The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 58 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.54% 1.26% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.59% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Reading median daily rate £300 £435 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +13.72%  
10th Percentile £286 £386 £322
90th Percentile £360 £488 £437
Berkshire median daily rate £333 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -16.68% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £29.75 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.75 - £11.00

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 463 694 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.42% 79.50% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1586 1112
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
10th Percentile £301 £213 £260
90th Percentile £600 £530 £534
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 68 43
Reading median hourly rate £29.75 £19.81 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.21% -8.09%  
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.81 £13.20
90th Percentile £55.65 £36.61 £44.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
% change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in Reading

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Reading

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Reading

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

1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) CCIP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) IOS XR
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (14.29%) BGP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) IOS XR
2 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) 3G
3 1 (7.14%) 4G
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) ISUP
3 1 (7.14%) Megaco
3 1 (7.14%) MGW
3 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Incident Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) OAuth
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (14.29%) API Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Code Coverage
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCIP
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCIE
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) Ensim
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware