The table below looks at the statistics for Fault Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fault Management over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fault Management
Rank 113 115 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 14 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.58% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.82% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£231 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £338 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £458 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £188 £248
% change year-on-year
+84.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £127.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £72.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-48.62% +85.89%
Fault Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1830 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.06% 70.41% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Fault Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fault Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fault Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Fault Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fault Management across the Berkshire region.

Fault Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Fault Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fault Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Fault Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Fault Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fault Management across the Berkshire region.

Fault Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Fault Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fault Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -8 4 £255 -21.53% 1
Reading +11 1 - -
Ascot - - - -
Fault Management
South East

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Fault Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fault Management.

1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
1 14 (58.33%) Nortel
2 13 (54.17%) CCNP
2 13 (54.17%) CCNA
2 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (41.67%) SLA
6 8 (33.33%) OpenView
6 8 (33.33%) Netcool
7 7 (29.17%) Firewall
7 7 (29.17%) CCSA
7 7 (29.17%) CCSE
7 7 (29.17%) BIG-IP
7 7 (29.17%) Nortel Alteon
7 7 (29.17%) Wireshark
7 7 (29.17%) Crossbeam
7 7 (29.17%) HP
7 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
7 7 (29.17%) TACACS
7 7 (29.17%) Radware
7 7 (29.17%) CCSP
7 7 (29.17%) WAP
7 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) SMS
7 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (29.17%) tcpdump
7 7 (29.17%) Network Management

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Fault Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fault Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
1 7 (29.17%) BIG-IP
1 7 (29.17%) Nortel Alteon
1 7 (29.17%) Wireshark
1 7 (29.17%) TACACS
1 7 (29.17%) SMS
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (29.17%) tcpdump
2 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
3 5 (20.83%) FTP
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) VPN
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) 3G
5 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Security Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
1 7 (29.17%) Network Management
2 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Release Management
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) WFM
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) CCNP
1 13 (54.17%) CCNA
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCSA
2 7 (29.17%) CCSE
2 7 (29.17%) CCSP
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) CCIP
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
2 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) OpenView
1 8 (33.33%) Netcool
2 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
1 14 (58.33%) Nortel
2 7 (29.17%) Crossbeam
2 7 (29.17%) HP
2 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
2 7 (29.17%) Radware
2 7 (29.17%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) Cramer
4 1 (4.17%) Huawei
4 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks