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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 327 310 360
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +50
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 364 364 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.86% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 202 129
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £199 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £535 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.27 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £11.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £24.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £20.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.80% -10.28%

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
43922 42334 41133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.83% 79.34% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29246 26957 25990
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 1012 1198 1211
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 1 June 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
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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 +3 348 £365 +4.28% 86
London +4 128 £413 -1.78% 24
Tyne and Wear -1 69 £280 -6.66% 2
North East -2 69 £280 -6.66% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 66 £280 -6.66% 2
South East -60 65 £425 +21.42% 29
North West -7 24 £465 +61.73% 6
City of London +33 20 £495 +23.75% 4
West Midlands -10 20 £325 -7.21% 6
Berkshire -10 19 £400 +42.85% 15
Yorkshire +14 14 £291 -27.18% 6
South West -10 13 £300 -20.00% 4
Hampshire -9 12 £700 +86.66% 4
Cumbria +10 11 - -
Basingstoke -3 10 £700 -
Scotland -26 10 £390 -2.50% 2
Reading -3 9 £435 +45.00% 9
Surrey -19 9 £300 -28.35% 2
West Yorkshire +8 8 £400 +255.55% 4
Leeds +2 8 £400 +255.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 7 £413 +49.45% 3
Birmingham +3 7 £200 -50.00% 1
East of England +2 7 £350 +3.84% 2
Staines -2 6 £290 - 1
West Sussex -36 6 £381 -7.57% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £433 - 2
Milton Keynes +5 5 £413 +49.45% 2
Harrow -5 5 £420 +40.00%
Edinburgh -7 5 £338 -16.92% 2
Doncaster +12 4 £275 -

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 214 (31.47%) Windows
2 210 (30.88%) ITIL
3 168 (24.71%) Problem Management
4 164 (24.12%) Microsoft
5 141 (20.74%) Finance
6 132 (19.41%) Change Management
7 131 (19.26%) Unix
8 121 (17.79%) Security Cleared
9 109 (16.03%) SQL
10 105 (15.44%) Linux
11 102 (15.00%) Oracle
12 101 (14.85%) SLA
12 101 (14.85%) Active Directory
13 97 (14.26%) SC Cleared
14 95 (13.97%) Windows Server
15 93 (13.68%) Java
16 92 (13.53%) Incident Management
17 89 (13.09%) Service Delivery
17 89 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
18 86 (12.65%) VMware
19 82 (12.06%) Degree
20 81 (11.91%) Cisco
21 79 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
22 78 (11.47%) HP
23 76 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
24 74 (10.88%) SQL Server
24 74 (10.88%) MS Excel
25 67 (9.85%) Solaris
26 65 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
26 65 (9.56%) Release 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 49 (7.21%) Tomcat
2 29 (4.26%) Jetty
2 29 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.97%) Apache
4 25 (3.68%) MS Exchange
5 19 (2.79%) WebLogic
6 18 (2.65%) IIS
7 16 (2.35%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.06%) Tuxedo
8 14 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (1.91%) Node.js
10 12 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 10 (1.47%) MQSeries
12 9 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (1.03%) AquaLogic
14 6 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.88%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 74 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.41%) MS Office
3 15 (2.21%) MS Project
3 15 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.59%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.32%) SAP ERP
2 7 (1.03%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (1.03%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.74%) SAP PSCD
4 4 (0.59%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI-AA
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.29%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.29%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.91%) Office 365
4 8 (1.18%) SaaS
5 4 (0.59%) HP Helion
6 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.44%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.44%) IaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.94%) SAN
2 53 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 49 (7.21%) Firewall
4 38 (5.59%) DHCP
5 37 (5.44%) DNS
6 35 (5.15%) HTTP
7 34 (5.00%) WAN
8 29 (4.26%) LAN
9 28 (4.12%) VoIP
10 25 (3.68%) Internet
10 25 (3.68%) Network Security
10 25 (3.68%) VPN
11 21 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
12 20 (2.94%) Wireless
13 16 (2.35%) LDAP
14 15 (2.21%) SSL
15 13 (1.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 12 (1.76%) 3G
16 12 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 23 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 23 (3.38%) Oracle Database
4 22 (3.24%) MySQL
5 18 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.76%) Big Data
9 12 (1.76%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.32%) MS Access
12 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (6.76%) Jenkins
2 39 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.74%) Maven
3 37 (5.44%) JUnit
4 34 (5.00%) Subversion
5 32 (4.71%) Mockito
6 29 (4.26%) Gradle
7 28 (4.12%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.21%) JMeter
9 14 (2.06%) JIRA
10 10 (1.47%) Selenium
11 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.88%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.74%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.59%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.59%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 141 (20.74%) Finance
2 39 (5.74%) Banking
3 36 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.35%) Front Office
5 16 (2.35%) Retail
6 15 (2.21%) Back Office
7 14 (2.06%) Legal
8 11 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.47%) Publishing
10 5 (0.74%) Advertising
10 5 (0.74%) Games
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
11 4 (0.59%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.44%) Electronics
12 3 (0.44%) Law
12 3 (0.44%) Marketing
12 3 (0.44%) Military
12 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 159 (23.38%) Analyst
2 67 (9.85%) Developer
3 44 (6.47%) Java Developer
4 36 (5.29%) Support Analyst
5 34 (5.00%) Consultant
6 33 (4.85%) Business Analyst
6 33 (4.85%) Network Engineer
7 30 (4.41%) Architect
7 30 (4.41%) Support Engineer
8 28 (4.12%) Administrator
9 22 (3.24%) Applications Support
10 21 (3.09%) Incident Analyst
11 20 (2.94%) DBA
12 17 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
13 16 (2.35%) Service Analyst
13 16 (2.35%) Test Analyst
14 15 (2.21%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (2.21%) Incident Manager
15 14 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (2.06%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.06%) REST
1 48 (7.06%) Web Services
2 38 (5.59%) Spring
3 31 (4.56%) Middleware
4 26 (3.82%) Guice
4 26 (3.82%) XML
5 14 (2.06%) J2EE
5 14 (2.06%) SOAP
6 13 (1.91%) .NET
7 11 (1.62%) AngularJS
7 11 (1.62%) HTML
8 10 (1.47%) IBM Integration Bus
9 8 (1.18%) SPML
10 7 (1.03%) Dropwizard
10 7 (1.03%) RESTful
11 6 (0.88%) CSS
11 6 (0.88%) Hibernate
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.59%) JSON
13 4 (0.59%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.71%) Clustering
4 27 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.97%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.53%) Replication
6 17 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 15 (2.21%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.06%) PKI
9 12 (1.76%) User Experience
9 12 (1.76%) Visualisation
10 11 (1.62%) Statistics
11 9 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
11 9 (1.32%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.32%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.18%) BBC
13 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.03%) Interactive TV
14 6 (0.88%) MPEG
15 5 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 214 (31.47%) Windows
2 131 (19.26%) Unix
3 105 (15.44%) Linux
4 95 (13.97%) Windows Server
5 67 (9.85%) Solaris
6 59 (8.68%) AIX
7 49 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (5.00%) Windows 7
10 33 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (2.65%) Windows 10
13 17 (2.50%) HPUX
14 16 (2.35%) Windows XP
15 15 (2.21%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.76%) Android
17 11 (1.62%) Apple iOS
18 10 (1.47%) OS/390
19 7 (1.03%) CentOS
20 5 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (30.88%) ITIL
2 168 (24.71%) Problem Management
3 132 (19.41%) Change Management
4 92 (13.53%) Incident Management
5 89 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (13.09%) Service Delivery
6 76 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 65 (9.56%) Release Management
8 55 (8.09%) Service Management
9 54 (7.94%) Scrum
10 53 (7.79%) Software Engineering
11 50 (7.35%) Mentoring
12 49 (7.21%) Configuration Management
13 47 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (6.91%) Project Management
14 45 (6.62%) SDLC
15 43 (6.32%) TDD
16 41 (6.03%) Migration
17 40 (5.88%) Unit Testing
18 39 (5.74%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 109 (16.03%) SQL
2 93 (13.68%) Java
3 44 (6.47%) PowerShell
4 43 (6.32%) Perl
5 36 (5.29%) Python
6 27 (3.97%) C
7 25 (3.68%) Shell Script
8 21 (3.09%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.79%) JavaScript
10 18 (2.65%) Ruby
11 17 (2.50%) C++
11 17 (2.50%) Groovy
11 17 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.76%) VB
13 12 (1.76%) VBScript
14 10 (1.47%) VBA
15 9 (1.32%) Korn
16 8 (1.18%) C#
17 7 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 121 (17.79%) Security Cleared
2 97 (14.26%) SC Cleared
3 82 (12.06%) Degree
4 45 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (5.15%) CCNP
6 31 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 21 (3.09%) CISSP
9 20 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (2.94%) MCSE
10 13 (1.91%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.76%) AAT
12 10 (1.47%) GCIA
12 10 (1.47%) MCDBA
13 9 (1.32%) CCIE
13 9 (1.32%) HNC
13 9 (1.32%) MCP
14 8 (1.18%) GCIH
14 8 (1.18%) HND
14 8 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (14.85%) SLA
2 47 (6.91%) QA
3 29 (4.26%) ISO 9001
4 20 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (1.62%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.44%) COBIT
8 3 (0.44%) COSO
8 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.44%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.29%) GCP
10 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.15%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 101 (14.85%) Active Directory
2 65 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.26%) XenApp
4 26 (3.82%) XenDesktop
5 18 (2.65%) vSphere
6 15 (2.21%) Docker
7 13 (1.91%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.47%) StorNext
11 9 (1.32%) Firmware
12 6 (0.88%) NFS
12 6 (0.88%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.88%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.74%) Xsan
14 4 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.59%) GPFS
14 4 (0.59%) KVM
15 3 (0.44%) Squid
15 3 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (5.44%) SCCM
2 24 (3.53%) SCOM
2 24 (3.53%) Tivoli
3 19 (2.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 18 (2.65%) NetBackup
5 14 (2.06%) Nagios
5 14 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 13 (1.91%) RSA Security Analytics
7 11 (1.62%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 11 (1.62%) Graphite
8 10 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
8 10 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (1.18%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.88%) Control-M
10 6 (0.88%) MOM
10 6 (0.88%) Simpana
10 6 (0.88%) WSUS
11 5 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 164 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 102 (15.00%) Oracle
3 86 (12.65%) VMware
4 81 (11.91%) Cisco
5 78 (11.47%) HP
6 58 (8.53%) Citrix
7 47 (6.91%) IBM
8 36 (5.29%) ServiceNow
8 36 (5.29%) Symantec
9 31 (4.56%) SAP
10 29 (4.26%) F5
11 23 (3.38%) Intel Security
12 21 (3.09%) CA
13 20 (2.94%) Red Hat
14 19 (2.79%) BMC
15 17 (2.50%) CheckPoint
16 16 (2.35%) Juniper
17 14 (2.06%) Apple
18 12 (1.76%) NetApp
18 12 (1.76%) Remedy
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 - £290 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
APM Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day £ 500 per day 6 months+
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
TDA Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £530 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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London
EE
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North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
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