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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 315 328 312
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 317 260 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.70% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 135 125
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £218 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £17.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.74 £35.55 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +28 295 £375 -11.76% 67
London +20 124 £375 -16.66% 22
South East -16 75 £320 -14.66% 12
Hampshire +15 35 £310 +5.08% 4
City of London +5 30 £375 -6.25% 5
East of England -9 29 £450 +44.00% 3
Yorkshire +18 20 £360 +278.94% 11
West Midlands +6 19 £351 -12.37% 4
South West -23 19 £350 -18.60% 9
West Yorkshire +13 13 £368 +286.84% 7
Essex +6 13 £450 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £381 +8.92% 1
Havant +8 11 £310 -22.50% 3
Milton Keynes -4 11 £338 -3.57% 1
Berkshire -17 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Leeds +13 10 £355 +273.68% 6
Surrey -1 10 £335 -13.54% 2
Dorset +14 8 £325 - 1
Epsom 0 8 £335 -36.19%
Fareham - 8 £245 -
Wiltshire -10 7 £350 -15.66% 6
Hertfordshire +2 6 £424 -15.25%
Birmingham -3 6 £351 -12.37% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £425 +36.00% 3
Colchester - 6 £456 -
Reading -7 5 £375 +31.57% 1
Coventry - 5 £175 -
West Sussex - 5 £220 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 4 - -
East Midlands 0 4 £275 -36.04% 3

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 (30.93%) Windows
2 176 (28.21%) ITIL
3 121 (19.39%) Oracle
4 117 (18.75%) SQL
5 116 (18.59%) Finance
6 110 (17.63%) Problem Management
7 108 (17.31%) Microsoft
8 106 (16.99%) UNIX
9 93 (14.90%) Linux
10 82 (13.14%) Security Cleared
11 71 (11.38%) VMware
12 67 (10.74%) Active Directory
13 65 (10.42%) Incident Management
14 63 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 63 (10.10%) MS Excel
15 62 (9.94%) Banking
16 61 (9.78%) Service Delivery
16 61 (9.78%) SLA
17 58 (9.29%) Java
18 56 (8.97%) Service Management
18 56 (8.97%) Oracle Database
19 55 (8.81%) HP
20 54 (8.65%) Cisco
21 53 (8.49%) SQL Server
22 52 (8.33%) Change Management
23 48 (7.69%) Migration
23 48 (7.69%) SAN
24 47 (7.53%) SC Cleared
25 46 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
26 45 (7.21%) Project Management

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.05%) WebSphere
2 39 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.49%) IIS
4 27 (4.33%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (3.69%) WebLogic
7 15 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (2.24%) Apache
9 11 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.44%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.28%) SAS
11 8 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
12 7 (1.12%) CMS
12 7 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
13 6 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.96%) MQSeries
Applications
1 63 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.13%) MS Office
3 13 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (3.53%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (1.92%) SAP FI
5 10 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (1.60%) SAP CO
5 10 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.96%) assyst
8 5 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.64%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.12%) SaaS
2 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.69%) SAN
2 39 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 37 (5.93%) Firewall
4 24 (3.85%) DNS
4 24 (3.85%) WAN
5 22 (3.53%) LAN
6 18 (2.88%) VPN
7 16 (2.56%) Internet
8 14 (2.24%) Kerberos
8 14 (2.24%) LDAP
8 14 (2.24%) VLAN
9 12 (1.92%) LTE
10 11 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.76%) DHCP
10 11 (1.76%) 3G
11 10 (1.60%) SSL
11 10 (1.60%) 2G
12 9 (1.44%) BIG-IP
12 9 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (1.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 53 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.24%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (1.76%) SQLPlus
8 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.44%) MySQL
9 9 (1.44%) DB2
10 8 (1.28%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.28%) IDOL
10 8 (1.28%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.96%) Big Data
11 6 (0.96%) JasperReports
12 5 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.92%) 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%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.64%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.48%) LLVM
9 3 (0.48%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.48%) JUnit
9 3 (0.48%) WebSpeed
9 3 (0.48%) JMeter
10 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 116 (18.59%) Finance
2 62 (9.94%) Banking
3 42 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.17%) 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%) Local Government
12 4 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.64%) French Language
12 4 (0.64%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (26.44%) Analyst
2 50 (8.01%) Administrator
3 45 (7.21%) Applications Support
4 42 (6.73%) Developer
4 42 (6.73%) Consultant
5 40 (6.41%) Support Analyst
6 39 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 31 (4.97%) Problem Manager
8 27 (4.33%) DBA
9 22 (3.53%) Service Manager
10 21 (3.37%) Data Analyst
10 21 (3.37%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (3.04%) Oracle DBA
11 19 (3.04%) Network Engineer
