server
21 75 (10.84%) VMware
22 73 (10.55%) SQL Server
23 72 (10.40%) Service Delivery
24 70 (10.12%) HP
25 67 (9.68%) Service Management
26 62 (8.96%) Scrum
27 57 (8.24%) TCP/IP

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (7.95%) Tomcat
2 36 (5.20%) Apache
3 34 (4.91%) Jetty
4 32 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.47%) MS Exchange
6 21 (3.03%) Node.js
7 18 (2.60%) WebLogic
8 16 (2.31%) IIS
8 16 (2.31%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.88%) Tuxedo
10 13 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (1.30%) MQSeries
13 9 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
14 8 (1.16%) SAS
14 8 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (1.01%) AquaLogic
15 7 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 78 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.49%) MS Office
3 17 (2.46%) MS Project
4 14 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) CATIA
8 1 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.59%) SAP ERP
1 11 (1.59%) SAP FI
2 8 (1.16%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (1.01%) OpenText MBPM
4 6 (0.87%) SAP PSCD
5 5 (0.72%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (0.43%) SAP FI-AA
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.29%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.29%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.29%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.14%) HFM
8 1 (0.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.73%) Office 365
4 7 (1.01%) SaaS
5 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.58%) HP Helion
6 3 (0.43%) IaaS
7 2 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 48 (6.94%) Firewall
2 48 (6.94%) HTTP
3 45 (6.50%) SAN
4 39 (5.64%) DNS
5 37 (5.35%) DHCP
5 37 (5.35%) WAN
6 32 (4.62%) LAN
7 29 (4.19%) Internet
7 29 (4.19%) Wireless
8 28 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 28 (4.05%) VoIP
9 26 (3.76%) Network Security
9 26 (3.76%) VPN
10 15 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (2.17%) MPLS
10 15 (2.17%) SSL
10 15 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (1.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (1.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.50%) NoSQL
3 31 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (3.76%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.02%) MySQL
7 14 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.59%) Big Data
11 10 (1.45%) MS Access
11 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.30%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (7.51%) Jenkins
2 49 (7.08%) Maven
3 46 (6.65%) Git (software)
4 45 (6.50%) Subversion
5 43 (6.21%) Cucumber
6 42 (6.07%) JUnit
7 37 (5.35%) Mockito
8 34 (4.91%) Gradle
9 24 (3.47%) JMeter
10 23 (3.32%) JIRA
11 12 (1.73%) Selenium
12 10 (1.45%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.30%) LoadRunner
13 9 (1.30%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.87%) Gatling
14 6 (0.87%) SilkPerformer
14 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.87%) VisualVM
14 6 (0.87%) YourKit
General
1 139 (20.09%) Finance
2 35 (5.06%) Banking
3 32 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.31%) Front Office
6 15 (2.17%) Back Office
6 15 (2.17%) Retail
7 12 (1.73%) Legal
8 9 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.16%) Publishing
10 7 (1.01%) Billing
11 6 (0.87%) Games
12 5 (0.72%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.58%) Advertising
14 3 (0.43%) Law
14 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.29%) Electronics
15 2 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 169 (24.42%) Analyst
2 79 (11.42%) Developer
3 50 (7.23%) Java Developer
4 41 (5.92%) Consultant
5 38 (5.49%) Network Engineer
6 35 (5.06%) Support Analyst
7 32 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 29 (4.19%) Business Analyst
9 28 (4.05%) Architect
10 26 (3.76%) Incident Analyst
11 25 (3.61%) Administrator
12 22 (3.18%) Applications Support
12 22 (3.18%) DBA
13 21 (3.03%) Test Analyst
14 18 (2.60%) IT Support
15 17 (2.46%) Applications Support Analyst
15 17 (2.46%) Incident Manager
16 16 (2.31%) 2nd Line Support
17 15 (2.17%) SAP Consultant
17 15 (2.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.66%) Web Services
2 50 (7.23%) REST
3 48 (6.94%) Spring
4 34 (4.91%) Guice
5 28 (4.05%) Middleware
6 23 (3.32%) AngularJS
6 23 (3.32%) XML
7 15 (2.17%) Hibernate
7 15 (2.17%) J2EE
8 14 (2.02%) .NET
9 13 (1.88%) SOAP
10 10 (1.45%) HTML
11 9 (1.30%) IBM Integration Bus
12 7 (1.01%) CSS
12 7 (1.01%) SPML
13 6 (0.87%) XSD
14 5 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.72%) SAP XI
15 4 (0.58%) RESTful
15 4 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.62%) Clustering
4 26 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.32%) Replication
6 19 (2.75%) User Experience
7 16 (2.31%) Blackberry
8 15 (2.17%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.88%) PKI
9 13 (1.88%) Visualisation
10 11 (1.59%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.59%) Statistics
10 11 (1.59%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.16%) BBC
