Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 241 238
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 126 114 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.74% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.90% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 100
South East median daily rate £400 £474 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.57% +8.29% +5.42%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £269
90th Percentile £500 £638 £600
England median daily rate £425 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £16.50 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.94% -55.51% +9.10%
10th Percentile £21.88 £15.75 £33.38
90th Percentile £25.63 £30.73 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.63% -17.31% +4.00%

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 13,987 12,610 14,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.15% 81.93% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,400 7,482 8,854
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £574 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 512 614
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.00 £52.93
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 20 February 2018.

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
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 20 February 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
Thames Valley -13 55 £390 +7.59% 16
Hampshire +3 47 £485 -19.17% 5
Berkshire -6 30 £425 +9.68% 5
Buckinghamshire -22 19 £325 -7.14% 6
Surrey -31 8 £300 -31.62% 3
West Sussex -8 6 £413 +3.13% 3
Oxfordshire -11 6 £390 - 5
East Sussex -2 5 £325 -
Middlesex - 4 - -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 30 (23.81%) Oracle
1 30 (23.81%) Windows
2 29 (23.02%) Linux
3 28 (22.22%) Unix
3 28 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (18.25%) Middleware
5 21 (16.67%) SQL
6 20 (15.87%) CRM
6 20 (15.87%) Oracle Database
7 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (15.08%) Finance
7 19 (15.08%) Clustering
7 19 (15.08%) Data Management
8 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (14.29%) VMware
8 18 (14.29%) ITIL
9 17 (13.49%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (12.70%) SOA
10 16 (12.70%) Problem Management
10 16 (12.70%) Master Data Management
11 15 (11.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (11.90%) Migration
12 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 14 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (11.11%) Siebel
12 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 14 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 14 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE

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 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
1 14 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.56%) Apache
3 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.76%) IIS
5 5 (3.97%) JBoss
5 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.17%) SAS
7 3 (2.38%) Confluence
8 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Siebel CRM
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle Utilities
3 12 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.59%) Primavera
6 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (8.73%) Office 365
2 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.59%) IaaS
3 2 (1.59%) PaaS
3 2 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) DNS
2 9 (7.14%) Firewall
2 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.56%) DHCP
4 5 (3.97%) LAN
4 5 (3.97%) SAN
5 4 (3.17%) WAN
6 3 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.59%) Internet
7 2 (1.59%) NAS
7 2 (1.59%) Network Security
7 2 (1.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.79%) 3G
8 1 (0.79%) 4G
8 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.79%) MGW
8 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) Oracle Database
2 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (13.49%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.17%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.38%) Power BI
8 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.97%) JIRA
5 3 (2.38%) Selenium
6 2 (1.59%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.79%) JBehave
7 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Banking
3 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Legal
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (30.16%) Analyst
2 18 (14.29%) DBA
3 17 (13.49%) Oracle DBA
4 12 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 9 (7.14%) Senior DBA
6 9 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 8 (6.35%) Data Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.97%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Data Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Support Manager
11 4 (3.17%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.17%) Functional Consultant
11 4 (3.17%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.25%) Middleware
2 15 (11.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (9.52%) .NET
4 6 (4.76%) XML
5 4 (3.17%) HTML
5 4 (3.17%) Web Services
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.59%) ISPF
7 2 (1.59%) Node.js
8 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.79%) HTML5
8 1 (0.79%) jQuery
8 1 (0.79%) LDAP
8 1 (0.79%) React
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.08%) Clustering
3 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.76%) Life Science
6 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.17%) Replication
7 3 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.38%) User Experience
8 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.59%) PKI
9 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.79%) Fintech
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.81%) Windows
2 29 (23.02%) Linux
3 28 (22.22%) Unix
4 13 (10.32%) AIX
5 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.59%) Solaris
9 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.59%) zOS
10 1 (0.79%) Android
10 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.87%) CRM
2 19 (15.08%) Data Management
3 18 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.29%) ITIL
4 16 (12.70%) Master Data Management
4 16 (12.70%) Problem Management
4 16 (12.70%) SOA
5 15 (11.90%) Migration
6 14 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.32%) DevOps
7 13 (10.32%) Incident Management
7 13 (10.32%) WFM
8 12 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 12 (9.52%) Change Management
9 11 (8.73%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (8.73%) ERP
9 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
9 11 (8.73%) Scrum
10 10 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.67%) SQL
2 14 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.94%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.56%) Java
5 6 (4.76%) C
5 6 (4.76%) C#
5 6 (4.76%) Perl
5 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.97%) C++
7 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.38%) Groovy
8 3 (2.38%) Python
8 3 (2.38%) VB
8 3 (2.38%) VBA
9 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.59%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.59%) Korn
9 2 (1.59%) PHP
9 2 (1.59%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Degree
4 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.17%) CCNA
6 4 (3.17%) CCNP
6 4 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.38%) CCA
7 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.38%) ISEB
7 3 (2.38%) MCSE
8 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.59%) CCEA
8 2 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) MCSA
8 2 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.59%) VCP5
9 1 (0.79%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) SLA
2 9 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.56%) QA
4 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.38%) XenApp
4 2 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.59%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (1.59%) UAG
4 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Docker
5 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.79%) RACF
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Puppet
2 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (3.97%) SELinux
3 3 (2.38%) Ansible
3 3 (2.38%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.38%) SCOM
3 3 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.38%) WSUS
4 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) Oracle
2 18 (14.29%) VMware
3 14 (11.11%) Siebel
4 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.56%) Citrix
5 7 (5.56%) SAP
6 6 (4.76%) Cisco
7 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.38%) CA
8 3 (2.38%) FireEye
8 3 (2.38%) JDA
8 3 (2.38%) RedPrairie
8 3 (2.38%) Symantec
9 2 (1.59%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.59%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) McAfee
9 2 (1.59%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.59%) Remedy
9 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow