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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fault Management
Rank 556 541 502
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 40 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 31
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£123 £350 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +250.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £335 £100
% change year-on-year
-63.43% +235.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £10.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £10.69
% change year-on-year
- +213.37%

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 May 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 19 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 29 May 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 -34 39 £123 -65.00% 10
South East -23 17 £313 -6.71% 5
West Yorkshire - 9 £123 -
Yorkshire - 9 £123 - 2
Leeds - 9 £123 -
Berkshire -15 8 £183 -44.69% 1
Hampshire +3 7 £378 +11.02% 1
London 0 7 - - 2
Reading -3 5 - -
Southampton -4 3 £375 - 1
West Midlands -10 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Slough -2 1 £115 -65.15% 1
Bracknell -6 1 - -
Havant -10 1 £380 +1.33%
Birmingham - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 28 (29.47%) Data Centre
2 28 (29.47%) Configuration Management
3 27 (28.42%) Telecoms
3 27 (28.42%) Windows
3 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
4 26 (27.37%) SLA
5 25 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
6 24 (25.26%) VMware
7 22 (23.16%) Citrix
8 21 (22.11%) LTE
9 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (18.95%) 3G
11 17 (17.89%) 2G
11 17 (17.89%) Change Management
12 16 (16.84%) Cisco
13 15 (15.79%) GSM
13 15 (15.79%) UMTS
13 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
14 13 (13.68%) GPRS
14 13 (13.68%) Amdocs
15 12 (12.63%) ITIL
15 12 (12.63%) Incident Management
16 11 (11.58%) Netcool
16 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (9.47%) Radio Access Network
18 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
18 8 (8.42%) Migration

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) LTE
2 18 (18.95%) 3G
3 17 (17.89%) 2G
4 15 (15.79%) GSM
4 15 (15.79%) UMTS
5 13 (13.68%) GPRS
6 9 (9.47%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (7.37%) HSPA
8 6 (6.32%) Ethernet
9 5 (5.26%) VoIP
9 5 (5.26%) WAN
9 5 (5.26%) LAN
9 5 (5.26%) MPLS
9 5 (5.26%) Firewall
9 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.21%) NAS
10 4 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.21%) SAN
10 4 (4.21%) SNMP
11 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) MS Access
General
1 27 (28.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.21%) Front Office
2 4 (4.21%) Back Office
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) German Language
3 3 (3.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Wintel Engineer
2 16 (16.84%) Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) IP Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.21%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.16%) DBA
8 3 (3.16%) Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) Back Office Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) OSS Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) LAMP
2 2 (2.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.21%) Statistics
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Windows
2 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.21%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) AIX
4 1 (1.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Configuration Management
2 17 (17.89%) Change Management
3 12 (12.63%) ITIL
3 12 (12.63%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
4 8 (8.42%) Migration
5 7 (7.37%) CRM
5 7 (7.37%) Service Management
5 7 (7.37%) Network Architecture
6 6 (6.32%) Network Management
6 6 (6.32%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.32%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.26%) Validation
8 4 (4.21%) Network Design
8 4 (4.21%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) VBA
2 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.05%) PHP
2 1 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.42%) CCNA
6 4 (4.21%) MCITP
6 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.21%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.21%) A+ Certification
6 4 (4.21%) CCNP
6 4 (4.21%) MCP
6 4 (4.21%) MCSE
6 4 (4.21%) MCSA
7 2 (2.11%) CCSE
7 2 (2.11%) CCSA
8 1 (1.05%) CCIP
8 1 (1.05%) CCIE
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Netcool
2 3 (3.16%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.05%) OpenView
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.05%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.05%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.26%) VMware
3 22 (23.16%) Citrix
4 16 (16.84%) Cisco
5 13 (13.68%) Amdocs
6 8 (8.42%) IBM
7 4 (4.21%) Juniper
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle
8 3 (3.16%) HP
8 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.16%) Remedy
8 3 (3.16%) Huawei
9 2 (2.11%) Computacenter
9 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.11%) F5
9 2 (2.11%) Splunk
9 2 (2.11%) SevOne
9 2 (2.11%) Infovista
9 2 (2.11%) Nokia
10 1 (1.05%) EMC