The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 29 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.

Root Cause Analysis
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 96 85
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 0.070% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.082% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £295 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% +162.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 872 1222 1021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.83% 85.39% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 869 683
Median daily rate £400 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 17
Median hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Leeds

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
2 3 (30.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (30.00%) BPMN
2 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) ABAP
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Xerox
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Process Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lean Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) BPMN
2 3 (30.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Process Management
2 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) ABAP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (10.00%) CCDA
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Xerox