Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 August 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 > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 373 380
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 283 239 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.64% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 144 163
London median daily rate £468 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £158 £190 £232
90th Percentile £592 £600 £580
England median daily rate £403 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.29% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -23.68% -73.10%
England median hourly rate £18.48 £18.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -0.11% -28.85% +17.25%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,262 37,462 39,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.76% 87.67% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,112 26,800 28,511
London median daily rate £500 £499 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +7.78% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 376 340
London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £21.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +12.04% +7.10%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.81 £50.00 £52.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in London

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in London

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in London

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in London

Root Cause Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Central London -6 64 £475 +9.20% 11
West London +2 51 £540 +20.00% 5
South London -44 9 £538 +34.38%
East London -21 1 - - 5
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 London region with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis.

1 86 (30.39%) Finance
2 77 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (26.86%) Windows
4 68 (24.03%) ITIL
5 54 (19.08%) Unix
6 52 (18.37%) Scrum
7 51 (18.02%) Java
7 51 (18.02%) TDD
8 50 (17.67%) Test Automation
9 47 (16.61%) Active Directory
10 46 (16.25%) Microsoft
11 44 (15.55%) TCP/IP
12 42 (14.84%) Web Services
13 40 (14.13%) Jenkins
14 39 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
14 39 (13.78%) Service Management
14 39 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (13.43%) HTTP
16 37 (13.07%) Pair Programming
16 37 (13.07%) Windows 7
16 37 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
17 35 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (12.37%) Git (software)
18 34 (12.01%) Cisco
18 34 (12.01%) Linux
19 33 (11.66%) SLA
20 32 (11.31%) Docker
21 31 (10.95%) DNS
21 31 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
21 31 (10.95%) SQL

Root Cause Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 30 (10.60%) Apache
2 23 (8.13%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.12%) Confluence
4 6 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.06%) CMS
6 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.71%) nginx
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Jetty
8 1 (0.35%) Luigi
8 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) HFM
2 2 (0.71%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.47%) Office 365
4 6 (2.12%) Akamai
5 5 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.41%) G Suite
6 4 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.41%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.06%) IaaS
7 3 (1.06%) PaaS
7 3 (1.06%) Serverless
8 2 (0.71%) SaaS
8 2 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.55%) TCP/IP
2 38 (13.43%) HTTP
3 31 (10.95%) DNS
4 25 (8.83%) Firewall
5 20 (7.07%) VPN
6 17 (6.01%) DHCP
7 14 (4.95%) LAN
7 14 (4.95%) WAN
8 11 (3.89%) SAN
8 11 (3.89%) SSL
8 11 (3.89%) Wireless
9 10 (3.53%) Internet
10 9 (3.18%) BGP
10 9 (3.18%) MPLS
10 9 (3.18%) Network Security
10 9 (3.18%) OSPF
11 8 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (2.83%) NAS
11 8 (2.83%) RTP
11 8 (2.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.95%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.18%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.47%) Big Data
5 7 (2.47%) MySQL
6 6 (2.12%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.77%) Essbase
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.06%) Power BI
9 3 (1.06%) PowerPivot
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.71%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.71%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 40 (14.13%) Jenkins
2 35 (12.37%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.25%) JUnit
4 28 (9.89%) Mockito
5 26 (9.19%) Gradle
6 19 (6.71%) JIRA
7 17 (6.01%) JMeter
8 10 (3.53%) Selenium
9 8 (2.83%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.41%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.06%) AdminStudio
11 3 (1.06%) Mocha
11 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.71%) Maven
12 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.71%) WATIR
12 2 (0.71%) WinDbg
13 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
General
1 86 (30.39%) Finance
2 29 (10.25%) Banking
3 9 (3.18%) Retail
4 8 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.06%) Billing
7 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (21.20%) Analyst
2 53 (18.73%) Developer
3 37 (13.07%) Java Developer
4 31 (10.95%) Support Analyst
5 21 (7.42%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.07%) Desktop Support
7 17 (6.01%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.65%) Consultant
9 15 (5.30%) Service Analyst
10 14 (4.95%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.95%) IT Support
10 14 (4.95%) Network Engineer
11 12 (4.24%) Agile Developer
11 12 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (3.89%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (3.89%) Incident Manager
13 10 (3.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 10 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (3.53%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.84%) Web Services
2 29 (10.25%) REST
2 29 (10.25%) Spring
3 25 (8.83%) Guice
4 17 (6.01%) Dropwizard
5 8 (2.83%) LDAP
6 6 (2.12%) Node.js
7 5 (1.77%) Middleware
8 4 (1.41%) .NET
8 4 (1.41%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.41%) XMPP
9 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.06%) HTML
9 3 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (1.06%) Lambda Expressions
9 3 (1.06%) SOAP
9 3 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.71%) CSS
10 2 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.71%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.89%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.18%) User Experience
6 8 (2.83%) PKI
7 5 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.77%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.77%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.77%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.41%) LPAR
8 4 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.06%) iPhone
9 3 (1.06%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 76 (26.86%) Windows
2 54 (19.08%) Unix
3 37 (13.07%) Windows 7
4 34 (12.01%) Linux
5 29 (10.25%) Windows 10
6 21 (7.42%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.53%) Android
7 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.18%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.47%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.12%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (0.71%) Solaris
13 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.03%) ITIL
3 52 (18.37%) Scrum
4 51 (18.02%) TDD
5 50 (17.67%) Test Automation
6 39 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (13.78%) Service Management
7 37 (13.07%) Pair Programming
7 37 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (10.60%) Incident Management
9 29 (10.25%) Unit Testing
10 27 (9.54%) DevOps
11 24 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (8.13%) Problem Management
13 22 (7.77%) Software Engineering
14 19 (6.71%) Migration
15 18 (6.36%) Multithreading
16 17 (6.01%) Concurrent Programming
16 17 (6.01%) Dependency Injection
16 17 (6.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.02%) Java
2 31 (10.95%) SQL
3 28 (9.89%) Java 8
4 24 (8.48%) Python
5 19 (6.71%) Groovy
6 15 (5.30%) Bash Shell
6 15 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 12 (4.24%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.24%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.89%) Perl
9 8 (2.83%) Ruby
10 5 (1.77%) VBScript
11 4 (1.41%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.71%) C#
12 2 (0.71%) C++
12 2 (0.71%) Korn
13 1 (0.35%) C
13 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (8.13%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (7.42%) Degree
3 17 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.89%) CCNP
5 10 (3.53%) CCNA
5 10 (3.53%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.77%) CCIE
8 4 (1.41%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.41%) RHCE
8 4 (1.41%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.41%) RHCVA
9 3 (1.06%) CISA
9 3 (1.06%) CISM
9 3 (1.06%) CISSP
9 3 (1.06%) MCP
10 2 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.66%) SLA
2 17 (6.01%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.18%) QA
4 6 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.12%) PMO
5 5 (1.77%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.06%) GCP
6 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.71%) PSD2
7 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.71%) SEPA
8 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (16.61%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.31%) Docker
3 20 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.24%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (3.18%) XenApp
6 7 (2.47%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.41%) Firmware
7 4 (1.41%) KVM
7 4 (1.41%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.41%) RHEV
7 4 (1.41%) Samba
7 4 (1.41%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.41%) Veritas File System
7 4 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.06%) Xen
8 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (10.25%) Kubernetes
2 16 (5.65%) Prometheus
3 15 (5.30%) SCCM
4 11 (3.89%) AirWatch
5 10 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.53%) Puppet
6 7 (2.47%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.47%) WSUS
7 5 (1.77%) Ansible
7 5 (1.77%) systemd
8 4 (1.41%) BladeLogic
8 4 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.41%) OpenView
8 4 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.41%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.41%) yum
9 3 (1.06%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.01%) Cisco
3 26 (9.19%) VMware
4 23 (8.13%) Citrix
4 23 (8.13%) Ivanti
5 16 (5.65%) Oracle
6 13 (4.59%) Splunk
7 10 (3.53%) SolarWinds
8 9 (3.18%) Veeam
9 8 (2.83%) Apple
9 8 (2.83%) IBM
9 8 (2.83%) McAfee
9 8 (2.83%) SAP
10 7 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.47%) Shavlik
10 7 (2.47%) Sophos
11 6 (2.12%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.12%) Juniper
11 6 (2.12%) Remedy
11 6 (2.12%) Symantec