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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 304 319 304
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 370 302 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.74% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 147 108
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £516 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -1.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £52.50 £28.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.93 £20.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.79%

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
42637 40757 35014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.91% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26600 25526 20864
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1237 1168 1069
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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 +12 331 £363 -3.97% 91
London +13 119 £394 -7.35% 33
South East +18 106 £378 +7.85% 17
East Midlands +15 24 £300 - 7
Berkshire -9 24 £300 +0.41% 3
City of London +1 23 £381 -4.80% 10
Hampshire -1 21 £400 -10.11% 3
Surrey +14 20 £329 -37.38% 2
Scotland +5 20 £325 -4.41% 6
West Sussex - 18 £413 - 3
East of England +16 17 £350 -6.66% 6
South West +9 16 £326 -18.50% 7
West Midlands -21 15 £363 -3.33% 5
North West -11 14 £313 - 8
Tyne and Wear -14 11 £300 +14.28% 2
North East -14 11 £300 +14.28% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 11 £300 +14.28% 2
Leicestershire +10 10 £290 -
Hertfordshire +13 9 £350 - 2
Reading +3 9 £300 -12.08%
Glasgow -4 9 £128 -62.35% 2
Northamptonshire -5 8 £481 -
Yorkshire -22 8 £400 +6.66% 5
Guildford +8 7 £100 -
Bristol +7 7 £375 -14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £288 -17.85% 2
Greenford - 7 - -
East Sussex - 7 £400 - 1
Edinburgh -1 6 £406 +49.08% 3
Croydon -4 6 £406 -26.13% 2

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 181 (26.93%) Finance
2 179 (26.64%) Windows
3 158 (23.51%) ITIL
4 157 (23.36%) SQL
5 129 (19.20%) Linux
6 116 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
7 100 (14.88%) Microsoft
8 95 (14.14%) Incident Management
9 93 (13.84%) Oracle
10 86 (12.80%) Problem Management
11 85 (12.65%) UNIX
12 84 (12.50%) Java
13 79 (11.76%) VMware
13 79 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
14 76 (11.31%) MS Excel
15 70 (10.42%) Project Management
16 69 (10.27%) SLA
16 69 (10.27%) Active Directory
17 68 (10.12%) Cisco
17 68 (10.12%) Firewall
18 67 (9.97%) QA
19 65 (9.67%) Change Management
20 62 (9.23%) HP
21 61 (9.08%) Security Cleared
22 60 (8.93%) Banking
23 59 (8.78%) Service Delivery
23 59 (8.78%) Telecoms
24 56 (8.33%) IBM
24 56 (8.33%) Degree
25 54 (8.04%) Shell Script

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 30 (4.46%) IIS
2 28 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.02%) WebSphere
4 25 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 23 (3.42%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.38%) SAS
8 14 (2.08%) Apache
9 13 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.19%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.19%) AquaLogic
13 7 (1.04%) Lync
13 7 (1.04%) Liferay
14 6 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.89%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 76 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 51 (7.59%) MS Office
3 21 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.83%) MS Project
5 15 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.45%) SPSS
7 2 (0.30%) Simulink
7 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.30%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 25 (3.72%) SAP FI
2 24 (3.57%) SAP ERP
3 22 (3.27%) SAP PSCD
4 20 (2.98%) SAP FI-CA
5 16 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.74%) Cerner Millennium
6 5 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.74%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.60%) Agresso
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.60%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.45%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.30%) assyst
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.64%) Office 365
3 10 (1.49%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.04%) PaaS
5 6 (0.89%) Heroku
5 6 (0.89%) Engine Yard
6 4 (0.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.30%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.12%) Firewall
2 49 (7.29%) SAN
3 46 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 45 (6.70%) DNS
5 36 (5.36%) WAN
6 34 (5.06%) VPN
7 28 (4.17%) VoIP
7 28 (4.17%) LAN
8 25 (3.72%) Internet
9 24 (3.57%) DHCP
10 22 (3.27%) HTTP
11 21 (3.13%) LDAP
12 18 (2.68%) Network Security
12 18 (2.68%) NAS
13 16 (2.38%) Wireless
13 16 (2.38%) VLAN
14 15 (2.23%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (2.23%) MPLS
15 14 (2.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 33 (4.91%) Oracle Database
4 22 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (3.27%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.23%) DB2
6 14 (2.08%) MySQL
6 14 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 12 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.19%) PowerCenter
10 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.04%) Big Data
11 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 28 (4.17%) Ant
4 21 (3.13%) JIRA
5 16 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 16 (2.38%) Subversion
6 14 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.08%) Maven
7 13 (1.93%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.49%) Hudson
8 10 (1.49%) Selenium
9 9 (1.34%) Gradle
10 8 (1.19%) LoadRunner
10 8 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.89%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.89%) NeoLoad
11 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.74%) JUnit
13 4 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 181 (26.93%) Finance
2 60 (8.93%) Banking
3 59 (8.78%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.98%) Financial Institution
5 19 (2.83%) Retail
6 17 (2.53%) Legal
6 17 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.64%) Marketing
8 10 (1.49%) Front Office
9 8 (1.19%) Games
9 8 (1.19%) Back Office
10 7 (1.04%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.89%) Law
12 5 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.60%) Automotive
13 4 (0.60%) Advertising
13 4 (0.60%) Publishing
13 4 (0.60%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (23.81%) Analyst
2 64 (9.52%) Consultant
3 49 (7.29%) Developer
4 36 (5.36%) Data Analyst
5 31 (4.61%) Network Engineer
5 31 (4.61%) Support Analyst
6 30 (4.46%) SAP Consultant
7 26 (3.87%) Administrator
8 25 (3.72%) Business Analyst
9 24 (3.57%) Architect
9 24 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 21 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (2.68%) Problem Manager
11 18 (2.68%) Incident Manager
12 17 (2.53%) Applications Support
13 15 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (2.23%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.08%) Technical Support
14 14 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
15 13 (1.93%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.14%) Web Services
2 36 (5.36%) Middleware
3 24 (3.57%) XML
4 23 (3.42%) HTML
5 21 (3.13%) CSS
6 17 (2.53%) J2EE
7 16 (2.38%) SOAP
7 16 (2.38%) jQuery
8 15 (2.23%) .NET
9 12 (1.79%) JMS
10 10 (1.49%) JDBC
11 9 (1.34%) JNDI
11 9 (1.34%) REST
12 8 (1.19%) SAP XI
12 8 (1.19%) HTML5
12 8 (1.19%) Spring
13 7 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (0.89%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.89%) RESTful
14 6 (0.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 116 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.14%) Clustering
3 29 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.32%) Replication
4 13 (1.93%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.79%) HACMP
5 12 (1.79%) Statistics
6 11 (1.64%) PKI
6 11 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.64%) Open Source
7 10 (1.49%) NHS
7 10 (1.49%) CMDB
8 9 (1.34%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.34%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.19%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.04%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.89%) Device Driver
11 6 (0.89%) EMC Centera
12 5 (0.74%) Online Games
12 5 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 179 (26.64%) Windows
2 129 (19.20%) Linux
3 85 (12.65%) UNIX
4 48 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (5.95%) AIX
7 37 (5.51%) Solaris
8 36 (5.36%) Windows 7
9 35 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (2.98%) HPUX
11 17 (2.53%) CentOS
12 13 (1.93%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.79%) Windows NT
14 11 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (1.34%) Android
15 9 (1.34%) SUSE
16 8 (1.19%) Windows 2000
16 8 (1.19%) NetWare
16 8 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (23.51%) ITIL
2 95 (14.14%) Incident Management
3 86 (12.80%) Problem Management
4 79 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (10.42%) Project Management
6 65 (9.67%) Change Management
7 59 (8.78%) Service Delivery
8 51 (7.59%) Service Management
9 50 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (7.14%) Migration
11 44 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (6.40%) Mentoring
12 43 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
13 41 (6.10%) Data Analysis
14 34 (5.06%) Workflow
15 33 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
15 33 (4.91%) ETL
16 32 (4.76%) ERP
16 32 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 157 (23.36%) SQL
2 84 (12.50%) Java
3 54 (8.04%) Shell Script
4 32 (4.76%) Perl
5 31 (4.61%) PL/SQL
6 30 (4.46%) PowerShell
7 29 (4.32%) Bash Shell
8 27 (4.02%) JavaScript
8 27 (4.02%) C
9 23 (3.42%) C++
10 20 (2.98%) VBScript
11 19 (2.83%) Python
12 16 (2.38%) Korn
13 15 (2.23%) VBA
13 15 (2.23%) C#
14 11 (1.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 7 (1.04%) VB
16 6 (0.89%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.89%) ABAP
16 6 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (9.08%) Security Cleared
2 56 (8.33%) Degree
3 49 (7.29%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (6.70%) SC Cleared
5 27 (4.02%) CCNA
6 26 (3.87%) CCNP
7 22 (3.27%) ISEB
8 18 (2.68%) CCIE
8 18 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.79%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.49%) CISSP
10 10 (1.49%) CCA
10 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.04%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.89%) MCSE
12 6 (0.89%) GCIA
12 6 (0.89%) GCIH
13 5 (0.74%) CCSE
13 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (10.27%) SLA
2 67 (9.97%) QA
3 28 (4.17%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.74%) COBIT
6 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.60%) COSO
6 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.45%) GxP
8 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.15%) GAMP
9 1 (0.15%) GCP
9 1 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 69 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.27%) vSphere
4 14 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 12 (1.79%) Docker
6 11 (1.64%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.34%) XenApp
7 9 (1.34%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.19%) Firmware
8 8 (1.19%) ProxySG
8 8 (1.19%) GPFS
9 7 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.04%) NFS
10 3 (0.45%) OCFS2
10 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.30%) Samba
11 2 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.30%) Varnish
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (2.38%) SCCM
1 16 (2.38%) SCOM
2 13 (1.93%) Nagios
3 12 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 12 (1.79%) Vagrant
4 11 (1.64%) Puppet
4 11 (1.64%) Control-M
4 11 (1.64%) OpenView
5 9 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.34%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.19%) HP NNM
7 7 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.04%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.89%) Cobbler
8 6 (0.89%) collectd
9 5 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.74%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.45%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 100 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 93 (13.84%) Oracle
3 79 (11.76%) VMware
4 68 (10.12%) Cisco
5 62 (9.23%) HP
6 56 (8.33%) IBM
7 52 (7.74%) SAP
8 45 (6.70%) Citrix
9 43 (6.40%) Red Hat
10 31 (4.61%) F5
11 25 (3.72%) EMC
11 25 (3.72%) Informatica
12 23 (3.42%) Remedy
13 17 (2.53%) Juniper
13 17 (2.53%) CheckPoint
14 16 (2.38%) Dell
15 15 (2.23%) Sun
15 15 (2.23%) NetApp
15 15 (2.23%) BMC
16 14 (2.08%) Veritas
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