Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 September 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 West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 176 165
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +14
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 30 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.60% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.72% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 22
South West median daily rate £300 £361 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.96% +1.69% -0.28%
10th Percentile £160 £250 £224
90th Percentile £463 £453 £488
England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £11.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +264.44% -73.53% -
10th Percentile £40.40 £10.13 £41.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £25.76 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.48 £29.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -37.88% +6.25% +21.74%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,949 4,569 4,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.99% 83.22% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,076 2,889 3,177
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 182 269
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +9.86% -4.05%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.79 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the South West

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in the South West

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the South West

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in the South West

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Bristol -10 11 £258 -32.41% 5
Wiltshire +2 10 £300 -23.08% 4
Gloucestershire -8 8 £195 -22.00% 4
Somerset - 1 £425 - 2
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 West region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) WSUS
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) C
8 5 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (16.67%) Service Management

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.67%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) BGP
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (13.33%) DHCP
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
1 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) NX-OS
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
1 4 (13.33%) VoIP
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
1 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (3.33%) MS Access
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) JMeter
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) WATIR
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Avionics
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Pega Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Electrical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Robotics
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Unix
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) Debian
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (16.67%) C
2 5 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) DO-254
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.00%) XenServer
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) WSUS
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.33%) Opsview
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.33%) Netcool
5 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) SELinux
5 1 (3.33%) Unicenter
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Pega
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.33%) Meridio
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas