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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Root Cause Analysis
UK
Rank 346 341 343
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 266 322 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.76% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 207 170
Median daily rate £423 £432 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £16.80 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £32.45 £97.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 February 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
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 February 2017.

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 February 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 -8 240 £425 -5.55% 69
London -20 113 £425 -15.00% 25
South East +17 63 £475 +18.75% 8
Hampshire +16 20 £600 +50.00% 3
Berkshire +3 20 £369 +1.02%
West Midlands +12 19 £425 +54.54% 6
Milton Keynes +11 13 £350 -14.37%
Scotland +8 13 £308 -16.32% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 13 £350 -14.37%
North West +17 11 £400 +6.66% 5
City of London -14 11 £413 -13.15% 6
Fareham - 10 £613 -
South West -8 9 £475 +22.18% 3
Yorkshire +16 8 £400 +14.28% 8
Gloucestershire +3 7 £475 - 1
County Antrim - 7 £280 - 1
Belfast - 7 £280 -
Northern Ireland - 7 £280 - 1
Reading +17 6 £369 -7.81%
West Yorkshire +10 6 £400 +14.28% 5
Manchester +9 6 £413 +50.00% 4
Glasgow 0 6 £285 -22.44%
East of England -5 6 £325 -31.57% 5
West Sussex -11 6 £400 -
Coventry - 6 £471 -
East Midlands -1 5 - - 7
Cheshire +31 4 £324 -31.84%
South Wales +17 4 £350 +22.80% 3
Wales +8 4 £350 +22.80% 3
Leeds 0 4 £463 - 2

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 165 (29.68%) Windows
2 150 (26.98%) ITIL
3 135 (24.28%) Finance
4 124 (22.30%) Security Cleared
5 110 (19.78%) Microsoft
6 99 (17.81%) Service Management
7 98 (17.63%) VMware
7 98 (17.63%) Problem Management
8 94 (16.91%) SC Cleared
8 94 (16.91%) Linux
9 92 (16.55%) MS Excel
10 84 (15.11%) Cisco
10 84 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
11 78 (14.03%) Active Directory
12 76 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
13 74 (13.31%) Unix
14 68 (12.23%) Change Management
15 66 (11.87%) Oracle
16 65 (11.69%) SLA
16 65 (11.69%) Degree
17 62 (11.15%) Firewall
18 57 (10.25%) Incident Management
18 57 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 56 (10.07%) SQL
20 52 (9.35%) Process Improvement
21 51 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
21 51 (9.17%) MS Office
21 51 (9.17%) Banking
22 46 (8.27%) Information Security
23 45 (8.09%) Configuration 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 17 (3.06%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.88%) Tuxedo
3 15 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (2.52%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.62%) Apache
6 9 (1.62%) IIS
7 8 (1.44%) SAS
7 8 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.26%) Confluence
8 7 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.08%) CMS
9 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.08%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.54%) JBoss
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 92 (16.55%) MS Excel
2 51 (9.17%) MS Office
3 30 (5.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (3.42%) MS Project
5 12 (2.16%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.54%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.54%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (1.62%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.54%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.54%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.36%) assyst
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.04%) IaaS
1 28 (5.04%) PaaS
2 24 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (3.42%) Office 365
5 8 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.26%) GitHub
7 4 (0.72%) G Suite
8 3 (0.54%) SaaS
9 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) Force.com
10 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.15%) Firewall
2 44 (7.91%) TCP/IP
3 38 (6.83%) WAN
4 35 (6.29%) DNS
5 33 (5.94%) LAN
6 32 (5.76%) Wireless
7 29 (5.22%) VPN
8 22 (3.96%) SAN
9 19 (3.42%) VoIP
10 17 (3.06%) DHCP
10 17 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (2.34%) Internet
13 12 (2.16%) HTTP
13 12 (2.16%) OSPF
13 12 (2.16%) SSL
14 11 (1.98%) Skype
15 10 (1.80%) BGP
15 10 (1.80%) VLAN
16 9 (1.62%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.16%) Redis
4 10 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.62%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.44%) Big Data
7 7 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.26%) MySQL
7 7 (1.26%) SAP HANA
8 6 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.08%) QlikView
9 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.54%) BODI
11 3 (0.54%) KDB
11 3 (0.54%) Power BI
11 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 22 (3.96%) JIRA
1 22 (3.96%) Selenium
2 19 (3.42%) Cucumber
3 10 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.90%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.54%) Introscope
6 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.36%) Appium
7 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.36%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 135 (24.28%) Finance
2 51 (9.17%) Banking
3 24 (4.32%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.06%) Retail
5 14 (2.52%) Legal
5 14 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.62%) Back Office
7 9 (1.62%) Law
8 8 (1.44%) Billing
9 6 (1.08%) Front Office
10 4 (0.72%) Marketing
10 4 (0.72%) Prime Brokerage
10 4 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.54%) Automotive
11 3 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.54%) Military
12 2 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (27.16%) Analyst
2 42 (7.55%) Business Analyst
3 31 (5.58%) Service Analyst
4 30 (5.40%) Developer
5 29 (5.22%) Consultant
6 28 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (4.14%) Support Analyst
8 21 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (3.78%) Architect
9 20 (3.60%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (3.60%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (3.60%) Network Engineer
9 20 (3.60%) Test Engineer
10 17 (3.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 17 (3.06%) Security Analyst
10 17 (3.06%) Service Desk Support
10 17 (3.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 16 (2.88%) Support Engineer
12 15 (2.70%) Administrator
12 15 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.86%) Web Services
2 16 (2.88%) Middleware
2 16 (2.88%) XML
3 15 (2.70%) HTML
4 13 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (2.16%) .NET
6 10 (1.80%) HTML5
6 10 (1.80%) J2EE
6 10 (1.80%) REST
6 10 (1.80%) Software Packaging
7 8 (1.44%) RESTful
8 7 (1.26%) JSON
9 6 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
9 6 (1.08%) SOAP
10 5 (0.90%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.90%) CSS
10 5 (0.90%) XSLT
11 4 (0.72%) DHTML
11 4 (0.72%) jQuery
11 4 (0.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.24%) Blackberry
6 16 (2.88%) Cyber Attack
7 14 (2.52%) CMDB
8 10 (1.80%) Clustering
9 8 (1.44%) Equities
10 6 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.90%) Fintech
11 5 (0.90%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.72%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.72%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 165 (29.68%) Windows
2 94 (16.91%) Linux
3 74 (13.31%) Unix
4 40 (7.19%) Windows 7
5 39 (7.01%) Windows Server
6 37 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (4.50%) Windows 10
8 25 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (3.24%) Mac OS X
10 18 (3.24%) Solaris
11 14 (2.52%) Android
11 14 (2.52%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.34%) AIX
13 6 (1.08%) OS/390
14 5 (0.90%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.54%) CentOS
15 3 (0.54%) HPUX
15 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (26.98%) ITIL
2 99 (17.81%) Service Management
3 98 (17.63%) Problem Management
4 76 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (12.23%) Change Management
6 57 (10.25%) Incident Management
7 52 (9.35%) Process Improvement
8 51 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 46 (8.27%) Information Security
10 45 (8.09%) Configuration Management
11 42 (7.55%) Service Delivery
12 39 (7.01%) Release Management
13 36 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
13 36 (6.47%) Project Management
13 36 (6.47%) Risk Management
14 31 (5.58%) Scrum
14 31 (5.58%) User Stories
15 29 (5.22%) Waterfall
16 27 (4.86%) Migration
16 27 (4.86%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.07%) SQL
2 40 (7.19%) PowerShell
3 38 (6.83%) Python
4 35 (6.29%) Java
5 29 (5.22%) Perl
6 25 (4.50%) C
7 18 (3.24%) Shell Script
8 17 (3.06%) C++
9 16 (2.88%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.98%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.80%) ABAP
12 7 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.08%) C#
13 6 (1.08%) VB
14 5 (0.90%) Ruby
14 5 (0.90%) VBScript
15 3 (0.54%) Tcl
15 3 (0.54%) XPath
16 2 (0.36%) Korn
16 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 94 (16.91%) SC Cleared
3 65 (11.69%) Degree
4 40 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (6.29%) DV Cleared
6 32 (5.76%) CCNP
7 23 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (3.78%) CISSP
9 18 (3.24%) CCIE
9 18 (3.24%) SANS
10 16 (2.88%) CCNA
11 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (1.98%) SSCP
13 9 (1.62%) HNC
14 7 (1.26%) MCSA
15 6 (1.08%) GIAC
15 6 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.90%) CCSP
17 4 (0.72%) CCIP
17 4 (0.72%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (11.69%) SLA
2 24 (4.32%) QA
3 12 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.26%) RMADS
5 6 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.90%) MiFID
6 5 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.54%) COBIT
7 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.54%) PMO
8 2 (0.36%) COSO
8 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.36%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.18%) HL7
9 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 78 (14.03%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.96%) XenApp
4 20 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (3.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 19 (3.42%) XenDesktop
6 18 (3.24%) vSphere
7 13 (2.34%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.98%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.62%) Firmware
11 5 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.90%) NFS
11 5 (0.90%) UAG
11 5 (0.90%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.72%) Docker
12 4 (0.72%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.54%) Samba
13 3 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (6.12%) SCCM
2 14 (2.52%) SCOM
3 13 (2.34%) QRadar
4 12 (2.16%) Ansible
4 12 (2.16%) Control-M
4 12 (2.16%) Puppet
5 10 (1.80%) Kibana
5 10 (1.80%) logstash
5 10 (1.80%) RSA enVision
6 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (1.26%) WSUS
9 6 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (1.08%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.08%) OpenView
9 6 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.90%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.72%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 110 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 98 (17.63%) VMware
3 84 (15.11%) Cisco
4 66 (11.87%) Oracle
5 41 (7.37%) Citrix
6 33 (5.94%) HP
7 29 (5.22%) IBM
8 28 (5.04%) SAP
9 24 (4.32%) Red Hat
10 23 (4.14%) LANDesk
11 18 (3.24%) F5
12 17 (3.06%) Apple
12 17 (3.06%) CheckPoint
12 17 (3.06%) Splunk
12 17 (3.06%) Symantec
13 15 (2.70%) Juniper
13 15 (2.70%) Remedy
14 13 (2.34%) EMC
15 12 (2.16%) Sun
16 11 (1.98%) LogRhythm
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago