Period
to 16 January 2022

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 16 January 2022 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
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 313 302 320
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 +39
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 290 104 215
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.61% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 58 148
10th Percentile £355 £363 £310
25th Percentile £450 £450 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £675 £575 £538
90th Percentile £745 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £473 £416
% change year-on-year +5.82% +13.51% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £24.12
Median % change year-on-year - +9.87% +23.69%
England median hourly rate £47.75 £17.74 £24.12
% change year-on-year +169.24% -26.47% +20.60%

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 33,525 15,251 26,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.30% 89.14% 88.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,385 11,011 19,574
10th Percentile £381 £323 £315
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.44% +1.49%
75th Percentile £671 £603 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 142 328
10th Percentile £16.15 £16.33 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.43 £23.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.31 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.57% +44.84% +6.33%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.22 £45.38
90th Percentile £65.00 £64.90 £53.00
England median hourly rate £24.80 £26.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year -7.45% +27.61% -2.33%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in London.

Daily rate trend for Root Cause Analysis in London

Root Cause Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Root Cause Analysis in London

Root Cause Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Root Cause Analysis in London.

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 16 January 2022. 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
West London -2 24 £625 +56.25% 5
Central London -56 19 £562 +6.95% 12
South London -9 2 £613 +19.51% 3
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, 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.

1 102 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (27.59%) Python
3 77 (26.55%) Finance
4 71 (24.48%) Social Skills
5 70 (24.14%) Linux
6 66 (22.76%) Azure
7 62 (21.38%) DevOps
8 59 (20.34%) AWS
9 51 (17.59%) Java
10 49 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
11 41 (14.14%) SQL
12 40 (13.79%) Windows
12 40 (13.79%) Change Management
13 37 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (12.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 36 (12.41%) Microsoft
14 36 (12.41%) PowerShell
15 34 (11.72%) Test Automation
15 34 (11.72%) Management Information System
16 33 (11.38%) Scrum
17 30 (10.34%) Service-Level Objective
17 30 (10.34%) Banking
18 29 (10.00%) JIRA
18 29 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
18 29 (10.00%) Jenkins
19 26 (8.97%) Unix
20 25 (8.62%) Analytics
21 24 (8.28%) Kubernetes
22 23 (7.93%) REST

