The table below looks at the statistics for Fault Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fault Management over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fault Management
Rank 590 592 547
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -45
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 57 48 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 18
Median daily rate £230 £123 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.75% -65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £123 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £412 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £123 £283
% change year-on-year
+79.59% -56.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45374 44011 42946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.60% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29986 27420 26807
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1279 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Fault Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Fault Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Fault Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Fault Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Fault Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Fault Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fault Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Fault Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Fault Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Fault Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Fault Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fault Management within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 56 £230 +87.75% 4
South East +11 28 £218 -40.81%
West Midlands +4 13 £363 - 1
Berkshire +15 12 £220 -5.37%
Reading +6 11 - -
Buckinghamshire +19 8 - -
Solihull -5 7 - - 1
London -23 7 £320 -44.34% 2
Surrey - 6 £215 -
Milton Keynes +4 5 - -
Birmingham +4 4 £325 -
Guildford - 4 £215 -
North West -3 3 £165 -
West Yorkshire +1 2 £130 +6.12% 1
Yorkshire -7 2 £130 +6.12% 1
Leeds -15 2 £130 +6.12%
Cheshire - 2 £238 -
Middlesex - 2 £205 -
South West - 2 - -
Manchester -4 1 £130 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £400 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £130 -
Warrington - 1 £165 -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fault Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Fault Management.

1 37 (34.91%) SLA
2 36 (33.96%) Configuration Management
3 35 (33.02%) Back Office
4 33 (31.13%) Functional Testing
5 30 (28.30%) Capacity Management
6 28 (26.42%) Network Design
6 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
7 27 (25.47%) Validation
8 26 (24.53%) Statistics
9 23 (21.70%) Front Office
10 19 (17.92%) Cisco
11 18 (16.98%) Problem Management
12 17 (16.04%) MS Office
12 17 (16.04%) Change Management
13 16 (15.09%) Incident Management
13 16 (15.09%) People Management
14 15 (14.15%) Huawei
15 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
15 14 (13.21%) ITIL
16 13 (12.26%) Degree
17 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
18 11 (10.38%) Radio Access Network
18 11 (10.38%) Windows
18 11 (10.38%) LAN
18 11 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (10.38%) Migration
19 10 (9.43%) Firewall
19 10 (9.43%) Management Information System
19 10 (9.43%) WAN
19 10 (9.43%) MS Excel

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (16.04%) MS Office
2 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) LAN
1 11 (10.38%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (9.43%) Firewall
2 10 (9.43%) WAN
3 9 (8.49%) ATM
3 9 (8.49%) DNS
3 9 (8.49%) Internet
3 9 (8.49%) VoIP
4 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.60%) Wireless
6 6 (5.66%) 3G
6 6 (5.66%) LTE
6 6 (5.66%) Network Security
7 5 (4.72%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (4.72%) GSM
7 5 (4.72%) SMTP
7 5 (4.72%) SNMP
7 5 (4.72%) UMTS
7 5 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.77%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (7.55%) MS Access
1 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (33.02%) Back Office
2 28 (26.42%) Telecoms
3 23 (21.70%) Front Office
4 8 (7.55%) Finance
5 2 (1.89%) German Language
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.42%) Support Engineer
2 21 (19.81%) Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Back Office Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Network Support
6 6 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Fault Management Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Administrator
8 4 (3.77%) Incident Manager
8 4 (3.77%) RAN Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) jQuery
2 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.53%) Statistics
2 10 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.77%) e-Health
4 4 (3.77%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (3.77%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.94%) iPhone
6 1 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.72%) Unix
4 4 (3.77%) Linux
4 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Configuration Management
2 33 (31.13%) Functional Testing
3 30 (28.30%) Capacity Management
4 28 (26.42%) Network Design
5 27 (25.47%) Validation
6 18 (16.98%) Problem Management
7 17 (16.04%) Change Management
8 16 (15.09%) Incident Management
8 16 (15.09%) People Management
9 14 (13.21%) ITIL
10 11 (10.38%) Migration
11 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.49%) Benchmarking
12 9 (8.49%) Business Development
12 9 (8.49%) CRM
12 9 (8.49%) Data Analysis
12 9 (8.49%) Network Management
13 8 (7.55%) RAD
13 8 (7.55%) RUP
13 8 (7.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.26%) Degree
3 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.60%) CCNP
6 5 (4.72%) CCIE
6 5 (4.72%) CCNA
7 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.89%) HNC
8 2 (1.89%) MCSE
8 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.94%) CCSA
9 1 (0.94%) CCSE
9 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (34.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) BS7799
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.77%) NFS
1 4 (3.77%) vCloud
1 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) OpenView
2 4 (3.77%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (3.77%) Casper Suite
2 4 (3.77%) EMC VPLEX
2 4 (3.77%) OPNET
3 3 (2.83%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.83%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.94%) Netcool
4 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Cisco
2 15 (14.15%) Huawei
3 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.60%) Citrix
4 7 (6.60%) Nokia Networks
5 6 (5.66%) HP
5 6 (5.66%) Juniper
5 6 (5.66%) Nortel
6 5 (4.72%) CA
6 5 (4.72%) EMC
7 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.77%) Ciena
7 4 (3.77%) Cramer
7 4 (3.77%) Dell
7 4 (3.77%) Dell KACE
7 4 (3.77%) Ericsson
7 4 (3.77%) Isilon
7 4 (3.77%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.77%) Veeam
7 4 (3.77%) VMware