11 8 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.16%) Interactive TV
11 8 (1.16%) MPEG
12 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.87%) STB
Operating Systems
1 184 (26.59%) Windows
2 133 (19.22%) Unix
3 95 (13.73%) Linux
4 77 (11.13%) Windows Server
5 51 (7.37%) Solaris
6 46 (6.65%) AIX
7 43 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (4.77%) Windows 7
9 33 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (2.89%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.46%) Windows 10
13 14 (2.02%) HPUX
14 10 (1.45%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.30%) OS/390
16 7 (1.01%) zOS
17 5 (0.72%) Android
17 5 (0.72%) CentOS
17 5 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (29.05%) ITIL
2 160 (23.12%) Problem Management
3 120 (17.34%) Change Management
4 98 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 84 (12.14%) Incident Management
7 72 (10.40%) Service Delivery
8 67 (9.68%) Service Management
9 62 (8.96%) Scrum
10 57 (8.24%) Software Engineering
11 55 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (7.95%) Mentoring
12 50 (7.23%) TDD
13 46 (6.65%) Process Improvement
14 45 (6.50%) Configuration Management
14 45 (6.50%) SDLC
15 44 (6.36%) Project Management
16 43 (6.21%) Pair Programming
17 41 (5.92%) Migration
17 41 (5.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (15.75%) SQL
2 100 (14.45%) Java
3 46 (6.65%) Python
4 40 (5.78%) Perl
5 35 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 32 (4.62%) Ruby
7 27 (3.90%) C
8 25 (3.61%) Groovy
9 23 (3.32%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.18%) JavaScript
11 18 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.60%) C++
12 15 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.88%) VBA
14 11 (1.59%) Scala
15 10 (1.45%) C#
15 10 (1.45%) VBScript
16 9 (1.30%) VB
17 7 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 109 (15.75%) Security Cleared
2 88 (12.72%) Degree
3 87 (12.57%) SC Cleared
4 46 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (5.64%) CCNP
6 30 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (3.47%) CISSP
8 22 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 18 (2.60%) MCSE
10 17 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.88%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.73%) GCIA
13 10 (1.45%) CCIE
13 10 (1.45%) GCIH
14 9 (1.30%) MCP
15 8 (1.16%) MCDBA
15 8 (1.16%) MCSA
16 7 (1.01%) CCA
16 7 (1.01%) HNC
16 7 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (13.44%) SLA
2 50 (7.23%) QA
3 21 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 18 (2.60%) Data Quality
5 14 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.58%) COBIT
7 4 (0.58%) COSO
7 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.58%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) SDET
9 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 85 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 57 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.47%) Docker
4 23 (3.32%) XenApp
5 18 (2.60%) vSphere
5 18 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 12 (1.73%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.45%) StorNext
9 8 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.87%) NFS
10 6 (0.87%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.87%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.72%) Firmware
11 5 (0.72%) Xsan
12 4 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.58%) GPFS
12 4 (0.58%) KVM
12 4 (0.58%) RACF
13 3 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 32 (4.62%) SCCM
2 22 (3.18%) Tivoli
3 21 (3.03%) SCOM
4 19 (2.75%) Graphite
5 15 (2.17%) Nagios
5 15 (2.17%) RSA Security Analytics
6 14 (2.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.45%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (1.45%) MOM
9 9 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
10 8 (1.16%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.87%) Control-M
12 6 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.72%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
13 5 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 162 (23.41%) Microsoft
2 104 (15.03%) Oracle
3 93 (13.44%) Cisco
4 75 (10.84%) VMware
5 70 (10.12%) HP
6 49 (7.08%) Citrix
7 48 (6.94%) IBM
8 32 (4.62%) SAP
9 28 (4.05%) ServiceNow
10 26 (3.76%) F5
11 25 (3.61%) Symantec
12 23 (3.32%) Intel Security
13 18 (2.60%) BMC
13 18 (2.60%) CA
13 18 (2.60%) CheckPoint
14 17 (2.46%) Red Hat
15 16 (2.31%) Juniper
16 15 (2.17%) SOASTA, Inc
17 14 (2.02%) Dell
18 12 (1.73%) EMC
North West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £530 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110 - £296 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £200 - £300 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FDM Group
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Yoh
Rate: £25 - £29 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £NEG(DOE)
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Enterprise Technology
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: 27 days ago