The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fault Management
Rank 117 99 77
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 4 27 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 1.10% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.61% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
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£173 £100 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% -63.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £89 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £125 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £100 £280
% change year-on-year
+162.50% -64.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - £19.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1836 1673 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.29% 68.40% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 730 806
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Fault Management
South East

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
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 28 July 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.

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Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (81.97%) Configuration Management
2 48 (78.69%) Change Management
3 39 (63.93%) Telecoms
4 35 (57.38%) Problem Management
4 35 (57.38%) Performance Management
5 30 (49.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 28 (45.90%) Juniper
7 24 (39.34%) DNS
7 24 (39.34%) SS7
8 20 (32.79%) Front Office
8 20 (32.79%) Velocent
8 20 (32.79%) GGSN
8 20 (32.79%) SGSN
9 18 (29.51%) L2TP
9 18 (29.51%) LDAP
10 17 (27.87%) MGW
11 16 (26.23%) Cisco
12 12 (19.67%) Ethernet
13 11 (18.03%) MPLS
14 8 (13.11%) WAP
14 8 (13.11%) 4G
14 8 (13.11%) Huawei
14 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (11.48%) VMS
15 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
15 7 (11.48%) INAP
16 5 (8.20%) Firewall
16 5 (8.20%) Remedy
16 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (39.34%) DNS
1 24 (39.34%) SS7
2 20 (32.79%) GGSN
2 20 (32.79%) SGSN
3 18 (29.51%) L2TP
3 18 (29.51%) LDAP
4 17 (27.87%) MGW
5 12 (19.67%) Ethernet
6 11 (18.03%) MPLS
7 8 (13.11%) 4G
8 7 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.48%) INAP
9 5 (8.20%) Firewall
10 3 (4.92%) SDH
11 2 (3.28%) 3G
11 2 (3.28%) SONET
11 2 (3.28%) 2G
11 2 (3.28%) BGP
11 2 (3.28%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MSI
General
1 39 (63.93%) Telecoms
2 20 (32.79%) Front Office
3 4 (6.56%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) NOC Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Network Support
3 5 (8.20%) Analyst
3 5 (8.20%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) CS Core Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Core Network Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Designer
7 1 (1.64%) Security Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Network Designer
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
1 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) VMS
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Configuration Management
2 48 (78.69%) Change Management
3 35 (57.38%) Problem Management
3 35 (57.38%) Performance Management
4 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.28%) Network Management
6 2 (3.28%) Logistics
6 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 1 (1.64%) Network Design
7 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.64%) Release Management
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) CCNP
3 3 (4.92%) CCNA
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) CCIP
5 1 (1.64%) CCSA
5 1 (1.64%) CCSE
5 1 (1.64%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) Netcool
2 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 28 (45.90%) Juniper
3 20 (32.79%) Velocent
4 16 (26.23%) Cisco
5 8 (13.11%) Huawei
6 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.20%) Remedy
7 3 (4.92%) IBM
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) Nortel
8 2 (3.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (3.28%) Cramer
9 1 (1.64%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.64%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.64%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.64%) F5
9 1 (1.64%) HP
9 1 (1.64%) Radware
9 1 (1.64%) BT