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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fault Management
Rank 122 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 4 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.33% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.44% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£450 £173 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% +72.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £150
% change year-on-year
+47.61% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £149.50 -
Fault Management
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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
1884 1817 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 75.05% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 893 836
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 35
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015. 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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Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Huawei
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) SNMP
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
2 4 (33.33%) Back Office
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 4 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (25.00%) LTE
3 3 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (16.67%) Infovista
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) Netcool
5 1 (8.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) BT

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SMTP
1 4 (33.33%) SNMP
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
1 4 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (25.00%) LTE
2 3 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (16.67%) 4G
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) 2G
4 1 (8.33%) LLU
4 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) GPRS
4 1 (8.33%) GSM
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
2 4 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Fault Management Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) OSS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
1 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (8.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (8.33%) HP NNM
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Infovista
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (8.33%) SevOne