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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fault Management
Rank 577 588 522
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -66
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 43 23 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.055% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 17
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£388 £275 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% +175.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £180 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £250 £100
% change year-on-year
+55.00% +150.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 24 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 31 July 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 -3 43 £388 +29.16% 6
South East +2 21 £388 +19.23% 3
Hampshire +2 13 £388 +16.54%
London +8 12 £400 -10.61% 1
Berkshire +7 6 £250 +44.92%
Southampton - 6 £388 -
Hook - 6 - -
West Midlands +4 4 £400 +128.57%
Reading - 4 - -
Coventry +2 2 £400 +128.57%
Yorkshire -24 2 £130 -50.47%
Leeds -25 2 £130 -50.47%
West Yorkshire -25 2 £130 -50.47%
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Havant +2 1 £380 +68.88%
Bracknell -7 1 - -
North West - 1 £150 - 1
City of London - 1 - -
Bury - 1 £150 -
Manchester - 1 £150 - 1

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (36.56%) SLA
2 23 (24.73%) Change Management
3 20 (21.51%) 3G
3 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
4 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
4 19 (20.43%) LTE
4 19 (20.43%) Data Centre
5 18 (19.35%) 2G
6 17 (18.28%) Cisco
6 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
7 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
7 16 (17.20%) Windows
8 15 (16.13%) GPRS
8 15 (16.13%) GSM
8 15 (16.13%) UMTS
8 15 (16.13%) Amdocs
8 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 14 (15.05%) Incident Management
9 14 (15.05%) Migration
9 14 (15.05%) CRM
10 13 (13.98%) Data Migration
11 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
11 12 (12.90%) SQL
11 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
11 12 (12.90%) Netcool
11 12 (12.90%) VMware
12 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (11.83%) CCNA
12 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
12 11 (11.83%) Radio Access Network

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) 3G
2 19 (20.43%) LTE
3 18 (19.35%) 2G
4 15 (16.13%) GPRS
4 15 (16.13%) GSM
4 15 (16.13%) UMTS
5 11 (11.83%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (9.68%) VoIP
7 8 (8.60%) Ethernet
7 8 (8.60%) HSPA
7 8 (8.60%) Internet
8 7 (7.53%) WAN
8 7 (7.53%) LAN
9 6 (6.45%) ATM
9 6 (6.45%) Network Security
9 6 (6.45%) Firewall
9 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (6.45%) Wireless
9 6 (6.45%) IP Telephony
10 5 (5.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) MS Access
3 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
General
1 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.68%) Front Office
2 9 (9.68%) Back Office
3 5 (5.38%) Finance
4 3 (3.23%) German Language
5 2 (2.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Back Office Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) IP Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Architect
9 3 (3.23%) DBA
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) LAMP
2 2 (2.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.68%) Statistics
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Wiki
4 2 (2.15%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.38%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) Change Management
2 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
3 14 (15.05%) CRM
3 14 (15.05%) Migration
3 14 (15.05%) Incident Management
4 13 (13.98%) Data Migration
5 11 (11.83%) Capacity Management
6 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
6 10 (10.75%) Target Operating Model
7 9 (9.68%) Network Management
7 9 (9.68%) Validation
7 9 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.68%) Network Design
7 9 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.60%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (8.60%) Scrum
8 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity
8 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.60%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (8.60%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.15%) PHP
3 1 (1.08%) VBA
3 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) CCNA
3 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) MCP
5 4 (4.30%) MCSE
5 4 (4.30%) MCSA
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.30%) A+ Certification
5 4 (4.30%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (36.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Netcool
2 3 (3.23%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (2.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.08%) HP NNM
4 1 (1.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Cisco
2 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.13%) Amdocs
4 12 (12.90%) VMware
5 8 (8.60%) IBM
5 8 (8.60%) Citrix
6 4 (4.30%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) Mapinfo
7 3 (3.23%) Splunk
7 3 (3.23%) SevOne
7 3 (3.23%) Huawei
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle
8 2 (2.15%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.15%) Remedy
8 2 (2.15%) Infovista
8 2 (2.15%) EMC
9 1 (1.08%) Nortel
9 1 (1.08%) Juniper
9 1 (1.08%) Sophos
9 1 (1.08%) BT