Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 111 99
Rank change year-on-year +29 -12 0
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.64% 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.25% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Cheshire median daily rate £275 £538 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.84% +79.17% -
10th Percentile £125 £474 £226
90th Percentile £305 £611 £322
North West median daily rate £316 £369 £300
% change year-on-year -14.24% +22.92% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £26.00 £35.36
% change year-on-year - -26.46% +96.42%

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 1040 1598 1636
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.74% 85.23% 85.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 1093 999
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £281
90th Percentile £525 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 40 70
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.01% +1.43% -36.36%
10th Percentile £12.13 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £44.35 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.32% +3.64% +25.00%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Chester +20 2 £275 -42.11% 1
Runcorn - 2 £150 -
Warrington +34 1 £275 -54.17%
Knutsford - 1 £308 -
Root Cause Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) HACMP
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) PowerHA
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (12.50%) Pareto Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DMZ
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) HACMP
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Pareto Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) PowerHA
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware