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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 135 158 127
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 15 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
-6.53% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.71 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.33 £37.09 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-7.44% +24.67%
Root Cause Analysis
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2904 3669 2419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.00% 81.99% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 2304 1386
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 141 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.46 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 8 £400 +6.66% 3
Merseyside - 7 £400 -
Lancashire +20 1 £175 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 8 (24.24%) CISSP
4 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (24.24%) SANS
5 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
5 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Python
6 6 (18.18%) LAN
6 6 (18.18%) WAN
6 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 6 (18.18%) RESTful
6 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
6 6 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (15.15%) logstash
7 5 (15.15%) Kibana
7 5 (15.15%) Splunk
7 5 (15.15%) SIEM
7 5 (15.15%) Redis
7 5 (15.15%) Case Management
7 5 (15.15%) ELK Stack
7 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (15.15%) Change Management

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 3 (9.09%) Jetty
1 3 (9.09%) Mule
1 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
1 6 (18.18%) WAN
2 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) VoIP
2 5 (15.15%) Wireless
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) FCoE
4 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Skype
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Redis
2 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) QlikView
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Gradle
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.09%) JMeter
1 3 (9.09%) JUnit
1 3 (9.09%) Maven
1 3 (9.09%) Mockito
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Security Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Backup Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Handler
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Cutover Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.06%) HR Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) RESTful
2 5 (15.15%) ELK Stack
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 8 (24.24%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (12.12%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.06%) User Experience
6 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
6 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
6 6 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 5 (15.15%) Case Management
7 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
7 5 (15.15%) SIEM
8 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
9 3 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) CISSP
1 8 (24.24%) SANS
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) CEH
2 4 (12.12%) GCFA
2 4 (12.12%) GIAC
2 4 (12.12%) SSCP
3 2 (6.06%) CISMP
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Kibana
1 5 (15.15%) logstash
2 4 (12.12%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (12.12%) QRadar
2 4 (12.12%) RSA enVision
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Splunk
2 4 (12.12%) Apple
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Siebel
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) BT
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.06%) Lumension
4 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.06%) Trustwave
5 1 (3.03%) AppSense
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint