Period
to 17 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 344 375
Rank change year-on-year +19 +31 +17
Contract jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 255 321 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.79% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 207 161
London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £290 £156 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £416 £425
% change year-on-year +2.10% -2.06% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 2
London median hourly rate £25.31 £14.80 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.01% -60.27% +75.46%
10th Percentile £22.12 £14.80 £18.58
90th Percentile £35.00 £19.50 £57.73
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.35 £26.75
% change year-on-year +90.79% -31.42% -2.73%

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 32,535 40,722 39,769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.12% 88.17% 88.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,366 29,398 28,757
London median daily rate £514 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 475 377
London median hourly rate £22.97 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -6.52% +9.52%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £54.41 £50.50
England median hourly rate £24.35 £21.00 £24.72
% change year-on-year +15.98% -15.05% +9.84%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +49 69 £425 -15.00% 15
West London -4 17 £575 +2.22% 11
East London - 7 £575 - 3
South London +36 5 £325 -39.53% 7
Root Cause Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 91 (35.69%) Windows
2 70 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 64 (25.10%) Active Directory
4 58 (22.75%) ITIL
5 57 (22.35%) Migration
6 56 (21.96%) PowerShell
7 46 (18.04%) Office 365
8 45 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (17.65%) SCCM
8 45 (17.65%) Finance
9 44 (17.25%) Python
9 44 (17.25%) Windows 10
10 37 (14.51%) SQL
11 36 (14.12%) VMware
12 34 (13.33%) Unix
13 33 (12.94%) SLA
13 33 (12.94%) Problem Management
13 33 (12.94%) Test Automation
14 31 (12.16%) Git (software)
14 31 (12.16%) Java
15 30 (11.76%) Citrix
16 29 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (10.98%) Service Management
17 28 (10.98%) Degree
18 27 (10.59%) Azure
18 27 (10.59%) Jenkins
19 26 (10.20%) Change Management
19 26 (10.20%) Scrum
19 26 (10.20%) Cisco

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 26 (10.20%) Apache
2 23 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (2.75%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.35%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.96%) Confluence
6 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.96%) Luigi
7 4 (1.57%) Jetty
7 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.78%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.78%) CMS
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.78%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.04%) Office 365
2 27 (10.59%) Azure
3 21 (8.24%) AWS
4 8 (3.14%) Power Platform
4 8 (3.14%) SaaS
5 6 (2.35%) IaaS
6 5 (1.96%) Datadog
7 4 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.18%) Serverless
9 2 (0.78%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Flow
9 2 (0.78%) PaaS
9 2 (0.78%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.39%) G Suite
10 1 (0.39%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.06%) Firewall
3 17 (6.67%) HTTP
4 14 (5.49%) SAN
5 12 (4.71%) DNS
6 11 (4.31%) VPN
6 11 (4.31%) WAN
7 9 (3.53%) Internet
7 9 (3.53%) LAN
7 9 (3.53%) MPLS
8 7 (2.75%) BGP
8 7 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.75%) DHCP
8 7 (2.75%) EIGRP
8 7 (2.75%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.75%) Wireless
9 6 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.35%) VoIP
10 5 (1.96%) Network Security
10 5 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.49%) MySQL
3 11 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.53%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.14%) Big Data
6 8 (3.14%) Power BI
7 6 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.96%) Azkaban
8 5 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.18%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 31 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.84%) JIRA
4 17 (6.67%) JUnit
4 17 (6.67%) Mockito
5 7 (2.75%) Maven
5 7 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.96%) Gradle
7 4 (1.57%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.57%) Subversion
8 3 (1.18%) JMeter
8 3 (1.18%) ProC
8 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.78%) MSI
9 2 (0.78%) Selenium
10 1 (0.39%) Mocha
10 1 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.39%) WinDbg
General
1 45 (17.65%) Finance
2 15 (5.88%) Banking
3 6 (2.35%) Back Office
3 6 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.96%) Publishing
5 4 (1.57%) Front Office
5 4 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (20.39%) Analyst
2 25 (9.80%) Support Analyst
3 23 (9.02%) Developer
4 22 (8.63%) Windows Engineer
5 18 (7.06%) Java Developer
6 17 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 17 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
