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 3 months to 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 191 166
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 73 79 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 0.88% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.07% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 46
Median daily rate £413 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £318 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £660 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £29.75 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +57.74%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6434 7379 7520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 82.05% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3763 4510 4350
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 273 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire +20 29 £300 -50.00% 6
Berkshire +18 15 £333 -16.68% 3
Surrey +16 15 £425 +46.55% 5
West Sussex +12 5 £365 -4.26%
Buckinghamshire -17 4 £438 +2.94% 2
East Sussex +1 2 £500 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £375 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 52 (39.69%) ITIL
2 28 (21.37%) Service Management
3 26 (19.85%) Incident Management
4 25 (19.08%) Windows
5 24 (18.32%) Telecoms
5 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
6 23 (17.56%) Oracle
7 22 (16.79%) SQL
7 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
7 22 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (16.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (15.27%) Management Information System
9 18 (13.74%) Finance
10 17 (12.98%) Linux
10 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (11.45%) Problem Management
11 15 (11.45%) IBM
11 15 (11.45%) VMware
12 14 (10.69%) Data Analysis
12 14 (10.69%) HP
12 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
12 14 (10.69%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (9.92%) Release Management
13 13 (9.92%) SLA
13 13 (9.92%) Service Delivery
14 12 (9.16%) Cisco
14 12 (9.16%) Active Directory
14 12 (9.16%) Windows Server
15 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (8.40%) PowerShell

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 7 (5.34%) IIS
2 5 (3.82%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.05%) PowerExchange
4 3 (2.29%) CMS
4 3 (2.29%) IBM Domino
4 3 (2.29%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.53%) Apache
5 2 (1.53%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.53%) JBoss
5 2 (1.53%) SAS
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) IaaS
1 5 (3.82%) PaaS
2 4 (3.05%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) DNS
2 8 (6.11%) DHCP
3 6 (4.58%) LAN
3 6 (4.58%) WAN
4 5 (3.82%) Firewall
4 5 (3.82%) Skype
5 4 (3.05%) Internet
5 4 (3.05%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (3.05%) SNMP
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.29%) SAN
6 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.53%) ATM
7 2 (1.53%) BGP
7 2 (1.53%) IOS XR
7 2 (1.53%) OSPF
8 1 (0.76%) 3G
8 1 (0.76%) DVB
8 1 (0.76%) Extranet
8 1 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.11%) DB2
5 7 (5.34%) Redis
6 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.05%) MySQL
8 4 (3.05%) PowerCenter
8 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.29%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.53%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Introscope
1 7 (5.34%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (5.34%) TeamCity
1 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.58%) ReSharper
3 4 (3.05%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.05%) Maven
4 3 (2.29%) JIRA
5 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.76%) Ant
6 1 (0.76%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.76%) Selenium
6 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (18.32%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.74%) Finance
3 9 (6.87%) Back Office
4 4 (3.05%) Billing
5 3 (2.29%) Law
6 2 (1.53%) Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Front Office
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (16.03%) Analyst
2 18 (13.74%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.16%) Developer
4 10 (7.63%) Data Engineer
4 10 (7.63%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (7.63%) Operations Support Engineer
5 8 (6.11%) Consultant
6 7 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.34%) Monitoring Specialist
6 7 (5.34%) Problem Manager
7 6 (4.58%) Incident Manager
7 6 (4.58%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.58%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Wintel Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Active Directory Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Compliance Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.40%) Web Services
2 9 (6.87%) REST
3 8 (6.11%) .NET
4 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
4 7 (5.34%) SOAP
5 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.58%) CSS
6 5 (3.82%) HTML
6 5 (3.82%) J2EE
7 3 (2.29%) DHTML
7 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.29%) jQuery
7 3 (2.29%) JSF
7 3 (2.29%) JSP
7 3 (2.29%) Sass
7 3 (2.29%) Spring
7 3 (2.29%) Struts
7 3 (2.29%) Struts2
7 3 (2.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Management Information System
2 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.34%) e-Health
4 5 (3.82%) AS400
4 5 (3.82%) CMDB
4 5 (3.82%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.29%) Clustering
6 3 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) iSeries
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.76%) STB
8 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.08%) Windows
2 17 (12.98%) Linux
3 12 (9.16%) Windows Server
4 11 (8.40%) Unix
4 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.53%) Android
7 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) CentOS
8 1 (0.76%) Debian
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.69%) ITIL
2 28 (21.37%) Service Management
3 26 (19.85%) Incident Management
4 22 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (11.45%) Problem Management
6 14 (10.69%) Data Analysis
6 14 (10.69%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (9.92%) Release Management
7 13 (9.92%) Service Delivery
8 11 (8.40%) Project Management
9 10 (7.63%) Change Management
9 10 (7.63%) Code Optimisation
9 10 (7.63%) DevOps
9 10 (7.63%) ITIL V3
10 9 (6.87%) Process Improvement
11 8 (6.11%) Matrix Organization
11 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.34%) ITSM
12 7 (5.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.79%) SQL
2 11 (8.40%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.87%) Java
4 8 (6.11%) C#
5 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.05%) RPG
6 4 (3.05%) RPG IV
7 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.29%) Python
8 2 (1.53%) ABAP
8 2 (1.53%) SAPscript
8 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.11%) CCNP
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 7 (5.34%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.82%) CCNA
7 4 (3.05%) CCIP
7 4 (3.05%) MCSA
7 4 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.29%) CCIE
8 3 (2.29%) HNC
9 2 (1.53%) CISA
9 2 (1.53%) CISMP
9 2 (1.53%) HND
9 2 (1.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.76%) MCP
10 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) SLA
2 6 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.05%) PMO
4 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.82%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (3.82%) UAG
5 4 (3.05%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.53%) Corosync
7 2 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.53%) vSphere
8 1 (0.76%) Firmware
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.76%) XenApp
8 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) SCOM
2 7 (5.34%) CA Wily
3 4 (3.05%) Netcool
3 4 (3.05%) OpenView
3 4 (3.05%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.29%) Ansible
4 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.29%) Puppet
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.53%) Pacemaker
5 2 (1.53%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.53%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.76%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Oracle
2 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.45%) IBM
3 15 (11.45%) VMware
4 14 (10.69%) HP
5 12 (9.16%) Cisco
6 11 (8.40%) SAP
7 10 (7.63%) Remedy
8 8 (6.11%) CA
9 7 (5.34%) NetQoS
9 7 (5.34%) Nimsoft
10 5 (3.82%) Forcepoint
10 5 (3.82%) Informatica
11 4 (3.05%) ATG
11 4 (3.05%) NetApp
11 4 (3.05%) New Relic
11 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.29%) Ericsson
12 3 (2.29%) Lotus
12 3 (2.29%) Symantec
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