The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Fault Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fault Management over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fault Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 116 139
Rank change year-on-year +21 +23  
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £220 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £190
% change year-on-year +33.33% +57.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Fault Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1470 1992 2207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.37% 80.26% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1033 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Fault Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Fault Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Fault Management in Berkshire

Fault Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fault Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fault Management in Berkshire

Fault Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fault Management in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fault Management in Berkshire

Fault Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Reading +13 3 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Fault Management
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Fault Management.

1 20 (86.96%) Functional Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Configuration Management
3 14 (60.87%) Back Office
3 14 (60.87%) Capacity Management
4 13 (56.52%) Front Office
4 13 (56.52%) Validation
4 13 (56.52%) Statistics
5 10 (43.48%) Huawei
5 10 (43.48%) People Management
6 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.70%) 3G
7 2 (8.70%) Remedy
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Cramer
7 2 (8.70%) eTOM
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (8.70%) 4G
7 2 (8.70%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (4.35%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (4.35%) Fault Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Tellabs
8 1 (4.35%) REST
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.35%) LTE
8 1 (4.35%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint

Fault Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) 3G
1 2 (8.70%) 4G
1 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.35%) 2G
2 1 (4.35%) BGP
2 1 (4.35%) LTE
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
2 1 (4.35%) OSPF
2 1 (4.35%) PBX
2 1 (4.35%) SNMP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Telnet
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 14 (60.87%) Back Office
2 13 (56.52%) Front Office
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Architect
2 1 (4.35%) BSS Architect
2 1 (4.35%) BSS Solutions Architect
2 1 (4.35%) OSS Architect
2 1 (4.35%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 1 (4.35%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) JMS
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Functional Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Configuration Management
3 14 (60.87%) Capacity Management
4 13 (56.52%) Statistics
4 13 (56.52%) Validation
5 10 (43.48%) People Management
6 2 (8.70%) eTOM
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Huawei
2 2 (8.70%) Cramer
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Amdocs
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (4.35%) Nortel
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Tellabs