Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 26 May 2018 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
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 787 779
Rank change year-on-year -61 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 42 60 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.066% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 29
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +29.03% +44.19%
10th Percentile £285 £335 £176
90th Percentile £525 £466 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £311
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.51% +53.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £19.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.62% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.90 -
% change year-on-year -24.62% - -

Fault Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87,049 77,090 88,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.76% 84.65% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,429 50,585 58,395
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,301 2,072 2,322
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.21% +0.24% +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.31 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -21.88% -3.70% +23.74%

Fault Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fault Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fault Management in the UK

Fault Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fault Management in the UK

Fault Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fault Management over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fault Management in the UK

Fault Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fault Management in the UK

Fault Management
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 39 £420 +5.00% 9
UK excluding London -24 34 £440 +10.00% 5
South East -16 27 £440 +17.33% 3
London -60 7 £285 -38.38% 5
South West +11 2 £275 -32.10% 1
Midlands -17 2 - -
West Midlands -21 2 - -
Scotland -31 2 - - 1
North of England -13 1 - -
North West -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Fault Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Fault Management.

1 14 (33.33%) Linux
1 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (19.05%) SLA
6 7 (16.67%) Windows
6 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 6 (14.29%) Billing
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.29%) Change Management
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) Unix
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) IBM
8 5 (11.90%) SAN
8 5 (11.90%) ATM
8 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 5 (11.90%) AIX
8 5 (11.90%) HPUX
8 5 (11.90%) HP
8 5 (11.90%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (11.90%) SCCM
8 5 (11.90%) Driving Licence
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management

Fault Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) JBoss
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) ATM
1 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) FlexRay
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.52%) SQLPlus
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) CANoe
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Billing
3 4 (9.52%) Back Office
3 4 (9.52%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) OSS Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms Architect
5 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) BSS Architect
5 3 (7.14%) DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Server Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Server Support
5 3 (7.14%) Server Support Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.52%) CMDB
4 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Unix
4 5 (11.90%) AIX
4 5 (11.90%) HPUX
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (9.52%) SUSE
5 4 (9.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (14.29%) Change Management
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
4 5 (11.90%) Proactive Management
4 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.52%) CRM
5 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design
5 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 4 (9.52%) Release Management
6 3 (7.14%) ITSM
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Management
7 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) HP
3 5 (11.90%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Huawei
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) Capita
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix