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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fault Management
Rank 592 593 604
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 55 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.071% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.090% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 11
Median daily rate £380 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.97% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £123 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00

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
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 24 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 30 June 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 +26 55 £380 -0.97% 5
South East +27 39 £380 - 1
Berkshire +10 20 £225 +23.28%
Reading +2 14 - -
Hampshire +11 10 £385 -0.64% 1
West Midlands -14 8 £363 -9.37% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 6 - -
Milton Keynes +10 6 - -
Havant +13 4 £385 +1.31%
Southampton +10 4 £413 +6.45% 1
London +10 4 £305 -23.75% 2
Solihull - 4 - - 1
Slough +6 3 £225 +95.65%
Coventry -5 2 £400 -
North West -9 2 £315 +110.00% 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £315 -
Portsmouth - 2 £365 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £180 -
South West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £325 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 41 (35.34%) SLA
2 36 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 34 (29.31%) Back Office
4 32 (27.59%) Functional Testing
5 31 (26.72%) Capacity Management
6 29 (25.00%) Network Design
7 27 (23.28%) Telecoms
8 25 (21.55%) Validation
9 24 (20.69%) Front Office
9 24 (20.69%) Statistics
10 21 (18.10%) People Management
11 19 (16.38%) MS Office
12 18 (15.52%) Windows
13 17 (14.66%) Incident Management
14 16 (13.79%) Problem Management
14 16 (13.79%) Change Management
15 15 (12.93%) Cisco
16 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
17 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (11.21%) ATM
18 12 (10.34%) ITIL
18 12 (10.34%) HP
18 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
19 11 (9.48%) Huawei
19 11 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
19 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
19 11 (9.48%) Migration
19 11 (9.48%) Finance
20 10 (8.62%) Performance Management
20 10 (8.62%) Windows 7

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 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (16.38%) MS Office
2 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) ATM
2 9 (7.76%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (6.90%) Firewall
3 8 (6.90%) LAN
4 7 (6.03%) WAN
5 6 (5.17%) LTE
6 5 (4.31%) 3G
6 5 (4.31%) DNS
6 5 (4.31%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.31%) GSM
6 5 (4.31%) Internet
6 5 (4.31%) UMTS
6 5 (4.31%) VoIP
6 5 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.31%) Wireless
7 4 (3.45%) 4G
7 4 (3.45%) IP Telephony
7 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.59%) Network Security
8 3 (2.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.17%) MS Access
2 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (29.31%) Back Office
2 27 (23.28%) Telecoms
3 24 (20.69%) Front Office
4 11 (9.48%) Finance
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 23 (19.83%) Analyst
3 11 (9.48%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) Administrator
5 8 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Packet Switch Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Storage Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) Switch Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Fault Management Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Incident Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) jQuery
2 1 (0.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Statistics
2 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) HP Storage
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (2.59%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.72%) e-Health
5 2 (1.72%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.86%) CMDB
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.17%) AIX
4 4 (3.45%) Unix
5 3 (2.59%) Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.86%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) Configuration Management
2 32 (27.59%) Functional Testing
3 31 (26.72%) Capacity Management
4 29 (25.00%) Network Design
5 25 (21.55%) Validation
6 21 (18.10%) People Management
7 17 (14.66%) Incident Management
8 16 (13.79%) Change Management
8 16 (13.79%) Problem Management
9 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (10.34%) ITIL
11 11 (9.48%) Migration
12 10 (8.62%) Performance Management
13 8 (6.90%) Benchmarking
13 8 (6.90%) Escalation Management
13 8 (6.90%) Service Management
14 7 (6.03%) CRM
14 7 (6.03%) Data Analysis
14 7 (6.03%) Network Monitoring
15 6 (5.17%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.03%) SQL
2 5 (4.31%) Korn
3 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.90%) Degree
5 6 (5.17%) CCNA
5 6 (5.17%) CCNP
6 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.72%) MCSE
7 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.86%) CCSA
8 1 (0.86%) CCSE
8 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (35.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) BS7799
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.59%) NFS
1 3 (2.59%) vCloud
1 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (4.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.45%) Netcool
4 3 (2.59%) Casper Suite
4 3 (2.59%) EMC VPLEX
4 3 (2.59%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (2.59%) OpenView
5 2 (1.72%) OPNET
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Cisco
2 12 (10.34%) HP
3 11 (9.48%) Huawei
4 9 (7.76%) Ericsson
5 8 (6.90%) Cramer
6 7 (6.03%) Citrix
6 7 (6.03%) Nokia Networks
7 6 (5.17%) Brocade
7 6 (5.17%) Juniper
7 6 (5.17%) Nortel
8 5 (4.31%) IBM
8 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.31%) Remedy
8 5 (4.31%) Symantec
8 5 (4.31%) Tellabs
9 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.45%) EMC
10 3 (2.59%) BMC
10 3 (2.59%) Dell
10 3 (2.59%) Nokia