The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Root Cause Analysis
UK
Rank 354 348 328
Rank change year-on-year -6 -20  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 238 318 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.72% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 201 186
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 16
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £15.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £26.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46%  

Root Cause Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37338 44118 43065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 28919 26679
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 214 £413 -1.78% 60
London -20 98 £419 -8.96% 21
South East +20 58 £400 +6.31% 13
Berkshire +27 18 £375 +10.70%
Milton Keynes +14 18 £350 -9.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 18 £350 -9.67% 2
West Midlands +13 14 £470 +56.66% 6
Wales +14 11 £394 +38.15% 2
South West -2 11 £475 +21.79% 4
North West +19 10 £400 +33.33% 3
Hampshire +14 10 £538 +36.50% 4
City of London -11 10 £473 -0.52% 11
Scotland +7 9 £285 -24.00% 2
West Sussex +6 9 £406 - 1
South Wales +16 8 £388 +35.96% 2
Gloucestershire +5 8 £475 - 2
Cardiff +22 7 £388 +35.96%
Yorkshire +19 7 £400 +24.03% 9
Reading +25 6 £369 -
Manchester +11 6 £413 +43.47% 3
East of England -4 5 £350 -26.31% 1
East Midlands -7 5 £363 -2.02% 1
North East -10 5 £393 +30.83% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 5 £393 +45.37% 2
Tyne and Wear -13 5 £393 +30.83% 2
Coventry - 5 £471 - 2
Cheshire +31 4 £324 -31.84%
West Yorkshire +19 4 £400 +24.03% 6
Slough +7 4 £375 +6.38%
Warwickshire +2 4 - -

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 153 (29.14%) Windows
2 147 (28.00%) ITIL
3 133 (25.33%) Finance
4 112 (21.33%) Security Cleared
5 109 (20.76%) Microsoft
6 96 (18.29%) VMware
7 93 (17.71%) Service Management
8 92 (17.52%) Linux
9 91 (17.33%) MS Excel
10 86 (16.38%) Problem Management
11 83 (15.81%) SC Cleared
12 80 (15.24%) Active Directory
13 76 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
14 74 (14.10%) Cisco
15 66 (12.57%) Oracle
16 65 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (11.81%) SQL
18 59 (11.24%) SLA
18 59 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 58 (11.05%) Degree
20 56 (10.67%) Unix
21 54 (10.29%) Incident Management
22 51 (9.71%) Change Management
22 51 (9.71%) Firewall
23 47 (8.95%) MS Office
24 46 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
25 43 (8.19%) Citrix
26 42 (8.00%) SQL Server
26 42 (8.00%) Banking
26 42 (8.00%) PowerShell

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.05%) MS Exchange
1 16 (3.05%) Skype for Business
2 13 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (1.90%) IIS
3 10 (1.90%) Tuxedo
3 10 (1.90%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.71%) Apache
4 9 (1.71%) Confluence
4 9 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.52%) SAS
6 6 (1.14%) CMS
6 6 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.57%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 91 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 47 (8.95%) MS Office
3 30 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.24%) MS Project
5 9 (1.71%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.57%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.57%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.38%) assyst
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (4.57%) IaaS
1 24 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (4.57%) PaaS
2 22 (4.19%) Office 365
3 8 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.52%) GitHub
4 5 (0.95%) G Suite
5 3 (0.57%) SaaS
6 2 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) Force.com
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.71%) Firewall
2 35 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.90%) DNS
4 30 (5.71%) WAN
5 26 (4.95%) LAN
6 24 (4.57%) SAN
6 24 (4.57%) VPN
6 24 (4.57%) Wireless
7 14 (2.67%) VoIP
8 13 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (2.48%) DHCP
8 13 (2.48%) Skype
9 12 (2.29%) Internet
10 10 (1.90%) HTTP
10 10 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (1.90%) VLAN
11 9 (1.71%) LDAP
11 9 (1.71%) OSPF
12 8 (1.52%) SSL
13 7 (1.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.62%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.90%) Redis
6 9 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.52%) Big Data
7 8 (1.52%) BODI
7 8 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.52%) MySQL
8 7 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.33%) SAP HANA
9 6 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.14%) QlikView
9 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (5.14%) JIRA
2 17 (3.24%) Selenium
3 16 (3.05%) Cucumber
4 12 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.33%) Introscope
7 7 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.95%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.57%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.38%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.19%) MSI
11 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 133 (25.33%) Finance
2 42 (8.00%) Banking
3 18 (3.43%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.24%) Retail
5 14 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.10%) Legal
8 10 (1.90%) Front Office
9 9 (1.71%) Law
10 8 (1.52%) Back Office
10 8 (1.52%) Billing
11 3 (0.57%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.57%) Marketing
11 3 (0.57%) Military
11 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.38%) Electronics
12 2 (0.38%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 129 (24.57%) Analyst
2 37 (7.05%) Business Analyst
2 37 (7.05%) Developer
3 28 (5.33%) Consultant
4 26 (4.95%) Service Analyst
5 24 (4.57%) Architect
6 23 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (4.19%) Support Analyst
8 19 (3.62%) Network Engineer
9 18 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (3.24%) Administrator
10 17 (3.24%) Test Engineer
11 16 (3.05%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (3.05%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (2.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 14 (2.67%) Service Desk Support
12 14 (2.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 13 (2.48%) Applications Support
13 13 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.38%) Web Services
2 22 (4.19%) XML
3 20 (3.81%) HTML
4 16 (3.05%) HTML5
5 15 (2.86%) .NET
6 14 (2.67%) REST
7 13 (2.48%) CSS
8 11 (2.10%) jQuery
9 10 (1.90%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.90%) Software Packaging
10 9 (1.71%) JSON
10 9 (1.71%) SOAP
11 8 (1.52%) CSS3
11 8 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (1.52%) J2EE
12 7 (1.33%) Ajax
13 6 (1.14%) XSLT
14 5 (0.95%) RESTful
14 5 (0.95%) XHTML
15 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.57%) CMDB
5 17 (3.24%) Blackberry
6 16 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.10%) Cyber Attack
7 11 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.90%) Clustering
9 7 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.33%) e-Health
9 7 (1.33%) Equities
9 7 (1.33%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.95%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 153 (29.14%) Windows
2 92 (17.52%) Linux
3 56 (10.67%) Unix
4 42 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (7.24%) Windows 7
5 38 (7.24%) Windows Server
6 35 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (4.57%) Windows 10
10 16 (3.05%) Mac OS X
11 15 (2.86%) Android
11 15 (2.86%) Apple iOS
12 14 (2.67%) Solaris
13 7 (1.33%) HPUX
13 7 (1.33%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.95%) CentOS
15 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (28.00%) ITIL
2 93 (17.71%) Service Management
3 86 (16.38%) Problem Management
4 65 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (10.29%) Incident Management
6 51 (9.71%) Change Management
7 46 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (7.81%) Process Improvement
9 37 (7.05%) Information Security
9 37 (7.05%) Risk Management
10 36 (6.86%) Project Management
11 35 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 33 (6.29%) Release Management
13 31 (5.90%) Migration
14 30 (5.71%) Service Delivery
15 26 (4.95%) Change Control
15 26 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
16 25 (4.76%) Waterfall
17 24 (4.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 62 (11.81%) SQL
2 42 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.33%) Python
4 27 (5.14%) Java
5 22 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.19%) Perl
6 20 (3.81%) C
7 18 (3.43%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.67%) C++
9 12 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.71%) ABAP
11 8 (1.52%) C#
12 7 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.14%) VB
14 5 (0.95%) VBScript
15 4 (0.76%) Ruby
16 3 (0.57%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.57%) Tcl
16 3 (0.57%) XPath
17 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (21.33%) Security Cleared
2 83 (15.81%) SC Cleared
3 58 (11.05%) Degree
4 35 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (6.48%) DV Cleared
6 29 (5.52%) CCNP
7 23 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.67%) CCNA
9 13 (2.48%) CCIE
9 13 (2.48%) CISSP
10 12 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.10%) SANS
12 9 (1.71%) HNC
13 8 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.33%) MCSA
14 7 (1.33%) SSCP
15 4 (0.76%) CCSP
16 3 (0.57%) CCIP
16 3 (0.57%) CISA
16 3 (0.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.24%) SLA
2 24 (4.57%) QA
3 12 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.33%) RMADS
5 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.76%) PMO
8 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.57%) MiFID
9 1 (0.19%) COBIT
9 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) HL7
9 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
System Software
1 80 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 59 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.19%) XenApp
4 21 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (3.62%) XenDesktop
6 18 (3.43%) Virtual Desktop
7 17 (3.24%) vSphere
8 13 (2.48%) Hyper-V
9 11 (2.10%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.33%) Firmware
12 5 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.95%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.95%) NFS
12 5 (0.95%) UAG
12 5 (0.95%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.76%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.57%) Samba
15 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 36 (6.86%) SCCM
2 20 (3.81%) SCOM
3 12 (2.29%) Ansible
3 12 (2.29%) Control-M
3 12 (2.29%) Puppet
4 9 (1.71%) QRadar
5 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (1.33%) CA Wily
6 7 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (1.33%) WSUS
7 6 (1.14%) AirWatch
7 6 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (1.14%) OpenView
8 5 (0.95%) Kibana
8 5 (0.95%) logstash
8 5 (0.95%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 109 (20.76%) Microsoft
2 96 (18.29%) VMware
3 74 (14.10%) Cisco
4 66 (12.57%) Oracle
5 43 (8.19%) Citrix
6 33 (6.29%) HP
6 33 (6.29%) Red Hat
7 27 (5.14%) SAP
8 21 (4.00%) Remedy
9 20 (3.81%) LANDesk
10 18 (3.43%) CheckPoint
10 18 (3.43%) Symantec
11 17 (3.24%) F5
11 17 (3.24%) IBM
12 16 (3.05%) Apple
13 14 (2.67%) CA
13 14 (2.67%) EMC
14 12 (2.29%) Juniper
14 12 (2.29%) ServiceNow
14 12 (2.29%) Splunk
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Edward Carter Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago