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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fault Management
UK
Rank 551 568 567
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 45 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.098% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 24
Median daily rate £375 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 - -

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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 26 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +40 43 £375 -3.22% 3
South East +13 18 £225 -43.75% 1
London +1 11 £463 +60.86%
Berkshire +21 8 - -
Reading +11 7 - -
Hampshire +9 7 £225 -53.84%
East of England +3 7 - -
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £400 -
East Midlands +6 6 £400 -
Basingstoke - 6 £225 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Nottingham +5 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Milton Keynes -3 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 £450 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £450 -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Slough - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 38 (44.71%) Functional Testing
2 30 (35.29%) Capacity Management
2 30 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 30 (35.29%) Back Office
3 24 (28.24%) Validation
4 23 (27.06%) Front Office
4 23 (27.06%) Statistics
5 22 (25.88%) SLA
6 21 (24.71%) Cisco
6 21 (24.71%) Huawei
7 19 (22.35%) Firewall
7 19 (22.35%) People Management
8 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (20.00%) Juniper
10 15 (17.65%) ITIL
10 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
11 14 (16.47%) Network Design
12 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
12 12 (14.12%) CCNP
13 11 (12.94%) WAN
13 11 (12.94%) SNMP
13 11 (12.94%) Mentoring
13 11 (12.94%) Service Design
14 10 (11.76%) Problem Management
14 10 (11.76%) Computacenter
14 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
15 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
15 9 (10.59%) VPN
15 9 (10.59%) Data Centre

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 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.71%) MS Office
4 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) Firewall
2 11 (12.94%) SNMP
2 11 (12.94%) WAN
3 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.59%) VPN
4 8 (9.41%) LAN
4 8 (9.41%) LTE
5 7 (8.24%) Ethernet
6 6 (7.06%) VoIP
7 5 (5.88%) DHCP
7 5 (5.88%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (5.88%) DNS
7 5 (5.88%) DWDM
7 5 (5.88%) GGSN
7 5 (5.88%) GPRS
7 5 (5.88%) GSM
7 5 (5.88%) Network Security
7 5 (5.88%) SMTP
7 5 (5.88%) UMTS
8 4 (4.71%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.35%) MS Access
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 30 (35.29%) Back Office
2 23 (27.06%) Front Office
3 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.06%) Finance
5 4 (4.71%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (16.47%) Network Engineer
1 14 (16.47%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.59%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (8.24%) Back Office Engineer
4 5 (5.88%) Analyst
4 5 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 5 (5.88%) IT Support
4 5 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) Architect
5 4 (4.71%) Database Engineer
5 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Call Centre Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Call Centre Support
6 3 (3.53%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Security Engineer
6 3 (3.53%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) SOAP
3 1 (1.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) CMDB
3 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) Functional Testing
2 30 (35.29%) Capacity Management
2 30 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 24 (28.24%) Validation
4 23 (27.06%) Statistics
5 19 (22.35%) People Management
6 15 (17.65%) ITIL
7 14 (16.47%) Network Design
8 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
9 11 (12.94%) Mentoring
9 11 (12.94%) Service Design
10 10 (11.76%) Problem Management
11 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (8.24%) Network Management
13 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (7.06%) Resource Management
14 5 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
14 5 (5.88%) Project Management
15 4 (4.71%) CRM
15 4 (4.71%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) Python
3 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (14.12%) CCNP
5 4 (4.71%) DBS Check
6 3 (3.53%) CCNA
6 3 (3.53%) CCSA
6 3 (3.53%) CCSE
6 3 (3.53%) CCSP
6 3 (3.53%) CISSP
7 2 (2.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.18%) OCP
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) vCloud
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Cisco
1 21 (24.71%) Huawei
2 17 (20.00%) Juniper
3 10 (11.76%) Computacenter
4 7 (8.24%) Citrix
4 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.88%) Nortel
6 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.71%) Ciena
6 4 (4.71%) Remedy
6 4 (4.71%) VMware
7 3 (3.53%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.53%) Cramer
7 3 (3.53%) F5
7 3 (3.53%) Infovista
7 3 (3.53%) Nokia
7 3 (3.53%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.53%) Siebel
7 3 (3.53%) Tellabs