The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 555 558
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 32 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 22
Median daily rate £400 £288 £131
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% +119.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £151 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £190
% change year-on-year +33.33% +57.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Fault Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Fault Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fault Management in England

Fault Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fault Management in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fault Management in England

Fault Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fault Management in England

Fault Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East -2 11 £378 +67.77%
London +18 6 £575 +100.00%
East Midlands -3 6 £400 - 1
East of England +3 4 - -
West Midlands +5 3 - -
South West -2 2 £450 -
Fault Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Fault Management.

1 32 (43.24%) Functional Testing
2 26 (35.14%) Configuration Management
3 25 (33.78%) Back Office
3 25 (33.78%) Capacity Management
4 24 (32.43%) Validation
5 23 (31.08%) Front Office
5 23 (31.08%) Statistics
6 20 (27.03%) Huawei
7 19 (25.68%) People Management
8 18 (24.32%) SLA
9 16 (21.62%) Cisco
9 16 (21.62%) Firewall
9 16 (21.62%) Incident Management
10 15 (20.27%) Telecoms
10 15 (20.27%) ITIL
11 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
12 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
12 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
12 13 (17.57%) SNMP
13 12 (16.22%) CCNP
13 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
13 12 (16.22%) Service Design
14 11 (14.86%) Computacenter
14 11 (14.86%) Network Design
14 11 (14.86%) Juniper
14 11 (14.86%) VoIP
15 8 (10.81%) Ethernet
15 8 (10.81%) Windows
15 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP

Fault Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) Firewall
2 13 (17.57%) SNMP
3 11 (14.86%) VoIP
4 8 (10.81%) Ethernet
4 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.46%) LTE
5 7 (9.46%) WAN
6 6 (8.11%) DHCP
6 6 (8.11%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (8.11%) DNS
6 6 (8.11%) GGSN
6 6 (8.11%) GPRS
6 6 (8.11%) GSM
6 6 (8.11%) SMTP
6 6 (8.11%) UMTS
7 5 (6.76%) MPLS
8 4 (5.41%) DWDM
8 4 (5.41%) Internet
8 4 (5.41%) LAN
8 4 (5.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 25 (33.78%) Back Office
2 23 (31.08%) Front Office
3 15 (20.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.46%) Billing
5 2 (2.70%) Finance
6 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Back Office Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) IT Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) IT Support
5 5 (6.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Database Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) OSS Architect
6 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Call Centre Support
7 3 (4.05%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 4 (5.41%) SOAP
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) JMS
3 1 (1.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Functional Testing
2 26 (35.14%) Configuration Management
3 25 (33.78%) Capacity Management
4 24 (32.43%) Validation
5 23 (31.08%) Statistics
6 19 (25.68%) People Management
7 16 (21.62%) Incident Management
8 15 (20.27%) ITIL
9 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 12 (16.22%) Service Design
10 11 (14.86%) Network Design
11 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (9.46%) Network Management
11 7 (9.46%) Problem Management
12 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (8.11%) Resource Management
13 5 (6.76%) CRM
14 4 (5.41%) RAD
15 3 (4.05%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) Python
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.22%) CCNP
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
5 4 (5.41%) DBS Check
6 3 (4.05%) CCSA
6 3 (4.05%) CCSE
7 2 (2.70%) CCNA
8 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.35%) ISO26262
2 1 (1.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) vCloud
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.35%) Netcool
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Huawei
2 16 (21.62%) Cisco
3 11 (14.86%) Computacenter
3 11 (14.86%) Juniper
4 5 (6.76%) Citrix
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.41%) Ciena
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.05%) F5
6 3 (4.05%) Infovista
6 3 (4.05%) Nokia
6 3 (4.05%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
6 3 (4.05%) Siebel
7 2 (2.70%) Nortel
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.70%) Remedy
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