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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 305 283 346
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +63
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 346 334 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.85% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 187 96
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.22 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £39.50 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -5 323 £400 - 88
London +12 150 £400 -5.32% 28
South East +2 83 £369 +5.35% 25
Hampshire +14 34 £310 -10.79% 8
City of London +28 33 £363 -13.69% 7
Yorkshire +21 24 £375 +36.36% 8
West Midlands -4 23 £357 -4.93% 2
West Yorkshire +24 20 £375 +36.36% 6
East of England -23 20 £463 +48.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +4 18 £418 +19.28% 5
Leeds +22 17 £375 +12.78% 3
Surrey +7 15 £500 +42.85% 5
South West -30 15 £350 -15.15% 8
Milton Keynes +11 14 £400 +14.28% 3
Scotland -16 10 £396 -6.82% 2
Berkshire -20 10 £375 +29.31% 6
Havant +1 9 £310 -22.98% 2
Coventry -4 9 £175 -41.66% 1
Epsom +5 8 £335 -36.19%
Essex +4 8 £475 +75.92% 1
Dorset +6 7 £338 -
Fareham - 7 £244 -
Birmingham +6 6 £351 -6.53% 1
East Midlands 0 6 £430 +63.80% 2
Croydon - 6 £413 - 1
Reading +1 5 £375 +51.51%
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £425 +41.66% 3
North West -10 5 £430 +40.98% 2
Hertfordshire -12 5 £475 -
Wiltshire -13 5 £350 -12.50% 5

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 198 (31.68%) Windows
2 160 (25.60%) ITIL
3 124 (19.84%) SQL
4 116 (18.56%) Finance
5 110 (17.60%) Oracle
6 106 (16.96%) UNIX
6 106 (16.96%) Problem Management
7 96 (15.36%) Microsoft
8 92 (14.72%) Linux
9 77 (12.32%) VMware
10 76 (12.16%) Security Cleared
11 71 (11.36%) Active Directory
12 66 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 64 (10.24%) Incident Management
14 62 (9.92%) MS Excel
15 61 (9.76%) Banking
16 59 (9.44%) SLA
17 58 (9.28%) Service Management
18 57 (9.12%) Oracle Database
19 56 (8.96%) Cisco
20 55 (8.80%) SAN
21 54 (8.64%) HP
22 52 (8.32%) Service Delivery
23 51 (8.16%) Change Management
23 51 (8.16%) Java
24 50 (8.00%) SQL Server
24 50 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
25 49 (7.84%) Project Management
26 48 (7.68%) Telecoms
27 47 (7.52%) Red Hat

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (7.36%) MS Exchange
2 38 (6.08%) WebSphere
3 31 (4.96%) IIS
3 31 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 20 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (1.92%) Apache
6 12 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
10 6 (0.96%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.64%) CICS
11 4 (0.64%) Liferay
Applications
1 62 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.12%) MS Office
3 15 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.76%) SAP FI
4 10 (1.60%) SAP CO
4 10 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.96%) assyst
6 6 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.64%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.48%) ENOVIA
9 3 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.96%) SaaS
2 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (8.80%) SAN
2 39 (6.24%) TCP/IP
3 38 (6.08%) Firewall
4 30 (4.80%) DNS
5 28 (4.48%) WAN
6 25 (4.00%) LAN
7 19 (3.04%) VPN
8 18 (2.88%) VLAN
9 16 (2.56%) Internet
9 16 (2.56%) DHCP
10 15 (2.40%) LTE
10 15 (2.40%) LDAP
10 15 (2.40%) SSL
11 14 (2.24%) 3G
12 13 (2.08%) 2G
13 12 (1.92%) Kerberos
13 12 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (1.60%) Wireless
16 9 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.12%) Oracle Database
2 50 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (1.60%) SQLPlus
6 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.44%) MySQL
8 8 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.28%) SAP BW
8 8 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.96%) OLAP
10 6 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.56%) Selenium
3 9 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (1.28%) WebDriver
4 8 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.96%) JMeter
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.64%) Maven
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.48%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.48%) LLVM
7 3 (0.48%) FitNesse
7 3 (0.48%) JIRA
7 3 (0.48%) WebSpeed
7 3 (0.48%) JUnit
8 2 (0.32%) Subversion
8 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 116 (18.56%) Finance
2 61 (9.76%) Banking
3 48 (7.68%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.84%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.92%) Front Office
6 10 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.44%) Legal
7 9 (1.44%) Publishing
8 8 (1.28%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.96%) Retail
9 6 (0.96%) Back Office
10 5 (0.80%) Law
11 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.64%) Advertising
11 4 (0.64%) Automotive
11 4 (0.64%) Electronics
11 4 (0.64%) French Language
11 4 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 168 (26.88%) Analyst
2 45 (7.20%) Developer
2 45 (7.20%) Applications Support
3 43 (6.88%) Administrator
4 42 (6.72%) Support Analyst
5 41 (6.56%) Consultant
5 41 (6.56%) Business Analyst
6 30 (4.80%) Problem Manager
7 22 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (3.52%) Data Analyst
7 22 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 21 (3.36%) Incident Manager
8 21 (3.36%) Network Engineer
9 18 (2.88%) Service Manager
9 18 (2.88%) DBA
9 18 (2.88%) Support Engineer
10 15 (2.40%) Service Analyst
10 15 (2.40%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (2.24%) Tester
12 11 (1.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.56%) .NET
2 33 (5.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 33 (5.28%) Middleware
3 25 (4.00%) Web Services
3 25 (4.00%) XML
4 18 (2.88%) HTML
5 12 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.76%) jQuery
7 10 (1.60%) CSS
8 9 (1.44%) JSP
9 8 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.12%) HTML5
10 7 (1.12%) RESTful
10 7 (1.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 6 (0.96%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.96%) J2EE
11 6 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.80%) REST
12 5 (0.80%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.80%) Management Information System
2 25 (4.00%) Clustering
3 17 (2.72%) NHS
4 16 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 16 (2.56%) Statistics
4 16 (2.56%) Derivative
5 14 (2.24%) Equities
6 13 (2.08%) Replication
7 11 (1.76%) GIS
8 10 (1.60%) Credit Derivative
8 10 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 10 (1.60%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.28%) AS400
9 8 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.28%) HACMP
10 7 (1.12%) Open Source
10 7 (1.12%) Firmware
10 7 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 198 (31.68%) Windows
2 106 (16.96%) UNIX
3 92 (14.72%) Linux
4 66 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (4.64%) Solaris
8 23 (3.68%) AIX
9 20 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.72%) Windows 7
11 13 (2.08%) Windows XP
12 11 (1.76%) SUSE
13 9 (1.44%) Windows NT
14 7 (1.12%) VMS
15 6 (0.96%) HPUX
16 5 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.80%) CentOS
16 5 (0.80%) zOS
17 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (25.60%) ITIL
2 106 (16.96%) Problem Management
3 64 (10.24%) Incident Management
4 58 (9.28%) Service Management
5 52 (8.32%) Service Delivery
6 51 (8.16%) Change Management
7 49 (7.84%) Project Management
8 45 (7.20%) Migration
9 38 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (5.76%) Business Analysis
10 36 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (4.80%) Configuration Management
12 30 (4.80%) TDD
13 29 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (4.16%) ITSM
15 23 (3.68%) Test Strategy
15 23 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 124 (19.84%) SQL
2 51 (8.16%) Java
3 31 (4.96%) C#
4 26 (4.16%) JavaScript
5 25 (4.00%) C
6 23 (3.68%) PL/SQL
7 22 (3.52%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.40%) Perl
9 13 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.92%) VBScript
11 11 (1.76%) VB
12 10 (1.60%) Python
13 9 (1.44%) C++
14 8 (1.28%) ABAP
15 7 (1.12%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.12%) Scala
15 7 (1.12%) Korn
16 6 (0.96%) VBA
17 5 (0.80%) Ruby
18 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 41 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.92%) Degree
4 32 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (4.64%) CCNP
6 28 (4.48%) DV Cleared
7 23 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.56%) CCNA
9 14 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.44%) ISEB
11 8 (1.28%) MCSE
11 8 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.80%) CCA
12 5 (0.80%) CCVP
13 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.48%) VCP5
14 3 (0.48%) CISSP
14 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.48%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.44%) SLA
2 43 (6.88%) QA
3 7 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.96%) Basel III
5 4 (0.64%) BS15000
6 3 (0.48%) HL7
6 3 (0.48%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.32%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) EMIR
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 71 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.52%) vSphere
4 21 (3.36%) XenApp
5 17 (2.72%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.96%) NFS
7 6 (0.96%) RHEV
8 5 (0.80%) OCFS2
8 5 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.80%) SRDF
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.48%) KVM
10 3 (0.48%) XenServer
10 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (3.20%) Tivoli
1 20 (3.20%) SCCM
2 12 (1.92%) SCOM
3 10 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.12%) SAP Afaria
5 7 (1.12%) BladeLogic
5 7 (1.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 7 (1.12%) MOM
5 7 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.96%) OVSD
6 6 (0.96%) HP SIM
6 6 (0.96%) Ionix
7 5 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.80%) Control-M
7 5 (0.80%) Nagios
8 4 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
9 3 (0.48%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 110 (17.60%) Oracle
2 96 (15.36%) Microsoft
3 77 (12.32%) VMware
4 56 (8.96%) Cisco
5 54 (8.64%) HP
6 47 (7.52%) Red Hat
7 41 (6.56%) Citrix
8 38 (6.08%) IBM
9 37 (5.92%) SAP
10 30 (4.80%) EMC
10 30 (4.80%) NetApp
11 20 (3.20%) CA
12 18 (2.88%) Symantec
13 15 (2.40%) Dell
14 12 (1.92%) Juniper
14 12 (1.92%) BMC
15 11 (1.76%) F5
15 11 (1.76%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.76%) JBoss
16 10 (1.60%) Hitachi
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £54,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £525.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £630 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: market rate
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago