The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 86 77
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.35% 0.18% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.21% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £308 £538 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.79% +79.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.25 £22.35
% change year-on-year -11.34% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 471 932 860
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 82.78% 85.11% 85.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 634 542
Median daily rate £405 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 39
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Cheshire

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Cheshire

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Knutsford - 1 £308 -
Root Cause Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Pareto Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Pareto Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft