Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 766 791
Rank change year-on-year -80 +25 -39
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 28 86 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.090% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 38
UK median daily rate £323 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% -12.75% +10.37%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £224
90th Percentile £506 £448 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £306 £388
% change year-on-year +17.55% -20.97% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -9.09% -70.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% - -

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 86,119 80,469 88,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.77% 83.81% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,493 53,316 57,797
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,071 2,228 2,609
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.01 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% -3.85% +23.81%

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 22 February 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 9 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 22 February 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 -81 26 £323 +1.18% 8
UK excluding London -56 20 £360 +17.55% 9
South East -36 14 £360 +44.00% 3
London -62 7 £285 -38.38%
Midlands +3 3 £200 -50.00% 2
South West +10 2 £275 -38.89% 1
West Midlands +2 2 - - 1
East Midlands -5 1 £200 -50.00% 1
Scotland -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Proactive Management
5 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
5 5 (17.86%) Release Management
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (17.86%) ATM
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) SQLPlus
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
6 4 (14.29%) SUSE
6 4 (14.29%) Back Office
6 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (14.29%) WSUS
6 4 (14.29%) Automotive
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 4 (14.29%) SCCM
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.29%) Puppet

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 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.71%) Simulink
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) ATM
2 4 (14.29%) FlexRay
3 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) 2G
4 1 (3.57%) 3G
4 1 (3.57%) 4G
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQLPlus
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) CANoe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Automotive
1 4 (14.29%) Back Office
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Integrator
5 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) DBA
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Node.js
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) SUSE
2 4 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Proactive Management
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
5 5 (17.86%) Release Management
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Network Design
7 3 (10.71%) SysML
7 3 (10.71%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) Service Design
8 2 (7.14%) Service Management
9 1 (3.57%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
3 3 (10.71%) MATLAB
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO 26262
1 3 (10.71%) MISRA
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
1 4 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Avaya
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle