Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 157 142
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15 -8
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 45 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.89% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.07% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 20
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +12.50% +21.74%
10th Percentile £240 £233 £200
90th Percentile £513 £509 £478
England median daily rate £425 £400 £397
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.69% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.79% -33.80%
England median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £28.45
% change year-on-year -32.00% -12.13% +13.80%

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 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 2017.

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

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 23 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
Shropshire +32 22 £458 +1.67% 2
Birmingham +11 9 £340 - 2
Warwickshire +2 7 £425 +13.33% 3
Smethwick 0 2 - -
Worcestershire +5 1 £213 -29.17%
Wolverhampton - 1 £185 -
Root Cause Analysis
England

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

1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 24 (53.33%) ITIL
3 21 (46.67%) BMC
4 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
5 14 (31.11%) Performance Management
5 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
5 14 (31.11%) Riverbed
5 14 (31.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (31.11%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (31.11%) User Experience
5 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (31.11%) AppDynamics
5 14 (31.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 13 (28.89%) Visualisation
7 12 (26.67%) CMDB
8 11 (24.44%) SQL
9 9 (20.00%) SLA
9 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
10 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
11 7 (15.56%) CCNP
11 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (15.56%) IBM
11 7 (15.56%) ETL
11 7 (15.56%) WAN
11 7 (15.56%) VPN
11 7 (15.56%) Wireless
11 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
11 7 (15.56%) MPLS
11 7 (15.56%) OSPF

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 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.22%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) BGP
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
1 7 (15.56%) HSRP
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
1 7 (15.56%) MPLS
1 7 (15.56%) OSPF
1 7 (15.56%) VLAN
1 7 (15.56%) VPN
1 7 (15.56%) WAN
1 7 (15.56%) Wireless
2 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.89%) Network Security
4 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) NeoLoad
1 3 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.89%) Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (31.11%) User Experience
2 12 (26.67%) CMDB
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) ITIL
2 14 (31.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 14 (31.11%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (31.11%) Performance Management
2 14 (31.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (28.89%) Visualisation
4 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 7 (15.56%) ETL
5 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (15.56%) Network Packet Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (13.33%) Coaching
7 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.89%) Release Management
8 3 (6.67%) Information Security
8 3 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) CCNP
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.89%) CCIE
4 4 (8.89%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (8.89%) CISSP
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Stealthwatch
2 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Netcool
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) BMC
3 14 (31.11%) AppDynamics
3 14 (31.11%) Riverbed
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle
5 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
5 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.56%) F5
5 7 (15.56%) Fortinet
5 7 (15.56%) IBM
5 7 (15.56%) McAfee
6 5 (11.11%) ArcSight
7 4 (8.89%) HP
7 4 (8.89%) LANDesk
8 3 (6.67%) Aruba
9 2 (4.44%) Avaya
9 2 (4.44%) Dynatrace
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.22%) EMC
10 1 (2.22%) Veritas