Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 357 407
Rank change year-on-year +23 +50 -27
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 317 277 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.70% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 166 160
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £156 £300 £278
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £416 £425 £378
% change year-on-year -2.06% +12.58% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
London median hourly rate £15.20 £37.25 £24.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.19% +52.88% +2.59%
10th Percentile £14.80 £18.58 £20.49
90th Percentile £19.50 £57.73 £28.14
England median hourly rate £18.25 £26.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year -31.78% -3.60% +17.46%

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 40,396 39,675 38,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.48% 88.03% 87.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,171 28,721 27,765
London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.76% +3.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £643
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 362 404
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.81 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.94% +6.09% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.02 £11.43
90th Percentile £52.88 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +1 63 £500 +11.11% 22
West London +10 46 £564 +18.68% 6
South London -20 11 £538 +18.13% 5
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 94 (29.65%) Windows
2 85 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (24.29%) ITIL
4 71 (22.40%) Finance
5 69 (21.77%) Microsoft
5 69 (21.77%) Active Directory
6 58 (18.30%) Java
7 56 (17.67%) Unix
8 50 (15.77%) Test Automation
8 50 (15.77%) Windows 7
9 49 (15.46%) TDD
10 48 (15.14%) Scrum
10 48 (15.14%) Service Management
11 47 (14.83%) Web Services
11 47 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
12 44 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (13.88%) Linux
13 43 (13.56%) TCP/IP
14 41 (12.93%) SLA
15 38 (11.99%) DNS
15 38 (11.99%) VMware
15 38 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
16 37 (11.67%) Pair Programming
16 37 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (11.67%) HTTP
16 37 (11.67%) Cisco
16 37 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
17 36 (11.36%) Jenkins
17 36 (11.36%) Windows 10
18 35 (11.04%) Docker

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 31 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 29 (9.15%) Apache
3 10 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.26%) Confluence
5 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.63%) CMS
6 2 (0.63%) nginx
6 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.63%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.32%) 3000 Xtra
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.32%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.47%) IaaS
2 11 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (2.84%) PaaS
5 8 (2.52%) Office 365
5 8 (2.52%) SaaS
6 7 (2.21%) Akamai
7 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.95%) G Suite
8 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.95%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.32%) GitHub
9 1 (0.32%) npm
9 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.56%) TCP/IP
2 38 (11.99%) DNS
3 37 (11.67%) HTTP
4 28 (8.83%) VPN
5 27 (8.52%) Firewall
6 24 (7.57%) DHCP
7 23 (7.26%) WAN
8 18 (5.68%) LAN
9 13 (4.10%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (3.79%) SSL
10 12 (3.79%) Structured Cabling
11 11 (3.47%) Internet
11 11 (3.47%) SAN
12 10 (3.15%) BGP
12 10 (3.15%) MPLS
12 10 (3.15%) Network Security
12 10 (3.15%) OSPF
13 9 (2.84%) Wireless
14 8 (2.52%) NAS
15 6 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.10%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.47%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.89%) Big Data
7 5 (1.58%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.58%) MySQL
7 5 (1.58%) Power BI
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.63%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.63%) Redis
10 2 (0.63%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 36 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 31 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.89%) JUnit
3 25 (7.89%) Mockito
4 23 (7.26%) Gradle
5 19 (5.99%) JMeter
6 16 (5.05%) JIRA
7 10 (3.15%) Selenium
8 7 (2.21%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.26%) Gatling
10 3 (0.95%) AdminStudio
10 3 (0.95%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.95%) GoCD
10 3 (0.95%) LoadUI
10 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.95%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.63%) Maven
11 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.63%) WATIR
General
1 71 (22.40%) Finance
2 28 (8.83%) Banking
3 8 (2.52%) Retail
4 7 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.89%) Legal
6 5 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.95%) Billing
7 3 (0.95%) Marketing
7 3 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (20.50%) Analyst
2 56 (17.67%) Developer
3 38 (11.99%) Java Developer
4 33 (10.41%) Support Analyst
5 24 (7.57%) Desktop Support
5 24 (7.57%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.31%) Support Engineer
7 17 (5.36%) Service Analyst
8 15 (4.73%) Consultant
8 15 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (4.42%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.42%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (4.10%) 1st Line Support
