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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 307 366 316
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -50
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 377 333 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.71% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 192 202
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 23
Median hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £47.71 £41.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -25.20%

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
44125 46854 44293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.31% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29124 30464 27427
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1262 1199
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +65 350 £378 -5.62% 81
London +16 121 £450 - 30
South East -7 74 £413 - 12
North East +32 68 £275 +4.76%
Tyne and Wear +29 62 £269 +2.38%
Newcastle upon Tyne +26 62 £269 +2.38%
South West +13 23 £355 +1.50% 4
West Midlands -26 23 £363 +2.83% 14
Hampshire +10 22 £450 +33.33% 4
City of London +24 17 £380 -15.55% 13
Berkshire -10 17 £365 -12.83% 2
Scotland +3 16 £350 - 4
Edinburgh +11 14 £363 -8.80% 3
Reading +16 11 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +6 11 £300 +4.34% 4
Surrey 0 11 £375 -11.76% 1
East of England +24 10 £425 +12.95% 6
Oxfordshire - 10 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire +9 9 £300 +9.09% 2
North West +8 9 £460 +41.94% 6
Oxford - 7 £450 -
Durham +12 6 £300 -
Leeds +2 6 £300 +9.09% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £400 - 2
Manchester -4 5 £460 +31.42% 3
East Midlands -9 5 £463 +48.00% 5
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
County Antrim - 5 - -
Belfast - 5 - -
Wiltshire +3 4 £260 -25.71%

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 287 (38.78%) ITIL
2 258 (34.86%) Windows
3 202 (27.30%) Problem Management
4 199 (26.89%) Microsoft
5 176 (23.78%) Change Management
6 155 (20.95%) Security Cleared
7 152 (20.54%) SLA
8 151 (20.41%) Unix
9 139 (18.78%) Windows Server
10 135 (18.24%) Finance
11 130 (17.57%) SQL
12 129 (17.43%) Service Delivery
13 127 (17.16%) Linux
14 126 (17.03%) Incident Management
15 122 (16.49%) SC Cleared
16 117 (15.81%) Active Directory
17 115 (15.54%) Release Management
18 114 (15.41%) Oracle
19 108 (14.59%) HP
20 98 (13.24%) Solaris
20 98 (13.24%) VMware
21 86 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
22 85 (11.49%) Cisco
22 85 (11.49%) MS Excel
23 83 (11.22%) AIX
24 78 (10.54%) Degree
25 76 (10.27%) Service Management
26 74 (10.00%) SQL Server
27 73 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
28 72 (9.73%) Project 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 34 (4.59%) WebLogic
2 32 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 27 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 20 (2.70%) IIS
6 18 (2.43%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (2.30%) Apache
8 16 (2.16%) Confluence
8 16 (2.16%) Tuxedo
9 14 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (1.62%) MQSeries
11 11 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
12 9 (1.22%) AquaLogic
13 8 (1.08%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.81%) Jetty
14 6 (0.81%) SAS
14 6 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 85 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.00%) MS Office
3 15 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.49%) MS Project
6 5 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.68%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (0.95%) SAP CO
2 7 (0.95%) SAP FI
2 7 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.41%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (0.41%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (0.41%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.27%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.14%) assyst
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.43%) Office 365
4 10 (1.35%) IaaS
5 8 (1.08%) PaaS
6 6 (0.81%) SaaS
7 5 (0.68%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.54%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) GitHub
10 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 69 (9.32%) SAN
2 54 (7.30%) Firewall
3 44 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 38 (5.14%) DNS
5 34 (4.59%) DHCP
6 33 (4.46%) WAN
7 28 (3.78%) LDAP
8 27 (3.65%) VPN
9 25 (3.38%) LAN
10 23 (3.11%) VoIP
11 22 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (2.97%) Network Security
11 22 (2.97%) SSL
12 18 (2.43%) Wireless
13 14 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (1.89%) MPLS
13 14 (1.89%) NAS
14 13 (1.76%) HTTP
15 12 (1.62%) Internet
15 12 (1.62%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.84%) MySQL
2 21 (2.84%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.16%) DB2
4 15 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (1.22%) Big Data
9 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.08%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.95%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (3.11%) JUnit
3 21 (2.84%) Maven
4 17 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.30%) JIRA
5 16 (2.16%) Cucumber
5 16 (2.16%) Selenium
6 14 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 14 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (1.35%) Appium
7 10 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.81%) Gradle
9 6 (0.81%) JMeter
9 6 (0.81%) Mockito
9 6 (0.81%) MSI
9 6 (0.81%) Subversion
10 4 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (18.24%) Finance
2 39 (5.27%) Banking
3 34 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.70%) Publishing
5 17 (2.30%) Legal
5 17 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.03%) Front Office
7 14 (1.89%) Back Office
8 12 (1.62%) Retail
9 8 (1.08%) Marketing
10 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.68%) Advertising
11 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.54%) French Language
12 4 (0.54%) Law
13 3 (0.41%) Billing
13 3 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 164 (22.16%) Analyst
2 47 (6.35%) Administrator
3 38 (5.14%) Network Engineer
4 35 (4.73%) Developer
4 35 (4.73%) Support Engineer
5 31 (4.19%) Support Analyst
6 30 (4.05%) Problem Manager
7 29 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 26 (3.51%) Consultant
8 26 (3.51%) Service Analyst
9 25 (3.38%) Architect
9 25 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (3.24%) DBA
