The first table below looks at the demand for eTOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eTOM over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 115 97 130
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Contract jobs citing eTOM 14 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.85% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate £400 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £450 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 1691 1963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.26% 68.05% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 672 740
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 55
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
eTOM
South East

eTOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing eTOM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

eTOM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

eTOM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing eTOM across the Berkshire region.

eTOM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

eTOM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eTOM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

eTOM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

eTOM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eTOM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 5 £488 - 1
Newbury +3 4 £400 -11.11%
Bracknell - - - -
Windsor - - - -
eTOM
South East

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing eTOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited eTOM.

1 25 (73.53%) Telecoms
2 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 10 (29.41%) Use Case
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) CRM
5 6 (17.65%) Six Sigma
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) CMMI
5 6 (17.65%) Change Management
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) QA
6 5 (14.71%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (14.71%) Billing
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Validation
6 5 (14.71%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Replication
6 5 (14.71%) TickIT
6 5 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (14.71%) ODBC
6 5 (14.71%) IBM
6 5 (14.71%) Informatica
6 5 (14.71%) Cognos

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing eTOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited eTOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
1 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (5.88%) MVNO
2 1 (2.94%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
General
1 25 (73.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Billing
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Business Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Process Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Data Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Author
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Author
6 2 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Process Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) ODBC
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Use Case
3 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) CRM
4 6 (17.65%) CMMI
4 6 (17.65%) Change Management
4 6 (17.65%) Six Sigma
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 5 (14.71%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Validation
5 5 (14.71%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) ETL
6 4 (11.76%) Product Management
7 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) CBAP
3 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) TickIT
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Informatica
3 5 (14.71%) Business Objects
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 5 (14.71%) Cognos
3 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Infovista
4 1 (2.94%) MetaSolv
4 1 (2.94%) Cramer
4 1 (2.94%) Minitab