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 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 307 331
Rank change year-on-year -40 +24  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 271 368 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.89% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 208 189
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.51% -6.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £223 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 21
Median hourly rate £29.75 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.42% +36.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +57.74%  

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 36629 41404 40602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.70% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24036 27790 26591
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 977 1113
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
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 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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +8 113 £425 - 26
South East +9 73 £413 -7.30% 19
West Midlands +24 24 £439 +48.72% 11
South West +4 16 £352 +17.33% 5
North West +14 12 £275 -40.86% 5
East of England +4 12 £363 +3.57% 3
Yorkshire +21 6 £363 +5.45% 11
East Midlands -6 5 £463 - 2
North East -7 3 £310 +10.71% 1
Midlands +13 1 £358 -40.41% 13
Root Cause Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 152 (31.34%) ITIL
2 113 (23.30%) Windows
3 106 (21.86%) Finance
4 99 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 92 (18.97%) SQL
6 80 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (16.08%) Oracle
8 73 (15.05%) Security Cleared
9 67 (13.81%) SLA
10 65 (13.40%) Linux
11 64 (13.20%) Problem Management
12 61 (12.58%) Service Management
13 60 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
14 59 (12.16%) Cisco
14 59 (12.16%) Degree
15 58 (11.96%) Incident Management
15 58 (11.96%) Active Directory
16 54 (11.13%) VMware
17 52 (10.72%) Change Management
18 50 (10.31%) Unix
19 49 (10.10%) SC Cleared
20 46 (9.48%) Management Information System
21 43 (8.87%) Banking
22 42 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
23 41 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
23 41 (8.45%) SQL Server
23 41 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
24 39 (8.04%) Windows Server
25 36 (7.42%) Service Delivery
26 35 (7.22%) PowerShell

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring 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 15 (3.09%) IIS
2 12 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.27%) Apache
3 11 (2.27%) Tuxedo
3 11 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (1.86%) Confluence
5 7 (1.44%) CMS
5 7 (1.44%) JBoss
5 7 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.24%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.03%) PowerExchange
8 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.82%) SAS
9 3 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.62%) Mule
9 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.62%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.21%) HFM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.65%) Office 365
3 6 (1.24%) GitHub
4 5 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (1.03%) IaaS
4 5 (1.03%) PaaS
5 3 (0.62%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) G Suite
6 2 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Akamai
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.21%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.21%) Force.com
7 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.36%) Firewall
1 26 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.54%) DNS
3 19 (3.92%) VPN
3 19 (3.92%) WAN
4 18 (3.71%) LAN
5 17 (3.51%) SAN
5 17 (3.51%) Wireless
6 12 (2.47%) DHCP
7 11 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (2.06%) BGP
9 9 (1.86%) HTTP
9 9 (1.86%) Internet
10 8 (1.65%) MPLS
10 8 (1.65%) OSPF
10 8 (1.65%) VoIP
11 7 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.44%) LDAP
12 6 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.89%) Pentaho
5 14 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.27%) DB2
7 11 (2.27%) Redis
7 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.86%) MySQL
10 7 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.44%) SAP HANA
11 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (4.54%) JIRA
2 20 (4.12%) Selenium
3 19 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.89%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.44%) Introscope
7 7 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.24%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.24%) ReSharper
9 5 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.03%) Maven
10 4 (0.82%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.82%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.62%) NuGet
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 106 (21.86%) Finance
2 43 (8.87%) Banking
3 29 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.09%) Retail
6 10 (2.06%) Back Office
7 9 (1.86%) Front Office
8 7 (1.44%) Marketing
9 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.03%) Billing
10 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.82%) Law
11 4 (0.82%) Legal
11 4 (0.82%) Local Government
11 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.62%) Electronics
12 3 (0.62%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 111 (22.89%) Analyst
2 59 (12.16%) Developer
3 31 (6.39%) Consultant
3 31 (6.39%) Service Analyst
4 25 (5.15%) Support Engineer
5 23 (4.74%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (4.54%) Business Analyst
7 21 (4.33%) Support Analyst
8 17 (3.51%) DBA
9 16 (3.30%) Applications Support
10 15 (3.09%) Test Engineer
11 14 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (2.89%) Network Engineer
12 12 (2.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 12 (2.47%) Architect
12 12 (2.47%) Operations Engineer
12 12 (2.47%) SQL DBA
13 11 (2.27%) Administrator
13 11 (2.27%) Service Desk Support
13 11 (2.27%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.01%) Web Services
2 22 (4.54%) HTML
3 21 (4.33%) CSS
4 18 (3.71%) REST
5 17 (3.51%) .NET
6 15 (3.09%) AngularJS
6 15 (3.09%) HTML5
7 13 (2.68%) J2EE
8 12 (2.47%) XML
9 10 (2.06%) SOAP
10 9 (1.86%) Middleware
11 7 (1.44%) Apache Camel
11 7 (1.44%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.44%) Sass
11 7 (1.44%) WireMock
12 6 (1.24%) JMS
12 6 (1.24%) jQuery
12 6 (1.24%) JSON
12 6 (1.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.74%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.92%) CMDB
5 19 (3.92%) User Experience
6 14 (2.89%) Clustering
7 12 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.47%) Replication
8 10 (2.06%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.44%) e-Health
10 5 (1.03%) AS400
10 5 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.03%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.82%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.82%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 113 (23.30%) Windows
2 65 (13.40%) Linux
3 50 (10.31%) Unix
4 39 (8.04%) Windows Server
5 32 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (3.71%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.51%) Solaris
10 13 (2.68%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.47%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.44%) Android
12 7 (1.44%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.24%) CentOS
13 6 (1.24%) HPUX
13 6 (1.24%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.03%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (31.34%) ITIL
2 64 (13.20%) Problem Management
3 61 (12.58%) Service Management
4 60 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (11.96%) Incident Management
6 52 (10.72%) Change Management
7 42 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 36 (7.42%) Service Delivery
9 32 (6.60%) Project Management
9 32 (6.60%) Risk Management
10 31 (6.39%) Information Security
11 30 (6.19%) Test Scripting
12 29 (5.98%) DevOps
13 28 (5.77%) Process Improvement
14 27 (5.57%) Data Analysis
14 27 (5.57%) Migration
14 27 (5.57%) Scrum
15 26 (5.36%) Configuration Management
15 26 (5.36%) ETL
16 25 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 92 (18.97%) SQL
2 35 (7.22%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.60%) Java
4 31 (6.39%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.54%) Python
6 18 (3.71%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.51%) Perl
8 14 (2.89%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.47%) C
9 12 (2.47%) C#
9 12 (2.47%) C++
10 9 (1.86%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.03%) VBA
13 4 (0.82%) RPG
13 4 (0.82%) RPG IV
13 4 (0.82%) VB
14 3 (0.62%) ABAP
14 3 (0.62%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 59 (12.16%) Degree
3 49 (10.10%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (4.74%) DV Cleared
6 17 (3.51%) CCNP
7 15 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.06%) CCIE
9 10 (2.06%) CCNA
9 10 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.65%) CISSP
10 8 (1.65%) HNC
10 8 (1.65%) MCSA
11 7 (1.44%) SANS
12 6 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.03%) CCIP
13 5 (1.03%) MCSE
14 4 (0.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (13.81%) SLA
2 17 (3.51%) QA
3 9 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.24%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.03%) PMO
8 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.41%) MiFID
9 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.21%) GCP
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 58 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.89%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.89%) vSphere
4 11 (2.27%) Docker
5 10 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.44%) XenApp
7 7 (1.44%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.24%) UAG
9 5 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.03%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.41%) Corosync
11 2 (0.41%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.41%) KVM
11 2 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (3.71%) SCCM
2 17 (3.51%) SCOM
3 12 (2.47%) Ansible
4 11 (2.27%) Control-M
4 11 (2.27%) Puppet
5 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (1.86%) vCenter Server
7 7 (1.44%) CA Wily
8 6 (1.24%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.24%) OpenView
8 6 (1.24%) Terraform
8 6 (1.24%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.03%) Kibana
9 5 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.82%) logstash
10 4 (0.82%) Netcool
10 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.82%) QRadar
10 4 (0.82%) RSA enVision
11 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 99 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 78 (16.08%) Oracle
3 59 (12.16%) Cisco
4 54 (11.13%) VMware
5 34 (7.01%) HP
6 31 (6.39%) SAP
7 28 (5.77%) IBM
8 24 (4.95%) Citrix
9 22 (4.54%) Red Hat
10 17 (3.51%) BMC
11 15 (3.09%) F5
11 15 (3.09%) LANDesk
11 15 (3.09%) Remedy
12 13 (2.68%) Apple
13 11 (2.27%) NetApp
14 10 (2.06%) CA
15 9 (1.86%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.86%) Informatica
16 8 (1.65%) ServiceNow
16 8 (1.65%) Symantec
Sutton, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Pro Source IT
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
EPAM Systems
Rate: Daily rate contract
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £485.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Gibbs
Rate: £0 - £50 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 25 days ago