10 13 (4.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 13 (4.10%) Junior
10 13 (4.10%) Network Engineer
11 12 (3.79%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (3.79%) Service Desk Support
11 12 (3.79%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.83%) Web Services
2 27 (8.52%) REST
3 26 (8.20%) Guice
3 26 (8.20%) Spring
4 12 (3.79%) Dropwizard
5 8 (2.52%) LDAP
5 8 (2.52%) Node.js
6 5 (1.58%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.58%) HTML
6 5 (1.58%) RESTful
6 5 (1.58%) XML
7 4 (1.26%) .NET
7 4 (1.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.26%) CSS
7 4 (1.26%) React
7 4 (1.26%) Redux
8 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.95%) HTML5
8 3 (0.95%) SOAP
8 3 (0.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.99%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.42%) PKI
5 11 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.15%) User Experience
7 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.21%) Cyberattack
8 7 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.89%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.89%) Smartcard
9 6 (1.89%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.89%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.26%) LPAR
11 4 (1.26%) Replication
12 3 (0.95%) Equities
12 3 (0.95%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 94 (29.65%) Windows
2 56 (17.67%) Unix
3 50 (15.77%) Windows 7
4 44 (13.88%) Linux
5 36 (11.36%) Windows 10
6 26 (8.20%) Windows Server
7 16 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.10%) Android
10 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.52%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.89%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.26%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.63%) CentOS
15 2 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (24.29%) ITIL
3 50 (15.77%) Test Automation
4 49 (15.46%) TDD
5 48 (15.14%) Scrum
5 48 (15.14%) Service Management
6 47 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (11.67%) Pair Programming
8 34 (10.73%) Incident Management
9 33 (10.41%) DevOps
10 26 (8.20%) Problem Management
10 26 (8.20%) Unit Testing
11 25 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (6.94%) Project Management
13 20 (6.31%) Microservices
14 19 (5.99%) Migration
15 18 (5.68%) Kanban
15 18 (5.68%) Software Engineering
16 17 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.30%) Java
2 32 (10.09%) SQL
3 27 (8.52%) Java 8
4 26 (8.20%) Python
5 22 (6.94%) Bash Shell
6 17 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.05%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.42%) Groovy
9 13 (4.10%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.15%) Perl
11 9 (2.84%) Ruby
12 5 (1.58%) VBScript
13 2 (0.63%) AWK
13 2 (0.63%) C
13 2 (0.63%) C#
13 2 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.63%) Korn
13 2 (0.63%) sed
13 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (9.46%) Degree
2 24 (7.57%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (5.99%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.10%) CISSP
6 12 (3.79%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.15%) CCNP
8 8 (2.52%) GCIH
8 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.21%) CCIE
9 7 (2.21%) CISM
9 7 (2.21%) EnCE
9 7 (2.21%) GREM
10 6 (1.89%) CCNA
10 6 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.89%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.58%) GSEC
11 5 (1.58%) MCSA
11 5 (1.58%) MCSE
11 5 (1.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.93%) SLA
2 17 (5.36%) Data Quality
3 15 (4.73%) QA
4 11 (3.47%) PMO
5 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.63%) SEPA
7 1 (0.32%) PSD2
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (21.77%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.04%) Docker
3 28 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.79%) VMware Server
5 11 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.84%) XenApp
8 7 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.58%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.26%) Firmware
10 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.26%) KVM
10 4 (1.26%) NFS
10 4 (1.26%) ProxySG
10 4 (1.26%) RHEV
10 4 (1.26%) Samba
10 4 (1.26%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.26%) Veritas File System
11 3 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (8.52%) Kubernetes
2 19 (5.99%) SCCM
3 16 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.42%) AirWatch
5 13 (4.10%) WSUS
6 12 (3.79%) Backup Exec
6 12 (3.79%) Prometheus
6 12 (3.79%) Puppet
7 7 (2.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 7 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.89%) Ansible
8 6 (1.89%) systemd
8 6 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.26%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (1.26%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.26%) OpenView
9 4 (1.26%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.26%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.26%) yum
Vendors
1 69 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.99%) VMware
3 37 (11.67%) Cisco
4 31 (9.78%) Citrix
5 30 (9.46%) Ivanti
6 14 (4.42%) Oracle
6 14 (4.42%) Splunk
6 14 (4.42%) Veeam
7 13 (4.10%) McAfee
8 12 (3.79%) Shavlik
8 12 (3.79%) Sophos
9 11 (3.47%) SAP
10 10 (3.15%) Google
11 9 (2.84%) Apple
12 8 (2.52%) IBM
12 8 (2.52%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.52%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.21%) Juniper
13 7 (2.21%) Remedy
13 7 (2.21%) Symantec