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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fault Management
Rank 547 531 465
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -66
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 54 39 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.075% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 17
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£340 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £142 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £430 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £73.50 £17.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+320.00% -57.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £17.50 £38.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.70 £17.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £73.50 £17.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+320.00% -56.79%

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
42805 38338 38752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 74.18% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27653 23841 22623
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1158 1420
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fault Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Fault Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 October 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 -14 52 £340 +36.00% 3
South East +4 40 £340 -12.25%
Berkshire +13 18 £289 -25.48%
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £318 -
Hampshire -9 10 £340 -
Slough -3 8 £370 +13.84%
Milton Keynes - 6 £318 -
West Midlands -6 5 - -
Yorkshire -14 4 £350 +141.37% 1
London -4 3 £418 +75.78% 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Reading +12 1 - -
Birmingham -6 1 - -
West Yorkshire -19 1 £350 +141.37%
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Essex - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 30 (38.96%) Telecoms
2 26 (33.77%) Cisco
3 24 (31.17%) ITIL
3 24 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
5 22 (28.57%) SLA
6 21 (27.27%) CCNP
7 20 (25.97%) SC Cleared
8 18 (23.38%) Problem Management
8 18 (23.38%) LAN
8 18 (23.38%) Firewall
9 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
10 16 (20.78%) 3G
10 16 (20.78%) MS Office
10 16 (20.78%) LTE
11 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (18.18%) 2G
11 14 (18.18%) WAN
11 14 (18.18%) CCNA
11 14 (18.18%) HP
12 12 (15.58%) CCSA
12 12 (15.58%) CCSE
13 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 11 (14.29%) Nortel
13 11 (14.29%) Citrix
13 11 (14.29%) TACACS
13 11 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
14 10 (12.99%) Juniper

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Office
2 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.30%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) LAN
1 18 (23.38%) Firewall
2 16 (20.78%) 3G
2 16 (20.78%) LTE
3 14 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (18.18%) 2G
3 14 (18.18%) WAN
4 11 (14.29%) TACACS
5 7 (9.09%) UMTS
5 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (7.79%) 4G
6 6 (7.79%) VPN
6 6 (7.79%) GSM
6 6 (7.79%) FTP
6 6 (7.79%) Internet
7 5 (6.49%) SMS
7 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
7 5 (6.49%) BIG-IP
7 5 (6.49%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.30%) QlikView
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 30 (38.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Billing
3 2 (2.60%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Network Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Incident Manager
4 8 (10.39%) Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Network Support
6 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Operations Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Implementation Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Support
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) e-Health
4 1 (1.30%) GIS
4 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) UNIX
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.60%) HPUX
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) ITIL
2 18 (23.38%) Problem Management
3 11 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (12.99%) Change Management
5 9 (11.69%) Performance Management
5 9 (11.69%) Release Management
6 8 (10.39%) Network Management
6 8 (10.39%) Service Management
7 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.49%) Test Planning
10 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.19%) Change Control
10 4 (5.19%) Test Management
10 4 (5.19%) Network Planning
11 3 (3.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
3 21 (27.27%) CCNP
4 20 (25.97%) SC Cleared
5 14 (18.18%) CCNA
6 12 (15.58%) CCSA
6 12 (15.58%) CCSE
7 9 (11.69%) Degree
8 8 (10.39%) CCSP
9 5 (6.49%) CCIP
10 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.60%) HND
11 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.57%) SLA
2 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) OpenView
2 6 (7.79%) Netcool
3 4 (5.19%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Cisco
2 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
3 14 (18.18%) HP
4 11 (14.29%) Nortel
4 11 (14.29%) Citrix
5 10 (12.99%) Juniper
6 9 (11.69%) F5
7 7 (9.09%) Remedy
7 7 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.79%) Nokia
9 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.49%) Radware
9 5 (6.49%) Crossbeam
10 4 (5.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (5.19%) Mapinfo
11 3 (3.90%) Computacenter
12 2 (2.60%) ProCurve
12 2 (2.60%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.60%) BT
12 2 (2.60%) CA