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 27 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 231 243
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 10 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 9
Median daily rate £368 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £365 £380
% change year-on-year +0.68% -3.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 6434 7379 7520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 82.05% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3763 4510 4350
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 273 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 +11 8 - - 1
Surrey +7 1 £360 -
Hampshire +2 1 £375 -1.31%
Fault Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (33.33%) Remedy
2 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 6 (28.57%) Back Office
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Statistics
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (23.81%) Front Office
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) Huawei
4 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (14.29%) eTOM
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) CCNA
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat

Fault Management
Co-occurring 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 (4.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) FlexRay
3 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) SNMP
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) 4G
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) MVNO
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) PBX
4 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.76%) CANoe
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 6 (28.57%) Back Office
2 5 (23.81%) Front Office
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Junior
1 3 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) BSS Architect
2 2 (9.52%) BSS Solutions Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) OSS Architect
2 2 (9.52%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
3 5 (23.81%) Statistics
4 3 (14.29%) eTOM
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Development
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Service Design
6 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCSA
4 1 (4.76%) CCSE
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 26262
2 2 (9.52%) MISRA
3 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Remedy
2 4 (19.05%) Huawei
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Amdocs
5 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Cramer
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia
5 1 (4.76%) Sun