The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Root Cause Analysis
England / South West
Rank 122 145 132
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £475 £168 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.58% -48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £294 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -43.66%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2064 2418 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 82.19% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1707 1569
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £475 -
Wiltshire 0 1 £650 +465.21% 1
Somerset - 1 £325 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 South West region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) DV Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
3 13 (46.43%) Oracle
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Validation
4 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (39.29%) SDLC
4 11 (39.29%) Performance Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 10 (35.71%) System Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Selenium
5 10 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
5 10 (35.71%) DevOps
5 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
5 10 (35.71%) V-Model
5 10 (35.71%) Automation Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) C
5 10 (35.71%) Perl

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Integration Engineer
1 10 (35.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 10 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) BYOD
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (39.29%) Performance Testing
1 11 (39.29%) SDLC
1 11 (39.29%) Validation
2 10 (35.71%) Automation Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
2 10 (35.71%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
2 10 (35.71%) Scrum
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (35.71%) System Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (35.71%) V-Model
2 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C
1 10 (35.71%) Perl
1 10 (35.71%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (46.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Firmware
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Icinga
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Northgate
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat