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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fault Management
Rank 526 536 492
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -44
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 69 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £188 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £145 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £389 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £185 £248
% change year-on-year
+87.83% -25.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.25 £72.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.62% +83.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £14.35 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £127.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £72.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-48.62% +85.89%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 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 19 December 2014. 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 63 £345 +25.45% 5
South East +2 44 £335 -5.96% 3
Hampshire -1 19 £368 - 1
Berkshire +3 14 £231 -35.08% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £318 -
London +17 9 £410 +82.22% 1
Milton Keynes -5 9 £318 -
West Midlands - 5 £338 -
Slough -4 4 £255 -21.53% 1
Yorkshire -9 4 £350 +141.37% 1
Scotland -3 3 - - 1
Reading +10 1 - -
Southampton -3 1 £390 -
West Yorkshire -13 1 £350 +141.37%
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Banstead - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 41 (39.05%) Security Cleared
2 36 (34.29%) Cisco
3 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
4 32 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (28.57%) ITIL
6 29 (27.62%) CCNP
6 29 (27.62%) Telecoms
7 26 (24.76%) SLA
8 24 (22.86%) Citrix
9 23 (21.90%) Firewall
10 22 (20.95%) Active Directory
10 22 (20.95%) CheckPoint
10 22 (20.95%) Problem Management
11 21 (20.00%) LAN
12 20 (19.05%) CCNA
13 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
14 18 (17.14%) LTE
15 17 (16.19%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
15 17 (16.19%) WAN
15 17 (16.19%) MS Office
15 17 (16.19%) Windows
16 16 (15.24%) Juniper
16 16 (15.24%) HP
16 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (14.29%) DV Cleared
18 14 (13.33%) Change Management
18 14 (13.33%) CCSA
18 14 (13.33%) CCSE
18 14 (13.33%) Nortel

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Office
2 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.95%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (0.95%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.90%) Firewall
2 21 (20.00%) LAN
3 18 (17.14%) LTE
4 17 (16.19%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (16.19%) WAN
5 14 (13.33%) TACACS
5 14 (13.33%) 3G
6 12 (11.43%) 2G
7 10 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (9.52%) VPN
8 9 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.67%) BIG-IP
9 7 (6.67%) SMS
9 7 (6.67%) Internet
9 7 (6.67%) Wireshark
9 7 (6.67%) Nortel Alteon
9 7 (6.67%) Network Security
9 7 (6.67%) tcpdump
10 6 (5.71%) 4G
10 6 (5.71%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.95%) QlikView
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 29 (27.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Billing
4 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Front Office
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.29%) Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Incident Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Administrator
6 8 (7.62%) Network Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Data Network Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Operations Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Network Support
8 5 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Network Support Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.48%) UNIX
4 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) HPUX
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
6 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) ITIL
2 22 (20.95%) Problem Management
3 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
4 14 (13.33%) Change Management
5 13 (12.38%) Network Management
5 13 (12.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (10.48%) Release Management
7 9 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.67%) Service Management
8 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.67%) Change Control
9 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.76%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.76%) Test Strategy
10 5 (4.76%) Test Planning
10 5 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (3.81%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (39.05%) Security Cleared
2 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 32 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (27.62%) CCNP
5 20 (19.05%) CCNA
6 15 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 14 (13.33%) CCSA
7 14 (13.33%) CCSE
8 8 (7.62%) Degree
8 8 (7.62%) CCSP
9 6 (5.71%) CCIP
10 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.90%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.90%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.76%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.90%) QA
4 1 (0.95%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (20.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) Netcool
2 9 (8.57%) OpenView
3 3 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.95%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 36 (34.29%) Cisco
2 24 (22.86%) Citrix
3 22 (20.95%) CheckPoint
4 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
5 16 (15.24%) Juniper
5 16 (15.24%) HP
6 14 (13.33%) Nortel
7 12 (11.43%) F5
7 12 (11.43%) VMware
8 10 (9.52%) Remedy
9 7 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 7 (6.67%) Nokia
9 7 (6.67%) Radware
9 7 (6.67%) Crossbeam
10 4 (3.81%) Computacenter
11 3 (2.86%) Brocade
11 3 (2.86%) Foundry
12 2 (1.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.90%) ProCurve
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