Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 249 260
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -42
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 141 128 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.78% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.93% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 75
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £240 £302
90th Percentile £575 £496 £620
England median daily rate £413 £425 £378
% change year-on-year -2.94% +12.58% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £29.75 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +55.56% -48.44%
10th Percentile £15.85 £16.55 £15.75
90th Percentile £19.35 £29.75 £32.08
England median hourly rate £18.25 £26.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year -31.78% -3.60% +18.09%

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 14,187 13,772 14,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.02% 84.19% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,536 8,223 8,583
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 470 577
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +27 66 £429 +7.19% 11
Hampshire -9 45 £400 +33.33% 9
Buckinghamshire +47 36 £438 +2.76% 5
Berkshire -6 28 £380 -5.00% 6
Surrey -31 16 £550 +29.41% 4
Kent - 7 £550 - 5
East Sussex -4 6 £400 -20.00% 3
West Sussex -1 5 £341 +24.09% 6
Oxfordshire +4 2 - -
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 45 (31.91%) Linux
2 40 (28.37%) Finance
2 40 (28.37%) Problem Management
3 34 (24.11%) Oracle
4 33 (23.40%) Unix
5 31 (21.99%) Windows
6 30 (21.28%) Security Cleared
7 27 (19.15%) DNS
7 27 (19.15%) Firewall
8 25 (17.73%) SQL
8 25 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (17.02%) Middleware
10 23 (16.31%) ITIL
11 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
12 21 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (13.48%) Red Hat
13 19 (13.48%) CRM
13 19 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (13.48%) SC Cleared
13 19 (13.48%) Oracle Database
14 18 (12.77%) Relational Database
14 18 (12.77%) Active Directory
15 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
15 17 (12.06%) VMware
15 17 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (12.06%) Git (software)
16 16 (11.35%) Incident Management
16 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (11.35%) Clustering
16 16 (11.35%) Data Analysis

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 15 (10.64%) Apache
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle Service Bus
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (7.80%) JBoss
4 10 (7.09%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.26%) IIS
6 6 (4.26%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.13%) CMS
8 3 (2.13%) EPiServer
8 3 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.42%) SAS
10 1 (0.71%) Confluence
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.71%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (0.71%) SAP EP
Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (9.93%) Oracle Utilities
1 14 (9.93%) Siebel CRM
2 11 (7.80%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.55%) Temenos T24
4 4 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.71%) Primavera
5 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.71%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.13%) IaaS
2 3 (2.13%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) PaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.15%) DNS
1 27 (19.15%) Firewall
2 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.22%) DHCP
4 12 (8.51%) Internet
5 10 (7.09%) LAN
5 10 (7.09%) WAN
6 7 (4.96%) BGP
6 7 (4.96%) OSPF
7 4 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.84%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.84%) H.323
7 4 (2.84%) MGCP
7 4 (2.84%) RTP
7 4 (2.84%) SAN
7 4 (2.84%) SCCP
8 3 (2.13%) RIP
8 3 (2.13%) SDH
8 3 (2.13%) VPLS
8 3 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) Oracle Database
2 18 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 16 (11.35%) RDBMS
4 15 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (10.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (10.64%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (9.93%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (9.93%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (6.38%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.26%) Big Data
9 4 (2.84%) DB2
10 3 (2.13%) Redis
10 3 (2.13%) SAP BW
11 2 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.42%) Power BI
11 2 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (7.09%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.26%) Maven
4 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.13%) JIRA
5 3 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.13%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.71%) MSI
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (28.37%) Finance
2 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.67%) Retail
4 6 (4.26%) Back Office
4 6 (4.26%) Law
5 5 (3.55%) Automotive
5 5 (3.55%) Legal
6 4 (2.84%) Billing
6 4 (2.84%) German Language
7 3 (2.13%) Banking
7 3 (2.13%) Military
8 2 (1.42%) Electronics
8 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.71%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Analyst
2 21 (14.89%) DBA
3 19 (13.48%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (10.64%) Developer
5 11 (7.80%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) Middleware Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Administrator
7 9 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 7 (4.96%) Problem Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Sybase DBA
11 5 (3.55%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Incident and Problem Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Incident Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Problem Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Wintel Support
12 4 (2.84%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.02%) Middleware
2 15 (10.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (7.09%) CSS
3 10 (7.09%) HTML
4 8 (5.67%) Web Services
5 7 (4.96%) DHTML
5 7 (4.96%) XML
6 6 (4.26%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.26%) J2EE
6 6 (4.26%) JSF
6 6 (4.26%) JSP
6 6 (4.26%) Spring
6 6 (4.26%) Struts
6 6 (4.26%) Struts2
7 4 (2.84%) .NET
7 4 (2.84%) LDAP
8 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.13%) HTML5
8 3 (2.13%) jQuery
8 3 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (11.35%) Clustering
2 10 (7.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.26%) User Experience
4 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.84%) Wiki
6 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.42%) PKI
7 2 (1.42%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.42%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.71%) Life Science
8 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.71%) RIA
8 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.91%) Linux
2 33 (23.40%) Unix
3 31 (21.99%) Windows
4 19 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (10.64%) Windows Server
6 14 (9.93%) AIX
7 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.84%) CentOS
10 4 (2.84%) Solaris
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.71%) Android
12 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) Problem Management
2 25 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (16.31%) ITIL
4 21 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.48%) CRM
6 17 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (11.35%) Data Analysis
7 16 (11.35%) Incident Management
8 15 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (9.93%) DevOps
9 14 (9.93%) Master Data Management
9 14 (9.93%) SOA
9 14 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (9.93%) WFM
10 13 (9.22%) Project Management
10 13 (9.22%) Service Management
10 13 (9.22%) Stress Testing
11 12 (8.51%) ITIL V3
12 11 (7.80%) Change Management
12 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.73%) SQL
2 14 (9.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.80%) Perl
5 10 (7.09%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.67%) C
7 7 (4.96%) Python
8 6 (4.26%) Java
8 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.55%) C#
10 3 (2.13%) ABAP
10 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.13%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.42%) R
11 2 (1.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.71%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.71%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.71%) VB
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 13 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.09%) Degree
6 9 (6.38%) CCNP
7 6 (4.26%) CCIE
8 5 (3.55%) CCNA
9 4 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.84%) CCNP Voice
9 4 (2.84%) ISEB
9 4 (2.84%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.13%) BC Cleared
10 3 (2.13%) CCIP
10 3 (2.13%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.42%) MCSA
12 1 (0.71%) MCSE
12 1 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) SLA
2 7 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.13%) QA
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.71%) MISRA
5 1 (0.71%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.13%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.13%) vSphere
5 2 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.42%) NFS
5 2 (1.42%) UAG
6 1 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (9.22%) Puppet
2 10 (7.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 10 (7.09%) SELinux
3 5 (3.55%) WSUS
4 4 (2.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.84%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.42%) OVSD
5 2 (1.42%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.71%) Netcool
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.71%) SCCM
6 1 (0.71%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 34 (24.11%) Oracle
2 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.48%) Red Hat
4 17 (12.06%) VMware
5 15 (10.64%) Cisco
6 14 (9.93%) Siebel
7 9 (6.38%) HP
8 8 (5.67%) Juniper
9 6 (4.26%) Sybase
10 5 (3.55%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.55%) Citrix
10 5 (3.55%) Remedy
11 4 (2.84%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.84%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.84%) Red Box
11 4 (2.84%) SAP
11 4 (2.84%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.13%) NetApp
12 3 (2.13%) Nortel
13 2 (1.42%) McAfee