11 23 (3.11%) Support Specialist
12 21 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (2.84%) Test Analyst
13 20 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
14 19 (2.57%) Service Manager
15 16 (2.16%) Applications Support
15 16 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.89%) Middleware
2 30 (4.05%) Web Services
3 23 (3.11%) SOAP
4 21 (2.84%) XML
5 19 (2.57%) HTML
6 18 (2.43%) J2EE
6 18 (2.43%) REST
7 12 (1.62%) IBM Integration Bus
7 12 (1.62%) Node.js
8 11 (1.49%) HTML5
9 9 (1.22%) .NET
9 9 (1.22%) Spring
10 8 (1.08%) SPML
11 7 (0.95%) JSON
12 5 (0.68%) OAuth
12 5 (0.68%) OpenID
12 5 (0.68%) SAML
13 4 (0.54%) JSP
13 4 (0.54%) LAMP
14 3 (0.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.57%) Management Information System
3 55 (7.43%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.32%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.11%) Replication
6 17 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 17 (2.30%) PKI
7 16 (2.16%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.16%) Clustering
8 15 (2.03%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.49%) Statistics
9 11 (1.49%) User Experience
10 10 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.08%) AS400
11 8 (1.08%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.08%) Fintech
11 8 (1.08%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.08%) YubiKey
12 7 (0.95%) BBC
12 7 (0.95%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 258 (34.86%) Windows
2 151 (20.41%) Unix
3 139 (18.78%) Windows Server
4 127 (17.16%) Linux
5 98 (13.24%) Solaris
6 83 (11.22%) AIX
7 49 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (4.59%) Windows 7
10 28 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (2.70%) Windows 10
13 19 (2.57%) HPUX
14 17 (2.30%) Mac OS X
15 14 (1.89%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.76%) Android
17 12 (1.62%) OS/390
18 11 (1.49%) CentOS
18 11 (1.49%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (38.78%) ITIL
2 202 (27.30%) Problem Management
3 176 (23.78%) Change Management
4 129 (17.43%) Service Delivery
5 126 (17.03%) Incident Management
6 115 (15.54%) Release Management
7 86 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 76 (10.27%) Service Management
9 73 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (9.73%) Project Management
11 60 (8.11%) Configuration Management
12 55 (7.43%) Mentoring
13 54 (7.30%) Migration
14 52 (7.03%) QMS
15 48 (6.49%) Process Improvement
16 44 (5.95%) High Availability
17 42 (5.68%) Quality Management
18 41 (5.54%) Change Control
19 40 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
20 38 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 130 (17.57%) SQL
2 70 (9.46%) Java
3 55 (7.43%) Perl
4 49 (6.62%) PowerShell
5 32 (4.32%) C
6 30 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 29 (3.92%) Python
8 21 (2.84%) VB
9 19 (2.57%) C++
10 17 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 17 (2.30%) JavaScript
10 17 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.16%) VBScript
12 14 (1.89%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.22%) PHP
13 9 (1.22%) Ruby
13 9 (1.22%) VBA
14 6 (0.81%) Korn
15 4 (0.54%) Groovy
16 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 155 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 122 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 78 (10.54%) Degree
4 60 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 47 (6.35%) CCNP
7 32 (4.32%) AAT
7 32 (4.32%) CCNA
8 25 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (2.57%) MCSE
10 18 (2.43%) MCP
11 16 (2.16%) CISSP
12 14 (1.89%) CCIE
12 14 (1.89%) MCDBA
13 13 (1.76%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.35%) HNC
15 8 (1.08%) HND
15 8 (1.08%) JNCIA
15 8 (1.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (20.54%) SLA
2 54 (7.30%) QA
3 49 (6.62%) ISO 9001
4 36 (4.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 16 (2.16%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.68%) SDET
8 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.54%) MiFID
9 2 (0.27%) COBIT
9 2 (0.27%) COSO
9 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.27%) EMIR
9 2 (0.27%) GCP
9 2 (0.27%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 117 (15.81%) Active Directory
2 68 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.19%) XenDesktop
4 30 (4.05%) XenApp
5 21 (2.84%) Firmware
6 16 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (1.89%) vSphere
8 13 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.35%) StorNext
10 9 (1.22%) Hyper-V
11 8 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.81%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.68%) NFS
13 5 (0.68%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.68%) Xsan
14 4 (0.54%) KVM
14 4 (0.54%) Squid
15 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (6.08%) SCCM
2 39 (5.27%) Tivoli
3 24 (3.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 23 (3.11%) SCOM
5 19 (2.57%) NetBackup
6 16 (2.16%) MOM
7 15 (2.03%) HP Data Protector
7 15 (2.03%) HP SiteScope
8 12 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
8 12 (1.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 11 (1.49%) RSA Security Analytics
10 10 (1.35%) Nagios
10 10 (1.35%) Puppet
11 9 (1.22%) Data Guard
11 9 (1.22%) OpenView
12 8 (1.08%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.95%) Casper Suite
14 6 (0.81%) HP SIM
14 6 (0.81%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 199 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 114 (15.41%) Oracle
3 108 (14.59%) HP
4 98 (13.24%) VMware
5 85 (11.49%) Cisco
6 55 (7.43%) ServiceNow
7 53 (7.16%) Citrix
8 51 (6.89%) CA
9 42 (5.68%) IBM
10 37 (5.00%) Symantec
11 28 (3.78%) SAP
12 27 (3.65%) BMC
13 23 (3.11%) Red Hat
14 22 (2.97%) F5
15 20 (2.70%) Intel Security
16 19 (2.57%) Apple
17 18 (2.43%) Juniper
17 18 (2.43%) Remedy
18 15 (2.03%) Sun
19 14 (1.89%) Talend
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £295 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day Negotiable rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
83Zero
Rate: From £400 to £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Interserve plc
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £20 - £26 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Boss ERP Consulting
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
IT Alliance Group
Rate: From £43,700 to £43,700 per annum £ 38,000 plus 15% shift allowance (£
Posted: 24 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago