Period
to 11 July 2020

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 6 months to 11 July 2020 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
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 98 127
Rank change year-on-year +29 +29 -14
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 12 16 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.68% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.78% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Median daily rate £458 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.38% +1.27% -34.17%
10th Percentile £266 £363 £339
90th Percentile £569 £560 £495
Scotland median daily rate £386 £325 £395
% change year-on-year +18.85% -17.72% -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.00 - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 931 2,039 2,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.65% 86.14% 88.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 1,064 1,562
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £294
90th Percentile £600 £594 £569
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -34.58% +40.79%
10th Percentile £16.64 £11.15 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £45.20 £45.96
Median hourly rate £24.75 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +5.32% +35.06% -39.48%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in Edinburgh

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Edinburgh

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe
4 2 (16.67%) CESG
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Introscope
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) AppDynamics
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Detection

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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Introscope
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Director
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Services Director
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Behavioural Change
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) nmon
1 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) AppDynamics
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) IBM