Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 142 160
Rank change year-on-year -40 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 27 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.91% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.09% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 22
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.88% +10.21%
10th Percentile £288 £232 £233
90th Percentile £499 £517 £509
England median daily rate £413 £425 £395
% change year-on-year -2.94% +7.59% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 - £16.50
England median hourly rate £18.72 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.12% -32.00% -3.85%

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 4,394 4,041 5,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.99% 83.98% 84.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,687 2,587 3,143
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 141 153
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.60% +46.03% -14.40%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £39.75 £48.75 £39.90
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.87% +3.84%

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

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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 17 November 2018.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Root Cause Analysis
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 17 November 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
Shropshire -60 10 £470 +2.73% 2
Warwickshire +14 7 £425 +2.72% 1
Coventry - 5 £425 -
Birmingham -1 2 £500 +47.06% 6
Staffordshire - 1 - - 5
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) BMC
2 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (29.63%) Service Management
4 7 (25.93%) McAfee
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 6 (22.22%) VPN
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) CCNP
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) BGP
5 6 (22.22%) MPLS
5 6 (22.22%) OSPF
5 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 6 (22.22%) Internet
5 6 (22.22%) Firewall
5 6 (22.22%) Wireless
5 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 6 (22.22%) VLAN
5 6 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 6 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (22.22%) F5
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 6 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation

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 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) assyst
1 2 (7.41%) ENOVIA
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) BGP
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
1 6 (22.22%) HSRP
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
1 6 (22.22%) MPLS
1 6 (22.22%) OSPF
1 6 (22.22%) VLAN
1 6 (22.22%) VPN
1 6 (22.22%) WAN
1 6 (22.22%) Wireless
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 2 (7.41%) Automotive
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Change Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Management Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Management Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Handset
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (29.63%) Service Management
4 6 (22.22%) Coaching
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 6 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (18.52%) Application Performance Management
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) ITSM
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (11.11%) Workshop Facilitation
8 2 (7.41%) Conceptual Models
8 2 (7.41%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
8 2 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNP
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CISSP
4 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) NFS
5 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Control-M
1 5 (18.52%) QRadar
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) BMC
2 7 (25.93%) McAfee
3 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) F5
3 6 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) AppDynamics
4 5 (18.52%) Compuware
4 5 (18.52%) SolarWinds
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Altiris
5 3 (11.11%) Wyse
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) EMC