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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fault Management
UK
Rank 553 571 537
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -34
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 47 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 26
Median daily rate £313 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £488 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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
36851 41553 39200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.17% 81.71% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24406 26875 25353
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 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1218 1044
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 23 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 18 January 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 +25 43 £250 -37.50% 7
South East +27 27 £250 -48.71%
Berkshire +16 16 £250 -37.50%
Reading +22 15 £250 -
London +5 8 £463 +23.33% 2
Hampshire +9 6 £225 -53.84%
East of England - 5 - - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £225 -
Buckinghamshire +4 4 - -
Scotland - 3 £375 -
East Midlands - 3 £400 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes +5 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Surrey +20 1 - -
Slough +7 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 37 (46.25%) Functional Testing
2 29 (36.25%) Capacity Management
2 29 (36.25%) Back Office
3 27 (33.75%) Configuration Management
4 22 (27.50%) Validation
5 21 (26.25%) Front Office
5 21 (26.25%) Statistics
6 20 (25.00%) SLA
7 19 (23.75%) Cisco
8 18 (22.50%) Huawei
8 18 (22.50%) People Management
9 17 (21.25%) Firewall
10 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
12 13 (16.25%) Network Design
13 12 (15.00%) Juniper
13 12 (15.00%) WAN
14 11 (13.75%) CCNP
15 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
16 9 (11.25%) SNMP
16 9 (11.25%) LAN
16 9 (11.25%) ITIL
16 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
17 8 (10.00%) VoIP
17 8 (10.00%) VPN
17 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
17 8 (10.00%) LTE
18 7 (8.75%) Network Security
18 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) Firewall
2 12 (15.00%) WAN
3 9 (11.25%) LAN
3 9 (11.25%) SNMP
4 8 (10.00%) LTE
4 8 (10.00%) VoIP
4 8 (10.00%) VPN
5 7 (8.75%) Network Security
6 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.25%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.00%) 3G
8 4 (5.00%) 4G
8 4 (5.00%) DHCP
8 4 (5.00%) DNS
8 4 (5.00%) GGSN
8 4 (5.00%) GPRS
8 4 (5.00%) GSM
8 4 (5.00%) Internet
8 4 (5.00%) SMTP
8 4 (5.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) MS Access
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 29 (36.25%) Back Office
2 21 (26.25%) Front Office
3 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.50%) Finance
5 3 (3.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Analyst
4 5 (6.25%) Back Office Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) IT Support
4 5 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (3.75%) Call Centre Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Call Centre Support
6 3 (3.75%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Design Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Statistics
2 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Solaris
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Functional Testing
2 29 (36.25%) Capacity Management
3 27 (33.75%) Configuration Management
4 22 (27.50%) Validation
5 18 (22.50%) People Management
6 13 (16.25%) Network Design
7 9 (11.25%) ITIL
8 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.75%) Service Design
10 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.25%) Network Management
11 4 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (3.75%) Change Management
12 3 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (3.75%) Fault Analysis
12 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) CCNP
4 2 (2.50%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) CCSA
4 2 (2.50%) CCSE
4 2 (2.50%) CCSP
4 2 (2.50%) CISSP
4 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) OCP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.25%) vCloud
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Cisco
2 18 (22.50%) Huawei
3 12 (15.00%) Juniper
4 6 (7.50%) Citrix
4 6 (7.50%) Computacenter
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.00%) Nortel
6 4 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (5.00%) Remedy
7 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.75%) Cramer
7 3 (3.75%) Infovista
7 3 (3.75%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (3.75%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.75%) Siebel
7 3 (3.75%) Tellabs
7 3 (3.75%) VMware
8 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.50%) F5
8 2 (2.50%) Nokia
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