Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 140 157
Rank change year-on-year -27 +17 +11
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 20 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.95% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 30
Scotland median daily rate £415 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £319 £266 £115
90th Percentile £650 £438 £497
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +9.68% -0.64% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £20.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -32.00% -1.96% -2.86%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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

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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 6 months to 20 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
West Lothian +1 6 £415 -2.35%
Edinburgh -24 4 £600 +60.00%
Stirling +4 3 - -
Aberdeen -5 3 £444 -
Glasgow -9 2 £300 -
Falkirk - 1 £120 -
Root Cause Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 6 (30.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) OpenView
3 6 (30.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (30.00%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 4 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.00%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation

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%) IBM Domino
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tester
1 6 (30.00%) Senior Performance Tester
1 6 (30.00%) Senior Tester
1 6 (30.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Development Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) AIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
2 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (15.00%) Attack Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (30.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus