Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 831 838
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing Fault Management 44 57 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.056% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.066% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 28
UK median daily rate £268 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.69% -6.49% -0.65%
10th Percentile £197 £328 £225
90th Percentile £398 £394 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £360 £385
% change year-on-year -30.56% -6.49% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.82% +120.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £44.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -52.84% +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 88,793 86,888 90,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.35% 85.76% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,734 57,736 59,329
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,323 2,092 2,466
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.70 £48.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £24.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -10.94% +4.70% +1.88%

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 12 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fault Management over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Fault Management in the UK

Fault Management
Top 8 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 12 November 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 +25 44 £268 -25.69% 14
UK excluding London -29 31 £250 -30.56% 14
South East 0 22 £231 -35.76% 6
London +19 13 £268 -26.21%
East of England -1 4 £268 -27.46% 1
South West -21 4 £475 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 17 (38.64%) Cisco
2 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
3 14 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 14 (31.82%) Capacity Management
4 12 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) Back Office
4 12 (27.27%) Network Design
5 11 (25.00%) Linux
6 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.73%) SLA
7 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (20.45%) Degree
7 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
8 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.18%) Huawei
8 8 (18.18%) CCNA
8 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
9 7 (15.91%) WAN
10 6 (13.64%) Service Management
10 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 6 (13.64%) Value-Added Service
10 6 (13.64%) Network Management
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
11 5 (11.36%) VMware
11 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.36%) Unix
11 5 (11.36%) Windows

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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) WAN
2 6 (13.64%) Value-Added Service
3 5 (11.36%) SAN
4 4 (9.09%) DHCP
4 4 (9.09%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (9.09%) LAN
4 4 (9.09%) NAS
4 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 4 (9.09%) VLAN
4 4 (9.09%) VoIP
5 3 (6.82%) DWDM
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 3 (6.82%) MPLS
5 3 (6.82%) OSPF
5 3 (6.82%) RIP
5 3 (6.82%) SDH
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) VPLS
5 3 (6.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.09%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.27%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) German Language
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Back Office Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) VAS Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Incident Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) BSS Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Major Incident Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) 4G Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.55%) OSS Architect
6 2 (4.55%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) RF Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Capacity Management
1 14 (31.82%) Configuration Management
2 12 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Network Design
3 9 (20.45%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
4 6 (13.64%) Network Management
4 6 (13.64%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Server Management
6 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) Storage Management
6 4 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Proactive Management
7 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Java
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) CCNA
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) BC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.82%) CCIP
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.82%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Firmware
2 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
2 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Huawei
4 5 (11.36%) Remedy
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) Avaya
6 3 (6.82%) Ericsson
6 3 (6.82%) Juniper
6 3 (6.82%) Nortel
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) Nokia
8 1 (2.27%) SAP