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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fault Management
Rank 610 609 609
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 40 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.079% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.098% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 11
Median daily rate £400 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £109.00

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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 16 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 25 August 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 -13 39 £400 +3.22% 4
South East +18 31 £400 +3.22%
Hampshire +5 16 £400 +3.22%
Berkshire +18 12 £225 -50.00%
Reading +17 9 - -
Southampton +16 9 £400 +3.22%
East of England +17 4 - -
Havant +4 4 £385 +1.31%
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 - -
Milton Keynes +13 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £365 -
Coventry -14 2 £400 -
London -24 2 - - 1
West Midlands -34 2 £400 - 1
Slough - 2 £190 -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (38.54%) SLA
2 28 (29.17%) Back Office
3 27 (28.13%) Configuration Management
4 26 (27.08%) Functional Testing
4 26 (27.08%) Capacity Management
5 24 (25.00%) Network Design
6 21 (21.88%) Telecoms
7 17 (17.71%) Front Office
7 17 (17.71%) Validation
7 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
7 17 (17.71%) People Management
8 16 (16.67%) Statistics
9 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
9 15 (15.63%) Cisco
9 15 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (13.54%) Firewall
11 12 (12.50%) Change Management
12 11 (11.46%) CCNP
12 11 (11.46%) MS Office
12 11 (11.46%) LAN
12 11 (11.46%) WAN
13 10 (10.42%) ITIL
13 10 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (10.42%) Wireless
13 10 (10.42%) IP Telephony
13 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
13 10 (10.42%) Problem Management
13 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
14 9 (9.38%) Palo Alto
14 9 (9.38%) Network Security

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 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Office
2 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) Firewall
2 11 (11.46%) LAN
2 11 (11.46%) WAN
3 10 (10.42%) IP Telephony
3 10 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (10.42%) Wireless
4 9 (9.38%) Network Security
4 9 (9.38%) VoIP
5 7 (7.29%) ATM
6 6 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (5.21%) Ethernet
8 4 (4.17%) 3G
8 4 (4.17%) 4G
8 4 (4.17%) LTE
9 3 (3.13%) 2G
9 3 (3.13%) DWDM
9 3 (3.13%) GSM
9 3 (3.13%) UMTS
9 3 (3.13%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.08%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.08%) MS Access
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (29.17%) Back Office
2 21 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 17 (17.71%) Front Office
4 6 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Packet Switch Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Administrator
6 5 (5.21%) Fault Management Manager
6 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Storage Administrator
6 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Incident Manager
7 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) BSS Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Statistics
2 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.25%) HP Storage
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.04%) CMDB
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) AIX
3 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) Configuration Management
2 26 (27.08%) Capacity Management
2 26 (27.08%) Functional Testing
3 24 (25.00%) Network Design
4 17 (17.71%) People Management
4 17 (17.71%) Validation
5 12 (12.50%) Change Management
6 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
6 10 (10.42%) ITIL
6 10 (10.42%) Problem Management
7 8 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (8.33%) Escalation Management
8 5 (5.21%) Migration
8 5 (5.21%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.21%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.21%) Service Management
9 4 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (4.17%) Line Management
9 4 (4.17%) Network Management
10 3 (3.13%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) Korn
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.46%) CCNP
4 5 (5.21%) CCNA
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
5 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (38.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (5.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.17%) Netcool
4 2 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Cisco
2 9 (9.38%) HP
2 9 (9.38%) Palo Alto
3 7 (7.29%) Cramer
3 7 (7.29%) Ericsson
4 6 (6.25%) Brocade
4 6 (6.25%) Huawei
5 5 (5.21%) IBM
5 5 (5.21%) Symantec
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix
6 4 (4.17%) Juniper
6 4 (4.17%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (4.17%) Nortel
6 4 (4.17%) Remedy
6 4 (4.17%) Tellabs
7 3 (3.13%) BMC
7 3 (3.13%) Infovista
7 3 (3.13%) SevOne
8 2 (2.08%) Ciena
8 2 (2.08%) Nokia