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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
FCAPS
UK
Rank - - 615
Contract jobs citing FCAPS 0 0 1
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
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
6749 7373 7500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.52% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4286 4243
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 367 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) EMC
1 6 (75.00%) CA
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 6 (75.00%) CMDB
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (75.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (75.00%) SevOne
2 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 5 (62.50%) BT
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) DSL
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Apache

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DSL
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (25.00%) HBase
1 2 (25.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (25.00%) Parquet
1 2 (25.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Network Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Akka
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Avro
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) GraphX
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) ODBC
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) CA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) EMC
1 6 (75.00%) ServiceNow
1 6 (75.00%) SevOne
2 5 (62.50%) BT
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia