Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 250 252
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -46
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 147 122 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.90% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 67 81
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £285 £240 £305
90th Percentile £497 £500 £588
England median daily rate £403 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.29% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £29.75 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.34% +36.78% -3.33%
England median hourly rate £18.48 £18.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year -0.11% -30.84% +19.69%

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 14,393 13,542 15,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.64% 84.17% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,589 7,856 9,360
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 494 562
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.09% +3.41%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +16 61 £400 -4.65% 11
Hampshire -7 48 £450 +38.46% 7
Buckinghamshire +37 32 £438 +2.76% 6
Berkshire -15 27 £375 -9.09% 4
Surrey -25 22 £350 -17.65% 5
East Sussex +5 8 £400 -20.00% 1
West Sussex -6 5 £341 -17.27% 4
Oxfordshire +2 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £300 - 2
Middlesex 0 1 - -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 43 (29.25%) Linux
2 36 (24.49%) Problem Management
3 35 (23.81%) Windows
3 35 (23.81%) Oracle
4 31 (21.09%) Unix
5 29 (19.73%) ITIL
6 28 (19.05%) Finance
7 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 26 (17.69%) CRM
9 25 (17.01%) Oracle Database 12c
10 24 (16.33%) Oracle Database
10 24 (16.33%) Middleware
10 24 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (15.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
12 22 (14.97%) Oracle Fusion
12 22 (14.97%) Active Directory
12 22 (14.97%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (14.97%) VMware
12 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (14.97%) Windows Server
13 21 (14.29%) Siebel CRM
13 21 (14.29%) Clustering
13 21 (14.29%) Siebel
13 21 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
13 21 (14.29%) SOA
13 21 (14.29%) DNS
13 21 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
13 21 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 21 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE

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 21 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (8.84%) Apache
3 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.12%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.76%) IIS
6 6 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.40%) JBoss
8 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.04%) CMS
9 3 (2.04%) Confluence
9 3 (2.04%) EPiServer
9 3 (2.04%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.68%) SAP EP
Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Siebel CRM
2 19 (12.93%) Oracle Utilities
3 17 (11.56%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.04%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.68%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.29%) DNS
2 16 (10.88%) Firewall
3 13 (8.84%) Internet
4 12 (8.16%) DHCP
4 12 (8.16%) LAN
4 12 (8.16%) WAN
5 7 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.08%) BGP
6 6 (4.08%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.08%) OSPF
6 6 (4.08%) SAN
6 6 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.40%) Bluetooth
7 5 (3.40%) MPLS
7 5 (3.40%) VPN
8 4 (2.72%) H.323
8 4 (2.72%) MGCP
8 4 (2.72%) RTP
8 4 (2.72%) SCCP
9 3 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.01%) Oracle Database 12c
2 24 (16.33%) Oracle Database
3 23 (15.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (14.97%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 21 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
6 11 (7.48%) RDBMS
6 11 (7.48%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.72%) MySQL
10 3 (2.04%) DB2
10 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.04%) Redis
11 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.36%) Power BI
11 2 (1.36%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.12%) JIRA
4 7 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.08%) Maven
5 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.40%) Selenium
7 4 (2.72%) GitLab
7 4 (2.72%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.72%) Zephyr
8 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.04%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.68%) Introscope
9 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.68%) MSI
9 1 (0.68%) Subversion
9 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (19.05%) Finance
2 15 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.84%) Automotive
4 11 (7.48%) Electronics
5 10 (6.80%) Retail
6 6 (4.08%) Law
6 6 (4.08%) Legal
7 4 (2.72%) Back Office
7 4 (2.72%) Military
8 2 (1.36%) German Language
8 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.68%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 34 (23.13%) Analyst
2 22 (14.97%) DBA
2 22 (14.97%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (8.84%) Developer
4 12 (8.16%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 9 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.44%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Service Manager
6 8 (5.44%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (4.08%) Problem Analyst
7 6 (4.08%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.40%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) Middleware
2 22 (14.97%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (7.48%) Web Services
4 10 (6.80%) CSS
4 10 (6.80%) HTML
5 7 (4.76%) DHTML
5 7 (4.76%) SOAP
5 7 (4.76%) XML
6 6 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.08%) J2EE
6 6 (4.08%) JSF
6 6 (4.08%) JSP
6 6 (4.08%) Spring
6 6 (4.08%) Struts
6 6 (4.08%) Struts2
7 4 (2.72%) .NET
8 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.04%) HTML5
8 3 (2.04%) jQuery
8 3 (2.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Clustering
2 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.08%) PKI
5 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.40%) Infotainment
5 5 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.72%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.36%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.36%) Wiki
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) RIA
9 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Linux
2 35 (23.81%) Windows
3 31 (21.09%) Unix
4 22 (14.97%) Windows Server
5 20 (13.61%) AIX
6 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (10.20%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.44%) Solaris
10 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.04%) CentOS
12 1 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.68%) Debian
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.49%) Problem Management
2 29 (19.73%) ITIL
3 26 (17.69%) CRM
4 24 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.29%) SOA
7 19 (12.93%) Master Data Management
7 19 (12.93%) WFM
8 17 (11.56%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.52%) SDLC
9 14 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.84%) DevOps
11 12 (8.16%) Incident Management
11 12 (8.16%) Project Management
12 11 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.48%) Mentoring
12 11 (7.48%) Service Management
13 10 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.80%) Process Improvement
13 10 (6.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 18 (12.24%) SQL
3 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.84%) Java
5 12 (8.16%) Python
6 7 (4.76%) C
6 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.40%) C#
8 4 (2.72%) Groovy
8 4 (2.72%) Ruby
9 3 (2.04%) Perl
9 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.36%) C++
10 2 (1.36%) R
10 2 (1.36%) VB
10 2 (1.36%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) ABAP
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.48%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.76%) Degree
6 6 (4.08%) CCNP
7 5 (3.40%) ISEB
8 4 (2.72%) CCIE
8 4 (2.72%) CCNP Voice
9 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.36%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.36%) CCIP
10 2 (1.36%) CCNA
10 2 (1.36%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.36%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.68%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.68%) LPIC
11 1 (0.68%) OCA
11 1 (0.68%) OCP
11 1 (0.68%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) SLA
2 7 (4.76%) QA
3 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.68%) MISRA
4 1 (0.68%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.80%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.80%) XenDesktop
4 10 (6.80%) XenServer
5 7 (4.76%) vSphere
6 2 (1.36%) Corosync
6 2 (1.36%) NFS
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) WSUS
2 10 (6.80%) SCCM
3 7 (4.76%) Puppet
3 7 (4.76%) SCOM
4 6 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.72%) HP ALM
5 4 (2.72%) SELinux
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.36%) Ansible
7 2 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.36%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.36%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.36%) OVSD
7 2 (1.36%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.68%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) Oracle
2 27 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.97%) VMware
4 21 (14.29%) Siebel
5 13 (8.84%) Citrix
6 8 (5.44%) Cisco
7 7 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.08%) Ivanti
8 6 (4.08%) McAfee
8 6 (4.08%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.40%) HP
9 5 (3.40%) NetApp
10 4 (2.72%) Juniper
10 4 (2.72%) Red Box
10 4 (2.72%) SAP
11 3 (2.04%) CA
11 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.04%) Symantec
12 2 (1.36%) Informatica
12 2 (1.36%) Remedy