Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 804 794
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 +21
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 56 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.081% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.096% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 40
UK median daily rate £360 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.94% +19.23%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £182
90th Percentile £395 £438 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £380 £388
% change year-on-year -5.26% -1.94% +22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 1
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -9.09% -70.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +120.00% - -

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 86424 87276 93513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.91% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57570 57725 60596
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2323 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

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 20 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fault Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 -10 43 £360 -5.26% 2
UK excluding London +1 39 £360 -5.26% 1
London -6 16 £363 - 1
South East -39 16 £360 -6.49%
Scotland -4 11 £360 -4.00%
East of England -15 9 £369 - 1
South West - 2 - -
North of England +59 1 - -
North West +21 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for Fault Management.

1 24 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 19 (33.93%) Cisco
3 17 (30.36%) Firewall
4 16 (28.57%) Front Office
4 16 (28.57%) Back Office
4 16 (28.57%) Validation
4 16 (28.57%) Statistics
4 16 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 16 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
6 14 (25.00%) WAN
7 13 (23.21%) LAN
7 13 (23.21%) Juniper
8 12 (21.43%) VPN
8 12 (21.43%) ITIL
8 12 (21.43%) Huawei
9 11 (19.64%) Nokia
9 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (17.86%) Change Management
11 8 (14.29%) Remedy
12 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
12 7 (12.50%) SLA
12 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.71%) CCSP
13 6 (10.71%) CISSP
14 5 (8.93%) SysML
14 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
14 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
14 5 (8.93%) Automotive

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 4 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Simulink
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) Firewall
2 14 (25.00%) WAN
3 13 (23.21%) LAN
4 12 (21.43%) VPN
5 7 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 5 (8.93%) FlexRay
6 5 (8.93%) Value-Added Service
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.14%) GGSN
7 4 (7.14%) Skype
7 4 (7.14%) TACACS
8 3 (5.36%) 4G
8 3 (5.36%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.57%) INAP
9 2 (3.57%) Network Security
9 2 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (3.57%) SGSN
9 2 (3.57%) SS7
9 2 (3.57%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) CANoe
General
1 16 (28.57%) Back Office
1 16 (28.57%) Front Office
2 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Automotive
4 3 (5.36%) Billing
5 2 (3.57%) Finance
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Analyst
1 9 (16.07%) Security Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Senior Security Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Back Office Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Junior
3 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Avaya Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Avaya Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.36%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Solaris
1 2 (3.57%) Unix
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 16 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 16 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 16 (28.57%) Statistics
2 16 (28.57%) Validation
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Change Management
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.93%) Service Design
5 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.93%) SysML
5 5 (8.93%) UML
6 4 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (5.36%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) QMS
7 3 (5.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C
1 5 (8.93%) Embedded C
1 5 (8.93%) MATLAB
2 2 (3.57%) C++
2 2 (3.57%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) CCSP
3 6 (10.71%) CISSP
4 5 (8.93%) CCNP
5 4 (7.14%) CCIE
5 4 (7.14%) CCSA
5 4 (7.14%) CCSE
5 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) ISO 26262
2 5 (8.93%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Cisco
2 13 (23.21%) Juniper
3 12 (21.43%) Huawei
4 11 (19.64%) Nokia
5 8 (14.29%) Remedy
6 5 (8.93%) Citrix
6 5 (8.93%) F5
7 4 (7.14%) Avaya
7 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.14%) Computacenter
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (5.36%) Redknee
9 2 (3.57%) Acme Packet
9 2 (3.57%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.57%) Sun
9 2 (3.57%) Tekelec
10 1 (1.79%) Ciena
10 1 (1.79%) Polycom