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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fault Management
Rank 615 614 598
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 33 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.079% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.098% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 12
Median daily rate £400 £370 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +20.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £308
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £149.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -85.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £149.50

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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 15 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 28 September 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 +6 32 £400 +8.10% 3
South East +12 19 £400 +3.22%
Berkshire +16 10 £190 -57.77%
Hampshire +11 8 £400 +3.22%
Reading +25 7 - -
Southampton +18 7 £400 +3.22%
East of England +5 7 - -
Cambridgeshire - 7 - -
London -16 3 - -
Slough - 3 £190 -
West Midlands -26 1 £300 -25.00% 2
North West - 1 £313 - 1
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 32 (36.78%) SLA
2 28 (32.18%) Back Office
3 27 (31.03%) Functional Testing
4 26 (29.89%) Capacity Management
5 24 (27.59%) Configuration Management
6 23 (26.44%) Network Design
7 16 (18.39%) Front Office
7 16 (18.39%) Validation
7 16 (18.39%) People Management
8 15 (17.24%) Statistics
8 15 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (17.24%) Cisco
9 14 (16.09%) SC Cleared
9 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
10 12 (13.79%) Firewall
10 12 (13.79%) LAN
10 12 (13.79%) WAN
11 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
12 10 (11.49%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (11.49%) Wireless
12 10 (11.49%) IP Telephony
12 10 (11.49%) CCNP
13 9 (10.34%) VoIP
13 9 (10.34%) HP
13 9 (10.34%) Change Management
13 9 (10.34%) Cramer
13 9 (10.34%) Network Security
13 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
13 9 (10.34%) Palo Alto
13 9 (10.34%) Amdocs OSS

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 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.90%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) Firewall
1 12 (13.79%) LAN
1 12 (13.79%) WAN
2 10 (11.49%) IP Telephony
2 10 (11.49%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (11.49%) Wireless
3 9 (10.34%) Network Security
3 9 (10.34%) VoIP
4 6 (6.90%) 4G
4 6 (6.90%) ATM
4 6 (6.90%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (5.75%) 3G
5 5 (5.75%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.60%) LTE
7 3 (3.45%) 2G
7 3 (3.45%) DWDM
7 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.30%) SDH
9 1 (1.15%) GPRS
9 1 (1.15%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.45%) MS Access
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) Big Data
4 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
General
1 28 (32.18%) Back Office
2 16 (18.39%) Front Office
3 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.75%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) NOC Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Packet Switch Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Switch Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Administrator
6 5 (5.75%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Storage Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.45%) Architect
8 3 (3.45%) BSS Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) OSS Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) HP Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Statistics
2 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.90%) HP Storage
5 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Functional Testing
2 26 (29.89%) Capacity Management
3 24 (27.59%) Configuration Management
4 23 (26.44%) Network Design
5 16 (18.39%) People Management
5 16 (18.39%) Validation
6 9 (10.34%) Change Management
7 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.90%) Fault Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.75%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (5.75%) Performance Management
9 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.60%) Escalation Management
10 4 (4.60%) Line Management
10 4 (4.60%) Migration
11 3 (3.45%) Benchmarking
11 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.45%) Network Management
11 3 (3.45%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) Korn
2 4 (4.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.09%) SC Cleared
2 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) CCNP
4 5 (5.75%) CCNA
5 2 (2.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (36.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (5.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.45%) Netcool
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.15%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco
2 9 (10.34%) Cramer
2 9 (10.34%) HP
2 9 (10.34%) Palo Alto
3 8 (9.20%) Ericsson
3 8 (9.20%) Huawei
4 6 (6.90%) Brocade
4 6 (6.90%) Citrix
4 6 (6.90%) Nokia Networks
4 6 (6.90%) Nortel
4 6 (6.90%) Remedy
4 6 (6.90%) Tellabs
5 5 (5.75%) IBM
5 5 (5.75%) Symantec
6 4 (4.60%) Juniper
7 3 (3.45%) BMC
7 3 (3.45%) Infovista
7 3 (3.45%) SevOne
8 2 (2.30%) Ciena
8 2 (2.30%) Nokia