The table below looks at the statistics for FCAPS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FCAPS over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FCAPS
Rank 644 637 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing FCAPS 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8750 7936 7216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.25% 14.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 4471 3865
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 469 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

FCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FCAPS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FCAPS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FCAPS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FCAPS within the UK.

FCAPS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FCAPS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FCAPS within the UK.

FCAPS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FCAPS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FCAPS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
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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 -1 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -

FCAPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FCAPS 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 FCAPS.

1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) WebSockets
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
1 2 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Avro
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (100.00%) GraphX
1 2 (100.00%) Mesosphere
1 2 (100.00%) Parquet
1 2 (100.00%) HTML

FCAPS
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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (100.00%) HBase
1 2 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (100.00%) Parquet
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Akka
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Avro
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) GraphX
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
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