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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 306 335 322
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 356 291 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 153 121
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -12.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £52.50 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-35.45% +22.22%

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
43473 40914 36692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 75.97% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 25608 22030
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1201 1086
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 325 £375 - 122
London -2 122 £450 +20.00% 32
South East -12 91 £375 +17.18% 20
Berkshire +6 28 £320 +12.28% 4
City of London -9 28 £413 +10.00% 3
South West +15 27 £363 +11.53% 22
West Midlands +6 21 £320 -8.70% 10
Hampshire -20 21 £369 +18.00% 2
Scotland +14 18 £400 -1.23% 5
East Midlands +4 15 £288 +4.54% 5
East of England -11 15 £350 -22.22% 4
West Sussex -3 14 £413 +4.43% 2
Surrey 0 13 £544 +69.92% 9
North West -9 13 £324 -31.77% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 12 £256 +9.04% 4
North East -6 12 £256 +9.04% 4
Tyne and Wear -10 12 £256 +9.04% 4
Bristol - 10 £375 - 8
Hertfordshire -10 9 £337 -20.46%
Aberdeen - 9 £438 - 2
Croydon -4 8 £325 -18.75% 2
Birmingham -6 8 £275 -21.54% 3
Slough +9 7 £260 - 2
Leicestershire +4 7 £290 -
Havant -5 7 £344 +10.88% 1
Manchester -10 6 £333 - 5
Yorkshire -21 6 £463 +34.05% 12
Newbury - 6 £325 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £337 -
Northamptonshire +5 5 £276 +0.36% 1

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 197 (27.94%) Windows
2 172 (24.40%) Finance
3 161 (22.84%) ITIL
4 160 (22.70%) SQL
5 126 (17.87%) Linux
6 123 (17.45%) Microsoft
7 122 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
8 104 (14.75%) Problem Management
9 101 (14.33%) UNIX
10 100 (14.18%) Java
11 91 (12.91%) MS Excel
12 88 (12.48%) Incident Management
13 84 (11.91%) Active Directory
14 83 (11.77%) Change Management
15 79 (11.21%) VMware
15 79 (11.21%) Banking
16 78 (11.06%) Oracle
17 77 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
18 70 (9.93%) SLA
19 68 (9.65%) Project Management
20 66 (9.36%) HP
21 64 (9.08%) Cisco
22 63 (8.94%) Service Delivery
23 61 (8.65%) Service Management
23 61 (8.65%) Telecoms
24 60 (8.51%) Degree
25 59 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
26 58 (8.23%) QA
26 58 (8.23%) IBM
27 57 (8.09%) SQL Server

