The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 30 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 77 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.86% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.04% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 780 1256 1188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.74% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 706 673
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
1 8 (66.67%) XenApp
1 8 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (58.33%) SCOM
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Law
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) CA
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Law
3 2 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Application Discovery
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) XenApp
1 8 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) ProxySG
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 7 (58.33%) SCOM
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) CA
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Varonis