Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 January 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 159 141
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 +11
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 29 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.51% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.61% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 26
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.66% +13.57%
10th Percentile £317 £192 £219
90th Percentile £499 £438 £505
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.96
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £21.75
% change year-on-year +4.14% -16.11% -16.35%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,273 3,953 4,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.94% 83.73% 83.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 2,508 2,738
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 147 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +21.44% -5.30%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £10.61
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.12
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the West Midlands

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Shropshire -52 12 £458 +8.93% 1
Coventry - 6 £413 - 1
Warwickshire +4 5 £425 - 1
Birmingham +12 2 £500 - 1
Worcestershire -6 2 £413 +94.12%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 3
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) WAN
4 9 (31.03%) McAfee
5 8 (27.59%) BGP
5 8 (27.59%) MPLS
5 8 (27.59%) OSPF
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (27.59%) BMC
5 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
5 8 (27.59%) Internet
5 8 (27.59%) Service Management
5 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 8 (27.59%) CCNP
5 8 (27.59%) Wireless
5 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
5 8 (27.59%) VLAN
5 8 (27.59%) Fortinet
5 8 (27.59%) Network Load Balancing
5 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (27.59%) F5
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL V3
5 8 (27.59%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (27.59%) HSRP
5 8 (27.59%) Coaching

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) WAN
2 8 (27.59%) BGP
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) HSRP
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 8 (27.59%) MPLS
2 8 (27.59%) OSPF
2 8 (27.59%) VLAN
2 8 (27.59%) VPN
2 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.90%) MS Access
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Introscope
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Change Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Management Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Handset
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (27.59%) Coaching
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL V3
3 8 (27.59%) Network Load Balancing
3 8 (27.59%) Service Management
3 8 (27.59%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (17.24%) Application Performance Management
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
5 4 (13.79%) ITSM
6 3 (10.34%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (10.34%) Network Packet Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.34%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (6.90%) Conceptual Models
7 2 (6.90%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (6.90%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) ABAP
1 2 (6.90%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCNP
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) CCIE
5 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Control-M
1 5 (17.24%) QRadar
2 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.45%) CA Wily
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) McAfee
2 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
2 8 (27.59%) BMC
2 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) F5
2 8 (27.59%) Fortinet
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) AppDynamics
4 5 (17.24%) Compuware
4 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.34%) Altiris
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Wyse
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) HP