The table below looks at the statistics for Root Cause Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Root Cause Analysis
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 21 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.66% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.80% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 13
Median daily rate £438 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £564 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £369 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.49% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.16%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1906 2121 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.86% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1205 921
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 102
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Root Cause Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Root Cause Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Root Cause Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 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
Coventry - 6 £471 -
Shropshire +31 5 £423 +5.62% 7
Warwickshire -1 3 - -
Worcestershire - 3 £225 - 1
Staffordshire +2 1 £250 - 1
Birmingham -8 1 - - 1
Root Cause Analysis
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 15 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 14 (27.45%) Service Management
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
4 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 11 (21.57%) SLA
4 11 (21.57%) LANDesk
5 10 (19.61%) Information Security
5 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
6 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 9 (17.65%) User Stories
6 9 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (17.65%) Finance
6 9 (17.65%) Degree
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco
7 8 (15.69%) Business Continuity
7 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.69%) Service Design
8 7 (13.73%) Information Assurance
8 7 (13.73%) RMADS
8 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
8 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
8 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
9 6 (11.76%) Change Management
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) Android
9 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
9 6 (11.76%) Open Source
10 5 (9.80%) Office 365

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) assyst
1 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) Bluetooth
2 4 (7.84%) Skype
2 4 (7.84%) WAN
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.88%) OSPF
3 3 (5.88%) Wireless
4 2 (3.92%) ADSL2+
4 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.92%) Broadband
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.92%) HTTP
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) SNMP
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) VDSL2
4 2 (3.92%) xDSL
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Business Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Digital Business Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Security Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Operational Security Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Security Operations Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Network Support
7 3 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) CMDB
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Android
2 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 14 (27.45%) Service Management
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.61%) Information Security
5 9 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (17.65%) User Stories
6 8 (15.69%) Business Continuity
6 8 (15.69%) Service Design
7 7 (13.73%) Information Assurance
7 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
7 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
8 6 (11.76%) Change Management
8 6 (11.76%) Open Source
8 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
9 5 (9.80%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.84%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.88%) VB
1 3 (5.88%) VBScript
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) CCNP
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
2 7 (13.73%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) AirWatch
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) WSUS
3 2 (3.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (3.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.96%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.96%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.96%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) LANDesk
2 9 (17.65%) Cisco
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.80%) BMC
5 5 (9.80%) Fortinet
5 5 (9.80%) VMware
6 4 (7.84%) Aruba
6 4 (7.84%) Remedy
6 4 (7.84%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.88%) F5
7 3 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (5.88%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
8 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle
8 2 (3.92%) TOWER Software
9 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.96%) Lancope