The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 April 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 54 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.34% 1.19% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.47% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £475 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +137.50% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.25 £22.35
% change year-on-year -17.52% +8.50%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 476 611 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.27% 80.71% 76.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 399 423
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 15
Median hourly rate £15.81 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.82% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Birmingham

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) ABAP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP CAR
1 1 (25.00%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
1 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware