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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 309 295 313
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 308 303 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.81% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 160 112
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.30 £23.60 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.58%

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
39429 37564 32100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.02% 75.01% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24726 22718 19169
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1056 1102 1125
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -17 282 £375 -11.55% 131
London -18 110 £383 -19.47% 44
South East -26 65 £425 +6.25% 24
East Midlands +26 28 £350 - 6
City of London +5 23 £363 -23.68% 11
East of England +17 20 £394 +92.07% 8
Berkshire -20 20 £375 +4.16% 6
Northamptonshire +10 18 £350 - 1
West Midlands -8 18 £420 - 11
South West -2 16 £325 -18.75% 14
North West -7 15 £525 +42.37% 4
Northampton - 15 £350 - 1
Hampshire -10 14 £425 +22.30% 4
Scotland -4 11 £128 -63.94% 3
Surrey +2 9 £450 -14.28% 6
Cheshire +9 8 £338 -
Birmingham +3 8 £363 - 1
West Sussex -12 8 £323 -42.41% 1
Tyne and Wear 0 7 £374 +34.68% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 7 £374 +34.68% 3
North East -6 7 £374 +34.68% 6
Gloucestershire -10 7 £228 -35.00% 3
Chester - 7 £375 -
Wiltshire +5 6 £375 -9.09% 1
Bracknell +3 6 £300 - 1
Glasgow +1 6 £113 -67.62%
Bedfordshire 0 6 £375 - 3
Leicestershire +7 5 £325 -
South Wales +5 5 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £374 - 5

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 152 (24.48%) Windows
2 146 (23.51%) ITIL
3 140 (22.54%) Finance
4 129 (20.77%) SQL
5 105 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (14.98%) Microsoft
8 90 (14.49%) Linux
9 89 (14.33%) Oracle
10 83 (13.37%) Incident Management
11 77 (12.40%) Problem Management
11 77 (12.40%) Security Cleared
12 73 (11.76%) VMware
13 70 (11.27%) Cisco
14 69 (11.11%) UNIX
15 66 (10.63%) Active Directory
15 66 (10.63%) HP
15 66 (10.63%) Firewall
16 65 (10.47%) Java
16 65 (10.47%) QA
17 63 (10.14%) SLA
18 59 (9.50%) MS Excel
19 56 (9.02%) Project Management
20 55 (8.86%) Change Management
21 54 (8.70%) SC Cleared
22 52 (8.37%) Degree
22 52 (8.37%) Banking
23 51 (8.21%) Service Management
24 50 (8.05%) Service Delivery
24 50 (8.05%) DNS

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 34 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.51%) IIS
3 24 (3.86%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.54%) WebLogic
5 17 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.42%) Apache
7 13 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.09%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.45%) JBoss
10 7 (1.13%) Lync
10 7 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.13%) SAS
11 6 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 59 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.48%) MS Office
3 11 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.61%) MS Project
4 10 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (3.38%) SAP FI
2 20 (3.22%) SAP ERP
3 18 (2.90%) SAP PSCD
4 16 (2.58%) SAP FI-CA
5 15 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.97%) Cerner Millennium
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.81%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.64%) Agresso
9 4 (0.64%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.32%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.32%) assyst
11 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.16%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.61%) SaaS
3 8 (1.29%) Office 365
4 7 (1.13%) PaaS
4 7 (1.13%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.97%) Heroku
5 6 (0.97%) Engine Yard
6 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.63%) Firewall
2 50 (8.05%) DNS
3 46 (7.41%) SAN
4 39 (6.28%) TCP/IP
5 33 (5.31%) WAN
6 25 (4.03%) VPN
6 25 (4.03%) VoIP
6 25 (4.03%) LAN
7 22 (3.54%) DHCP
8 20 (3.22%) HTTP
9 18 (2.90%) NAS
10 17 (2.74%) LDAP
11 16 (2.58%) SSL
11 16 (2.58%) Network Security
11 16 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (2.58%) VLAN
12 15 (2.42%) Internet
13 14 (2.25%) Wireless
13 14 (2.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (1.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.48%) Oracle Database
3 31 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.06%) RDBMS
4 19 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (2.74%) MySQL
6 12 (1.93%) DB2
7 11 (1.77%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.97%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.70%) Subversion
4 22 (3.54%) JIRA
5 20 (3.22%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.58%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.93%) LoadRunner
8 11 (1.77%) Git (software)
9 9 (1.45%) NeoLoad
9 9 (1.45%) Ant
10 8 (1.29%) Selenium
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.97%) JMeter
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (0.81%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.81%) eggPlant
12 5 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (0.81%) Maven
12 5 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 140 (22.54%) Finance
2 52 (8.37%) Banking
3 44 (7.09%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.38%) Front Office
5 16 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.42%) Retail
7 14 (2.25%) Marketing
8 12 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.29%) Legal
10 8 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.13%) General Ledger
11 7 (1.13%) Games
12 5 (0.81%) Advertising
12 5 (0.81%) Billing
13 4 (0.64%) Back Office
14 3 (0.48%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.48%) Automotive
14 3 (0.48%) Law
15 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (23.19%) Analyst
2 62 (9.98%) Developer
3 59 (9.50%) Consultant
4 35 (5.64%) Business Analyst
5 28 (4.51%) Administrator
5 28 (4.51%) Network Engineer
6 27 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
7 25 (4.03%) Data Analyst
8 23 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 19 (3.06%) Applications Support
10 18 (2.90%) Incident Manager
10 18 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (2.74%) Problem Manager
11 17 (2.74%) Architect
12 16 (2.58%) Project Manager
12 16 (2.58%) Support Engineer
13 14 (2.25%) Scala Developer
14 13 (2.09%) DBA
14 13 (2.09%) Environment Manager
14 13 (2.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.25%) Web Services
2 29 (4.67%) HTML
3 28 (4.51%) XML
4 26 (4.19%) Middleware
5 24 (3.86%) .NET
6 18 (2.90%) HTML5
7 17 (2.74%) RESTful
7 17 (2.74%) SOAP
8 12 (1.93%) J2EE
8 12 (1.93%) CSS
9 11 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (1.45%) jQuery
11 8 (1.29%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.29%) SAP XI
11 8 (1.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 7 (1.13%) REST
12 7 (1.13%) JMS
12 7 (1.13%) JDBC
13 6 (0.97%) Spring
13 6 (0.97%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 105 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.57%) Clustering
3 23 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.22%) Replication
5 14 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.25%) Statistics
6 12 (1.93%) NHS
7 9 (1.45%) Open Source
7 9 (1.45%) HACMP
8 8 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.29%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.29%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.13%) CMDB
9 7 (1.13%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.97%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.97%) Device Driver
10 6 (0.97%) PKI
10 6 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 152 (24.48%) Windows
2 90 (14.49%) Linux
3 69 (11.11%) UNIX
4 43 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (5.96%) Solaris
7 29 (4.67%) Windows 7
8 27 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (4.19%) AIX
9 26 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (4.03%) HPUX
11 14 (2.25%) Windows NT
12 13 (2.09%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.09%) CentOS
13 9 (1.45%) Android
14 7 (1.13%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.97%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.97%) NetWare
15 6 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (23.51%) ITIL
2 94 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (13.37%) Incident Management
4 77 (12.40%) Problem Management
5 56 (9.02%) Project Management
6 55 (8.86%) Change Management
7 51 (8.21%) Service Management
8 50 (8.05%) Service Delivery
9 46 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 45 (7.25%) Migration
11 41 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 40 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (6.44%) TDD
13 34 (5.48%) SOA
14 33 (5.31%) Data Modelling
14 33 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (5.15%) Data Analysis
16 30 (4.83%) ERP
16 30 (4.83%) Test Strategy
17 29 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 129 (20.77%) SQL
2 65 (10.47%) Java
3 34 (5.48%) Shell Script
4 30 (4.83%) PowerShell
5 29 (4.67%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.51%) PL/SQL
7 24 (3.86%) Perl
8 22 (3.54%) C#
9 21 (3.38%) C
10 17 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.09%) Python
11 13 (2.09%) VBScript
12 12 (1.93%) Korn
13 11 (1.77%) Ruby
13 11 (1.77%) VBA
13 11 (1.77%) C++
14 9 (1.45%) Scala
15 7 (1.13%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 4 (0.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 77 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 52 (8.37%) Degree
4 47 (7.57%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (4.35%) CCNA
6 25 (4.03%) CCNP
7 19 (3.06%) ISEB
8 15 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.25%) CCIE
10 13 (2.09%) VCP4
11 12 (1.93%) ISTQB
12 10 (1.61%) CCA
12 10 (1.61%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.13%) CCSE
13 7 (1.13%) MCSE
14 6 (0.97%) CISSP
15 5 (0.81%) MCSA
16 4 (0.64%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.47%) QA
2 63 (10.14%) SLA
3 9 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.48%) COBIT
7 2 (0.32%) GAMP
7 2 (0.32%) GMP
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.32%) Basel III
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) COSO
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.93%) Firmware
3 12 (1.93%) VMware ESX
3 12 (1.93%) vSphere
3 12 (1.93%) Docker
4 11 (1.77%) ProxySG
5 9 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.29%) NFS
6 8 (1.29%) XenApp
7 7 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.13%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.97%) GPFS
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.64%) UAG
11 3 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.48%) OCFS2
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (3.54%) SCOM
2 15 (2.42%) SCCM
3 13 (2.09%) Tivoli
4 12 (1.93%) Nagios
4 12 (1.93%) Vagrant
5 11 (1.77%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (1.45%) Puppet
8 8 (1.29%) OpenView
9 7 (1.13%) FortiGate
9 7 (1.13%) HP NNM
9 7 (1.13%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.97%) Control-M
10 6 (0.97%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.97%) collectd
11 5 (0.81%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.64%) nmon
12 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 93 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 89 (14.33%) Oracle
3 73 (11.76%) VMware
4 70 (11.27%) Cisco
5 66 (10.63%) HP
6 40 (6.44%) SAP
6 40 (6.44%) IBM
7 37 (5.96%) F5
8 31 (4.99%) Red Hat
9 30 (4.83%) Citrix
10 23 (3.70%) Remedy
11 22 (3.54%) EMC
12 21 (3.38%) Sun
13 20 (3.22%) CheckPoint
13 20 (3.22%) NetApp
14 16 (2.58%) BMC
14 16 (2.58%) Juniper
15 13 (2.09%) Blue Coat
16 12 (1.93%) Business Objects
16 12 (1.93%) Veritas
Scotland
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Rate: 250 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Thames Water
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Rate: 275 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £160 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago