The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fault Management
England / South East
Rank 234 238 253
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15  
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 11 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £378 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.77% -35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £217 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £288 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £300 £203
% change year-on-year +30.00% +48.14%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6398 7492 7766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.26% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3690 4606 4268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 277
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Fault Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Fault Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fault Management in the South East

Fault Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fault Management in the South East

Fault Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire +21 4 - -
Hampshire +13 4 £375 +20.00%
Surrey +8 2 £380 +76.74%
Buckinghamshire -18 1 - - 1
Fault Management
England

Fault Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Fault Management.

1 22 (53.66%) Functional Testing
2 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
3 15 (36.59%) Back Office
3 15 (36.59%) Capacity Management
4 14 (34.15%) Validation
5 13 (31.71%) Front Office
5 13 (31.71%) Statistics
6 10 (24.39%) Huawei
6 10 (24.39%) People Management
7 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
7 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
7 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.07%) SNMP
9 6 (14.63%) SLA
9 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.76%) ITIL
12 3 (7.32%) Cisco
12 3 (7.32%) Citrix
12 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (7.32%) eTOM
12 3 (7.32%) Degree
12 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
13 2 (4.88%) Network Security
13 2 (4.88%) 4G
13 2 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (4.88%) Amdocs OSS
13 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
13 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
13 2 (4.88%) Resource Management

Fault Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SNMP
2 2 (4.88%) 3G
2 2 (4.88%) 4G
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
2 2 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) 2G
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) FlexRay
3 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.44%) LTE
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) MVNO
3 1 (2.44%) OSPF
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 15 (36.59%) Back Office
2 13 (31.71%) Front Office
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) IT Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) IT Support
2 5 (12.20%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Call Centre Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Call Centre Support
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) BSS Architect
4 2 (4.88%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) OSS Architect
4 2 (4.88%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) JMS
1 1 (2.44%) REST
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Solaris
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Functional Testing
2 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
3 15 (36.59%) Capacity Management
4 14 (34.15%) Validation
5 13 (31.71%) Statistics
6 10 (24.39%) People Management
7 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) eTOM
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (4.88%) Network Design
10 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
10 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
11 1 (2.44%) Change Management
11 1 (2.44%) CRM
11 1 (2.44%) Project Management
11 1 (2.44%) Service Management
11 1 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCSA
4 1 (2.44%) CCSE
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.44%) ISO26262
2 1 (2.44%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.44%) Netcool
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Huawei
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) Cramer
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) EMC
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (2.44%) Nortel
4 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.44%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) Tellabs
4 1 (2.44%) VMware