The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Root Cause Analysis
England / North West
Rank 122 145 138
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 11 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £253 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2157 3106 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.11% 82.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1866 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 142 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Root Cause Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Manchester +8 6 £413 +50.00% 5
Cheshire +32 4 £324 -31.84%
Root Cause Analysis
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 across the North West region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 18 (51.43%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) Firewall
3 15 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (40.00%) SANS
4 14 (40.00%) CISSP
5 13 (37.14%) VoIP
5 13 (37.14%) WAN
5 13 (37.14%) Security Monitoring
6 12 (34.29%) Case Management
6 12 (34.29%) Splunk
6 12 (34.29%) LAN
7 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
7 11 (31.43%) Windows
7 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
7 11 (31.43%) Python
7 11 (31.43%) Patch Management
7 11 (31.43%) Security Operations
7 11 (31.43%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (31.43%) QRadar
8 10 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 10 (28.57%) Process Improvement
8 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (28.57%) VPN
8 10 (28.57%) Linux
8 10 (28.57%) Unix
8 10 (28.57%) Apple
8 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (2.86%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) VoIP
2 13 (37.14%) WAN
3 12 (34.29%) LAN
4 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
5 10 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (28.57%) VPN
6 9 (25.71%) Wireless
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) DNS
8 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) IPsec
8 1 (2.86%) LLU
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (2.86%) PBX
8 1 (2.86%) PSTN
8 1 (2.86%) SAN
8 1 (2.86%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Redis
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) eCATT
1 1 (2.86%) LSMW
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Handler
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (20.00%) RESTful
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Information Security
2 15 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (37.14%) Security Monitoring
4 12 (34.29%) Case Management
5 11 (31.43%) Patch Management
5 11 (31.43%) Security Operations
6 10 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (25.71%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (25.71%) Open Source
7 9 (25.71%) SIEM
8 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (14.29%) Analytics
10 3 (8.57%) Computer Security
10 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
11 2 (5.71%) Change Management
11 2 (5.71%) ETL
11 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) ABAP
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) CISSP
1 14 (40.00%) SANS
2 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) SSCP
4 4 (11.43%) CEH
4 4 (11.43%) GCFA
4 4 (11.43%) GIAC
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PMO
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) QRadar
2 9 (25.71%) Kibana
2 9 (25.71%) logstash
2 9 (25.71%) RSA enVision
3 2 (5.71%) CSIRT
3 2 (5.71%) Nessus
3 2 (5.71%) Nexpose
3 2 (5.71%) Nmap
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Splunk
2 10 (28.57%) Apple
3 8 (22.86%) IBM
3 8 (22.86%) LogRhythm
4 3 (8.57%) ArcSight
4 3 (8.57%) Intel
4 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
4 3 (8.57%) NetWitness
5 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Qualys
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Ariba
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Concur
6 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Snow
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) VMware