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 37 (5.25%) IIS
1 37 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 24 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 21 (2.98%) Apache
5 21 (2.98%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.55%) Lync
7 13 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (1.70%) SAS
9 10 (1.42%) AquaLogic
10 9 (1.28%) CMS
10 9 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.99%) Jetty
12 7 (0.99%) Liferay
12 7 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 91 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 56 (7.94%) MS Office
3 22 (3.12%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.70%) MS Project
4 19 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.42%) AutoCAD
5 10 (1.42%) Siemens NX
6 5 (0.71%) CATIA
7 3 (0.43%) SPSS
8 2 (0.28%) Simulink
8 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.99%) SAP FI
2 13 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (1.70%) SAP FI-CA
3 12 (1.70%) SAP PSCD
3 12 (1.70%) SAP ERP
4 10 (1.42%) Teamcenter
5 8 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.43%) SAP PLM
7 3 (0.43%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.43%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.28%) SAP EHS
8 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.28%) Agresso
8 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.41%) Office 365
3 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.42%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.57%) SaaS
6 4 (0.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.66%) Firewall
2 48 (6.81%) SAN
3 43 (6.10%) DNS
4 41 (5.82%) TCP/IP
5 31 (4.40%) DHCP
6 28 (3.97%) WAN
6 28 (3.97%) Internet
7 26 (3.69%) VPN
8 25 (3.55%) HTTP
9 21 (2.98%) VoIP
9 21 (2.98%) LDAP
10 20 (2.84%) LAN
11 18 (2.55%) NAS
12 16 (2.27%) MPLS
13 15 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.99%) OSPF
14 14 (1.99%) BGP
14 14 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.55%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.70%) DB2
9 11 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.42%) Data Mining
10 10 (1.42%) MySQL
11 9 (1.28%) PowerCenter
11 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.28%) Big Data
12 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.99%) MS Access
14 6 (0.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 31 (4.40%) Ant
2 28 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (3.12%) Maven
5 15 (2.13%) JIRA
5 15 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.84%) Gradle
7 11 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.56%) Hudson
8 9 (1.28%) JUnit
9 8 (1.13%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.13%) Subversion
9 8 (1.13%) Selenium
10 7 (0.99%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.99%) Mockito
11 5 (0.71%) JMeter
11 5 (0.71%) JConsole
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.57%) Calabash
12 4 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 172 (24.40%) Finance
2 79 (11.21%) Banking
3 61 (8.65%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.98%) Financial Institution
5 20 (2.84%) Legal
6 17 (2.41%) Retail
7 14 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.70%) Law
8 12 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.28%) Marketing
9 9 (1.28%) Back Office
10 8 (1.13%) Front Office
11 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.99%) Automotive
11 7 (0.99%) Billing
12 6 (0.85%) Games
13 5 (0.71%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.57%) Publishing
14 4 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 181 (25.67%) Analyst
2 53 (7.52%) Consultant
3 49 (6.95%) Developer
4 37 (5.25%) Business Analyst
5 36 (5.11%) Data Analyst
6 30 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 29 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 29 (4.11%) Administrator
8 26 (3.69%) Architect
9 25 (3.55%) Network Engineer
10 22 (3.12%) Problem Manager
11 21 (2.98%) SAP Consultant
11 21 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (2.70%) Applications Support
12 19 (2.70%) Incident Manager
13 18 (2.55%) Wintel Engineer
13 18 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (2.41%) Java Developer
15 16 (2.27%) Service Manager
16 15 (2.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.94%) Web Services
2 35 (4.96%) Middleware
3 33 (4.68%) XML
4 28 (3.97%) HTML
5 24 (3.40%) CSS
6 20 (2.84%) J2EE
7 17 (2.41%) JMS
8 16 (2.27%) SOAP
8 16 (2.27%) Spring
9 13 (1.84%) XSLT
9 13 (1.84%) jQuery
9 13 (1.84%) REST
10 12 (1.70%) .NET
10 12 (1.70%) JDBC
11 11 (1.56%) DHTML
12 10 (1.42%) JNDI
13 9 (1.28%) HTML5
13 9 (1.28%) Itk
14 8 (1.13%) RESTful
14 8 (1.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.38%) Clustering
3 37 (5.25%) Replication
3 37 (5.25%) Data Centre
4 36 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.99%) PKI
6 13 (1.84%) Statistics
7 12 (1.70%) CMDB
8 11 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.28%) NHS
9 9 (1.28%) HACMP
10 8 (1.13%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.13%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.13%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.99%) Derivative
11 7 (0.99%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.85%) iPhone
12 6 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 197 (27.94%) Windows
2 126 (17.87%) Linux
3 101 (14.33%) UNIX
4 59 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (5.25%) Windows 7
9 36 (5.11%) AIX
10 31 (4.40%) Solaris
11 17 (2.41%) HPUX
12 11 (1.56%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.42%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.42%) SUSE
14 8 (1.13%) NetWare
14 8 (1.13%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.13%) Android
14 8 (1.13%) CentOS
15 7 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.99%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (22.84%) ITIL
2 104 (14.75%) Problem Management
3 88 (12.48%) Incident Management
4 83 (11.77%) Change Management
5 77 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (9.65%) Project Management
7 63 (8.94%) Service Delivery
8 61 (8.65%) Service Management
9 57 (8.09%) Migration
10 47 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 41 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 41 (5.82%) Validation
12 39 (5.53%) SDLC
13 36 (5.11%) Workflow
14 35 (4.96%) Data Modelling
14 35 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (4.82%) Data Analysis
16 32 (4.54%) Capacity Planning
17 31 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (22.70%) SQL
2 100 (14.18%) Java
3 52 (7.38%) Shell Script
4 40 (5.67%) PowerShell
5 34 (4.82%) JavaScript
6 33 (4.68%) C
6 33 (4.68%) C++
7 27 (3.83%) Bash Shell
8 26 (3.69%) Perl
9 22 (3.12%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.12%) VBScript
10 16 (2.27%) Python
11 12 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 11 (1.56%) C#
13 10 (1.42%) VB
13 10 (1.42%) Korn
14 9 (1.28%) ABAP
14 9 (1.28%) VBA
15 8 (1.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (8.51%) Degree
2 54 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 25 (3.55%) CCNP
6 21 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (2.98%) CCNA
7 17 (2.41%) CCIE
8 14 (1.99%) ISEB
9 13 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.56%) ISTQB
11 10 (1.42%) MCSE
12 9 (1.28%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.99%) MCITP
13 7 (0.99%) CISSP
13 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.85%) MCP
14 6 (0.85%) MCTS
15 5 (0.71%) PMP
15 5 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.93%) SLA
2 58 (8.23%) QA
3 28 (3.97%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.57%) COBIT
5 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.57%) COSO
6 3 (0.43%) GxP
7 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 84 (11.91%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.55%) vSphere
4 16 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.84%) XenApp
7 11 (1.56%) Docker
8 9 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.28%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.13%) GPFS
10 6 (0.85%) Firmware
11 5 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.71%) Varnish
12 4 (0.57%) NFS
13 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.43%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.28%) Samba
14 2 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (3.55%) SCCM
2 15 (2.13%) SCOM
3 13 (1.84%) Control-M
4 12 (1.70%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.70%) OpenView
5 9 (1.28%) Puppet
6 8 (1.13%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.13%) HP NNM
7 7 (0.99%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.99%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.99%) Nagios
7 7 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.57%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.57%) Ansible
9 4 (0.57%) Graphite
10 3 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 123 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.21%) VMware
3 78 (11.06%) Oracle
4 66 (9.36%) HP
5 64 (9.08%) Cisco
6 58 (8.23%) IBM
7 50 (7.09%) Citrix
8 44 (6.24%) SAP
9 41 (5.82%) Red Hat
10 29 (4.11%) Informatica
11 27 (3.83%) F5
12 24 (3.40%) Remedy
13 22 (3.12%) EMC
14 16 (2.27%) NetApp
14 16 (2.27%) Veritas
15 15 (2.13%) BMC
15 15 (2.13%) McAfee
16 14 (1.99%) CheckPoint
16 14 (1.99%) Juniper
16 14 (1.99%) Dell
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £345 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £350 - 380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £47.71 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £275.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £275 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £30 per hour + doe
Posted: 19 days ago
Aberdeen
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
Aberdeen
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago