The table below looks at the statistics for FCAPS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FCAPS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FCAPS
Rank - 600 -
Contract jobs citing FCAPS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7518 7523 6488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.85% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4420 4209 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 426 385
Average hourly rate £27.66 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

FCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FCAPS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FCAPS 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 FCAPS.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) MBA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) CMMI
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN

FCAPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FCAPS 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 FCAPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) DPNSS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) QSIG
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) ICT Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CMMI
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MBA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCVP
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
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