Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 361 390
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 -13
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 631 631 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.77% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 394 358
England median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% -4.38%
10th Percentile £244 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +9.68% - -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 38
England median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £10.13 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.50 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -32.00% -1.96% +2.00%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78959 81979 85805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.17% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53119 54700 56575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 2121 2517
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 287 £461 +8.53% 19
South East +17 128 £407 +1.75% 14
North of England -36 64 £342 +16.92% 6
Midlands +22 62 £403 +15.16% 7
East of England +19 47 £275 -35.29% 4
West Midlands +19 44 £420 +8.88% 4
South West +10 40 £371 +5.78% 2
North West +20 30 £300 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +16 25 £350 -12.50% 4
East Midlands +13 17 £350 +118.75% 3
North East -14 9 £381 +36.16%
Root Cause Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 167 (26.47%) ITIL
2 133 (21.08%) Windows
3 124 (19.65%) Finance
4 111 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
5 102 (16.16%) Microsoft
6 100 (15.85%) SQL
7 89 (14.10%) Cisco
8 87 (13.79%) Linux
9 79 (12.52%) Unix
10 77 (12.20%) SLA
10 77 (12.20%) Security Cleared
11 75 (11.89%) Problem Management
11 75 (11.89%) Incident Management
11 75 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (11.09%) Service Management
13 68 (10.78%) Migration
14 65 (10.30%) Oracle
15 63 (9.98%) Java
16 62 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
17 61 (9.67%) Microsoft Office
17 61 (9.67%) VMware
18 57 (9.03%) TCP/IP
19 56 (8.87%) Active Directory
19 56 (8.87%) SC Cleared
20 54 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
21 53 (8.40%) Banking
22 49 (7.77%) Data Analysis
22 49 (7.77%) Information Security
23 47 (7.45%) IBM
23 47 (7.45%) DevOps

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 27 (4.28%) Apache
2 24 (3.80%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.65%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.49%) JBoss
4 22 (3.49%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.33%) IIS
6 13 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.58%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.43%) PowerExchange
10 7 (1.11%) CMS
10 7 (1.11%) iPlanet
10 7 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.79%) Drupal
11 5 (0.79%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (9.67%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.85%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (1.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 7 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.16%) Revit
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.11%) SAP GRC
3 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.48%) HFM
5 3 (0.48%) Primavera
5 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.32%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) SAP SM
7 1 (0.16%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.80%) Office 365
4 9 (1.43%) GitHub
5 8 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 7 (1.11%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.95%) SaaS
8 5 (0.79%) Akamai
9 4 (0.63%) IaaS
10 3 (0.48%) PaaS
11 2 (0.32%) Cloudflare
11 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.16%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.03%) TCP/IP
2 45 (7.13%) Firewall
2 45 (7.13%) WAN
3 42 (6.66%) DNS
4 40 (6.34%) SAN
5 35 (5.55%) LAN
6 29 (4.60%) VPN
7 28 (4.44%) Wireless
8 22 (3.49%) HTTP
9 21 (3.33%) DHCP
9 21 (3.33%) NAS
10 20 (3.17%) Internet
11 19 (3.01%) BGP
12 18 (2.85%) Network Security
13 16 (2.54%) VoIP
14 14 (2.22%) OSPF
15 13 (2.06%) VLAN
16 12 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (1.90%) MPLS
17 10 (1.58%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.33%) DB2
3 19 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (2.22%) Pentaho
6 11 (1.74%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.43%) PowerCenter
9 8 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.27%) SAP HANA
10 7 (1.11%) Big Data
11 6 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.95%) MySQL
11 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.79%) DbVisualizer
12 5 (0.79%) MS Access
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (4.75%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.80%) JIRA
3 21 (3.33%) Selenium
4 19 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.22%) JMeter
5 14 (2.22%) JUnit
5 14 (2.22%) Mockito
6 12 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.74%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.74%) Gradle
8 10 (1.58%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (1.43%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.11%) NeoLoad
11 6 (0.95%) Maven
11 6 (0.95%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.95%) NuGet
11 6 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.95%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.79%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.79%) The Grinder
General
1 124 (19.65%) Finance
2 53 (8.40%) Banking
3 42 (6.66%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.33%) Legal
5 15 (2.38%) Law
5 15 (2.38%) Retail
6 11 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.74%) Marketing
7 8 (1.27%) Games
8 7 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.95%) Front Office
10 5 (0.79%) Publishing
11 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Advertising
12 3 (0.48%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Electronics
12 3 (0.48%) German Language
12 3 (0.48%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (22.82%) Analyst
2 60 (9.51%) Developer
3 53 (8.40%) Support Engineer
4 43 (6.81%) Consultant
5 42 (6.66%) Business Analyst
6 30 (4.75%) Network Engineer
7 27 (4.28%) Data Analyst
7 27 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (4.28%) Operations Engineer
7 27 (4.28%) Service Analyst
8 21 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (3.33%) Service Manager
8 21 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 19 (3.01%) Applications Support
9 19 (3.01%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (2.85%) Desktop Support
11 17 (2.69%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
12 16 (2.54%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.29%) Web Services
2 27 (4.28%) .NET
3 21 (3.33%) REST
4 18 (2.85%) HTML
5 15 (2.38%) J2EE
5 15 (2.38%) Middleware
5 15 (2.38%) SOAP
6 14 (2.22%) Spring
7 12 (1.90%) CSS
7 12 (1.90%) XML
8 11 (1.74%) HTML5
9 10 (1.58%) Dropwizard
9 10 (1.58%) Guice
10 7 (1.11%) Flash
10 7 (1.11%) Ratpack
11 6 (0.95%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.79%) jQuery
13 4 (0.63%) .NET Core
13 4 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (0.48%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 111 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 37 (5.86%) Data Centre
4 33 (5.23%) User Experience
5 23 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.33%) Clustering
7 17 (2.69%) CMDB
7 17 (2.69%) Replication
8 10 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Licensing
9 8 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.11%) EPoS
10 7 (1.11%) FMCG
10 7 (1.11%) Life Science
10 7 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.95%) AS400
12 4 (0.63%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (21.08%) Windows
2 87 (13.79%) Linux
3 79 (12.52%) Unix
4 39 (6.18%) Windows Server
5 31 (4.91%) Windows 7
6 30 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (3.01%) Windows 10
11 17 (2.69%) AIX
12 13 (2.06%) CentOS
12 13 (2.06%) SUSE
13 11 (1.74%) Solaris
14 8 (1.27%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.11%) HPUX
16 6 (0.95%) Android
16 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (26.47%) ITIL
2 75 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (11.89%) Incident Management
2 75 (11.89%) Problem Management
3 70 (11.09%) Service Management
4 68 (10.78%) Migration
5 54 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 49 (7.77%) Data Analysis
6 49 (7.77%) Information Security
7 47 (7.45%) DevOps
8 46 (7.29%) Scrum
9 44 (6.97%) Performance Monitoring
10 41 (6.50%) Software Engineering
11 38 (6.02%) Change Management
11 38 (6.02%) Unit Testing
12 35 (5.55%) Test Scripting
13 33 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (5.07%) Business Analysis
14 32 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
14 32 (5.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (15.85%) SQL
2 63 (9.98%) Java
3 44 (6.97%) PowerShell
4 38 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.71%) Python
6 28 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 25 (3.96%) Perl
8 22 (3.49%) Shell Script
9 21 (3.33%) C
10 18 (2.85%) C#
11 15 (2.38%) Groovy
12 14 (2.22%) Ruby
13 13 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.90%) C++
14 12 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.58%) PHP
16 9 (1.43%) Korn
16 9 (1.43%) VBA
16 9 (1.43%) X++
17 8 (1.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 77 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 56 (8.87%) SC Cleared
3 43 (6.81%) Degree
4 35 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (3.96%) CCNP
6 18 (2.85%) CISSP
7 17 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (2.38%) CCIE
8 15 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.58%) CISM
10 10 (1.58%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.58%) MCSE
10 10 (1.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 9 (1.43%) MCP
12 8 (1.27%) CCNA
12 8 (1.27%) ISEB
13 7 (1.11%) CEH
13 7 (1.11%) CRISC
14 6 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (12.20%) SLA
2 37 (5.86%) Data Quality
3 29 (4.60%) QA
4 22 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (2.54%) PCI DSS
6 14 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.11%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.48%) GDPR
8 3 (0.48%) MiFID
9 2 (0.32%) COBIT
9 2 (0.32%) COSO
9 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.32%) GCP
10 1 (0.16%) GLP
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 56 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.65%) Docker
6 17 (2.69%) Samba
7 10 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.43%) vSphere
9 8 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.11%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.95%) XenApp
12 5 (0.79%) KVM
12 5 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.48%) HDFS
14 2 (0.32%) Firmware
14 2 (0.32%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (3.65%) Puppet
2 19 (3.01%) Ansible
3 14 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.90%) SCCM
5 10 (1.58%) WMI
6 9 (1.43%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.11%) OpenView
8 7 (1.11%) Terraform
9 6 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (0.95%) Grafana
9 6 (0.95%) SCOM
10 5 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.79%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.63%) Nessus
11 4 (0.63%) QRadar
11 4 (0.63%) Stealthwatch
12 3 (0.48%) Nmap
12 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 102 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 89 (14.10%) Cisco
3 65 (10.30%) Oracle
4 61 (9.67%) VMware
5 47 (7.45%) IBM
6 33 (5.23%) HP
6 33 (5.23%) SAP
7 30 (4.75%) Red Hat
8 24 (3.80%) BMC
8 24 (3.80%) Splunk
9 23 (3.65%) AppDynamics
10 21 (3.33%) F5
11 20 (3.17%) Citrix
12 19 (3.01%) Fortinet
13 16 (2.54%) CheckPoint
14 15 (2.38%) Adobe
14 15 (2.38%) Informatica
14 15 (2.38%) Juniper
14 15 (2.38%) LANDesk
14 15 (2.38%) McAfee