The table below looks at the statistics for Fault Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fault Management over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fault Management
Rank 556 508 476
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -32
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 27 49 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 20
Average daily rate
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£263 £150 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £96 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £239 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £150 £275
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £190.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £149.50 - £19.50
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Fault Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Fault Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Fault Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Fault Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Fault Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fault Management across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Fault Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Fault Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Fault Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Fault Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
South East -12 13 £325 +225.00% 2
West Midlands -17 6 £175 -
Yorkshire +1 3 £263 +96.26% 3
London +12 1 - - 1
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 42 (48.84%) Telecoms
2 38 (44.19%) Configuration Management
3 34 (39.53%) Change Management
4 31 (36.05%) Problem Management
5 29 (33.72%) Performance Management
6 21 (24.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 18 (20.93%) SLA
8 17 (19.77%) 3G
9 16 (18.60%) 2G
10 15 (17.44%) Front Office
10 15 (17.44%) Juniper
10 15 (17.44%) MS Office
11 14 (16.28%) DNS
12 13 (15.12%) Cisco
12 13 (15.12%) SS7
13 11 (12.79%) L2TP
13 11 (12.79%) LDAP
13 11 (12.79%) LTE
13 11 (12.79%) GGSN
13 11 (12.79%) SGSN
13 11 (12.79%) Velocent
14 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
14 10 (11.63%) ITIL
15 9 (10.47%) Firewall
15 9 (10.47%) MGW
16 8 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (9.30%) Windows
16 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
16 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.81%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.65%) Confluence
2 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MS Office
2 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) 3G
2 16 (18.60%) 2G
3 14 (16.28%) DNS
4 13 (15.12%) SS7
5 11 (12.79%) L2TP
5 11 (12.79%) LDAP
5 11 (12.79%) LTE
5 11 (12.79%) GGSN
5 11 (12.79%) SGSN
6 9 (10.47%) Firewall
6 9 (10.47%) MGW
7 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.98%) 4G
8 6 (6.98%) VPN
8 6 (6.98%) LAN
8 6 (6.98%) WAN
9 5 (5.81%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.65%) INAP
10 4 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
1 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.65%) JIRA
1 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.49%) MSI
3 1 (1.16%) TestDirector
General
1 42 (48.84%) Telecoms
2 15 (17.44%) Front Office
3 4 (4.65%) Advertising
4 3 (3.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) NOC Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) Network Support
4 10 (11.63%) Incident Manager
5 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.81%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Administrator
9 2 (2.33%) Radio Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Data Network Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) IP Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) WAP
2 4 (4.65%) RESTful
3 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.16%) GIS
3 1 (1.16%) Open Source
3 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.16%) iPad
3 1 (1.16%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.65%) VMS
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) Configuration Management
2 34 (39.53%) Change Management
3 31 (36.05%) Problem Management
4 29 (33.72%) Performance Management
5 10 (11.63%) ITIL
6 8 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.14%) Service Management
8 6 (6.98%) Release Management
8 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.81%) SOA
9 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.81%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.81%) DevOps
9 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Test Management
10 4 (4.65%) Network Planning
10 4 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.65%) Change Control
11 3 (3.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) Degree
4 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.81%) CCNP
4 5 (5.81%) CCNA
5 4 (4.65%) CCSA
5 4 (4.65%) CCSE
5 4 (4.65%) CCSP
6 2 (2.33%) CCIP
6 2 (2.33%) HND
7 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) KVM
1 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Nagios
1 5 (5.81%) Puppet
1 5 (5.81%) Ganglia
2 4 (4.65%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.33%) OpenView
4 2 (2.33%) Netcool
5 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 15 (17.44%) Juniper
3 13 (15.12%) Cisco
4 11 (12.79%) Velocent
5 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.98%) Citrix
6 6 (6.98%) Remedy
7 4 (4.65%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.65%) HP
7 4 (4.65%) Nortel
7 4 (4.65%) Mapinfo
8 3 (3.49%) IBM
9 2 (2.33%) Huawei
9 2 (2.33%) Crossbeam
9 2 (2.33%) F5
9 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.33%) Radware
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle
10 1 (1.16%) Ericsson