Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 371 335
Rank change year-on-year -27 -36 +29
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 243 209 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.61% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 137 186
London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +10.77%
10th Percentile £178 £128 £223
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
London median hourly rate £24.00 £14.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.01% -25.26% -73.10%
10th Percentile £22.65 £13.02 £18.50
90th Percentile £25.35 £21.26 £39.30
England median hourly rate £19.38 £21.92 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.60% +15.36% +8.57%

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 39,807 34,076 37,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.25% 86.52% 85.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,785 24,463 26,933
London median daily rate £500 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% +0.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 557 375 398
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +8.58%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.20 £53.25 £51.93
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -17 50 £475 +11.76% 10
West London -17 37 £495 +52.31% 6
East London -6 11 £475 +2.70% 3
South London -50 4 £594 +31.94% 3
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 76 (31.28%) Finance
2 66 (27.16%) Windows
3 59 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (22.22%) ITIL
5 49 (20.16%) Active Directory
6 47 (19.34%) Microsoft
7 46 (18.93%) Scrum
8 43 (17.70%) TCP/IP
8 43 (17.70%) Unix
9 41 (16.87%) Java
10 40 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (16.46%) Jenkins
11 38 (15.64%) Test Automation
11 38 (15.64%) Web Services
12 37 (15.23%) TDD
13 36 (14.81%) Linux
14 35 (14.40%) Incident Management
14 35 (14.40%) Git (software)
14 35 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (13.58%) HTTP
16 32 (13.17%) Apache
17 30 (12.35%) SQL
18 29 (11.93%) Spring
18 29 (11.93%) Continuous Delivery
19 28 (11.52%) Pair Programming
19 28 (11.52%) Banking
19 28 (11.52%) Unit Testing
19 28 (11.52%) Problem Management
19 28 (11.52%) Windows 7

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 32 (13.17%) Apache
2 19 (7.82%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.12%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.88%) Confluence
5 5 (2.06%) nginx
5 5 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.23%) CMS
7 3 (1.23%) IIS
7 3 (1.23%) JBoss
7 3 (1.23%) Jetty
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.82%) MQSI
8 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (10.70%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.65%) HFM
3 1 (0.41%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.41%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.17%) Office 365
3 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.47%) IaaS
4 6 (2.47%) Mimecast
5 5 (2.06%) PaaS
5 5 (2.06%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (1.65%) Serverless
7 3 (1.23%) Akamai
7 3 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.41%) Force.com
9 1 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.70%) TCP/IP
2 33 (13.58%) HTTP
3 26 (10.70%) DNS
4 18 (7.41%) Firewall
5 13 (5.35%) VPN
6 12 (4.94%) DHCP
6 12 (4.94%) LAN
6 12 (4.94%) SAN
7 10 (4.12%) WAN
8 8 (3.29%) SSL
8 8 (3.29%) WebEx
9 7 (2.88%) Wireless
9 7 (2.88%) Wireshark
10 6 (2.47%) Internet
10 6 (2.47%) Kerberos
10 6 (2.47%) MPLS
10 6 (2.47%) NAS
11 5 (2.06%) H.323
11 5 (2.06%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 22 (9.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (4.53%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.70%) MySQL
5 8 (3.29%) Big Data
6 7 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.65%) Essbase
8 4 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.23%) Power BI
9 3 (1.23%) PowerPivot
9 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.23%) Redis
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (16.46%) Jenkins
2 35 (14.40%) Git (software)
3 28 (11.52%) JUnit
4 27 (11.11%) Mockito
5 23 (9.47%) Gradle
6 17 (7.00%) JIRA
7 14 (5.76%) JMeter
8 10 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.88%) Maven
10 4 (1.65%) Selenium
11 3 (1.23%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.23%) Mocha
11 3 (1.23%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.82%) MSI
12 2 (0.82%) Subversion
12 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.82%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
13 1 (0.41%) Ant
13 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (31.28%) Finance
2 28 (11.52%) Banking
3 10 (4.12%) Retail
4 6 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.06%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.23%) Legal
7 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.82%) Law
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (26.34%) Analyst
2 38 (15.64%) Developer
3 27 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 25 (10.29%) Support Analyst
5 15 (6.17%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.35%) Consultant
7 13 (5.35%) Incident Manager
7 13 (5.35%) Service Analyst
8 12 (4.94%) Desktop Support
8 12 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) IT Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) Junior
9 11 (4.53%) Junior Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) Architect
11 9 (3.70%) Agile Developer
11 9 (3.70%) IT Support
11 9 (3.70%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.64%) Web Services
2 29 (11.93%) Spring
3 26 (10.70%) REST
4 24 (9.88%) Guice
5 20 (8.23%) Dropwizard
6 10 (4.12%) Middleware
7 7 (2.88%) Ratpack
8 6 (2.47%) LDAP
9 5 (2.06%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (2.06%) LAMP
9 5 (2.06%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.65%) XMPP
11 3 (1.23%) Lambda Expressions
11 3 (1.23%) SOAP
12 2 (0.82%) .NET
12 2 (0.82%) JSON
12 2 (0.82%) Node.js
12 2 (0.82%) RESTful
12 2 (0.82%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.06%) Replication
8 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.65%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.65%) User Experience
9 3 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.23%) Life Science
9 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.23%) NHS
9 3 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.82%) Tandem
10 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.16%) Windows
2 43 (17.70%) Unix
3 36 (14.81%) Linux
4 28 (11.52%) Windows 7
5 27 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 23 (9.47%) Windows Server
7 15 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.88%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.06%) CentOS
11 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.65%) Android
13 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.82%) Debian
13 2 (0.82%) Solaris
13 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.22%) ITIL
3 46 (18.93%) Scrum
4 38 (15.64%) Test Automation
5 37 (15.23%) TDD
6 35 (14.40%) Incident Management
6 35 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (11.93%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (11.52%) Pair Programming
9 28 (11.52%) Problem Management
9 28 (11.52%) Unit Testing
10 27 (11.11%) Service Management
10 27 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 24 (9.88%) Dependency Injection
11 24 (9.88%) DevOps
12 23 (9.47%) Multithreading
13 22 (9.05%) Concurrent Programming
14 17 (7.00%) Migration
15 15 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.87%) Java
2 30 (12.35%) SQL
3 27 (11.11%) Python
4 23 (9.47%) Groovy
5 18 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 17 (7.00%) Ruby
7 15 (6.17%) Java 8
8 14 (5.76%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.53%) Perl
10 10 (4.12%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.06%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.23%) C++
13 3 (1.23%) PHP
13 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.23%) VBScript
14 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.82%) X++
15 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (10.70%) Degree
2 23 (9.47%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.88%) CCNA
6 5 (2.06%) CCNP
6 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.65%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.65%) CCIE
7 4 (1.65%) MCP
7 4 (1.65%) MCSE
7 4 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.23%) CISA
8 3 (1.23%) CISM
8 3 (1.23%) CISSP
8 3 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.05%) SLA
2 8 (3.29%) QA
3 5 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.65%) PMO
5 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.82%) HL7
6 2 (0.82%) MiFID
6 2 (0.82%) PSD2
6 2 (0.82%) SEPA
7 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (20.16%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.70%) Docker
3 23 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.35%) XenApp
5 7 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.06%) NFS
6 5 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.23%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.23%) OpenDJ
8 3 (1.23%) OpenIDM
8 3 (1.23%) vCloud
9 2 (0.82%) iptables
9 2 (0.82%) Varnish
9 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (9.47%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.76%) Puppet
3 13 (5.35%) AirWatch
3 13 (5.35%) Prometheus
4 11 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.12%) SCCM
6 9 (3.70%) Ansible
7 8 (3.29%) Terraform
8 4 (1.65%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.65%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.82%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.82%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.82%) SCOM
9 2 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.11%) VMware
3 25 (10.29%) Cisco
4 19 (7.82%) Citrix
5 18 (7.41%) Oracle
6 17 (7.00%) Ivanti
7 9 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 9 (3.70%) Splunk
8 7 (2.88%) HP
8 7 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.47%) hybris
9 6 (2.47%) IBM
9 6 (2.47%) Juniper
9 6 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.06%) Dell
10 5 (2.06%) McAfee
10 5 (2.06%) NetApp
11 4 (1.65%) EMC
11 4 (1.65%) Hyperion