7 16 (6.27%) Consultant
7 16 (6.27%) Office 365 Engineer
8 13 (5.10%) Applications Support
9 12 (4.71%) Network Engineer
10 11 (4.31%) Data Engineer
10 11 (4.31%) Service Analyst
11 10 (3.92%) IT Analyst
12 9 (3.53%) IT Support
12 9 (3.53%) Mac Engineer
13 8 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (3.14%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.14%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (3.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.24%) Web Services
2 17 (6.67%) Guice
2 17 (6.67%) Spring
3 15 (5.88%) REST
4 11 (4.31%) SAML
5 10 (3.92%) LDAP
6 9 (3.53%) Apache Sling
6 9 (3.53%) XML
7 7 (2.75%) .NET
8 5 (1.96%) JSON
9 4 (1.57%) Kafka
9 4 (1.57%) RESTful
9 4 (1.57%) Spark Streaming
10 2 (0.78%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.78%) HTML
10 2 (0.78%) LAMP
10 2 (0.78%) React
10 2 (0.78%) SOAP
10 2 (0.78%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.27%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.35%) Clustering
6 6 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.35%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.35%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.35%) User Experience
7 5 (1.96%) PKI
8 4 (1.57%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.18%) CMDB
9 3 (1.18%) FMCG
9 3 (1.18%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 91 (35.69%) Windows
2 44 (17.25%) Windows 10
3 34 (13.33%) Unix
4 23 (9.02%) Linux
4 23 (9.02%) Windows Server
5 20 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 20 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.96%) CentOS
9 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.57%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.57%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (0.78%) Android
10 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.75%) ITIL
2 57 (22.35%) Migration
3 45 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (12.94%) Problem Management
4 33 (12.94%) Test Automation
5 28 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (10.98%) Service Management
6 26 (10.20%) Change Management
6 26 (10.20%) Scrum
7 25 (9.80%) Application Packaging
7 25 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (9.41%) Validation
9 22 (8.63%) DevOps
10 21 (8.24%) Unit Testing
11 20 (7.84%) Change Control
11 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (7.84%) TDD
12 19 (7.45%) Incident Management
13 18 (7.06%) Pair Programming
13 18 (7.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.96%) PowerShell
2 44 (17.25%) Python
3 37 (14.51%) SQL
4 31 (12.16%) Java
5 24 (9.41%) Bash Shell
6 16 (6.27%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.71%) Perl
8 11 (4.31%) C++
9 9 (3.53%) Ruby
10 7 (2.75%) C#
11 6 (2.35%) C
12 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.57%) AWK
13 4 (1.57%) Scala
13 4 (1.57%) VBScript
14 3 (1.18%) sed
14 3 (1.18%) VB
15 2 (0.78%) Java 8
15 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (10.98%) Degree
2 15 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.75%) CCNA
6 7 (2.75%) CCNP
6 7 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.35%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.96%) CCIE
8 5 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.96%) MCSA
8 5 (1.96%) MCSE
9 3 (1.18%) CCIP
9 3 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.78%) CISSP
10 2 (0.78%) MCP
10 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.94%) SLA
2 7 (2.75%) QA
3 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.78%) GDPR
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.39%) EMIR
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (25.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (5.10%) XenDesktop
4 12 (4.71%) XenApp
5 7 (2.75%) Docker
6 4 (1.57%) vSphere
7 3 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.78%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.39%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.39%) NFS
9 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (17.65%) SCCM
2 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.92%) Jamf Pro
4 9 (3.53%) Ansible
4 9 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.14%) SCOM
6 7 (2.75%) AirWatch
6 7 (2.75%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.35%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.96%) Terraform
9 4 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.57%) Perfmon
9 4 (1.57%) WSUS
10 3 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (1.18%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.18%) Simpana
10 3 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 70 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.12%) VMware
3 30 (11.76%) Citrix
4 26 (10.20%) Cisco
5 15 (5.88%) Oracle
6 12 (4.71%) Adobe
6 12 (4.71%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.71%) Splunk
7 10 (3.92%) Ivanti
8 9 (3.53%) NetApp
8 9 (3.53%) SAP
9 8 (3.14%) Apple
9 8 (3.14%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.14%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.75%) EMC
10 7 (2.75%) Symantec
11 6 (2.35%) Dell
11 6 (2.35%) HP
12 5 (1.96%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.96%) ServiceNow