The first table below looks at the demand for Fault Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fault Management over the 3 months to 29 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 South East 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fault Management
Rank 236 205 177
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -28
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 9 31 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.36% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.52% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £100 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -65.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £89 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £125 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £100 £280
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -64.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - £15.75
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6692 6003 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.75% 70.57% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3660 3211 3273
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 259 312
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Fault Management
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Fault Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Fault Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Fault Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Fault Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Fault Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fault Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Fault Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Fault Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Fault Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Fault Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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.

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
Berkshire -18 4 £173 +72.50% 1
Hampshire - 4 £333 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (66.67%) Change Management
2 47 (62.67%) Configuration Management
3 41 (54.67%) Telecoms
4 34 (45.33%) Problem Management
5 30 (40.00%) Performance Management
6 28 (37.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 25 (33.33%) Juniper
8 23 (30.67%) SS7
8 23 (30.67%) DNS
9 20 (26.67%) Front Office
10 19 (25.33%) GGSN
10 19 (25.33%) SGSN
10 19 (25.33%) Velocent
11 17 (22.67%) Cisco
11 17 (22.67%) LDAP
11 17 (22.67%) L2TP
12 16 (21.33%) MGW
13 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
14 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
15 9 (12.00%) Ethernet
16 8 (10.67%) WAP
16 8 (10.67%) MPLS
16 8 (10.67%) Citrix
16 8 (10.67%) Firewall
17 7 (9.33%) SLA
17 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
17 7 (9.33%) INAP
17 7 (9.33%) VMS
17 7 (9.33%) WAN

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (6.67%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) DNS
1 23 (30.67%) SS7
2 19 (25.33%) GGSN
2 19 (25.33%) SGSN
3 17 (22.67%) L2TP
3 17 (22.67%) LDAP
4 16 (21.33%) MGW
5 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (10.67%) MPLS
7 8 (10.67%) Firewall
8 7 (9.33%) INAP
8 7 (9.33%) WAN
9 6 (8.00%) SMTP
9 6 (8.00%) FTP
9 6 (8.00%) HTTP
9 6 (8.00%) Internet
9 6 (8.00%) VPN
9 6 (8.00%) SSH
9 6 (8.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) TestDirector
General
1 41 (54.67%) Telecoms
2 20 (26.67%) Front Office
3 4 (5.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) NOC Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Network Support
4 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Help Desk Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (2.67%) Administrator
8 2 (2.67%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.67%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) IP Engineer
9 1 (1.33%) CS Core Engineer
9 1 (1.33%) Help Desk Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) VMS
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (66.67%) Change Management
2 47 (62.67%) Configuration Management
3 34 (45.33%) Problem Management
4 30 (40.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (9.33%) ITIL
6 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.33%) Network Management
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Data Entry
8 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.67%) Logistics
9 2 (2.67%) Project Management
9 2 (2.67%) Workflow
10 1 (1.33%) Migration
10 1 (1.33%) Programme Office Management
10 1 (1.33%) Network Design
10 1 (1.33%) ERP
10 1 (1.33%) Regression Testing
10 1 (1.33%) Release Management
10 1 (1.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.33%) CCNA
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) CCSP
5 3 (4.00%) CCNP
5 3 (4.00%) CCSA
5 3 (4.00%) CCSE
6 2 (2.67%) CCIP
7 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.67%) WSUS
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.33%) Netcool
3 1 (1.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 25 (33.33%) Juniper
3 19 (25.33%) Velocent
4 17 (22.67%) Cisco
5 8 (10.67%) Citrix
6 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.67%) Remedy
8 5 (6.67%) Huawei
9 4 (5.33%) HP
10 3 (4.00%) Nortel
10 3 (4.00%) IBM
11 2 (2.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (2.67%) CA
11 2 (2.67%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.67%) Cramer
11 2 (2.67%) VMware
12 1 (1.33%) Amdocs
12 1 (1.33%) Radware