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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Root Cause Analysis
UK
Rank 332 339 354
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 270 312 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 194 168
Median daily rate £420 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £17.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.15 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -28.15%

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
36193 41509 39855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.76% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23989 26924 25716
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1213 1044
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +4 234 £425 -5.55% 66
London -32 88 £431 -13.75% 27
South East -3 63 £500 +5.26% 15
West Midlands +14 34 £420 +20.03% 9
Hampshire +27 26 £600 +41.17% 2
Scotland +25 23 £350 -4.76% 7
Berkshire -11 19 £363 -14.70% 3
Yorkshire +4 16 £425 +41.66% 5
Coventry - 13 £458 - 2
North West +28 11 £400 - 4
West Yorkshire +8 11 £425 +41.66% 4
Milton Keynes +12 10 £350 -9.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £350 -9.67% 3
Fareham - 10 £613 -
Edinburgh +28 8 £388 -8.82% 3
South West +15 8 £475 +115.90% 1
Glasgow +8 8 £300 -19.19% 3
Leeds -3 8 £525 +75.00% 1
City of London -16 8 £425 -10.52% 10
Manchester +18 7 £413 -17.50% 4
Belfast - 7 £280 -
Northern Ireland - 7 £280 -
County Antrim - 7 £280 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £475 - 1
Reading +6 5 £463 +8.82% 2
North East -17 5 £408 +38.13% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 5 £408 +38.13% 2
Tyne and Wear -21 5 £408 +38.13% 2
Shropshire - 5 £423 - 1
South Wales +17 4 £350 +12.90%

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 183 (30.96%) Windows
2 172 (29.10%) ITIL
3 137 (23.18%) Finance
3 137 (23.18%) Security Cleared
4 123 (20.81%) Microsoft
5 119 (20.14%) Problem Management
6 116 (19.63%) Service Management
7 112 (18.95%) VMware
8 102 (17.26%) SC Cleared
9 99 (16.75%) Cisco
10 91 (15.40%) Linux
10 91 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
11 87 (14.72%) MS Excel
12 86 (14.55%) Active Directory
13 77 (13.03%) Change Management
14 73 (12.35%) SLA
15 70 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
16 69 (11.68%) Unix
16 69 (11.68%) Incident Management
17 64 (10.83%) Windows Server
18 62 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
19 60 (10.15%) Oracle
19 60 (10.15%) Firewall
20 57 (9.64%) Service Delivery
20 57 (9.64%) Release Management
20 57 (9.64%) Degree
21 55 (9.31%) Continuous Improvement
22 50 (8.46%) Management Information System
23 49 (8.29%) Process Improvement
23 49 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008

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 20 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.54%) IIS
2 15 (2.54%) WebLogic
3 14 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (2.03%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.69%) SAS
6 9 (1.52%) Apache
6 9 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.35%) MQSeries
7 8 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (1.35%) Tuxedo
7 8 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.85%) AquaLogic
9 5 (0.85%) CMS
9 5 (0.85%) Confluence
9 5 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 87 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.78%) MS Office
3 26 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (3.05%) MS Project
5 9 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.34%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (0.85%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.51%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.34%) assyst
5 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.34%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.41%) PaaS
2 31 (5.25%) IaaS
3 22 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (2.71%) Office 365
6 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.85%) GitHub
8 3 (0.51%) G Suite
9 2 (0.34%) SaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.15%) Firewall
2 41 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 38 (6.43%) DNS
4 36 (6.09%) WAN
5 30 (5.08%) LAN
6 26 (4.40%) Wireless
7 25 (4.23%) VPN
8 21 (3.55%) DHCP
9 20 (3.38%) SAN
10 19 (3.21%) VoIP
11 16 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (2.20%) SSL
13 10 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (1.69%) Internet
13 10 (1.69%) OSPF
13 10 (1.69%) VLAN
14 9 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (1.52%) Network Security
15 8 (1.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.52%) Redis
5 8 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.18%) SAP HANA
7 5 (0.85%) Big Data
7 5 (0.85%) MySQL
7 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.68%) QlikView
8 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.51%) BODI
9 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.51%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (3.72%) Selenium
2 21 (3.55%) Cucumber
3 14 (2.37%) JIRA
4 12 (2.03%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.02%) Appium
6 6 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.68%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.68%) MSI
8 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.51%) JUnit
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.34%) Ant
9 2 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.34%) Subversion
9 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.34%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.17%) Hudson
10 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
General
1 137 (23.18%) Finance
2 43 (7.28%) Banking
3 20 (3.38%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.05%) Retail
5 16 (2.71%) Legal
5 16 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.35%) Billing
8 7 (1.18%) Back Office
8 7 (1.18%) Law
8 7 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.02%) Front Office
10 5 (0.85%) Prime Brokerage
10 5 (0.85%) Publishing
11 4 (0.68%) Automotive
11 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Marketing
13 2 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 155 (26.23%) Analyst
2 47 (7.95%) Business Analyst
3 33 (5.58%) Consultant
3 33 (5.58%) Service Analyst
4 30 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
5 28 (4.74%) Developer
6 25 (4.23%) Network Engineer
6 25 (4.23%) Support Analyst
6 25 (4.23%) Support Engineer
7 19 (3.21%) Test Engineer
8 18 (3.05%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (3.05%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (3.05%) Architect
9 16 (2.71%) Security Analyst
10 15 (2.54%) Administrator
10 15 (2.54%) Service Desk Support
10 15 (2.54%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 14 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (2.37%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.89%) Middleware
2 18 (3.05%) Web Services
3 17 (2.88%) HTML
4 16 (2.71%) XML
5 13 (2.20%) .NET
5 13 (2.20%) HTML5
6 10 (1.69%) ELK Stack
7 9 (1.52%) J2EE
7 9 (1.52%) Software Packaging
8 8 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (1.35%) Node.js
9 7 (1.18%) REST
10 6 (1.02%) SOAP
11 5 (0.85%) RESTful
12 4 (0.68%) CSS
12 4 (0.68%) jQuery
12 4 (0.68%) Spring
13 3 (0.51%) JSP
13 3 (0.51%) XSL
13 3 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.21%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.54%) CMDB
6 14 (2.37%) Clustering
7 12 (2.03%) Cyber Attack
8 11 (1.86%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.52%) Equities
10 7 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.02%) Fintech
11 6 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.02%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.85%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.85%) Statistics
12 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 183 (30.96%) Windows
2 91 (15.40%) Linux
3 69 (11.68%) Unix
4 64 (10.83%) Windows Server
5 49 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (7.11%) Windows 7
7 40 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (4.74%) Solaris
10 26 (4.40%) Windows 10
11 23 (3.89%) AIX
12 19 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (2.20%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.86%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.69%) Android
16 8 (1.35%) OS/390
17 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.51%) HPUX
19 2 (0.34%) CentOS
19 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (29.10%) ITIL
2 119 (20.14%) Problem Management
3 116 (19.63%) Service Management
4 77 (13.03%) Change Management
5 70 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (11.68%) Incident Management
7 57 (9.64%) Release Management
7 57 (9.64%) Service Delivery
8 55 (9.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (8.29%) Process Improvement
10 43 (7.28%) Configuration Management
11 42 (7.11%) Project Management
12 39 (6.60%) Migration
13 38 (6.43%) Information Security
14 35 (5.92%) User Stories
15 32 (5.41%) Data Analysis
16 31 (5.25%) Business Analysis
17 28 (4.74%) Cybersecurity
17 28 (4.74%) Risk Management
17 28 (4.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.95%) SQL
2 41 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.92%) Java
4 28 (4.74%) C
5 27 (4.57%) Perl
6 26 (4.40%) Python
7 15 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.03%) ABAP
9 10 (1.69%) VBScript
10 9 (1.52%) C++
11 7 (1.18%) C#
11 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.02%) VB
13 5 (0.85%) Ruby
14 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.51%) VBA
16 2 (0.34%) Korn
16 2 (0.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 137 (23.18%) Security Cleared
2 102 (17.26%) SC Cleared
3 57 (9.64%) Degree
4 46 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (6.60%) CCNP
6 37 (6.26%) DV Cleared
7 22 (3.72%) CCIE
8 21 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (3.21%) CCNA
10 18 (3.05%) CISSP
11 13 (2.20%) SANS
12 12 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.35%) CCIP
13 8 (1.35%) HNC
13 8 (1.35%) SSCP
14 7 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.02%) MCSA
16 4 (0.68%) CEH
16 4 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.35%) SLA
2 23 (3.89%) QA
3 17 (2.88%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.18%) RMADS
6 6 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.85%) MiFID
7 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.34%) COBIT
9 2 (0.34%) COSO
9 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.34%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.34%) SDET
10 1 (0.17%) HL7
10 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.17%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 86 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 62 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.57%) XenApp
4 23 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (3.89%) XenDesktop
5 20 (3.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (3.05%) vSphere
7 12 (2.03%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.86%) Firmware
8 11 (1.86%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.02%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.85%) UAG
11 4 (0.68%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.51%) NFS
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.51%) Samba
12 3 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (6.43%) SCCM
2 12 (2.03%) Puppet
3 11 (1.86%) SCOM
4 10 (1.69%) QRadar
5 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.18%) Ansible
7 7 (1.18%) Kibana
7 7 (1.18%) logstash
7 7 (1.18%) OpenView
7 7 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.02%) RSA enVision
8 6 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.02%) WSUS
9 5 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.85%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.68%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.68%) CSIRT
10 4 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 123 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 112 (18.95%) VMware
3 99 (16.75%) Cisco
4 60 (10.15%) Oracle
5 45 (7.61%) Citrix
6 39 (6.60%) HP
7 31 (5.25%) SAP
8 25 (4.23%) IBM
9 22 (3.72%) LANDesk
10 19 (3.21%) Red Hat
11 17 (2.88%) F5
12 16 (2.71%) Remedy
13 15 (2.54%) CheckPoint
14 14 (2.37%) Apple
14 14 (2.37%) Splunk
14 14 (2.37%) Sun
14 14 (2.37%) Symantec
15 13 (2.20%) CA
15 13 (2.20%) Juniper
16 12 (2.03%) EMC
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £510 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago