Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 January 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 189 220
Rank change year-on-year +18 +31 -49
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 33 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.49% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.58% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 5
North West median daily rate £328 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £340
90th Percentile £576 £439 £506
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.18% -2.97% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
North West median hourly rate £17.74 - £47.71
England median hourly rate £18.25 £21.75 £28.45
% change year-on-year -16.11% -23.55% +13.80%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,483 5,198 6,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.20% 84.48% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,909 3,364 4,210
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 153 273
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £24.43 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% -24.83% +75.41%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.90 £52.74 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the North West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in the North West

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Merseyside +11 13 £463 +15.63% 5
Manchester +7 12 £300 -25.00% 10
Cheshire +2 4 £475 +39.71% 7
Cumbria - 3 £309 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
3 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) SLA
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
5 5 (15.15%) SAP
5 5 (15.15%) Information Security
5 5 (15.15%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) Data Management
6 4 (12.12%) DataFlux
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (12.12%) SAS
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Symantec
6 4 (12.12%) FireEye
7 3 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (9.09%) Threat Analysis

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) SAS
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) HFM
1 3 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 3 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MS Access
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) eCATT
2 1 (3.03%) LSMW
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Data Manager
3 4 (12.12%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Manager
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Server Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Data Management
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) IT Governance
7 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) CISA
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CRISC
4 1 (3.03%) CEH
4 1 (3.03%) GCFA
4 1 (3.03%) GIAC
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SANS
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) COBIT
2 2 (6.06%) COSO
2 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.06%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) DataFlux
2 4 (12.12%) FireEye
2 4 (12.12%) Symantec
3 3 (9.09%) Capita
3 3 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.03%) Concur