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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fault Management
Rank 544 502 507
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +5
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 49 97 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 20
Average daily rate
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£133 £330 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.84% +230.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £206 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £555 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £128 £220 £100
% change year-on-year
-42.04% +120.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £115.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +641.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +1061.29%

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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
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 £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 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 17 April 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 -51 47 £128 -61.36% 6
West Yorkshire - 14 £123 -
Yorkshire - 14 £123 -
South East -87 12 £368 +67.04% 3
Leeds - 12 £123 -
Hampshire -4 8 £376 +3.58% 1
London +2 6 £575 +9.52%
West Midlands -14 5 £190 -
Berkshire -53 3 £331 +50.56% 1
Gosport +14 2 £369 +4.98%
Reading -29 2 £313 +48.80%
Solihull - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - - 1
Bracknell +1 1 £350 -
Milton Keynes -5 1 - - 1
Southampton -12 1 £375 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £410 -
East of England - - - - 1
Hook - - - -
South West - - - -
City of London - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 1

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.07%) Cisco
3 30 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 30 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 29 (25.44%) SLA
5 28 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 27 (23.68%) Windows
6 27 (23.68%) Configuration Management
7 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
8 25 (21.93%) Citrix
9 24 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (21.05%) VMware
9 24 (21.05%) LTE
10 23 (20.18%) ITIL
11 20 (17.54%) 3G
11 20 (17.54%) Change Management
11 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (17.54%) DV Cleared
11 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (15.79%) 2G
13 17 (14.91%) GSM
13 17 (14.91%) UMTS
14 16 (14.04%) CCNA
15 15 (13.16%) CCNP
15 15 (13.16%) Netcool
16 14 (12.28%) Incident Management
17 13 (11.40%) GPRS
17 13 (11.40%) Firewall
17 13 (11.40%) Amdocs
18 12 (10.53%) CheckPoint

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) LTE
2 20 (17.54%) 3G
3 18 (15.79%) 2G
4 17 (14.91%) GSM
4 17 (14.91%) UMTS
5 13 (11.40%) GPRS
5 13 (11.40%) Firewall
6 11 (9.65%) LAN
6 11 (9.65%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (7.02%) WAN
8 8 (7.02%) Ethernet
9 7 (6.14%) HSPA
9 7 (6.14%) MPLS
9 7 (6.14%) Network Security
10 6 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (5.26%) VPN
11 5 (4.39%) SAN
11 5 (4.39%) TACACS
11 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
General
1 30 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.39%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Billing
3 3 (2.63%) German Language
4 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.54%) Wintel Engineer
3 16 (14.04%) Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) IP Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Administrator
8 4 (3.51%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) SQL DBA
9 3 (2.63%) Operations Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Network Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) LAMP
2 3 (2.63%) WAP
3 2 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.75%) Frameworx
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Windows
2 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.26%) UNIX
4 5 (4.39%) Linux
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Configuration Management
2 23 (20.18%) ITIL
3 20 (17.54%) Change Management
4 14 (12.28%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 9 (7.89%) Network Management
6 8 (7.02%) Performance Management
6 8 (7.02%) Service Management
7 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.14%) CRM
7 7 (6.14%) Network Architecture
8 6 (5.26%) Release Management
8 6 (5.26%) Migration
8 6 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.39%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.51%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.39%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 24 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (17.54%) DV Cleared
5 16 (14.04%) CCNA
6 15 (13.16%) CCNP
7 7 (6.14%) CCSA
7 7 (6.14%) CCSE
8 4 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.51%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.51%) CCSP
8 4 (3.51%) MCP
8 4 (3.51%) MCSE
8 4 (3.51%) MCSA
8 4 (3.51%) MCITP
8 4 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.63%) Degree
9 3 (2.63%) CCIP
10 2 (1.75%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 28 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) Netcool
2 4 (3.51%) OpenView
2 4 (3.51%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 32 (28.07%) Cisco
2 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.93%) Citrix
4 24 (21.05%) VMware
5 13 (11.40%) Amdocs
6 12 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 11 (9.65%) Juniper
8 8 (7.02%) Remedy
9 7 (6.14%) Nortel
9 7 (6.14%) IBM
10 5 (4.39%) Oracle
10 5 (4.39%) F5
11 4 (3.51%) Nokia
11 4 (3.51%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.63%) HP
12 3 (2.63%) Foundry
12 3 (2.63%) Radware
12 3 (2.63%) Brocade
12 3 (2.63%) Crossbeam
13 2 (1.75%) Cramer