The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Root Cause Analysis
Rank 186 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 76 99 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 1.05% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.32% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 25
Median daily rate £445 £375 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £195 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £538 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.11% -29.00%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7099 7500 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.51% 79.47% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4345 4345 3834
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 £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 251 261
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.82 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire -17 21 £400 +26.98% 5
Hampshire -2 17 £600 +60.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 12 £450 - 1
West Sussex -24 8 £381 -7.57% 1
Surrey -13 7 £290 -46.04% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £425 +55.10%
East Sussex +11 4 £500 +21.21%
Root Cause Analysis
England

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 37 (29.37%) Finance
1 37 (29.37%) Continuous Improvement
2 30 (23.81%) Change Management
3 29 (23.02%) ITIL
3 29 (23.02%) Windows
4 28 (22.22%) SQL
5 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 23 (18.25%) Telecoms
7 22 (17.46%) Project Management
7 22 (17.46%) QA
8 21 (16.67%) VMware
9 20 (15.87%) SOAP
9 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
10 19 (15.08%) Degree
11 17 (13.49%) Linux
11 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
11 17 (13.49%) Cisco
12 16 (12.70%) Java
12 16 (12.70%) Process Improvement
12 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
13 15 (11.90%) Active Directory
13 15 (11.90%) Service Delivery
13 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (10.32%) SIEM
15 13 (10.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (10.32%) ERP

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (7.94%) Confluence
1 10 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.14%) IIS
3 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.79%) CICS
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.56%) MS Office
4 5 (3.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) SAP ERP
2 7 (5.56%) SAP PSCD
3 6 (4.76%) SAP CO
3 6 (4.76%) SAP FI
3 6 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (4.76%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.79%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.97%) IaaS
3 5 (3.97%) Office 365
4 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.38%) SaaS
5 2 (1.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) 3G
2 10 (7.94%) 4G
2 10 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (7.14%) DNS
3 9 (7.14%) LDAP
4 8 (6.35%) DHCP
4 8 (6.35%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (6.35%) INAP
4 8 (6.35%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (5.56%) LTE
5 7 (5.56%) MGW
6 5 (3.97%) Firewall
6 5 (3.97%) SAN
6 5 (3.97%) SSL
6 5 (3.97%) Wireless
7 4 (3.17%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.17%) Internet
7 4 (3.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) MS Access
3 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.38%) EDRMS
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.59%) Big Data
5 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.73%) JIRA
3 10 (7.94%) JUnit
3 10 (7.94%) Maven
3 10 (7.94%) SoapUI
3 10 (7.94%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.59%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) MSI
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 37 (29.37%) Finance
2 23 (18.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.14%) Back Office
4 8 (6.35%) Front Office
5 6 (4.76%) General Ledger
5 6 (4.76%) Publishing
6 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.17%) Banking
8 3 (2.38%) Legal
8 3 (2.38%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.59%) Advertising
9 2 (1.59%) Billing
10 1 (0.79%) Automotive
10 1 (0.79%) Electronics
10 1 (0.79%) German Language
10 1 (0.79%) Marketing
10 1 (0.79%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (38.89%) Analyst
2 13 (10.32%) Consultant
2 13 (10.32%) Incident Analyst
3 11 (8.73%) Test Analyst
4 9 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 9 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
5 6 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) Applications Support
6 5 (3.97%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) Problem Manager
6 5 (3.97%) Senior Server Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) Server Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Support Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) Test Leader
6 5 (3.97%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.87%) SOAP
2 10 (7.94%) Web Services
3 8 (6.35%) SPML
4 6 (4.76%) SAP XI
5 5 (3.97%) XML
6 3 (2.38%) .NET
6 3 (2.38%) HTML
6 3 (2.38%) REST
7 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.59%) CSS
7 2 (1.59%) HTML5
7 2 (1.59%) jQuery
7 2 (1.59%) Middleware
7 2 (1.59%) Node.js
7 2 (1.59%) PostGIS
7 2 (1.59%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (0.79%) OAuth
8 1 (0.79%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.35%) Clustering
3 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.97%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.97%) PKI
5 4 (3.17%) HACMP
6 3 (2.38%) Replication
7 2 (1.59%) CMDB
7 2 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.59%) e-Health
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.59%) Fintech
7 2 (1.59%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.02%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.49%) Linux
4 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.94%) Unix
6 9 (7.14%) Solaris
6 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.35%) AIX
8 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.17%) HPUX
10 4 (3.17%) NetWare
11 2 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.59%) zOS
12 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.37%) Continuous Improvement
2 30 (23.81%) Change Management
3 29 (23.02%) ITIL
4 22 (17.46%) Project Management
5 16 (12.70%) Mentoring
5 16 (12.70%) Process Improvement
6 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.32%) ERP
7 13 (10.32%) Security Operations
7 13 (10.32%) SIEM
7 13 (10.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 12 (9.52%) Test Management
8 12 (9.52%) Test Planning
8 12 (9.52%) Time Management
9 11 (8.73%) Performance Testing
9 11 (8.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) SQL
2 16 (12.70%) Java
3 5 (3.97%) C
3 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.17%) C++
4 4 (3.17%) Korn
4 4 (3.17%) Perl
4 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.38%) C#
5 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 11 (8.73%) SC Cleared
2 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) CCA
3 8 (6.35%) CISSP
3 8 (6.35%) HNC
3 8 (6.35%) HND
4 7 (5.56%) CCNP
4 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.97%) GCIA
5 5 (3.97%) GCIH
6 4 (3.17%) MCP
6 4 (3.17%) MCSE
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.38%) MCSA
7 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.59%) VCP5
8 2 (1.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.46%) QA
2 13 (10.32%) SLA
3 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.59%) COBIT
4 2 (1.59%) COSO
4 2 (1.59%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) vSphere
3 5 (3.97%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.17%) GPFS
4 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.17%) XenApp
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.59%) XenServer
7 1 (0.79%) NFS
7 1 (0.79%) RACF
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (3.17%) SCCM
3 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.59%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.59%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (1.59%) SCOM
4 2 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.59%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.79%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.79%) Simpana
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.67%) VMware
3 17 (13.49%) Cisco
4 12 (9.52%) Intel Security
5 11 (8.73%) SAP
6 10 (7.94%) Nokia
6 10 (7.94%) Talend
7 9 (7.14%) HP
8 8 (6.35%) IBM
9 6 (4.76%) NetWitness
9 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.76%) Veritas
9 6 (4.76%) webMethods
10 5 (3.97%) Oracle
11 4 (3.17%) Citrix
11 4 (3.17%) NetApp
11 4 (3.17%) Remedy
11 4 (3.17%) Sybase
12 3 (2.38%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.38%) Meridio