Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 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.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 346 362
Rank change year-on-year -46 +16 +12
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 557 754 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.82% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 434 400
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £241 £225 £206
90th Percentile £575 £571 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 45
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +28.81% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.65 £16.70 £11.10
90th Percentile £32.95 £36.80 £44.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.63 £28.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.48% +47.37% -24.00%

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 80364 91722 90936
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.27% 83.45% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52749 60501 57614
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2042 2200 2581
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.71 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +2.27%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 27 July 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 16 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 509 £425 +13.33% 73
UK excluding London -40 312 £400 +25.00% 60
London -22 232 £444 +4.41% 18
South East +11 121 £413 -0.12% 12
Midlands +13 49 £426 +15.20% 10
North of England -65 48 £350 +25.00% 20
West Midlands +28 34 £475 +58.33% 10
South West -3 28 £361 +3.14% 3
North West +24 24 £316 -14.24% 8
East of England -2 23 £363 -23.68% 10
Scotland +37 22 £415 +10.67% 3
Wales +12 18 £409 +39.66% 2
East Midlands -1 14 £356 -3.72%
Yorkshire +28 12 £400 +34.45% 12
North East -43 12 £350 +25.00%
Northern Ireland - 3 £403 -

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 163 (29.26%) ITIL
2 111 (19.93%) Windows
2 111 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (19.03%) Finance
4 100 (17.95%) SQL
5 99 (17.77%) Microsoft
6 84 (15.08%) Oracle
7 73 (13.11%) Problem Management
8 72 (12.93%) Linux
9 71 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (12.03%) SLA
11 64 (11.49%) Cisco
12 63 (11.31%) Active Directory
13 62 (11.13%) Service Management
14 59 (10.59%) Security Cleared
15 58 (10.41%) Incident Management
16 54 (9.69%) Java
17 53 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
18 52 (9.34%) Degree
19 51 (9.16%) Unix
20 50 (8.98%) JavaScript
21 49 (8.80%) Banking
22 46 (8.26%) Management Information System
23 45 (8.08%) HP
24 43 (7.72%) SQL Server
25 42 (7.54%) VMware
26 40 (7.18%) Risk Management
26 40 (7.18%) Service Delivery
27 39 (7.00%) SAP
27 39 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring 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 17 (3.05%) Apache
2 16 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.33%) Confluence
3 13 (2.33%) IIS
3 13 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.80%) CMS
5 10 (1.80%) JBoss
5 10 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.62%) PowerExchange
7 8 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.26%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.90%) Drupal
11 4 (0.72%) iPlanet
11 4 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (6.64%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.26%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.08%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.36%) SAP SM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.18%) HFM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.51%) Office 365
4 8 (1.44%) GitHub
5 7 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (0.72%) SaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Cloudflare
7 2 (0.36%) G Suite
7 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.18%) Akamai
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Route 53
8 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.92%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.85%) VPN
3 25 (4.49%) Firewall
4 23 (4.13%) WAN
5 22 (3.95%) DNS
5 22 (3.95%) SAN
6 21 (3.77%) LAN
7 14 (2.51%) Wireless
8 12 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (2.15%) LDAP
9 11 (1.97%) BGP
10 10 (1.80%) Internet
11 9 (1.62%) HTTP
11 9 (1.62%) SSL
11 9 (1.62%) VoIP
12 8 (1.44%) DHCP
12 8 (1.44%) MPLS
12 8 (1.44%) OSPF
13 7 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (1.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.23%) Pentaho
4 17 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.15%) MySQL
7 12 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.97%) DB2
8 11 (1.97%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.80%) Redis
9 10 (1.80%) SAP HANA
9 10 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.62%) PowerCenter
11 8 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (5.03%) JIRA
2 22 (3.95%) Selenium
3 20 (3.59%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.41%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.26%) Introscope
8 7 (1.26%) LoadRunner
8 7 (1.26%) MSBuild
8 7 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.08%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.08%) NuGet
9 6 (1.08%) ReSharper
10 5 (0.90%) Maven
11 4 (0.72%) Artifactory
General
1 106 (19.03%) Finance
2 49 (8.80%) Banking
3 33 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.87%) Retail
6 10 (1.80%) Back Office
6 10 (1.80%) Marketing
7 9 (1.62%) Front Office
8 6 (1.08%) Billing
9 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.90%) Publishing
10 4 (0.72%) Law
10 4 (0.72%) Local Government
10 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Advertising
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
11 3 (0.54%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (23.52%) Analyst
2 66 (11.85%) Developer
3 38 (6.82%) Consultant
4 34 (6.10%) Service Analyst
5 33 (5.92%) Support Engineer
6 31 (5.57%) Business Analyst
7 26 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 19 (3.41%) Support Analyst
9 18 (3.23%) DBA
9 18 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
10 16 (2.87%) Architect
10 16 (2.87%) Network Engineer
11 14 (2.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (2.51%) Technical Support
11 14 (2.51%) Test Engineer
12 13 (2.33%) Data Engineer
12 13 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.33%) Operations Support Engineer
12 13 (2.33%) Service Manager
13 11 (1.97%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.82%) Web Services
2 34 (6.10%) HTML
3 29 (5.21%) CSS
4 26 (4.67%) HTML5
5 23 (4.13%) .NET
5 23 (4.13%) J2EE
6 20 (3.59%) XML
7 18 (3.23%) Middleware
8 17 (3.05%) REST
9 14 (2.51%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.15%) jQuery
11 11 (1.97%) SOAP
12 10 (1.80%) CSS3
13 9 (1.62%) Ajax
13 9 (1.62%) Apache Camel
14 8 (1.44%) Kafka
15 7 (1.26%) ASP.NET
15 7 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (1.26%) Flash
15 7 (1.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 111 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.39%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.85%) CMDB
5 25 (4.49%) User Experience
6 23 (4.13%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.87%) Clustering
8 13 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.15%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.15%) Replication
10 11 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.80%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.44%) Cyber Attack
12 8 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.26%) AS400
13 7 (1.26%) e-Health
14 6 (1.08%) EPoS
15 5 (0.90%) Equities
15 5 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 111 (19.93%) Windows
2 72 (12.93%) Linux
3 51 (9.16%) Unix
4 33 (5.92%) Windows Server
5 26 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (3.95%) Solaris
7 21 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 21 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.33%) Windows 10
10 11 (1.97%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.80%) Android
11 10 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.44%) HPUX
13 7 (1.26%) AIX
13 7 (1.26%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.08%) CentOS
15 5 (0.90%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (29.26%) ITIL
2 73 (13.11%) Problem Management
3 71 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (11.13%) Service Management
5 58 (10.41%) Incident Management
6 53 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 40 (7.18%) Risk Management
7 40 (7.18%) Service Delivery
8 39 (7.00%) Process Improvement
9 38 (6.82%) Change Management
10 36 (6.46%) Information Security
11 34 (6.10%) ETL
11 34 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
12 33 (5.92%) Migration
13 31 (5.57%) DevOps
13 31 (5.57%) Project Management
14 30 (5.39%) Data Analysis
14 30 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
14 30 (5.39%) Release Management
15 28 (5.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (17.95%) SQL
2 54 (9.69%) Java
3 50 (8.98%) JavaScript
4 34 (6.10%) PowerShell
5 23 (4.13%) Python
6 20 (3.59%) Perl
7 17 (3.05%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.15%) C#
10 11 (1.97%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.62%) C++
12 7 (1.26%) C
12 7 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.26%) VBA
12 7 (1.26%) X++
13 4 (0.72%) C-shell
13 4 (0.72%) Korn
13 4 (0.72%) RPG
13 4 (0.72%) RPG IV
13 4 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.34%) Degree
3 36 (6.46%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.51%) CISSP
6 14 (2.51%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.97%) CCNP
9 10 (1.80%) CCIE
10 9 (1.62%) ISEB
10 9 (1.62%) SANS
11 7 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.08%) HNC
12 6 (1.08%) MCSE
12 6 (1.08%) SSCP
12 6 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.90%) CCNA
13 5 (0.90%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (12.03%) SLA
2 21 (3.77%) Data Quality
3 20 (3.59%) QA
4 12 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.90%) PMO
7 4 (0.72%) MiFID
8 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.18%) COBIT
10 1 (0.18%) COREP
10 1 (0.18%) FINREP
10 1 (0.18%) GCP
10 1 (0.18%) GLP
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 63 (11.31%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.15%) vSphere
4 11 (1.97%) Docker
4 11 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.26%) XenApp
6 7 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.72%) Samba
9 3 (0.54%) KVM
9 3 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.36%) Corosync
10 2 (0.36%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.36%) OpenDJ
10 2 (0.36%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.05%) SCOM
2 16 (2.87%) SCCM
3 15 (2.69%) Ansible
4 14 (2.51%) OpenView
5 13 (2.33%) Puppet
6 10 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (1.80%) vCenter Server
7 9 (1.62%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.44%) Kibana
9 7 (1.26%) CA Wily
9 7 (1.26%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (1.08%) Marathon
10 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.08%) QRadar
10 6 (1.08%) Terraform
10 6 (1.08%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.90%) Nessus
11 5 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 99 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 84 (15.08%) Oracle
3 64 (11.49%) Cisco
4 45 (8.08%) HP
5 42 (7.54%) VMware
6 39 (7.00%) SAP
7 37 (6.64%) IBM
8 28 (5.03%) Citrix
9 23 (4.13%) Red Hat
10 18 (3.23%) BMC
10 18 (3.23%) ServiceNow
11 17 (3.05%) Apple
11 17 (3.05%) F5
12 16 (2.87%) LANDesk
13 13 (2.33%) Informatica
13 13 (2.33%) NetApp
13 13 (2.33%) Remedy
14 11 (1.97%) AppDynamics
14 11 (1.97%) CA
14 11 (1.97%) Symantec
Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
LA International
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Rate: £360.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago