Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 168 195
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 -7
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 40 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.71% 0.64% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.80% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 21
South West median daily rate £371 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.78% +16.75% -17.24%
10th Percentile £247 £115 £158
90th Percentile £437 £431 £455
England median daily rate £425 £395 £388
% change year-on-year +7.59% +1.94% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
South West median hourly rate £11.25 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.11% - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% -3.85% +4.00%

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 4605 4646 5267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.35% 79.90% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3123 3563
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 266 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.18
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +27 26 £250 -5.66%
Wiltshire -2 6 £430 +91.11%
Bristol -3 6 £391 +8.47% 1
Dorset +8 1 £360 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (27.50%) Data Migration
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco
3 11 (27.50%) Migration
4 9 (22.50%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (22.50%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) CCNP
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.50%) Firewall
7 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (15.00%) Network Design
7 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.00%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
7 6 (15.00%) Remedy
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 6 (15.00%) Network Security
7 6 (15.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 5 (12.50%) Skype for Business
8 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (12.50%) C
8 5 (12.50%) IBM

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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Actimize
2 1 (2.50%) LabWindows
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) WAN
2 8 (20.00%) LAN
3 7 (17.50%) Firewall
3 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 5 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (7.50%) BGP
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
6 3 (7.50%) NX-OS
6 3 (7.50%) VoIP
6 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.00%) DNS
8 1 (2.50%) Broadband
8 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.50%) ISDN
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
8 1 (2.50%) SAN
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) VersionOne
General
1 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) DOORS Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) EDI
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) HPUX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Data Migration
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
3 6 (15.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
4 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Security Patching
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Security Management
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C
2 3 (7.50%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) C-shell
4 1 (2.50%) Korn
4 1 (2.50%) Pascal
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (20.00%) CCNP
5 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.50%) MCSE
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) KVM
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.50%) Samba
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (7.50%) Opsview
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
2 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 6 (15.00%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) Remedy
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Polycom
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) IronPort
6 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.50%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) Opsware
6 1 (2.50%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) Trillium
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas