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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fault Management
Rank 593 602 605
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 51 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.074% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.092% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 12
Median daily rate £400 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £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
44752 45442 41756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.70% 79.80% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29560 29386 25936
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 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1183 1176
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 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 23 July 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 -15 51 £400 +3.22% 3
South East +14 38 £400 +3.22%
Hampshire +14 16 £400 +3.22%
Berkshire +6 16 £225 +23.28%
Southampton +12 9 £400 +3.22%
Reading +7 9 - -
Milton Keynes +16 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 6 - -
West Midlands -21 5 £400 -
Slough +10 4 £225 +95.65%
Havant +7 4 £385 +1.31%
London -12 3 - - 2
Portsmouth - 3 £365 -
Coventry -15 2 £400 -
Solihull - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
North West -11 1 £320 +113.33%
South West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £320 -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (39.64%) SLA
2 29 (26.13%) Configuration Management
2 29 (26.13%) Back Office
3 27 (24.32%) Capacity Management
4 26 (23.42%) Functional Testing
5 25 (22.52%) Network Design
5 25 (22.52%) Telecoms
6 20 (18.02%) Validation
6 20 (18.02%) Front Office
6 20 (18.02%) People Management
7 19 (17.12%) Statistics
8 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
8 18 (16.22%) Cisco
9 16 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (14.41%) MS Office
9 16 (14.41%) Change Management
9 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
9 16 (14.41%) Incident Management
10 15 (13.51%) Windows
11 14 (12.61%) Firewall
12 13 (11.71%) Problem Management
12 13 (11.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (10.81%) ITIL
13 12 (10.81%) LAN
13 12 (10.81%) WAN
14 11 (9.91%) CCNP
14 11 (9.91%) ATM
14 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
14 11 (9.91%) Data Centre
15 10 (9.01%) Finance

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 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) MS Office
2 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) Firewall
2 12 (10.81%) LAN
2 12 (10.81%) WAN
3 11 (9.91%) ATM
4 9 (8.11%) IP Telephony
4 9 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (8.11%) Wireless
5 8 (7.21%) Network Security
5 8 (7.21%) VoIP
6 7 (6.31%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (4.50%) Ethernet
7 5 (4.50%) GSM
7 5 (4.50%) LTE
7 5 (4.50%) UMTS
8 4 (3.60%) 3G
8 4 (3.60%) 4G
8 4 (3.60%) Internet
9 3 (2.70%) 2G
9 3 (2.70%) DWDM
9 3 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.50%) MS Access
2 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (26.13%) Back Office
2 25 (22.52%) Telecoms
3 20 (18.02%) Front Office
4 10 (9.01%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Analyst
1 21 (18.92%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 8 (7.21%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (7.21%) Security Engineer
3 8 (7.21%) Service Analyst
4 7 (6.31%) Administrator
4 7 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (5.41%) Packet Switch Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Switch Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.50%) Fault Management Manager
6 5 (4.50%) Storage Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) jQuery
2 1 (0.90%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Statistics
2 11 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) HP Storage
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.80%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.80%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.90%) CMDB
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) e-Health
6 1 (0.90%) iPhone
6 1 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) Windows
2 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.41%) AIX
4 3 (2.70%) Unix
5 2 (1.80%) Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) Configuration Management
2 27 (24.32%) Capacity Management
3 26 (23.42%) Functional Testing
4 25 (22.52%) Network Design
5 20 (18.02%) People Management
5 20 (18.02%) Validation
6 16 (14.41%) Change Management
6 16 (14.41%) Incident Management
7 13 (11.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (11.71%) Problem Management
8 12 (10.81%) ITIL
9 8 (7.21%) Escalation Management
9 8 (7.21%) Migration
10 7 (6.31%) Benchmarking
10 7 (6.31%) Performance Management
10 7 (6.31%) Service Management
11 6 (5.41%) CRM
11 6 (5.41%) Line Management
11 6 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) Korn
3 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.91%) CCNP
4 6 (5.41%) CCNA
4 6 (5.41%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.80%) MCSE
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.90%) CCSA
7 1 (0.90%) CCSE
7 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (39.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) BS7799
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.80%) NFS
1 2 (1.80%) vCloud
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (4.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.60%) Netcool
4 2 (1.80%) Casper Suite
4 2 (1.80%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (1.80%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.90%) OpenView
5 1 (0.90%) OPNET
5 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Cisco
2 10 (9.01%) HP
3 8 (7.21%) Cramer
3 8 (7.21%) Ericsson
3 8 (7.21%) Palo Alto
4 7 (6.31%) Huawei
5 6 (5.41%) Brocade
5 6 (5.41%) Citrix
5 6 (5.41%) Juniper
6 5 (4.50%) IBM
6 5 (4.50%) Nokia Networks
6 5 (4.50%) Nortel
6 5 (4.50%) Remedy
6 5 (4.50%) Symantec
6 5 (4.50%) Tellabs
7 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.70%) BMC
8 3 (2.70%) EMC
8 3 (2.70%) Nokia