The table below looks at the statistics for Fault Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 585 576 530
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -46
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 48 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.080% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 10
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£394 £263 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £178 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £263 £150
% change year-on-year
+47.61% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £149.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £149.50 -

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
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

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fault Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 23 Contract Locations

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 UK 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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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
England +12 48 £394 +43.18% 6
South East -19 22 £388 +16.54% 5
London +19 13 £400 - 1
Hampshire +6 13 £388 +13.97% 1
Hook - 7 - -
West Midlands +8 5 £400 +128.57%
Southampton +2 5 £388 +13.97%
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £100 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £100 - 1
Berkshire -6 4 £450 +160.86% 1
Reading - 4 £450 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £250 -
East of England - 3 £250 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £250 -
Coventry -3 2 £400 +128.57%
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
West Yorkshire -29 1 - -
Leeds -30 1 - -
Yorkshire -30 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 32 (36.36%) SLA
2 20 (22.73%) Change Management
3 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
4 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
4 17 (19.32%) 3G
4 17 (19.32%) Cisco
5 15 (17.05%) Migration
5 15 (17.05%) Data Migration
5 15 (17.05%) Data Centre
6 14 (15.91%) 2G
6 14 (15.91%) Windows
7 13 (14.77%) SQL
7 13 (14.77%) Capacity Management
7 13 (14.77%) LTE
8 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 12 (13.64%) Validation
8 12 (13.64%) Network Design
8 12 (13.64%) Statistics
8 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 12 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (13.64%) Front Office
8 12 (13.64%) Back Office
8 12 (13.64%) CCNA
9 11 (12.50%) GPRS
9 11 (12.50%) GSM
9 11 (12.50%) CRM
9 11 (12.50%) VoIP
9 11 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
3 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) 3G
2 14 (15.91%) 2G
3 13 (14.77%) LTE
4 11 (12.50%) GPRS
4 11 (12.50%) GSM
4 11 (12.50%) VoIP
5 10 (11.36%) UMTS
6 9 (10.23%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (10.23%) ATM
7 8 (9.09%) LAN
7 8 (9.09%) WAN
7 8 (9.09%) Wireless
7 8 (9.09%) Internet
7 8 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (7.95%) IP Telephony
8 7 (7.95%) Firewall
8 7 (7.95%) Network Security
8 7 (7.95%) HSPA
8 7 (7.95%) SNMP
9 6 (6.82%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.95%) MS Access
3 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
1 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.14%) JUnit
2 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.64%) Front Office
2 12 (13.64%) Back Office
3 7 (7.95%) Finance
4 3 (3.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Analyst
2 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) Back Office Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.82%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) OSS Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.41%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) LAMP
3 3 (3.41%) XMPP
3 3 (3.41%) SOAP
4 2 (2.27%) JSON
4 2 (2.27%) REST
4 2 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) CORBA
5 1 (1.14%) JMS
5 1 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (1.14%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.64%) Statistics
3 2 (2.27%) Wiki
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Frameworx
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.14%) iPhone
4 1 (1.14%) iPad
4 1 (1.14%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.41%) UNIX
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (1.14%) AIX
6 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Change Management
2 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
3 15 (17.05%) Migration
3 15 (17.05%) Data Migration
4 13 (14.77%) Capacity Management
5 12 (13.64%) Network Design
5 12 (13.64%) Validation
6 11 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 11 (12.50%) CRM
6 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 11 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.36%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.23%) Scrum
8 9 (10.23%) Business Development
8 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.23%) UML
8 9 (10.23%) RAD
8 9 (10.23%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.27%) Perl
4 2 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.14%) Korn
5 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) CCNA
1 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) MCP
3 4 (4.55%) MCSE
3 4 (4.55%) MCSA
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 4 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.55%) MCITP
4 3 (3.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) CCIP
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Netcool
2 2 (2.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) OpenView
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.14%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Cisco
2 10 (11.36%) Amdocs
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.82%) VMware
5 5 (5.68%) Huawei
5 5 (5.68%) Splunk
6 4 (4.55%) HP
7 3 (3.41%) Citrix
7 3 (3.41%) Avaya
7 3 (3.41%) SevOne
8 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 2 (2.27%) EMC
8 2 (2.27%) Infovista
8 2 (2.27%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.27%) Siemens
8 2 (2.27%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.14%) Symantec
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.14%) Sophos
9 1 (1.14%) BT