Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 135 150
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 -52
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 32 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.89% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 6
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +17.24% -19.44%
10th Percentile £226 £306 £253
90th Percentile £585 £496 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year - -8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -34.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £18.50 £21.88 £35.50
90th Percentile £19.50 £25.63 £36.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £18.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year -7.28% +14.39% -55.51%

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 3,704 3,474 3,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.46% 84.61% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,819 1,870
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 108 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -7 11 £475 +20.25% 3
Maidenhead +9 6 £313 -
Bracknell -8 6 £419 -1.47%
Slough - 3 £250 - 1
Wokingham -12 1 £425 +54.55%
Root Cause Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) Problem Management
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 8 (25.00%) SLA
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Data Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) User Experience
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
6 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) Unix
7 5 (15.63%) Retail
8 4 (12.50%) Billing
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (12.50%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 4 (12.50%) LAN
8 4 (12.50%) WAN
8 4 (12.50%) CCNP
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) Primavera
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) LAN
1 4 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) BGP
2 3 (9.38%) DWDM
2 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) MPLS
2 3 (9.38%) OSPF
2 3 (9.38%) RIP
2 3 (9.38%) SDH
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) VPLS
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) MVNO
4 1 (3.13%) NFC
4 1 (3.13%) RFID
4 1 (3.13%) RS-232
4 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) AnthillPro
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 4 (12.50%) Billing
5 2 (6.25%) Electronics
6 1 (3.13%) Automotive
6 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Problem Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Problem Management
2 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
2 7 (21.88%) Data Analysis
2 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) Fault Management
5 3 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
5 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) Release Management
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Statistics
6 2 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.38%) CCIP
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIS
5 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 26262
2 1 (3.13%) MISRA
2 1 (3.13%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) NFS
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Juniper
4 3 (9.38%) Nortel
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Tekelec
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) BMC
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) Sandvine
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow