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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 328 365 319
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -46
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 353 328 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.71% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 193 217
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £247 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 31
Median hourly rate £32.66 £37.09 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.95% +48.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £21.51 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £47.71 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.33 £37.09 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-7.44% +24.67%

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
44464 46364 44152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 81.04% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29448 30320 27616
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1150 1283 1207
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +54 335 £400 - 60
London 0 122 £463 -2.63% 21
South East -7 67 £400 -3.03% 12
North East +17 49 £280 -11.11% 3
Tyne and Wear +8 42 £275 -12.69% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 42 £275 -14.06% 2
West Midlands -7 26 £363 -3.33% 9
South West +21 25 £355 +42.10% 3
Hampshire +16 23 £550 +60.00% 3
City of London +8 20 £475 +5.55% 6
North West +18 15 £400 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire +11 13 £325 +8.33% 2
Surrey +10 13 £375 -11.76% 2
Berkshire -17 12 £325 -22.38% 3
East of England +6 10 £425 +35.45% 2
West Yorkshire +6 9 £325 +7.43% 2
Gloucestershire - 9 £400 - 1
Manchester -1 8 £400 +6.66% 3
Scotland -6 7 £363 +3.57% 6
Merseyside - 7 £400 -
Edinburgh +14 6 £363 -9.37% 1
Reading +1 6 £255 -36.25% 1
Warwickshire -1 6 £400 - 2
Fareham - 6 £600 -
Durham +12 5 £350 - 1
Belfast -3 5 - - 1
Northern Ireland -3 5 - - 2
County Antrim -3 5 - - 2
Coventry -11 5 £405 - 2
Wiltshire +14 4 £260 -5.45%

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 274 (36.98%) ITIL
2 272 (36.71%) Windows
3 203 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 203 (27.40%) Problem Management
4 182 (24.56%) Change Management
5 166 (22.40%) Unix
6 159 (21.46%) Security Cleared
7 148 (19.97%) SLA
8 145 (19.57%) Finance
9 143 (19.30%) Windows Server
10 136 (18.35%) Service Delivery
11 129 (17.41%) Linux
12 128 (17.27%) Release Management
13 125 (16.87%) Incident Management
13 125 (16.87%) SC Cleared
14 124 (16.73%) SQL
15 115 (15.52%) Active Directory
16 110 (14.84%) Oracle
17 107 (14.44%) HP
18 104 (14.04%) Solaris
19 101 (13.63%) VMware
20 89 (12.01%) Cisco
21 88 (11.88%) AIX
22 87 (11.74%) MS Excel
23 83 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
24 82 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
25 81 (10.93%) Continuous Improvement
26 80 (10.80%) Degree
27 77 (10.39%) Java
28 76 (10.26%) Service Management

