Period
to 17 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 309 354 374
Rank change year-on-year +45 +20 +33
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 212 300 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.76% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 194 187
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £310 £181 £238
90th Percentile £588 £610 £575
England median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 2
London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -18.75% +13.05%
10th Percentile £21.85 £14.80 £22.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £27.25 £25.35
England median hourly rate £24.12 £19.50 £17.74
% change year-on-year +23.69% +9.92% -18.44%

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 26,440 39,342 40,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.31% 88.56% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,822 28,185 29,846
London median daily rate £513 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 443 422
London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.23 £22.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +10.10% -4.32%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £13.31
90th Percentile £53.42 £53.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.85 £23.42 £23.14
% change year-on-year -2.43% +1.21% -2.57%

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 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 January 2020. 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 +57 52 £450 +7.14% 20
West London +6 12 £525 -7.08% 8
East London +52 10 £575 +15.00% 7
South London +29 3 £410 -23.72% 4
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 71 (33.49%) Windows
2 68 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 51 (24.06%) ITIL
3 51 (24.06%) Python
4 47 (22.17%) Active Directory
5 43 (20.28%) PowerShell
6 38 (17.92%) Finance
6 38 (17.92%) Migration
7 37 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (16.04%) Java
9 33 (15.57%) SQL
9 33 (15.57%) Git (software)
9 33 (15.57%) Test Automation
10 31 (14.62%) Office 365
11 30 (14.15%) Cisco
11 30 (14.15%) VMware
12 29 (13.68%) Bash Shell
13 28 (13.21%) Problem Management
13 28 (13.21%) Linux
14 27 (12.74%) SLA
15 26 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (11.79%) Windows Server
16 25 (11.79%) Scrum
16 25 (11.79%) Incident Management
16 25 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (11.32%) Jenkins
18 23 (10.85%) SCCM
19 22 (10.38%) Unix
19 22 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
20 21 (9.91%) Windows 10

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 21 (9.91%) Apache
2 18 (8.49%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.25%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.25%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.30%) Confluence
5 6 (2.83%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (2.83%) Jetty
5 6 (2.83%) Luigi
6 5 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.42%) IIS
9 2 (0.94%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 2 (0.94%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.94%) nginx
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.62%) Office 365
2 18 (8.49%) AWS
3 17 (8.02%) Azure
4 6 (2.83%) IaaS
4 6 (2.83%) SaaS
5 5 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.89%) Datadog
7 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.42%) PaaS
7 3 (1.42%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.47%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 1 (0.47%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.47%) G Suite
8 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.47%) Route 53
8 1 (0.47%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 18 (8.49%) Firewall
3 15 (7.08%) WAN
4 14 (6.60%) DNS
4 14 (6.60%) HTTP
5 13 (6.13%) LAN
6 12 (5.66%) SAN
7 10 (4.72%) Internet
7 10 (4.72%) VPN
7 10 (4.72%) Wireless
8 9 (4.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (3.77%) DHCP
9 8 (3.77%) SSH
10 7 (3.30%) MPLS
10 7 (3.30%) Network Security
11 6 (2.83%) BGP
11 6 (2.83%) EIGRP
11 6 (2.83%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.02%) MySQL
3 13 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.19%) Big Data
5 11 (5.19%) Hadoop
5 11 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.83%) Azkaban
6 6 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.42%) Power BI
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.32%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.96%) JIRA
4 15 (7.08%) JUnit
5 14 (6.60%) Mockito
6 11 (5.19%) Maven
7 10 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.30%) Gradle
8 7 (3.30%) Selenium
9 6 (2.83%) REST Assured
9 6 (2.83%) Subversion
10 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.36%) Zephyr
11 4 (1.89%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.89%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.89%) JBehave
11 4 (1.89%) JMeter
11 4 (1.89%) Postman
11 4 (1.89%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (17.92%) Finance
2 15 (7.08%) Banking
3 6 (2.83%) Back Office
3 6 (2.83%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.89%) Publishing
5 3 (1.42%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.42%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (21.23%) Analyst
2 17 (8.02%) Developer
3 16 (7.55%) Network Engineer
4 15 (7.08%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.60%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.60%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (6.13%) Mac Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Agile Developer
7 12 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (5.19%) IT Analyst
9 10 (4.72%) Data Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) IT Support
10 8 (3.77%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.30%) Consultant
11 7 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Office 365 Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.83%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.91%) REST
2 19 (8.96%) Web Services
3 16 (7.55%) Spring
4 14 (6.60%) Guice
5 11 (5.19%) LDAP
6 10 (4.72%) XML
7 9 (4.25%) JSON
8 8 (3.77%) .NET
8 8 (3.77%) RESTful
9 6 (2.83%) ADSI
9 6 (2.83%) SAML
9 6 (2.83%) SOAP
10 5 (2.36%) Apache Sling
10 5 (2.36%) Kafka
10 5 (2.36%) Spark Streaming
11 3 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.94%) COM
12 2 (0.94%) LAMP
12 2 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.77%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.30%) User Experience
6 6 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.36%) PKI
8 4 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.94%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.94%) Replication
9 2 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.94%) Wiki
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) Equities
10 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.47%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 71 (33.49%) Windows
2 28 (13.21%) Linux
3 25 (11.79%) Windows Server
4 22 (10.38%) Unix
5 21 (9.91%) Windows 10
6 20 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.25%) CentOS
8 9 (4.25%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.77%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.30%) Android
11 6 (2.83%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.89%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.06%) ITIL
2 38 (17.92%) Migration
3 37 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (15.57%) Test Automation
5 28 (13.21%) Problem Management
6 25 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (11.79%) Incident Management
6 25 (11.79%) Scrum
7 22 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (9.91%) DevOps
8 21 (9.91%) Service Management
8 21 (9.91%) TDD
8 21 (9.91%) Validation
9 19 (8.96%) Change Management
10 18 (8.49%) Unit Testing
11 17 (8.02%) Service Delivery
12 15 (7.08%) Service Design
13 14 (6.60%) Change Control
13 14 (6.60%) Pair Programming
13 14 (6.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.06%) Python
2 43 (20.28%) PowerShell
3 34 (16.04%) Java
4 33 (15.57%) SQL
5 29 (13.68%) Bash Shell
6 14 (6.60%) Perl
7 12 (5.66%) C++
8 10 (4.72%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.25%) Ruby
10 7 (3.30%) C
11 6 (2.83%) Scala
11 6 (2.83%) XPath
12 5 (2.36%) AWK
12 5 (2.36%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.89%) C#
13 4 (1.89%) Groovy
13 4 (1.89%) sed
14 3 (1.42%) VBScript
15 2 (0.94%) Java 8
15 2 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (8.49%) Security Cleared
3 17 (8.02%) Degree
4 13 (6.13%) CCNP
5 10 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.25%) CCNA
7 8 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.36%) CCIE
10 5 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.89%) CCIP
11 4 (1.89%) CISSP
11 4 (1.89%) ISEB
11 4 (1.89%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.89%) MCSA
11 4 (1.89%) MCSE
12 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.74%) SLA
2 9 (4.25%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.94%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.47%) EMIR
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (22.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (5.19%) XenApp
4 10 (4.72%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.30%) Docker
6 6 (2.83%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 5 (2.36%) vSphere
8 2 (0.94%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.47%) Postfix
9 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (10.85%) SCCM
2 15 (7.08%) Jamf Pro
3 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (3.77%) vCenter Server
5 7 (3.30%) Ansible
5 7 (3.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (3.30%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (3.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (2.83%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.83%) SCOM
7 5 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (2.36%) Terraform
8 4 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.42%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.94%) Netcool
10 2 (0.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.94%) Simpana
Vendors
1 68 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.15%) Cisco
2 30 (14.15%) VMware
3 21 (9.91%) Citrix
4 17 (8.02%) Oracle
5 16 (7.55%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.13%) Apple
7 12 (5.66%) Symantec
8 9 (4.25%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.77%) Atlassian
9 8 (3.77%) Remedy
10 7 (3.30%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.30%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.83%) Aruba
11 6 (2.83%) Dell
11 6 (2.83%) Ivanti
12 5 (2.36%) Ensim
12 5 (2.36%) F5
12 5 (2.36%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.36%) Splunk