Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 February 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 252 250
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 116 128 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 0.77% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 62 71
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.34% +11.18%
10th Percentile £198 £300 £313
90th Percentile £575 £500 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.29% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
South East median hourly rate £23.13 £23.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +43.94% -55.51%
10th Percentile £17.31 £21.88 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.14 £25.63 £30.73
England median hourly rate £20.65 £24.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -13.98% +11.63% -24.43%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,739 14,067 12,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.22% 84.62% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,271 8,430 7,611
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £280 £275 £250
90th Percentile £600 £586 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 432 547
South East median hourly rate £26.58 £24.01 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.68% +6.71% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.84 £24.00 £24.42
% change year-on-year -0.69% -1.72% +6.17%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the South East

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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
Thames Valley +8 47 £354 -9.29% 15
Hampshire -22 44 £400 -17.53% 7
Berkshire -4 29 £425 - 12
Surrey -2 18 £550 +83.33% 7
Buckinghamshire +18 16 £280 -13.85% 3
Kent - 5 £550 - 1
West Sussex -11 4 £199 -51.82% 4
Oxfordshire +28 2 £275 -29.49%
East Sussex -11 2 - - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Root Cause Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 32 (27.59%) Finance
2 31 (26.72%) Linux
3 30 (25.86%) Windows
4 29 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 26 (22.41%) Security Cleared
5 26 (22.41%) ITIL
5 26 (22.41%) Oracle
5 26 (22.41%) Firewall
6 24 (20.69%) Unix
6 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.83%) SQL
8 20 (17.24%) DNS
8 20 (17.24%) Red Hat
8 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 20 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
10 18 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
11 16 (13.79%) SLA
11 16 (13.79%) Active Directory
11 16 (13.79%) Middleware
11 16 (13.79%) Data Analysis
11 16 (13.79%) DevOps
11 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
12 14 (12.07%) Git (software)
12 14 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (12.07%) Service Management
12 14 (12.07%) Apache

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (12.07%) Apache
2 13 (11.21%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.34%) JBoss
4 9 (7.76%) IIS
5 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.31%) SAS
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Utilities
2 3 (2.59%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.72%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.86%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.86%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (6.03%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.86%) PaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.41%) Firewall
2 20 (17.24%) DNS
3 18 (15.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.76%) DHCP
5 8 (6.90%) Internet
5 8 (6.90%) LAN
6 7 (6.03%) WAN
7 3 (2.59%) BGP
7 3 (2.59%) DWDM
7 3 (2.59%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.59%) MPLS
7 3 (2.59%) OSPF
7 3 (2.59%) RIP
7 3 (2.59%) SDH
7 3 (2.59%) VPLS
7 3 (2.59%) VPN
8 2 (1.72%) HTTP
8 2 (1.72%) MVNO
8 2 (1.72%) SAN
8 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.03%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.17%) Big Data
4 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.31%) SAP BW
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.59%) OLAP
7 3 (2.59%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (2.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.72%) DB2
8 2 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.59%) JIRA
4 3 (2.59%) Selenium
4 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.72%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.72%) TestNG
6 1 (0.86%) AnthillPro
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.86%) Hudson
6 1 (0.86%) JUnit
6 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (27.59%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Retail
3 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.31%) Back Office
5 4 (3.45%) Automotive
5 4 (3.45%) Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Billing
5 4 (3.45%) German Language
6 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Games
8 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.86%) Local Government
8 1 (0.86%) Military
8 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (34.48%) Analyst
2 12 (10.34%) Middleware Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Administrator
4 9 (7.76%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.76%) DBA
5 7 (6.03%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Sybase DBA
7 5 (4.31%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (4.31%) Incident and Problem Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Incident Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Problem Manager
7 5 (4.31%) SAP Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) Middleware
2 5 (4.31%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (4.31%) Web Services
3 4 (3.45%) BAPI
3 4 (3.45%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (3.45%) SAPUI5
3 4 (3.45%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.59%) XML
4 3 (2.59%) XSL
5 2 (1.72%) Node.js
6 1 (0.86%) .NET
6 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.86%) HTML
6 1 (0.86%) LDAP
6 1 (0.86%) SOAP
6 1 (0.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) User Experience
3 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) Clustering
4 5 (4.31%) Replication
4 5 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.72%) Wiki
7 1 (0.86%) EPoS
7 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Life Science
7 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.86%) PKI
7 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Linux
2 30 (25.86%) Windows
3 24 (20.69%) Unix
4 20 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.17%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.59%) Solaris
11 3 (2.59%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.72%) AIX
12 2 (1.72%) CentOS
13 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 26 (22.41%) ITIL
3 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 20 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 16 (13.79%) DevOps
6 14 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (12.07%) Service Management
7 12 (10.34%) Change Management
7 12 (10.34%) Stress Testing
8 10 (8.62%) Project Management
8 10 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (8.62%) Validation
9 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.76%) Migration
9 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (6.90%) ITIL V3
10 8 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) Perl
2 13 (11.21%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.90%) Java
3 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.31%) ABAP
6 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.45%) SAPscript
7 3 (2.59%) Python
7 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (1.72%) C
9 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.86%) C#
9 1 (0.86%) Go
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.48%) Degree
4 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.76%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.03%) CCNP
7 6 (5.17%) CCNA
8 5 (4.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (4.31%) MCSA
9 4 (3.45%) MCSE
10 3 (2.59%) BC Cleared
10 3 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.59%) CCIP
10 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.59%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.72%) CCIE
11 2 (1.72%) ISEB
11 2 (1.72%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) SLA
2 6 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.59%) QA
5 2 (1.72%) COBIT
6 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.59%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.72%) UAG
6 1 (0.86%) Docker
6 1 (0.86%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) Puppet
2 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Satellite
2 12 (10.34%) SELinux
3 4 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (1.72%) WSUS
5 1 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) Graphite
5 1 (0.86%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.86%) Netcool
5 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.86%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.86%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Oracle
2 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.34%) Cisco
4 12 (10.34%) VMware
5 11 (9.48%) HP
6 8 (6.90%) SAP
7 6 (5.17%) Juniper
7 6 (5.17%) Sybase
8 4 (3.45%) Adobe
8 4 (3.45%) Remedy
9 3 (2.59%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.59%) Nortel
9 3 (2.59%) Siebel
9 3 (2.59%) Thunderhead
10 2 (1.72%) EMC
10 2 (1.72%) F5
10 2 (1.72%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow