Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 179 184
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 34 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 11
South West median daily rate £344 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.13% +2.00% +15.03%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £300
90th Percentile £468 £569 £488
England median daily rate £400 £413 £395
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
South West median hourly rate £41.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £40.40 - £41.25
90th Percentile £41.50 - £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £29.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.33% +48.75% +21.21%

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 4,149 4,363 4,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 82.11% 82.99% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,481 2,823 3,126
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 203 252
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +20.52%
10th Percentile £11.49 £14.13 £13.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Wiltshire +16 15 £325 -37.50% 4
Bristol +3 9 £363 -0.68% 1
Gloucestershire +2 8 £279 -38.06% 3
Somerset +7 1 - -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (41.18%) Incident Management
4 13 (38.24%) VMware
4 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (32.35%) Python
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
8 9 (26.47%) WSUS
8 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
8 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
9 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 8 (23.53%) Capacity Management
9 8 (23.53%) LAN
9 8 (23.53%) WAN
9 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
10 7 (20.59%) Wireshark
10 7 (20.59%) Service Management
10 7 (20.59%) VoIP
10 7 (20.59%) CCNP
10 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco
10 7 (20.59%) BGP
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (20.59%) Opsview

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 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) LAN
1 8 (23.53%) WAN
2 7 (20.59%) BGP
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
2 7 (20.59%) NX-OS
2 7 (20.59%) VoIP
2 7 (20.59%) Wireshark
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) JMeter
2 3 (8.82%) WATIR
3 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Avionics
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Incident Management
2 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
3 8 (23.53%) Capacity Management
3 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.59%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (20.59%) Security Patching
4 7 (20.59%) Service Management
5 6 (17.65%) Demand Management
5 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) C
2 5 (14.71%) C++
3 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) DO-254
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.76%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) WSUS
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (20.59%) Opsview
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (14.71%) SCCM
4 3 (8.82%) Puppet
5 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.94%) Netcool
6 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) SELinux
6 1 (2.94%) Unicenter
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Remedy
6 3 (8.82%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (5.88%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Meridio
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.94%) Veritas