Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Root Cause Analysis
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 118 138
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 25 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.88% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.06% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 27
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £286 £300 £259
90th Percentile £530 £650 £600
South East median daily rate £413 £419 £413
% change year-on-year -1.49% +1.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £29.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.77% - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £29.75 -
% change year-on-year -39.50% - -

Root Cause Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,287 3,010 3,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.35% 82.40% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,662 1,402 2,114
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £251
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 127 123
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -11.43% -18.79%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £50.63 £43.90 £54.60
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -24.53% +20.45%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in Berkshire

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Berkshire

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in Berkshire

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Berkshire

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -15 8 £438 +19.37% 2
Newbury - 6 £300 -
Maidenhead -5 5 £375 - 3
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Root Cause Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (24.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (16.00%) MySQL
6 4 (16.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 4 (16.00%) JIRA
6 4 (16.00%) QA
6 4 (16.00%) Selenium
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) Security Testing

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (16.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Converged Networks
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) 4G
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) MGW
3 1 (4.00%) NFC
3 1 (4.00%) RS-232
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) SSH
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (12.00%) Power BI
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) DTS
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) GitLab
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (16.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
2 1 (4.00%) Military
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Commercial Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) ERP Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Memcached
3 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Product Management
3 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (12.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) Groovy
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) VB
6 3 (12.00%) VBA
7 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) LPIC
3 1 (4.00%) OCA
3 1 (4.00%) OCP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.00%) RHCA
3 1 (4.00%) RHCE
3 1 (4.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 26262
3 1 (4.00%) MISRA
3 1 (4.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Corosync
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.00%) Pacemaker
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (4.00%) SELinux
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Siemens
4 1 (4.00%) VMware