The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 101 88 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 15 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.00% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£398 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £194 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £447 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £16.17 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -24.81%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1832 1544 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.56% 70.47% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 794 625
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 118
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Birmingham -10 7 £375 - 1
Coventry +2 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Shropshire -17 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
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England

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (35.29%) Windows
1 12 (35.29%) QA
2 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) IBM
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
7 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
7 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management
7 4 (11.76%) Firewall
7 4 (11.76%) Subversion
7 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 4 (11.76%) VBA
7 4 (11.76%) .NET
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 4 (11.76%) C#

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.88%) LTE
3 2 (5.88%) DMVPN
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
3 2 (5.88%) 2G
3 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.88%) FTP
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) VoIP
3 2 (5.88%) WLAN
3 2 (5.88%) 3G
3 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) SMS
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) DB2
1 4 (11.76%) Data Mining
1 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.76%) ClearCase
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (11.76%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Incident Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Data Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Project Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Integrator
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) jQuery
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
5 1 (2.94%) WSDL
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) OSGi
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Statistics
3 2 (5.88%) DataPower
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) HPUX
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows NT
2 4 (11.76%) zOS
2 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
2 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) EAI
6 4 (11.76%) SOA
6 4 (11.76%) ETL
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Time Management
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) VBA
2 4 (11.76%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) IBM Certification
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Tableau
3 3 (8.82%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) BMC
4 2 (5.88%) McAfee
4 2 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe