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 3 months to 22 June 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.

Root Cause Analysis
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 131 119
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 16 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.67% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 20
Median daily rate £352 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +29.03% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £27.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.18% +42.10%  

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2211 2375 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 79.19% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1565 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Bristol -3 5 £361 +20.41% 1
Gloucestershire +11 4 £250 -
Wiltshire +7 3 £371 +65.62%
Devon - 3 £250 -
Dorset +6 1 £400 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Perl
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) Selenium
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Validation
6 5 (17.86%) C
6 5 (17.86%) SAP
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) Python
6 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (17.86%) Waterfall

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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Mule
4 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) SAP WM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) FCoE
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VLAN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Manager
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Billing Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Data Steward
6 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Sensu
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps
1 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum
2 6 (21.43%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
3 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (17.86%) System Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) Validation
3 5 (17.86%) V-Model
3 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (17.86%) C
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) C-shell
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.57%) KVM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) Samba
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Graphite
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) Kibana
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) BMC
3 3 (10.71%) New Relic
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Opsware
5 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Trillium
5 1 (3.57%) VMware