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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.68% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.80% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £600 £258 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +133.00% -35.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £27.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +10.18% +52.11%  

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 996 1130 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.70% 85.28% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 618 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (37.50%) Attack Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Military
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) COREP
5 1 (12.50%) FINREP
5 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Anomaly Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Attack Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) COREP
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) FINREP
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica