The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 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 / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 141 120
Rank change year-on-year +36 -21  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 11 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.56% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Median daily rate £415 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.70% -32.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £234 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £286 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £27.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.18% +42.10%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1787 2510 2481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.43% 85.46% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1431 1282
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 65
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.92 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in Scotland

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Edinburgh +12 5 £600 +133.00% 1
West Lothian - 4 £415 -
Glasgow +6 2 £288 -
Root Cause Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SOA
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (25.00%) OpenView
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (15.00%) Change Control

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (5.00%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Performance Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IntelliMatch Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) DHTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Itk
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSL
2 2 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) SOA
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (15.00%) Attack Monitoring
5 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) Cyber Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Tcl
3 2 (10.00%) XPath
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CEH
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) COREP
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) FINREP
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (10.00%) webMethods
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle