Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 262 214
Rank change year-on-year +15 -48 +24
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 128 120 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.72% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.87% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 72 105
South East median daily rate £407 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £246 £306 £284
90th Percentile £499 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.13% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
South East median hourly rate £18.88 £19.13 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -48.44% +25.74%
10th Percentile £13.89 £15.75 £24.23
90th Percentile £24.56 £32.08 £40.19
England median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £28.45
% change year-on-year -32.00% -12.13% +13.80%

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 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -8 50 £400 - 9
Hampshire +7 40 £425 -19.05% 10
Berkshire +16 34 £425 +13.33% 3
Surrey -6 22 £425 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire -24 10 £400 +23.08% 4
Middlesex +12 6 £375 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -2 6 £390 -13.33% 2
West Sussex -10 5 £275 -33.33%
East Sussex +1 3 - -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 44 (34.38%) ITIL
2 31 (24.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 27 (21.09%) Finance
4 26 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (19.53%) Telecoms
6 23 (17.97%) Data Analysis
7 22 (17.19%) Service Management
8 21 (16.41%) Unix
9 20 (15.63%) Windows
10 19 (14.84%) Migration
10 19 (14.84%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (13.28%) Code Optimisation
11 17 (13.28%) Management Information System
11 17 (13.28%) Oracle
12 16 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (10.94%) SQL
14 14 (10.94%) SAP
15 13 (10.16%) Runbook
15 13 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (10.16%) IBM
15 13 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (9.38%) Incident Management
16 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
16 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
16 12 (9.38%) Linux
17 11 (8.59%) SLA
17 11 (8.59%) Data Modelling
17 11 (8.59%) Scrum

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 9 (7.03%) PowerExchange
2 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
5 3 (2.34%) JBoss
6 2 (1.56%) Apache
6 2 (1.56%) SAS
6 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) SAP GRC
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.34%) Primavera
3 3 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.56%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.47%) Office 365
4 2 (1.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) DNS
2 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.13%) DHCP
3 4 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.34%) Firewall
4 3 (2.34%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.34%) LAN
4 3 (2.34%) WAN
5 2 (1.56%) Extranet
5 2 (1.56%) Internet
5 2 (1.56%) Intranet
5 2 (1.56%) Network Security
5 2 (1.56%) SAN
5 2 (1.56%) SNMP
6 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.03%) PowerCenter
4 6 (4.69%) DB2
5 5 (3.91%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.34%) Kalido
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.34%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.56%) MySQL
7 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.78%) QlikView
8 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Introscope
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 25 (19.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Back Office
5 2 (1.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (28.13%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Data Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Operations Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Operations Support Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.38%) Service Manager
5 11 (8.59%) Data Analyst
5 11 (8.59%) Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Consultant
6 8 (6.25%) Informatica Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Pensions Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Problem Manager
8 5 (3.91%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.13%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 4 (3.13%) HTML
2 4 (3.13%) Web Services
3 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.34%) jQuery
3 3 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (2.34%) XML
4 2 (1.56%) Middleware
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.78%) BAPI
5 1 (0.78%) HTML5
5 1 (0.78%) React
5 1 (0.78%) REST
5 1 (0.78%) SAP BSP
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.78%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.78%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.28%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.69%) Life Science
4 6 (4.69%) User Experience
5 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.13%) AS400
7 3 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.34%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) CMDB
8 1 (0.78%) e-Health
8 1 (0.78%) FMCG
8 1 (0.78%) Handset
8 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.78%) STB
8 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Unix
2 20 (15.63%) Windows
3 12 (9.38%) Linux
4 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.38%) ITIL
2 31 (24.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (17.97%) Data Analysis
4 22 (17.19%) Service Management
5 19 (14.84%) Migration
5 19 (14.84%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (13.28%) Code Optimisation
7 16 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 15 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (10.16%) Runbook
10 12 (9.38%) Incident Management
10 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.59%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.59%) DevOps
11 11 (8.59%) Scrum
12 10 (7.81%) ETL
12 10 (7.81%) ITIL V3
12 10 (7.81%) ITSM
12 10 (7.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.94%) SQL
2 9 (7.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.91%) Java
3 5 (3.91%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.13%) C#
4 4 (3.13%) Perl
4 4 (3.13%) RPG
4 4 (3.13%) RPG IV
5 3 (2.34%) C
5 3 (2.34%) Groovy
5 3 (2.34%) Python
5 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.56%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.56%) Korn
7 1 (0.78%) ABAP
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (2.34%) HNC
5 2 (1.56%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.56%) CCA
5 2 (1.56%) CCIE
5 2 (1.56%) CCNP
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) HND
5 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) Data Quality
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
2 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.34%) QA
4 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) VMware NSX
2 2 (1.56%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.78%) Docker
3 1 (0.78%) Firmware
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Ansible
1 3 (2.34%) Puppet
1 3 (2.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.56%) Netcool
2 2 (1.56%) OpenView
2 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.56%) SCOM
2 2 (1.56%) SELinux
2 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.78%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.78%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.78%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Oracle
2 14 (10.94%) SAP
3 13 (10.16%) IBM
4 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.81%) Informatica
5 10 (7.81%) VMware
6 9 (7.03%) Cisco
6 9 (7.03%) HP
7 4 (3.13%) Citrix
7 4 (3.13%) Remedy
7 4 (3.13%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.34%) FireEye
8 3 (2.34%) JDA
8 3 (2.34%) RedPrairie
8 3 (2.34%) Symantec
9 2 (1.56%) BMC
9 2 (1.56%) CA
9 2 (1.56%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.56%) F5
9 2 (1.56%) Netezza