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 12 (4.14%) Apache
2 11 (3.79%) Confluence
3 8 (2.76%) SAS
4 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.72%) nginx
6 3 (1.03%) CICS
6 3 (1.03%) IIS
6 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.69%) JBoss
7 2 (0.69%) Luigi
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) RMDS
2 5 (1.72%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.69%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 66 (22.76%) Azure
2 59 (20.34%) AWS
3 29 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (4.83%) Google Workspace
4 14 (4.83%) Serverless
5 12 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (3.79%) PaaS
6 11 (3.79%) Power Platform
7 10 (3.45%) GCP
7 10 (3.45%) IaaS
8 9 (3.10%) AWS CodePipeline
9 7 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (2.41%) BlazeMeter
10 6 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.07%) SaaS
11 4 (1.38%) Datadog
11 4 (1.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (1.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.48%) HTTP
2 10 (3.45%) 4G
2 10 (3.45%) 5G
2 10 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.10%) SSL
3 9 (3.10%) VPN
4 6 (2.07%) Network Security
5 4 (1.38%) DNS
6 3 (1.03%) Firewall
6 3 (1.03%) Internet
6 3 (1.03%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.03%) LAN
6 3 (1.03%) SAN
6 3 (1.03%) WAN
6 3 (1.03%) Wireless
7 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.34%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.86%) Big Data
3 12 (4.14%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.10%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.76%) Power BI
5 8 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.07%) Metadata
6 6 (2.07%) Tableau
7 5 (1.72%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.38%) DB2
8 4 (1.38%) MySQL
8 4 (1.38%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.03%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 29 (10.00%) JIRA
2 21 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.48%) JUnit
3 13 (4.48%) Mockito
4 11 (3.79%) GitLab
5 9 (3.10%) JMeter
5 9 (3.10%) LoadRunner
5 9 (3.10%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.76%) Gatling
7 7 (2.41%) Bitbucket
7 7 (2.41%) Burp Suite
7 7 (2.41%) WebLOAD
8 3 (1.03%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.69%) Maven
9 2 (0.69%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.69%) Subversion
10 1 (0.34%) Selenium
10 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 77 (26.55%) Finance
2 71 (24.48%) Social Skills
3 37 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (10.34%) Banking
5 13 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.10%) Legal
7 8 (2.76%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.41%) Retail
9 6 (2.07%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (2.07%) Front Office
9 6 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.72%) Billing
10 5 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.72%) Marketing
10 5 (1.72%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.38%) General Ledger
12 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.03%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (21.72%) Analyst
2 33 (11.38%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 29 (10.00%) Developer
4 26 (8.97%) Business Analyst
5 24 (8.28%) Site Engineer
6 15 (5.17%) Architect
6 15 (5.17%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 13 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (4.14%) Tester
9 11 (3.79%) Test Engineer
10 10 (3.45%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.76%) Applications Support
12 8 (2.76%) RAN Engineer
13 7 (2.41%) Applications Support Analyst
13 7 (2.41%) Salesforce Architect
14 6 (2.07%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.07%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.93%) REST
2 16 (5.52%) Web Services
3 14 (4.83%) .NET
3 14 (4.83%) Node.js
3 14 (4.83%) Spring
4 12 (4.14%) Guice
5 11 (3.79%) CSS
5 11 (3.79%) HTML
6 9 (3.10%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.10%) CSS3
6 9 (3.10%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (3.10%) LDAP
7 7 (2.41%) HTML5
8 6 (2.07%) Middleware
8 6 (2.07%) SAML
8 6 (2.07%) WebSockets
9 5 (1.72%) Apache Sling
9 5 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (1.72%) Kafka
9 5 (1.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.72%) Management Information System
2 22 (7.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (6.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (4.14%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.10%) CMDB
5 9 (3.10%) Derivative
6 7 (2.41%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.07%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.07%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.07%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.38%) Clustering
8 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.03%) Blog
9 3 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.03%) Life Science
9 3 (1.03%) Pharmacovigilance
9 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.14%) Linux
2 40 (13.79%) Windows
3 26 (8.97%) Unix
4 10 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (2.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (1.72%) Kali Linux
8 4 (1.38%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.03%) Android
9 3 (1.03%) Solaris
9 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.34%) VMS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (21.38%) DevOps
3 49 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
5 40 (13.79%) Change Management
6 37 (12.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 34 (11.72%) Test Automation
8 33 (11.38%) Scrum
9 30 (10.34%) Service-Level Objective
10 25 (8.62%) Analytics
11 23 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (7.93%) Customer-Centricity
11 23 (7.93%) Design Thinking
11 23 (7.93%) Release Management
12 22 (7.59%) DevSecOps
12 22 (7.59%) Microservices
12 22 (7.59%) Service Management
13 21 (7.24%) ITIL
13 21 (7.24%) Migration
13 21 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.59%) Python
2 51 (17.59%) Java
3 41 (14.14%) SQL
4 36 (12.41%) PowerShell
5 21 (7.24%) JavaScript
6 20 (6.90%) C#
7 17 (5.86%) Bash
8 15 (5.17%) Perl
9 13 (4.48%) Java 11
9 13 (4.48%) Java 8
10 10 (3.45%) Google Apps Script
11 9 (3.10%) Scala
12 6 (2.07%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.38%) ES6
14 4 (1.38%) JCL
14 4 (1.38%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.38%) VBA
15 3 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (7.93%) Degree
2 8 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.41%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (1.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (1.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 3 (1.03%) CISM
7 2 (0.69%) CCNP
7 2 (0.69%) CCVP
7 2 (0.69%) CISA
7 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.69%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.69%) ISACA
7 2 (0.69%) OCP
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.69%) SANS
8 1 (0.34%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.21%) QA
1 18 (6.21%) SLA
2 15 (5.17%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.10%) FRS 29
3 9 (3.10%) IFRS
4 5 (1.72%) Accessibility
4 5 (1.72%) GAAP
5 4 (1.38%) IFRS 9
6 3 (1.03%) GDPR
7 2 (0.69%) GxP
7 2 (0.69%) NCSC
7 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.34%) SOC 2
System Software
1 21 (7.24%) Docker
2 20 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.03%) HDFS
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.03%) RACF
5 3 (1.03%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) OCFS2
7 1 (0.34%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.34%) Squid
7 1 (0.34%) vCloud
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (8.28%) Kubernetes
2 19 (6.55%) Ansible
3 17 (5.86%) Terraform
4 11 (3.79%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (2.41%) BladeLogic
7 6 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.38%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.03%) Grafana
9 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.03%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.03%) Puppet
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.69%) Nessus
10 2 (0.69%) OPNET
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.24%) Splunk
3 20 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (6.55%) Oracle
5 18 (6.21%) Google
6 11 (3.79%) AppDynamics
7 10 (3.45%) NEC
7 10 (3.45%) SAP
8 8 (2.76%) IBM
8 8 (2.76%) VMware
9 7 (2.41%) CA
9 7 (2.41%) Databricks
9 7 (2.41%) Radianz
9 7 (2.41%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.07%) Adobe
10 6 (2.07%) Citrix
10 6 (2.07%) New Relic
11 5 (1.72%) Cisco
11 5 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.38%) Marketo