11 19 (3.04%) Incident Manager
12 18 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (2.56%) Service Analyst
15 15 (2.40%) Support Engineer
16 13 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.41%) .NET
2 38 (6.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 30 (4.81%) Middleware
3 30 (4.81%) XML
4 21 (3.37%) Web Services
5 19 (3.04%) HTML
6 13 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.08%) CSS
6 13 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 12 (1.92%) jQuery
8 11 (1.76%) JSP
9 9 (1.44%) J2EE
9 9 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.28%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.12%) Spring
11 7 (1.12%) EDI
11 7 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (0.96%) Struts2
12 6 (0.96%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.69%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.53%) Clustering
3 18 (2.88%) Derivative
4 16 (2.56%) NHS
5 14 (2.24%) GIS
6 12 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 12 (1.92%) Equities
7 11 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.76%) Statistics
7 11 (1.76%) Replication
8 10 (1.60%) SWIFT
9 9 (1.44%) Open Source
10 8 (1.28%) HACMP
11 7 (1.12%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.12%) Firmware
11 7 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.12%) AS400
11 7 (1.12%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.96%) Handset
12 6 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 193 (30.93%) Windows
2 106 (16.99%) UNIX
3 93 (14.90%) Linux
4 63 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (4.33%) Solaris
8 26 (4.17%) AIX
9 20 (3.21%) Windows 7
10 19 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.76%) HPUX
13 10 (1.60%) SUSE
14 9 (1.44%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.12%) zOS
16 6 (0.96%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.64%) VMS
19 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
19 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (28.21%) ITIL
2 110 (17.63%) Problem Management
3 65 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 61 (9.78%) Service Delivery
5 56 (8.97%) Service Management
6 52 (8.33%) Change Management
7 48 (7.69%) Migration
8 45 (7.21%) Project Management
9 37 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
10 36 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 35 (5.61%) Configuration Management
11 35 (5.61%) Business Analysis
12 34 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (5.29%) ITSM
13 33 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (4.81%) Test Scripting
15 29 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (4.17%) Scrum
17 24 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (3.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 117 (18.75%) SQL
2 58 (9.29%) Java
3 41 (6.57%) C
4 32 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 30 (4.81%) C#
6 28 (4.49%) JavaScript
7 24 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 18 (2.88%) C++
9 16 (2.56%) Perl
10 14 (2.24%) VB
11 11 (1.76%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.60%) Python
13 9 (1.44%) COBOL
14 8 (1.28%) ABAP
14 8 (1.28%) VBScript
15 7 (1.12%) PL/1
15 7 (1.12%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.12%) Korn
15 7 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.96%) Lua
Qualifications
1 82 (13.14%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.09%) Degree
4 29 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (4.33%) CCNP
6 25 (4.01%) DV Cleared
7 23 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (3.53%) 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 4 (0.64%) CCVP
14 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.48%) CISA
15 3 (0.48%) CCA
15 3 (0.48%) CISSP
15 3 (0.48%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.78%) SLA
2 43 (6.89%) 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%) BS15000
5 4 (0.64%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.48%) HL7
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) Basel II
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) EMIR
8 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 67 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.37%) XenApp
4 20 (3.21%) 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%) SRDF
9 5 (0.80%) OCFS2
10 4 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.48%) KVM
11 3 (0.48%) RHEV
11 3 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.32%) GPFS
12 2 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (3.21%) 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%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 8 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.96%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.96%) OVSD
8 5 (0.80%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.80%) Nagios
8 5 (0.80%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.80%) Ionix
9 4 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.64%) nmon
9 4 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 121 (19.39%) Oracle
2 108 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 71 (11.38%) VMware
4 55 (8.81%) HP
5 54 (8.65%) Cisco
6 45 (7.21%) IBM
7 44 (7.05%) Citrix
8 42 (6.73%) Red Hat
9 37 (5.93%) SAP
10 30 (4.81%) EMC
11 29 (4.65%) NetApp
12 23 (3.69%) CA
13 17 (2.72%) Remedy
14 16 (2.56%) BMC
15 15 (2.40%) Symantec
16 12 (1.92%) Dell
17 11 (1.76%) JBoss
18 10 (1.60%) Hitachi
18 10 (1.60%) Google
18 10 (1.60%) CheckPoint
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive Package and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago