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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 312 319 369
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +50
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 380 367 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.82% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 206 141
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £220 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 16
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £24.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.11% -29.00%

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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
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 £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +19 361 £350 -6.66% 63
London +5 109 £425 -5.55% 26
North East +12 89 £280 +9.26% 3
Tyne and Wear +4 88 £280 +9.26% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 86 £280 +9.26% 1
South East -15 76 £445 +18.66% 10
Berkshire -17 21 £400 +26.98% 5
West Midlands -19 21 £295 -6.34% 9
City of London +33 18 £475 +18.75% 13
North West -13 18 £465 +69.09% 3
Hampshire -2 17 £600 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire +6 16 £344 -14.06% 4
South West -10 16 £300 -20.00% 4
Scotland -15 14 £270 -32.50% 4
Oxfordshire - 12 £450 - 1
Reading +3 11 £435 +38.09% 2
Basingstoke +1 11 £700 -
West Yorkshire +16 10 £425 +277.77% 3
Leeds +4 10 £425 +277.77% 1
Birmingham -4 9 £200 -27.27% 3
Edinburgh -8 9 £258 -35.62% 2
West Sussex -24 8 £381 -7.57% 1
East of England +7 7 £350 - 3
Surrey -13 7 £290 -46.04% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £425 +55.10%
Staines -3 6 £290 -
East Midlands -4 6 £463 +60.86% 1
Oxford - 6 £450 - 1
Cumbria +8 5 - -
Manchester -15 5 £290 +9.43% 2

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 228 (32.71%) Windows
2 225 (32.28%) ITIL
3 177 (25.39%) Microsoft
4 173 (24.82%) Problem Management
5 147 (21.09%) Change Management
6 146 (20.95%) Unix
7 134 (19.23%) Finance
8 132 (18.94%) Security Cleared
9 121 (17.36%) SLA
10 119 (17.07%) Linux
10 119 (17.07%) SQL
11 108 (15.49%) Incident Management
12 107 (15.35%) SC Cleared
12 107 (15.35%) Oracle
12 107 (15.35%) Active Directory
13 106 (15.21%) Windows Server
14 98 (14.06%) Service Delivery
15 94 (13.49%) Java
16 92 (13.20%) VMware
17 89 (12.77%) HP
18 87 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
19 83 (11.91%) Degree
20 81 (11.62%) Release Management
21 80 (11.48%) SQL Server
21 80 (11.48%) Solaris
22 79 (11.33%) MS Excel
23 77 (11.05%) Cisco
23 77 (11.05%) Continuous Improvement
24 70 (10.04%) AIX
25 69 (9.90%) 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 44 (6.31%) Tomcat
2 29 (4.16%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.59%) Apache
4 24 (3.44%) Jetty
4 24 (3.44%) WebLogic
5 20 (2.87%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (2.30%) IIS
8 16 (2.30%) Tuxedo
9 14 (2.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (1.72%) MQSeries
11 11 (1.58%) Oracle Application Server
12 10 (1.43%) Confluence
13 9 (1.29%) AquaLogic
13 9 (1.29%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.86%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 79 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.45%) MS Office
3 14 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.87%) MS Project
5 5 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.29%) OpenText MBPM
1 9 (1.29%) SAP ERP
2 7 (1.00%) SAP PSCD
3 6 (0.86%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.86%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.86%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.72%) Office 365
4 8 (1.15%) SaaS
5 5 (0.72%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.72%) IaaS
6 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.57%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.29%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 68 (9.76%) SAN
2 51 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 49 (7.03%) Firewall
4 38 (5.45%) DHCP
4 38 (5.45%) DNS
4 38 (5.45%) WAN
5 33 (4.73%) LAN
6 29 (4.16%) VoIP
7 28 (4.02%) HTTP
8 26 (3.73%) Network Security
9 25 (3.59%) VPN
10 22 (3.16%) Internet
11 20 (2.87%) LDAP
11 20 (2.87%) Wireless
12 16 (2.30%) SSL
13 15 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (1.87%) NAS
15 12 (1.72%) 3G
15 12 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.73%) NoSQL
3 24 (3.44%) MySQL
4 22 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.87%) Big Data
7 13 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.43%) DB2
10 10 (1.43%) MS Access
10 10 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.29%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (6.74%) Jenkins
2 38 (5.45%) JUnit
2 38 (5.45%) Maven
3 36 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.02%) Subversion
5 27 (3.87%) Mockito
6 24 (3.44%) Gradle
7 22 (3.16%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.30%) JIRA
9 10 (1.43%) JMeter
9 10 (1.43%) Selenium
9 10 (1.43%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.57%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.43%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.43%) MSI
12 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 134 (19.23%) Finance
2 39 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.16%) Banking
4 18 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.30%) Retail
6 15 (2.15%) Front Office
7 14 (2.01%) Back Office
8 13 (1.87%) Legal
8 13 (1.87%) Publishing
9 9 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.86%) Advertising
10 6 (0.86%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.86%) Marketing
11 5 (0.72%) Games
11 5 (0.72%) Law
12 4 (0.57%) Billing
13 3 (0.43%) Military
13 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 156 (22.38%) Analyst
2 59 (8.46%) Developer
3 39 (5.60%) Administrator
4 36 (5.16%) Java Developer
5 33 (4.73%) Consultant
5 33 (4.73%) Network Engineer
6 32 (4.59%) Support Analyst
6 32 (4.59%) Support Engineer
7 28 (4.02%) Business Analyst
8 26 (3.73%) Architect
9 21 (3.01%) Test Analyst
10 20 (2.87%) Applications Support
10 20 (2.87%) DBA
11 18 (2.58%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (2.44%) Incident Analyst
13 15 (2.15%) Applications Support Analyst
13 15 (2.15%) Senior Network Engineer
13 15 (2.15%) Service Analyst
13 15 (2.15%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.89%) Web Services
2 44 (6.31%) REST
3 37 (5.31%) Middleware
4 31 (4.45%) Spring
5 21 (3.01%) Guice
5 21 (3.01%) XML
6 20 (2.87%) SOAP
7 17 (2.44%) J2EE
8 13 (1.87%) .NET
9 12 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
10 10 (1.43%) Node.js
11 8 (1.15%) HTML
11 8 (1.15%) SPML
12 7 (1.00%) RESTful
13 6 (0.86%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.86%) JSON
13 6 (0.86%) SAP XI
14 5 (0.72%) Dropwizard
15 4 (0.57%) PostGIS
15 4 (0.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 36 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 28 (4.02%) Clustering
6 24 (3.44%) Replication
7 18 (2.58%) Blackberry
7 18 (2.58%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.87%) User Experience
9 12 (1.72%) PKI
10 11 (1.58%) Statistics
11 9 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.15%) BBC
12 8 (1.15%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.15%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.00%) AS400
13 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 228 (32.71%) Windows
2 146 (20.95%) Unix
3 119 (17.07%) Linux
4 106 (15.21%) Windows Server
5 80 (11.48%) Solaris
6 70 (10.04%) AIX
7 51 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (5.45%) Windows 7
10 31 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (3.16%) Windows 10
13 21 (3.01%) HPUX
14 17 (2.44%) Mac OS X
15 16 (2.30%) Windows XP
16 13 (1.87%) Android
16 13 (1.87%) Apple iOS
17 12 (1.72%) CentOS
17 12 (1.72%) OS/390
18 5 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (32.28%) ITIL
2 173 (24.82%) Problem Management
3 147 (21.09%) Change Management
4 108 (15.49%) Incident Management
5 98 (14.06%) Service Delivery
6 87 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (11.62%) Release Management
8 77 (11.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 56 (8.03%) Configuration Management
10 55 (7.89%) Project Management
11 54 (7.75%) Service Management
12 53 (7.60%) Scrum
13 50 (7.17%) Mentoring
14 48 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (6.46%) Software Engineering
16 44 (6.31%) Migration
17 43 (6.17%) High Availability
18 42 (6.03%) Process Improvement
19 39 (5.60%) Change Control
20 38 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 119 (17.07%) SQL
2 94 (13.49%) Java
3 49 (7.03%) Perl
4 47 (6.74%) PowerShell
5 34 (4.88%) Python
6 30 (4.30%) C
7 29 (4.16%) Shell Script
8 25 (3.59%) Bash Shell
9 20 (2.87%) C++
10 16 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.15%) VB
12 14 (2.01%) Groovy
12 14 (2.01%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.87%) Ruby
14 12 (1.72%) JavaScript
15 10 (1.43%) VBScript
16 9 (1.29%) Korn
17 8 (1.15%) C#
17 8 (1.15%) VBA
18 5 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 132 (18.94%) Security Cleared
2 107 (15.35%) SC Cleared
3 83 (11.91%) Degree
4 48 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (6.03%) CCNP
6 38 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 31 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (3.16%) AAT
9 20 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (2.87%) MCSE
10 16 (2.30%) CISSP
11 14 (2.01%) CCNA
11 14 (2.01%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.72%) MCDBA
13 10 (1.43%) MCP
14 9 (1.29%) HNC
15 8 (1.15%) CCA
15 8 (1.15%) CCIE
15 8 (1.15%) GCIA
15 8 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (17.36%) SLA
2 47 (6.74%) QA
3 33 (4.73%) ISO 9001
4 23 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.29%) COBIT
8 2 (0.29%) COSO
8 2 (0.29%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.29%) GCP
8 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.29%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.14%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 107 (15.35%) Active Directory
2 69 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.73%) XenApp
4 31 (4.45%) XenDesktop
5 20 (2.87%) vSphere
6 15 (2.15%) Firmware
6 15 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.01%) Hyper-V
7 14 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (1.58%) Docker
10 10 (1.43%) StorNext
11 8 (1.15%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.86%) NFS
12 6 (0.86%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.72%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.72%) Xsan
14 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (6.31%) SCCM
2 31 (4.45%) Tivoli
3 27 (3.87%) SCOM
4 22 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (2.73%) NetBackup
6 15 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 14 (2.01%) Nagios
8 13 (1.87%) HP Data Protector
8 13 (1.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
10 11 (1.58%) RSA Security Analytics
11 10 (1.43%) Backup Exec
11 10 (1.43%) MOM
12 9 (1.29%) HP SiteScope
13 8 (1.15%) Graphite
13 8 (1.15%) SCOrch
14 7 (1.00%) Data Guard
14 7 (1.00%) Puppet
15 6 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 177 (25.39%) Microsoft
2 107 (15.35%) Oracle
3 92 (13.20%) VMware
4 89 (12.77%) HP
5 77 (11.05%) Cisco
6 62 (8.90%) Citrix
7 47 (6.74%) IBM
8 42 (6.03%) Symantec
9 40 (5.74%) ServiceNow
10 33 (4.73%) CA
11 32 (4.59%) SAP
12 24 (3.44%) F5
12 24 (3.44%) Red Hat
13 23 (3.30%) BMC
14 21 (3.01%) Intel Security
15 16 (2.30%) Apple
16 14 (2.01%) CheckPoint
16 14 (2.01%) Sun
17 13 (1.87%) EMC
17 13 (1.87%) Juniper
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £296 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago