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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Root Cause Analysis
England / South East
Rank 190 216 191
Rank change year-on-year +26 -25  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 55 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.62% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 40
Median daily rate £388 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +8.84% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46%  

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 6315 7428 7722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.49% 81.17% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 4585 4239
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 265 271
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £48.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Berkshire +22 18 £375 +10.70% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 18 £350 -9.67% 2
Hampshire +8 10 £538 +36.50% 5
West Sussex +4 6 £400 - 1
Middlesex +3 2 £288 +6.48%
Surrey +10 1 £500 +5.26% 4
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Root Cause Analysis
England

Root Cause Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 45 (42.45%) ITIL
2 42 (39.62%) Service Management
3 34 (32.08%) Windows
4 31 (29.25%) VMware
5 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
6 28 (26.42%) SC Cleared
7 24 (22.64%) PaaS
7 24 (22.64%) IaaS
8 22 (20.75%) Management Information System
9 20 (18.87%) Linux
9 20 (18.87%) Cisco
10 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
11 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (16.98%) Incident Management
12 17 (16.04%) Finance
12 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.21%) Active Directory
14 13 (12.26%) CMDB
15 12 (11.32%) User Stories
15 12 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
16 11 (10.38%) Process Improvement
16 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (10.38%) Release Management
16 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (10.38%) CCNP
16 11 (10.38%) SLA
16 11 (10.38%) Unix
16 11 (10.38%) Oracle
16 11 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (9.43%) CA

Root Cause Analysis
Top Related 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 5 (4.72%) IIS
1 5 (4.72%) SAS
2 4 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.83%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.83%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.89%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.94%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.64%) IaaS
1 24 (22.64%) PaaS
2 4 (3.77%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) LAN
3 8 (7.55%) DHCP
3 8 (7.55%) DNS
4 7 (6.60%) WAN
5 4 (3.77%) Skype
6 3 (2.83%) 2G
6 3 (2.83%) 3G
6 3 (2.83%) ATM
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.83%) LTE
6 3 (2.83%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.89%) Internet
7 2 (1.89%) Network Security
7 2 (1.89%) SAN
7 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.89%) Redis
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Introscope
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.94%) Maven
3 1 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (16.04%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Legal
3 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Back Office
5 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Analyst
2 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (6.60%) Business Analyst
2 7 (6.60%) Monitoring Specialist
2 7 (6.60%) Service Manager
3 5 (4.72%) Information Manager
3 5 (4.72%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (3.77%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (3.77%) Consultant
4 4 (3.77%) Information Services Manager
4 4 (3.77%) Network Engineer
4 4 (3.77%) Service Analyst
4 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (2.83%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (2.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (2.83%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (2.83%) Environment And Release Manager
5 3 (2.83%) Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) REST
3 3 (2.83%) CSS
3 3 (2.83%) HTML
4 2 (1.89%) .NET
4 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.89%) HTML5
4 2 (1.89%) jQuery
4 2 (1.89%) JSON
4 2 (1.89%) Memcached
4 2 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.89%) Sass
4 2 (1.89%) SOAP
4 2 (1.89%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.94%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.94%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.94%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.94%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.94%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.26%) CMDB
3 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.60%) e-Health
5 6 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.72%) Clustering
6 5 (4.72%) Smart Meter
7 4 (3.77%) Taxonomies
8 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.94%) AS400
10 1 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.08%) Windows
2 20 (18.87%) Linux
3 11 (10.38%) Unix
3 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.89%) Android
8 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.45%) ITIL
2 42 (39.62%) Service Management
3 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
4 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.98%) Incident Management
5 12 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
5 12 (11.32%) User Stories
6 11 (10.38%) Process Improvement
6 11 (10.38%) Release Management
7 9 (8.49%) Change Management
7 9 (8.49%) Data Analysis
7 9 (8.49%) Service Design
8 8 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.60%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 7 (6.60%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 7 (6.60%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (6.60%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
10 6 (5.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) Java
3 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.83%) Python
4 2 (1.89%) C#
4 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.94%) ABAP
5 1 (0.94%) Perl
5 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 28 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.38%) CCNP
3 11 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.66%) CCNA
6 6 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.72%) CCIE
8 4 (3.77%) Degree
8 4 (3.77%) MCSA
9 2 (1.89%) CCIP
9 2 (1.89%) CCSE
9 2 (1.89%) CCSP
9 2 (1.89%) CISA
9 2 (1.89%) CISMP
9 2 (1.89%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.89%) MCSE
9 2 (1.89%) VCP5
10 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.83%) PMO
3 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.72%) UAG
4 4 (3.77%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.89%) Corosync
5 2 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.94%) Firmware
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) CA Wily
1 7 (6.60%) SCOM
2 3 (2.83%) Puppet
3 2 (1.89%) Ansible
3 2 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.89%) Pacemaker
4 1 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.94%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.94%) Nessus
4 1 (0.94%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.94%) Nmap
4 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) QRadar
4 1 (0.94%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (29.25%) VMware
2 20 (18.87%) Cisco
3 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.38%) Oracle
5 10 (9.43%) CA
5 10 (9.43%) Remedy
6 7 (6.60%) NetQoS
6 7 (6.60%) Nimsoft
7 5 (4.72%) Forcepoint
7 5 (4.72%) HP
8 4 (3.77%) BMC
8 4 (3.77%) Nokia
8 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.77%) SAP
8 4 (3.77%) Symantec
9 3 (2.83%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.83%) Juniper
9 3 (2.83%) Lotus
9 3 (2.83%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.83%) NetApp
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