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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 328 337 338
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 368 357 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 205 174
Median daily rate £361 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.59 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.91% +0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £11.60 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £46.65 £39.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -36.66%

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
44570 45659 42979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.76% 79.96% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29477 29618 26643
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 £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1201 1204
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.60 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +14.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +24 348 £361 -3.98% 59
London -14 109 £435 -3.33% 16
North East +23 83 £268 +1.90%
Tyne and Wear +14 79 £266 +1.42%
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 78 £268 +1.90%
South East -17 67 £425 +13.33% 8
South West -2 27 £313 -10.71% 2
City of London +34 19 £393 -12.77% 2
Yorkshire +11 17 £300 - 3
Berkshire -14 17 £400 +12.28% 3
West Yorkshire +14 15 £313 - 3
Scotland -4 14 £350 - 8
Hampshire -5 13 £438 +20.68% 2
West Midlands -27 13 £325 -1.59% 10
Edinburgh +5 12 £363 -8.80% 5
North West -6 12 £465 +43.48% 9
Leeds - 12 £300 -
East of England +10 11 £475 +35.71% 7
Reading +14 10 £435 +38.09% 2
Surrey -14 10 £375 +3.44% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £425 +27.91%
Oxford - 7 £450 -
Bristol +4 6 £300 -20.00%
East Midlands -1 6 £425 +35.56% 3
Manchester -3 6 £363 +11.53% 6
Milton Keynes +16 5 £425 +53.42%
Somerset +15 5 £351 -22.11% 1
Guildford +8 5 - -
Wiltshire -1 5 £225 -35.71%

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 282 (37.01%) ITIL
2 269 (35.30%) Windows
3 209 (27.43%) Microsoft
4 206 (27.03%) Problem Management
5 174 (22.83%) Change Management
6 159 (20.87%) Unix
6 159 (20.87%) Security Cleared
7 146 (19.16%) SQL
8 145 (19.03%) SLA
9 144 (18.90%) Finance
10 131 (17.19%) Windows Server
11 130 (17.06%) Linux
12 127 (16.67%) Oracle
12 127 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 126 (16.54%) SC Cleared
13 126 (16.54%) Incident Management
14 124 (16.27%) Active Directory
15 110 (14.44%) HP
15 110 (14.44%) Release Management
16 108 (14.17%) VMware
17 104 (13.65%) Solaris
18 96 (12.60%) MS Excel
19 92 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
20 88 (11.55%) Degree
21 86 (11.29%) AIX
22 85 (11.15%) Cisco
23 84 (11.02%) SQL Server
24 80 (10.50%) Java
25 77 (10.10%) SAN
25 77 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure

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 38 (4.99%) WebLogic
2 32 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.94%) MS Exchange
4 29 (3.81%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.89%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 19 (2.49%) IIS
7 19 (2.49%) Tuxedo
8 17 (2.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 15 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.97%) Confluence
9 15 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (1.97%) MQSeries
10 14 (1.84%) Oracle Application Server
11 12 (1.57%) Apache
11 12 (1.57%) AquaLogic
12 10 (1.31%) Skype for Business
13 9 (1.18%) Jetty
13 9 (1.18%) SAS
14 8 (1.05%) GlassFish
Applications
1 96 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.20%) MS Office
3 17 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.71%) MS Project
6 5 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.66%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (1.57%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (0.92%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.66%) SAP FI-CA
3 5 (0.66%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.26%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.49%) Office 365
4 8 (1.05%) SaaS
5 7 (0.92%) IaaS
6 5 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.52%) HP Helion
7 4 (0.52%) PaaS
8 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.13%) GitHub
9 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 77 (10.10%) SAN
2 58 (7.61%) Firewall
3 44 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 41 (5.38%) WAN
5 37 (4.86%) DNS
6 36 (4.72%) DHCP
7 33 (4.33%) LAN
7 33 (4.33%) VPN
8 29 (3.81%) Network Security
8 29 (3.81%) VoIP
9 27 (3.54%) LDAP
10 24 (3.15%) SSL
11 21 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (1.97%) MPLS
12 15 (1.97%) Wireless
13 14 (1.84%) HTTP
14 13 (1.71%) NAS
14 13 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (1.57%) IPsec
16 11 (1.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.54%) Oracle Database
3 23 (3.02%) MySQL
4 16 (2.10%) DB2
4 16 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.71%) Big Data
7 12 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.18%) Data Mining
10 9 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 26 (3.41%) JUnit
2 26 (3.41%) Maven
3 22 (2.89%) Cucumber
4 20 (2.62%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.62%) JIRA
5 19 (2.49%) Selenium
6 14 (1.84%) SoapUI
6 14 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
7 13 (1.71%) Subversion
8 11 (1.44%) Mockito
9 9 (1.18%) Appium
9 9 (1.18%) Gradle
10 8 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.92%) JMeter
11 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 144 (18.90%) Finance
2 39 (5.12%) Banking
2 39 (5.12%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.23%) Legal
3 17 (2.23%) Manufacturing
3 17 (2.23%) Publishing
3 17 (2.23%) Retail
4 16 (2.10%) Front Office
5 15 (1.97%) Back Office
6 8 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.05%) Marketing
7 6 (0.79%) Advertising
8 5 (0.66%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.66%) Law
8 5 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.52%) Billing
9 4 (0.52%) Games
10 3 (0.39%) Automotive
10 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 163 (21.39%) Analyst
2 48 (6.30%) Administrator
3 38 (4.99%) Developer
3 38 (4.99%) Network Engineer
4 32 (4.20%) Architect
4 32 (4.20%) Support Engineer
5 30 (3.94%) Consultant
6 29 (3.81%) Support Analyst
7 28 (3.67%) Problem Manager
7 28 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (3.28%) Test Analyst
9 23 (3.02%) Business Analyst
10 21 (2.76%) Support Specialist
11 20 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (2.62%) Service Analyst
12 19 (2.49%) DBA
12 19 (2.49%) Senior Network Engineer
12 19 (2.49%) Service Manager
13 18 (2.36%) Applications Support
14 17 (2.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.56%) Middleware
2 37 (4.86%) Web Services
3 26 (3.41%) REST
4 24 (3.15%) SOAP
5 20 (2.62%) J2EE
6 19 (2.49%) XML
7 17 (2.23%) HTML
8 15 (1.97%) IBM Integration Bus
9 13 (1.71%) .NET
9 13 (1.71%) Spring
10 12 (1.57%) Node.js
11 10 (1.31%) HTML5
12 8 (1.05%) SPML
13 7 (0.92%) JSON
14 6 (0.79%) Guice
14 6 (0.79%) OAuth
15 5 (0.66%) SAP XI
16 4 (0.52%) LAMP
16 4 (0.52%) OpenID
16 4 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 51 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 26 (3.41%) Replication
6 24 (3.15%) Clustering
7 19 (2.49%) Blackberry
8 18 (2.36%) Mainframe
9 17 (2.23%) PKI
10 14 (1.84%) Statistics
11 11 (1.44%) User Experience
12 10 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.05%) AS400
14 8 (1.05%) BBC
14 8 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.05%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.05%) YubiKey
15 7 (0.92%) Fintech
15 7 (0.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 269 (35.30%) Windows
2 159 (20.87%) Unix
3 131 (17.19%) Windows Server
4 130 (17.06%) Linux
5 104 (13.65%) Solaris
6 86 (11.29%) AIX
7 54 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (5.12%) Windows 7
10 29 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (3.02%) HPUX
12 23 (3.02%) Windows 10
13 17 (2.23%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.97%) Android
14 15 (1.97%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.97%) OS/390
15 14 (1.84%) Windows XP
16 11 (1.44%) CentOS
17 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (37.01%) ITIL
2 206 (27.03%) Problem Management
3 174 (22.83%) Change Management
4 127 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 126 (16.54%) Incident Management
6 110 (14.44%) Release Management
7 92 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 76 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (8.92%) Project Management
10 67 (8.79%) Service Management
11 66 (8.66%) Configuration Management
12 52 (6.82%) Mentoring
13 51 (6.69%) Migration
14 50 (6.56%) Process Improvement
14 50 (6.56%) QMS
15 48 (6.30%) High Availability
16 42 (5.51%) Change Control
17 41 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 41 (5.38%) Performance Testing
17 41 (5.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 146 (19.16%) SQL
2 80 (10.50%) Java
3 60 (7.87%) Perl
4 55 (7.22%) PowerShell
5 35 (4.59%) C
6 31 (4.07%) Shell Script
7 30 (3.94%) Python
8 24 (3.15%) Bash Shell
9 22 (2.89%) C++
10 21 (2.76%) VB
11 19 (2.49%) JavaScript
11 19 (2.49%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.71%) VBA
14 11 (1.44%) Ruby
14 11 (1.44%) VBScript
15 9 (1.18%) PHP
16 8 (1.05%) Korn
17 7 (0.92%) Groovy
18 6 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 159 (20.87%) Security Cleared
2 126 (16.54%) SC Cleared
3 88 (11.55%) Degree
4 60 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (7.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 48 (6.30%) CCNP
7 33 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (4.20%) AAT
9 28 (3.67%) CCNA
10 25 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (3.02%) MCSE
12 16 (2.10%) DV Cleared
12 16 (2.10%) MCP
13 15 (1.97%) CISSP
14 13 (1.71%) MCDBA
15 10 (1.31%) CCIE
16 9 (1.18%) HNC
17 8 (1.05%) HND
17 8 (1.05%) JNCIA
17 8 (1.05%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (19.03%) SLA
2 56 (7.35%) QA
3 47 (6.17%) ISO 9001
4 34 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (1.97%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.52%) SDET
8 2 (0.26%) COBIT
8 2 (0.26%) COSO
8 2 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.26%) EMIR
8 2 (0.26%) GCP
8 2 (0.26%) MiFID
8 2 (0.26%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 124 (16.27%) Active Directory
2 77 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (4.59%) XenApp
4 30 (3.94%) XenDesktop
5 21 (2.76%) Firmware
6 18 (2.36%) vSphere
7 16 (2.10%) Hyper-V
7 16 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (1.31%) StorNext
11 6 (0.79%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.66%) NFS
12 5 (0.66%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.66%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.66%) Xsan
13 4 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.52%) Docker
13 4 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (6.17%) SCCM
2 38 (4.99%) Tivoli
3 28 (3.67%) SCOM
4 24 (3.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 22 (2.89%) NetBackup
6 17 (2.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 16 (2.10%) MOM
7 16 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 15 (1.97%) HP Data Protector
8 15 (1.97%) HP SiteScope
9 13 (1.71%) Nagios
10 12 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (1.44%) RSA Security Analytics
12 8 (1.05%) OpenView
12 8 (1.05%) Puppet
12 8 (1.05%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.92%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.92%) Casper Suite
13 7 (0.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 209 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 127 (16.67%) Oracle
3 110 (14.44%) HP
4 108 (14.17%) VMware
5 85 (11.15%) Cisco
6 65 (8.53%) Citrix
7 52 (6.82%) ServiceNow
8 48 (6.30%) CA
9 47 (6.17%) IBM
10 44 (5.77%) Symantec
11 29 (3.81%) BMC
11 29 (3.81%) SAP
12 27 (3.54%) Red Hat
13 26 (3.41%) F5
14 21 (2.76%) Intel Security
15 19 (2.49%) Apple
16 18 (2.36%) Juniper
16 18 (2.36%) Sun
17 16 (2.10%) Remedy
18 15 (1.97%) EMC
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £21.75 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £315.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago