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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 110 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 16 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.94% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £351 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £194 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £20.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+7.71% -8.79%
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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
1947 1765 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.64% 72.16% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 923 554
Average daily rate £375 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £497 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 104 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

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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
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 7 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry +5 4 £310 +82.35%
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Birmingham -8 2 £400 +14.12% 1
Shropshire -8 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £375 -
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Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 13 (32.50%) QA
2 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (27.50%) Incident Management
3 11 (27.50%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (17.50%) Analytics
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) IBM
7 6 (15.00%) VBA
7 6 (15.00%) Data Mining
7 6 (15.00%) ETL
7 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.00%) Apache Spark
7 6 (15.00%) Big Data
7 6 (15.00%) Apache Hive
7 6 (15.00%) Tableau
7 6 (15.00%) Data Architecture
7 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
8 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 5 (12.50%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 6 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Simulink
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (7.50%) DMVPN
2 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (7.50%) BIG-IP
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) WLAN
2 3 (7.50%) MPLS
3 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) 2G
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) LTE
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (15.00%) Big Data
1 6 (15.00%) Apache Hive
1 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.00%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.50%) Hudson
3 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Incident Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Project Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Integrator
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (12.50%) jQuery
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (10.00%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Spring Batch
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Statistics
2 2 (5.00%) DataPower
2 2 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) zOS
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Windows NT
3 4 (10.00%) HPUX
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (27.50%) Incident Management
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (17.50%) Analytics
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) ETL
5 6 (15.00%) Data Architecture
6 5 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) MVC
6 5 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) EAI
7 4 (10.00%) SOA
7 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) VBA
3 5 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) IBM Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) CCNP
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) IBM
2 6 (15.00%) Tableau
3 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) McAfee
5 3 (7.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
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