The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Root Cause Analysis
UK / England
Rank 372 352 322
Rank change year-on-year -20 -30  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 218 279 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.69% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 177 165
Median daily rate £413 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £575 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +8.47% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.17 £21.20 £24.75
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34805 40691 38449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.96% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23041 27009 24200
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1001 1126
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in England

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in England

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in England

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in England

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
London -14 102 £413 -10.56% 20
South East +27 58 £400 +6.31% 15
West Midlands +10 14 £470 +56.66% 11
South West -3 11 £475 +21.79% 4
North West +20 10 £400 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +16 7 £400 +24.03% 7
East of England -1 5 £350 -26.31% 1
East Midlands -8 5 £363 -2.02% 4
North East -12 5 £393 +30.83% 5
Root Cause Analysis
UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 137 (29.40%) Windows
2 136 (29.18%) ITIL
3 113 (24.25%) Finance
4 111 (23.82%) Security Cleared
5 98 (21.03%) Microsoft
6 93 (19.96%) Service Management
7 90 (19.31%) Linux
8 86 (18.45%) VMware
9 85 (18.24%) MS Excel
10 83 (17.81%) SC Cleared
11 76 (16.31%) Problem Management
12 75 (16.09%) Active Directory
13 70 (15.02%) Cisco
13 70 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
14 64 (13.73%) Oracle
15 60 (12.88%) SLA
16 58 (12.45%) Degree
17 55 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (11.16%) Incident Management
19 51 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
19 51 (10.94%) Unix
20 50 (10.73%) SQL
21 49 (10.52%) Change Management
22 48 (10.30%) Firewall
22 48 (10.30%) MS Office
23 43 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
24 38 (8.15%) Information Security
25 37 (7.94%) Process Improvement
26 36 (7.73%) SQL Server
26 36 (7.73%) Configuration Management

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (2.15%) Tuxedo
3 10 (2.15%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.93%) Apache
4 9 (1.93%) IIS
4 9 (1.93%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.50%) Confluence
5 7 (1.50%) SAS
5 7 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.07%) CMS
7 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.64%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.43%) PowerExchange
10 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (18.24%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.30%) MS Office
3 28 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.65%) MS Project
5 7 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) assyst
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.43%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.15%) IaaS
1 24 (5.15%) PaaS
2 23 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.79%) Office 365
5 8 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.72%) GitHub
6 5 (1.07%) G Suite
7 3 (0.64%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) Force.com
8 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.30%) Firewall
2 35 (7.51%) TCP/IP
3 26 (5.58%) DNS
3 26 (5.58%) WAN
3 26 (5.58%) Wireless
4 24 (5.15%) LAN
5 21 (4.51%) VPN
6 20 (4.29%) SAN
7 14 (3.00%) VoIP
8 12 (2.58%) Internet
9 11 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (2.15%) HTTP
11 9 (1.93%) DHCP
11 9 (1.93%) LDAP
11 9 (1.93%) Skype
12 8 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.72%) VLAN
13 7 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.50%) OSPF
14 6 (1.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.86%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.15%) Redis
6 8 (1.72%) BODI
6 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.72%) MySQL
6 8 (1.72%) SAP HANA
7 7 (1.50%) Big Data
8 6 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.86%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.86%) QlikView
10 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (5.36%) JIRA
2 16 (3.43%) Selenium
3 14 (3.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (2.58%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.50%) Introscope
7 7 (1.50%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.50%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.07%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.64%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.43%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.21%) Appium
11 1 (0.21%) MSI
11 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 113 (24.25%) Finance
2 35 (7.51%) Banking
3 16 (3.43%) Retail
4 15 (3.22%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.79%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.15%) Legal
8 8 (1.72%) Back Office
8 8 (1.72%) Billing
9 6 (1.29%) Front Office
9 6 (1.29%) Law
10 3 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.43%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (23.82%) Analyst
2 31 (6.65%) Business Analyst
3 29 (6.22%) Developer
4 27 (5.79%) Consultant
4 27 (5.79%) Service Analyst
5 24 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (4.51%) Support Analyst
7 19 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (3.86%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (3.86%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (3.86%) Network Engineer
9 17 (3.65%) Architect
9 17 (3.65%) Test Engineer
10 16 (3.43%) Administrator
11 15 (3.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 15 (3.22%) Service Desk Support
11 15 (3.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 13 (2.79%) Applications Support
12 13 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (2.58%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.29%) Web Services
2 15 (3.22%) REST
3 14 (3.00%) XML
4 13 (2.79%) .NET
5 11 (2.36%) HTML
6 10 (2.15%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.15%) HTML5
6 10 (2.15%) Software Packaging
7 9 (1.93%) SOAP
8 8 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (1.72%) JSON
9 6 (1.29%) CSS
10 5 (1.07%) J2EE
10 5 (1.07%) RESTful
11 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.86%) jQuery
11 4 (0.86%) Middleware
12 3 (0.64%) GWT
12 3 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.65%) CMDB
5 16 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.00%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.36%) Cyber Attack
7 11 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.50%) Clustering
8 7 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.50%) e-Health
8 7 (1.50%) Equities
8 7 (1.50%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.07%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.86%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 137 (29.40%) Windows
2 90 (19.31%) Linux
3 51 (10.94%) Unix
4 35 (7.51%) Windows Server
5 34 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (6.44%) Windows 7
8 26 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (3.86%) Windows 10
11 17 (3.65%) Mac OS X
12 15 (3.22%) Android
13 14 (3.00%) Apple iOS
14 13 (2.79%) Solaris
15 7 (1.50%) HPUX
15 7 (1.50%) Windows XP
16 5 (1.07%) CentOS
17 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X Server
18 2 (0.43%) AIX
18 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (29.18%) ITIL
2 93 (19.96%) Service Management
3 76 (16.31%) Problem Management
4 55 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (11.16%) Incident Management
6 49 (10.52%) Change Management
7 43 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 38 (8.15%) Information Security
9 37 (7.94%) Process Improvement
10 36 (7.73%) Configuration Management
11 35 (7.51%) Project Management
12 31 (6.65%) Risk Management
13 30 (6.44%) Service Delivery
14 26 (5.58%) Release Management
15 24 (5.15%) DevOps
16 23 (4.94%) Change Control
16 23 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (4.94%) Migration
16 23 (4.94%) Risk Analysis
17 22 (4.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.73%) SQL
2 29 (6.22%) PowerShell
3 28 (6.01%) Python
4 21 (4.51%) Perl
5 17 (3.65%) C
5 17 (3.65%) Java
5 17 (3.65%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.58%) PL/SQL
7 11 (2.36%) C++
8 10 (2.15%) ABAP
9 8 (1.72%) C#
10 6 (1.29%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.29%) VB
11 5 (1.07%) VBScript
12 4 (0.86%) Ruby
13 3 (0.64%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.43%) SOQL
14 2 (0.43%) SOSL
14 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (23.82%) Security Cleared
2 83 (17.81%) SC Cleared
3 58 (12.45%) Degree
4 34 (7.30%) DV Cleared
5 33 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (5.79%) CCNP
7 20 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (3.00%) CCNA
9 13 (2.79%) CISSP
10 12 (2.58%) CCIE
10 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (2.36%) SANS
12 9 (1.93%) HNC
13 8 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.50%) MCSA
14 7 (1.50%) SSCP
15 5 (1.07%) CCSP
16 3 (0.64%) CISA
16 3 (0.64%) CISM
16 3 (0.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.88%) SLA
2 22 (4.72%) QA
3 10 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.50%) RMADS
5 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.86%) PMO
8 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.64%) MiFID
9 1 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.21%) HL7
9 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
System Software
1 75 (16.09%) Active Directory
2 51 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.86%) Virtual Desktop
3 18 (3.86%) vSphere
4 15 (3.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.36%) XenApp
5 11 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.72%) Firmware
7 5 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.07%) ISA Server
7 5 (1.07%) UAG
7 5 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.86%) NFS
8 4 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.86%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.64%) Docker
10 2 (0.43%) vCloud
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (6.01%) SCCM
2 13 (2.79%) SCOM
3 12 (2.58%) Ansible
3 12 (2.58%) Puppet
4 10 (2.15%) Control-M
5 9 (1.93%) QRadar
6 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (1.50%) CA Wily
7 7 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.50%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.29%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.07%) Kibana
9 5 (1.07%) logstash
9 5 (1.07%) RSA enVision
10 4 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.45%) VMware
3 70 (15.02%) Cisco
4 64 (13.73%) Oracle
5 33 (7.08%) Red Hat
6 31 (6.65%) Citrix
7 30 (6.44%) HP
8 27 (5.79%) SAP
9 21 (4.51%) LANDesk
9 21 (4.51%) Remedy
10 19 (4.08%) CheckPoint
11 18 (3.86%) F5
12 17 (3.65%) IBM
13 16 (3.43%) Apple
14 15 (3.22%) Symantec
15 14 (3.00%) EMC
16 12 (2.58%) Splunk
17 11 (2.36%) CA
17 11 (2.36%) Juniper
18 10 (2.15%) TIBCO
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