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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 334 308 293
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 341 352 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.83% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 202 189
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 11
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.75 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £41.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +33.33%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -34 302 £400 -2.73% 102
London -18 117 £450 +9.42% 32
South East -11 92 £413 +10.00% 22
Berkshire +20 36 £413 - 8
City of London -4 27 £450 +20.00% 4
Scotland +8 24 £350 -11.61% 2
Hampshire -21 19 £338 +8.87% 5
West Midlands -7 17 £353 -2.76% 8
South West -8 17 £350 - 6
North West -20 16 £324 -24.63% 5
West Sussex -3 15 £413 +14.58% 1
Reading 0 13 £400 +6.66% 4
East Midlands 0 13 £313 -27.32% 9
Surrey -7 11 £425 -15.00% 2
North East -15 11 £286 +14.50% 3
Winchester -13 10 £338 -
Tyne and Wear -16 10 £286 +14.50% 3
Edinburgh -10 9 £398 +0.37% 1
Croydon -17 9 £500 +21.21%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £263 - 3
Bristol +3 8 £401 -8.28% 2
East of England -10 8 £376 -18.64% 7
Yorkshire -45 8 £288 -23.33% 9
Buckinghamshire -22 7 £438 +4.79% 2
Aberdeen - 7 £500 -
Glasgow +8 6 £240 - 1
Birmingham +7 6 £275 - 3
Northamptonshire +1 6 £300 - 1
Woking - 6 - -
Cardiff - 6 £369 -

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 210 (29.58%) Windows
2 188 (26.48%) Finance
3 181 (25.49%) SQL
4 167 (23.52%) ITIL
5 140 (19.72%) Linux
6 136 (19.15%) UNIX
7 135 (19.01%) Microsoft
8 122 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
9 115 (16.20%) Java
10 113 (15.92%) Problem Management
11 97 (13.66%) Oracle
12 96 (13.52%) MS Excel
13 91 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
14 89 (12.54%) VMware
15 87 (12.25%) Active Directory
16 78 (10.99%) Banking
17 73 (10.28%) Change Management
18 72 (10.14%) SLA
18 72 (10.14%) Web Services
19 71 (10.00%) Degree
20 70 (9.86%) Incident Management
20 70 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
21 68 (9.58%) SQL Server
22 65 (9.15%) Project Management
22 65 (9.15%) Service Management
23 64 (9.01%) TCP/IP
24 59 (8.31%) MS Office
25 57 (8.03%) PowerShell
26 56 (7.89%) Service Delivery
27 55 (7.75%) IBM

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (5.92%) IIS
2 36 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 32 (4.51%) WebLogic
3 32 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 30 (4.23%) Apache
5 19 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 19 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.54%) Jetty
7 15 (2.11%) Node.js
8 14 (1.97%) Lync
9 13 (1.83%) AquaLogic
9 13 (1.83%) SAS
10 12 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (1.41%) CMS
13 9 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (1.13%) JBoss
15 7 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 96 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 59 (8.31%) MS Office
3 26 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.68%) MS Project
6 10 (1.41%) AutoCAD
6 10 (1.41%) Siemens NX
7 5 (0.70%) CATIA
8 3 (0.42%) SPSS
9 2 (0.28%) Simulink
9 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.55%) SAP FI
1 11 (1.55%) SAP ERP
1 11 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 11 (1.55%) SAP FI-CA
1 11 (1.55%) SAP PSCD
2 10 (1.41%) Teamcenter
3 8 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.56%) SAP PLM
5 3 (0.42%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.42%) Agresso
6 2 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.28%) SAP EHS
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.14%) Eikon
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.97%) Office 365
3 10 (1.41%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.42%) SaaS
6 3 (0.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.01%) TCP/IP
2 46 (6.48%) Firewall
3 43 (6.06%) DNS
4 36 (5.07%) SAN
5 34 (4.79%) HTTP
6 32 (4.51%) DHCP
7 28 (3.94%) Internet
8 26 (3.66%) WAN
9 17 (2.39%) VPN
9 17 (2.39%) LDAP
9 17 (2.39%) VoIP
9 17 (2.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (2.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 16 (2.25%) LAN
10 16 (2.25%) MPLS
11 15 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (1.83%) VLAN
12 13 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (1.69%) OSPF
13 12 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.69%) DB2
10 11 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.41%) PowerCenter
11 10 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.27%) Big Data
12 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (5.21%) Maven
1 37 (5.21%) Jenkins
2 29 (4.08%) Ant
3 28 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.66%) Gradle
5 21 (2.96%) Cucumber
5 21 (2.96%) JUnit
5 21 (2.96%) JMeter
6 20 (2.82%) Subversion
7 16 (2.25%) Mockito
8 15 (2.11%) Hudson
9 13 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.41%) JIRA
11 8 (1.13%) Selenium
12 7 (0.99%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.70%) JConsole
14 4 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.42%) LoadRunner
15 3 (0.42%) Xcode
15 3 (0.42%) Appium
General
1 188 (26.48%) Finance
2 78 (10.99%) Banking
3 54 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.82%) Legal
4 20 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.11%) Retail
6 15 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.11%) Law
7 14 (1.97%) Front Office
8 13 (1.83%) Back Office
9 11 (1.55%) Automotive
10 10 (1.41%) Online Betting
11 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.99%) Billing
12 6 (0.85%) Electronics
13 5 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.70%) Marketing
14 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (26.62%) Analyst
2 56 (7.89%) Developer
3 49 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 44 (6.20%) Consultant
5 42 (5.92%) Data Analyst
6 39 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 30 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 29 (4.08%) Administrator
9 27 (3.80%) Architect
10 26 (3.66%) Network Engineer
11 25 (3.52%) Problem Manager
12 23 (3.24%) Wintel Engineer
13 21 (2.96%) Incident Manager
13 21 (2.96%) Service Manager
13 21 (2.96%) Java Developer
14 20 (2.82%) SAP Consultant
14 20 (2.82%) Applications Support
15 17 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (2.25%) DBA
17 15 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.14%) Web Services
2 44 (6.20%) Middleware
3 29 (4.08%) HTML
4 26 (3.66%) XML
4 26 (3.66%) Spring
5 25 (3.52%) REST
6 22 (3.10%) J2EE
6 22 (3.10%) CSS
7 18 (2.54%) Guice
8 17 (2.39%) .NET
9 16 (2.25%) JMS
10 15 (2.11%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.83%) SOAP
11 13 (1.83%) XSLT
12 11 (1.55%) JDBC
13 9 (1.27%) DHTML
13 9 (1.27%) JNDI
13 9 (1.27%) jQuery
13 9 (1.27%) Itk
14 8 (1.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 40 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.93%) Clustering
5 31 (4.37%) Replication
6 16 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.83%) Statistics
7 13 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 12 (1.69%) PKI
9 10 (1.41%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.27%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.27%) CMDB
10 9 (1.27%) Fat Client
11 7 (0.99%) NHS
11 7 (0.99%) Derivative
12 6 (0.85%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.70%) Equities
13 5 (0.70%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.70%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 210 (29.58%) Windows
2 140 (19.72%) Linux
3 136 (19.15%) UNIX
4 70 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (7.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (4.65%) AIX
9 27 (3.80%) Windows 7
10 26 (3.66%) Solaris
11 14 (1.97%) SUSE
12 8 (1.13%) CentOS
12 8 (1.13%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.99%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.70%) Android
15 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.70%) HPUX
16 4 (0.56%) OS/390
16 4 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (23.52%) ITIL
2 113 (15.92%) Problem Management
3 91 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (10.28%) Change Management
5 70 (9.86%) Incident Management
6 65 (9.15%) Project Management
6 65 (9.15%) Service Management
7 56 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 46 (6.48%) Data Modelling
9 42 (5.92%) TDD
10 41 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (5.49%) Validation
12 36 (5.07%) Migration
12 36 (5.07%) Unit Testing
12 36 (5.07%) SDLC
13 35 (4.93%) Mentoring
14 34 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (4.79%) Data Analysis
15 33 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (25.49%) SQL
2 115 (16.20%) Java
3 57 (8.03%) PowerShell
4 43 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 41 (5.77%) Perl
6 35 (4.93%) JavaScript
7 33 (4.65%) C
8 32 (4.51%) C++
9 31 (4.37%) Python
10 28 (3.94%) PL/SQL
10 28 (3.94%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.39%) VBScript
12 16 (2.25%) Ruby
13 15 (2.11%) Groovy
13 15 (2.11%) VB
14 12 (1.69%) C#
15 11 (1.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 10 (1.41%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.41%) VBA
17 9 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (10.00%) Degree
2 50 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 25 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.82%) CCNP
7 14 (1.97%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.83%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.83%) MCSE
8 13 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (1.69%) CCNA
10 10 (1.41%) ISEB
10 10 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.27%) MCTS
12 8 (1.13%) MCP
12 8 (1.13%) CCIE
13 7 (0.99%) CISSP
14 6 (0.85%) MCITP
15 5 (0.70%) MCSA
16 4 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.14%) SLA
2 47 (6.62%) QA
3 31 (4.37%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.42%) GxP
5 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.42%) COSO
5 3 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (12.25%) Active Directory
2 52 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.20%) vSphere
4 20 (2.82%) VMware ESX
4 20 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.25%) Docker
6 12 (1.69%) XenApp
7 6 (0.85%) Varnish
8 4 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.56%) Firmware
9 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.28%) Samba
10 2 (0.28%) KVM
10 2 (0.28%) GPFS
11 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (3.52%) SCCM
2 16 (2.25%) SCOM
3 9 (1.27%) Graphite
4 8 (1.13%) Puppet
4 8 (1.13%) OpenView
4 8 (1.13%) Control-M
5 7 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.85%) BladeLogic
6 6 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.70%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.56%) WSUS
8 4 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.42%) Plesk
9 3 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.42%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (0.42%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.42%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.42%) Nagios
9 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 135 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 97 (13.66%) Oracle
3 89 (12.54%) VMware
4 55 (7.75%) IBM
5 47 (6.62%) HP
5 47 (6.62%) Red Hat
6 45 (6.34%) Citrix
6 45 (6.34%) Cisco
6 45 (6.34%) SAP
7 31 (4.37%) Informatica
8 29 (4.08%) Remedy
9 23 (3.24%) F5
10 22 (3.10%) Dell
11 17 (2.39%) BMC
12 16 (2.25%) ServiceNow
13 15 (2.11%) SOASTA, Inc
13 15 (2.11%) NetApp
13 15 (2.11%) EMC
13 15 (2.11%) McAfee
14 14 (1.97%) Sun
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