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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 109 111
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 16 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.90% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 11
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £273 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1996 2209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.32% 80.32% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1032 1155
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Reading +15 5 £369 - 2
Slough +7 4 £375 +6.38%
Bracknell 0 1 - -
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
Root Cause Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 15 (55.56%) Service Management
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
6 5 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 5 (18.52%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
6 5 (18.52%) Legal
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (18.52%) SAS
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
7 4 (14.81%) Unix
7 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) Information Management
8 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (11.11%) Python

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 5 (18.52%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) 3G
2 1 (3.70%) BGP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) IOS XR
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
2 1 (3.70%) OSPF
2 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Legal
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Information Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Information Services Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Process Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
1 2 (7.41%) Memcached
1 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.70%) CMDB
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Service Management
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Data Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
5 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
5 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Information Governance
6 3 (11.11%) Information Management
6 3 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) CCIP
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.70%) SANS
5 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Corosync
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (7.41%) Pacemaker
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.70%) Nmap
2 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco
1 3 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) NetApp
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.70%) BMC
3 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Huawei
3 1 (3.70%) Intel
3 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) NetWitness
3 1 (3.70%) Qualys
3 1 (3.70%) Snow
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk