The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 69 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.98% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £230 £128
% change year-on-year +73.91% +80.39%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 513 790 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 77.61% 77.38% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 438 405
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 17
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.65% -5.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £49.26 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Fault Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Fault Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fault Management in Reading

Fault Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fault Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Fault Management.

1 14 (93.33%) Functional Testing
2 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) Back Office
3 11 (73.33%) Capacity Management
4 10 (66.67%) Statistics
4 10 (66.67%) Front Office
4 10 (66.67%) Validation
5 7 (46.67%) Huawei
5 7 (46.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.67%) 3G
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) eTOM
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) 4G
6 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network

Fault Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) 3G
1 1 (6.67%) 4G
1 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
General
1 11 (73.33%) Back Office
2 10 (66.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Functional Testing
2 12 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) Capacity Management
4 10 (66.67%) Statistics
4 10 (66.67%) Validation
5 7 (46.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) eTOM
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Huawei