Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 236 256
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 -50
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 137 118 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.77% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.93% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 63 82
South East median daily rate £413 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £301
90th Percentile £510 £638 £600
England median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £29.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.50% -37.37% +128.92%
10th Percentile £16.40 £16.75 £46.25
90th Percentile £19.60 £29.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £19.38 £21.92 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.60% +15.36% +8.57%

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 14,142 12,737 14,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.57% 83.22% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,343 7,399 9,177
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 499 558
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £10.64 £11.60 £11.62
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.75 £52.58
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Hampshire +17 61 £485 -19.17% 4
Thames Valley -35 44 £390 +5.19% 18
Buckinghamshire 0 24 £390 +7.59% 4
Surrey -12 23 £375 -9.09% 4
Berkshire -19 20 £388 +3.33% 13
East Sussex +3 4 £325 -35.00% 2
West Sussex -17 4 £400 -3.03% 2
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (32.85%) Linux
2 36 (26.28%) Oracle
3 35 (25.55%) Windows
4 31 (22.63%) Middleware
5 30 (21.90%) ITIL
5 30 (21.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 30 (21.90%) Oracle Database
6 28 (20.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (20.44%) Clustering
7 27 (19.71%) CRM
7 27 (19.71%) SOA
8 26 (18.98%) Unix
8 26 (18.98%) Oracle Fusion
9 25 (18.25%) Oracle Service Bus
9 25 (18.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 25 (18.25%) Oracle BI EE
9 25 (18.25%) Oracle ODI
9 25 (18.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (18.25%) Oracle Forms
9 25 (18.25%) Oracle Reports
9 25 (18.25%) Siebel
9 25 (18.25%) Siebel CRM
10 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
10 24 (17.52%) Finance
10 24 (17.52%) Master Data Management
11 23 (16.79%) AIX
12 22 (16.06%) VMware
12 22 (16.06%) Oracle Utilities
12 22 (16.06%) Windows Server
12 22 (16.06%) Problem Management

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 25 (18.25%) Oracle Service Bus
1 25 (18.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.30%) Apache
2 10 (7.30%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.84%) IIS
3 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.38%) Confluence
4 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.92%) JBoss
5 4 (2.92%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.46%) SAS
6 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.73%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (18.25%) Siebel CRM
2 22 (16.06%) Oracle Utilities
3 21 (15.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) Office 365
3 2 (1.46%) IaaS
3 2 (1.46%) PaaS
3 2 (1.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) DNS
2 10 (7.30%) Firewall
2 10 (7.30%) LAN
2 10 (7.30%) WAN
3 8 (5.84%) DHCP
3 8 (5.84%) Internet
4 6 (4.38%) SAN
4 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.65%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.19%) MPLS
6 3 (2.19%) VoIP
6 3 (2.19%) VPN
7 2 (1.46%) Broadband
7 2 (1.46%) Converged Networks
7 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.46%) Wireless
7 2 (1.46%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.73%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.90%) Oracle Database
1 30 (21.90%) Oracle Database 12c
2 28 (20.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (18.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 25 (18.25%) Oracle ODI
3 25 (18.25%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.92%) MySQL
5 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.19%) Power BI
6 3 (2.19%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (9.49%) JIRA
3 8 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.11%) Selenium
5 4 (2.92%) GitLab
5 4 (2.92%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.92%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.73%) Introscope
7 1 (0.73%) JBehave
7 1 (0.73%) Maven
General
1 24 (17.52%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Automotive
3 9 (6.57%) Electronics
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
4 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.38%) Legal
6 4 (2.92%) Banking
7 3 (2.19%) Military
8 2 (1.46%) Law
9 1 (0.73%) Back Office
9 1 (0.73%) French Language
9 1 (0.73%) Front Office
9 1 (0.73%) German Language
9 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Analyst
2 27 (19.71%) DBA
3 26 (18.98%) Oracle DBA
4 17 (12.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 11 (8.03%) Senior DBA
5 11 (8.03%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 10 (7.30%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Service Manager
7 9 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Citrix Server Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Network Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Network Services Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.63%) Middleware
2 26 (18.98%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (5.11%) Web Services
4 5 (3.65%) .NET
5 4 (2.92%) SOAP
5 4 (2.92%) XML
6 3 (2.19%) HTML
7 2 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.46%) ISPF
7 2 (1.46%) Memcached
7 2 (1.46%) Node.js
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.73%) CSS
8 1 (0.73%) DHTML
8 1 (0.73%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.73%) J2EE
8 1 (0.73%) JSP
8 1 (0.73%) Struts
8 1 (0.73%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Clustering
2 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.38%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.38%) PKI
4 5 (3.65%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.65%) Infotainment
5 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.92%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.73%) e-Health
7 1 (0.73%) Fintech
7 1 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.85%) Linux
2 35 (25.55%) Windows
3 26 (18.98%) Unix
4 23 (16.79%) AIX
5 22 (16.06%) Windows Server
6 21 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (10.95%) Windows 7
9 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.38%) Solaris
11 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.46%) zOS
13 1 (0.73%) Android
13 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.73%) CentOS
13 1 (0.73%) Debian
13 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.90%) ITIL
2 27 (19.71%) CRM
2 27 (19.71%) SOA
3 24 (17.52%) Master Data Management
4 22 (16.06%) Problem Management
4 22 (16.06%) WFM
5 21 (15.33%) Test Automation
6 20 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.22%) Incident Management
8 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (9.49%) Service Delivery
10 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.76%) Process Improvement
11 11 (8.03%) Trend Analysis
12 10 (7.30%) DevOps
12 10 (7.30%) SDLC
12 10 (7.30%) Service Management
13 9 (6.57%) Business Analysis
13 9 (6.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 16 (11.68%) SQL
3 11 (8.03%) Java
4 8 (5.84%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.84%) Python
5 6 (4.38%) C++
6 5 (3.65%) C
6 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.92%) Groovy
7 4 (2.92%) Ruby
7 4 (2.92%) VB
8 3 (2.19%) VBA
9 2 (1.46%) C#
9 2 (1.46%) Perl
9 2 (1.46%) PHP
9 2 (1.46%) REXX
9 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.73%) COBOL
10 1 (0.73%) JCL
10 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.38%) ISEB
5 4 (2.92%) CCNA
5 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.19%) CCNP
6 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.46%) MCSA
7 2 (1.46%) MCSE
8 1 (0.73%) CCA
8 1 (0.73%) CCEA
8 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.73%) OCA
8 1 (0.73%) OCP
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.73%) RHCA
8 1 (0.73%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) QA
1 10 (7.30%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) PMO
4 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (15.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.03%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.30%) XenDesktop
4 10 (7.30%) XenServer
5 9 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.38%) vSphere
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.46%) Corosync
8 2 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.46%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (1.46%) UAG
9 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.73%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.73%) RACF
9 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) WSUS
2 11 (8.03%) SCCM
3 7 (5.11%) SCOM
4 6 (4.38%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.92%) HP ALM
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.92%) Puppet
6 3 (2.19%) Ansible
6 3 (2.19%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.19%) SELinux
7 2 (1.46%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.46%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.46%) Pacemaker
7 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.73%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Oracle
2 25 (18.25%) Siebel
3 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.06%) VMware
5 14 (10.22%) Citrix
6 6 (4.38%) CA
6 6 (4.38%) Ivanti
6 6 (4.38%) McAfee
6 6 (4.38%) SAP
6 6 (4.38%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco
8 3 (2.19%) HP
8 3 (2.19%) Nimsoft
8 3 (2.19%) Remedy
9 2 (1.46%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.46%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.46%) IBM
9 2 (1.46%) Intel
9 2 (1.46%) Symantec