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 37 (4.99%) WebLogic
2 31 (4.18%) MS Exchange
3 28 (3.78%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.97%) WebSphere
5 22 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 20 (2.70%) Tuxedo
7 18 (2.43%) MQSeries
8 17 (2.29%) Apache
8 17 (2.29%) IIS
9 16 (2.16%) Confluence
10 14 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
11 12 (1.62%) AquaLogic
12 11 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (1.08%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.81%) Jetty
15 6 (0.81%) SAS
15 6 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 87 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.40%) MS Office
3 18 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.75%) MS Project
5 4 (0.54%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (1.62%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 7 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 7 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (0.40%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.27%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.29%) Office 365
4 14 (1.89%) IaaS
5 12 (1.62%) PaaS
6 5 (0.67%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.54%) HP Helion
7 4 (0.54%) SaaS
8 1 (0.13%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.10%) Firewall
2 54 (7.29%) SAN
3 47 (6.34%) TCP/IP
4 35 (4.72%) DNS
5 34 (4.59%) WAN
6 33 (4.45%) DHCP
7 26 (3.51%) LDAP
8 25 (3.37%) SSL
8 25 (3.37%) VPN
9 24 (3.24%) LAN
10 23 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (2.97%) Wireless
12 21 (2.83%) VoIP
13 16 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (2.16%) Network Security
14 15 (2.02%) IPsec
14 15 (2.02%) MPLS
15 14 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (1.75%) BGP
16 13 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.83%) MySQL
3 19 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.16%) DB2
5 15 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.35%) Data Mining
10 9 (1.21%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.24%) JUnit
3 22 (2.97%) Maven
4 19 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.56%) Selenium
5 18 (2.43%) Cucumber
6 17 (2.29%) JIRA
7 14 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 14 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (1.48%) Appium
8 11 (1.48%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.81%) Gradle
9 6 (0.81%) Mockito
9 6 (0.81%) MSI
9 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.81%) Subversion
10 5 (0.67%) JMeter
11 4 (0.54%) Hudson
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 145 (19.57%) Finance
2 43 (5.80%) Banking
3 33 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.56%) Publishing
5 18 (2.43%) Legal
6 14 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.62%) Back Office
7 12 (1.62%) Front Office
8 10 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.35%) Marketing
8 10 (1.35%) Retail
9 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.54%) Advertising
10 4 (0.54%) Automotive
10 4 (0.54%) French Language
10 4 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 174 (23.48%) Analyst
2 39 (5.26%) Administrator
2 39 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 35 (4.72%) Network Engineer
4 32 (4.32%) Business Analyst
5 31 (4.18%) Developer
6 30 (4.05%) Problem Manager
7 29 (3.91%) Support Specialist
8 28 (3.78%) Service Analyst
8 28 (3.78%) Support Analyst
9 27 (3.64%) Architect
10 25 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
11 24 (3.24%) Consultant
12 23 (3.10%) DBA
13 22 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (2.97%) Test Analyst
14 21 (2.83%) Security Analyst
15 20 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
16 18 (2.43%) Service Manager
17 17 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.23%) Middleware
2 35 (4.72%) Web Services
3 22 (2.97%) HTML
3 22 (2.97%) SOAP
4 21 (2.83%) XML
5 19 (2.56%) J2EE
5 19 (2.56%) REST
6 18 (2.43%) IBM Integration Bus
7 14 (1.89%) HTML5
8 13 (1.75%) Node.js
9 10 (1.35%) Spring
10 9 (1.21%) .NET
11 7 (0.94%) JSON
11 7 (0.94%) RESTful
12 6 (0.81%) ELK Stack
12 6 (0.81%) SPML
13 5 (0.67%) OAuth
13 5 (0.67%) OpenID
13 5 (0.67%) SAML
14 4 (0.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 59 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.91%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.70%) Replication
6 18 (2.43%) PKI
7 16 (2.16%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.16%) Clustering
8 14 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.75%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.62%) Fintech
10 12 (1.62%) User Experience
11 10 (1.35%) Statistics
12 8 (1.08%) YubiKey
13 7 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.81%) AS400
14 6 (0.81%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.81%) Equities
14 6 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 272 (36.71%) Windows
2 166 (22.40%) Unix
3 143 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 129 (17.41%) Linux
5 104 (14.04%) Solaris
6 88 (11.88%) AIX
7 46 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (4.32%) Windows 7
10 26 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (2.43%) HPUX
12 18 (2.43%) OS/390
13 17 (2.29%) Windows 10
14 16 (2.16%) Mac OS X
15 14 (1.89%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.75%) Android
17 11 (1.48%) CentOS
18 10 (1.35%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (36.98%) ITIL
2 203 (27.40%) Problem Management
3 182 (24.56%) Change Management
4 136 (18.35%) Service Delivery
5 128 (17.27%) Release Management
6 125 (16.87%) Incident Management
7 82 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (10.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 76 (10.26%) Service Management
10 70 (9.45%) Project Management
11 68 (9.18%) Configuration Management
12 58 (7.83%) QMS
13 57 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 50 (6.75%) Process Improvement
15 47 (6.34%) Migration
16 44 (5.94%) Quality Management
17 41 (5.53%) Scrum
18 39 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
19 36 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
19 36 (4.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 124 (16.73%) SQL
2 77 (10.39%) Java
3 59 (7.96%) Perl
4 46 (6.21%) PowerShell
5 34 (4.59%) C
5 34 (4.59%) Python
6 26 (3.51%) Shell Script
7 21 (2.83%) VB
8 20 (2.70%) C++
9 19 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 17 (2.29%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.16%) VBScript
12 15 (2.02%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.35%) Ruby
15 9 (1.21%) VBA
16 8 (1.08%) PHP
17 5 (0.67%) ABAP
17 5 (0.67%) Korn
18 3 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 159 (21.46%) Security Cleared
2 125 (16.87%) SC Cleared
3 80 (10.80%) Degree
4 60 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 45 (6.07%) CCNP
7 33 (4.45%) CCNA
8 32 (4.32%) AAT
9 27 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (3.51%) CISSP
11 22 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (2.56%) CCIE
13 16 (2.16%) MCP
13 16 (2.16%) MCSE
14 14 (1.89%) DV Cleared
15 12 (1.62%) MCDBA
16 9 (1.21%) SANS
17 8 (1.08%) GCIA
17 8 (1.08%) GCIH
17 8 (1.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (19.97%) SLA
2 54 (7.29%) QA
3 50 (6.75%) ISO 9001
4 36 (4.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (2.02%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.81%) MiFID
7 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.67%) SDET
8 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.40%) COBIT
9 3 (0.40%) COSO
9 3 (0.40%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.27%) EMIR
10 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.13%) GCP
11 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.13%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 115 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 67 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.78%) XenDesktop
4 25 (3.37%) XenApp
5 23 (3.10%) Firmware
6 13 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.75%) vSphere
7 9 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.67%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.54%) Docker
12 4 (0.54%) Squid
12 4 (0.54%) StorNext
12 4 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.40%) KVM
13 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.40%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 40 (5.40%) SCCM
2 36 (4.86%) Tivoli
3 20 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 19 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 18 (2.43%) SCOM
6 16 (2.16%) MOM
7 15 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
7 15 (2.02%) HP SiteScope
8 12 (1.62%) RSA Security Analytics
8 12 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 11 (1.48%) Puppet
10 10 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 9 (1.21%) Data Guard
12 8 (1.08%) Nagios
12 8 (1.08%) OpenView
13 7 (0.94%) Casper Suite
14 6 (0.81%) Kibana
14 6 (0.81%) logstash
14 6 (0.81%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 203 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 110 (14.84%) Oracle
3 107 (14.44%) HP
4 101 (13.63%) VMware
5 89 (12.01%) Cisco
6 58 (7.83%) ServiceNow
7 49 (6.61%) CA
8 45 (6.07%) Citrix
9 42 (5.67%) IBM
10 35 (4.72%) Symantec
11 29 (3.91%) SAP
12 23 (3.10%) BMC
13 22 (2.97%) F5
13 22 (2.97%) Intel Security
13 22 (2.97%) Juniper
14 21 (2.83%) Apple
15 19 (2.56%) Red Hat
16 17 (2.29%) Palo Alto
16 17 (2.29%) Sun
17 16 (2.16%) Remedy
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum Market Leading Rates Depending on Experien
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
Cloud Computing International
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 60000-75000 Per Annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago