The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 113 111 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing eTOM 24 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.82% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
eTOM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2051 2071 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.81% 73.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1080 650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 55
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 4 £370 -
Newbury -6 3 £410 +2.56% 1
Reading -7 2 - -
eTOM
South East

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 54 (88.52%) Telecoms
2 46 (75.41%) ITIL
3 18 (29.51%) Cisco
4 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
4 17 (27.87%) Internet
5 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
5 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (26.23%) CCNP
5 16 (26.23%) SecurID
5 16 (26.23%) Fortinet
5 16 (26.23%) Degree
5 16 (26.23%) Network Security
5 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
6 15 (24.59%) PCI DSS
6 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (24.59%) Tufin
6 15 (24.59%) Firewall
6 15 (24.59%) IPsec
6 15 (24.59%) RIP
6 15 (24.59%) VPN
6 15 (24.59%) SSL
6 15 (24.59%) CISSP
6 15 (24.59%) OSPF
6 15 (24.59%) F5
6 15 (24.59%) AlgoSec
7 14 (22.95%) Billing
8 12 (19.67%) Wireless
8 12 (19.67%) Validation
8 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (19.67%) CA

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (6.56%) CMS
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) Internet
2 16 (26.23%) Network Security
3 15 (24.59%) Firewall
3 15 (24.59%) IPsec
3 15 (24.59%) RIP
3 15 (24.59%) VPN
3 15 (24.59%) SSL
3 15 (24.59%) OSPF
4 12 (19.67%) Wireless
4 12 (19.67%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (19.67%) LAN
4 12 (19.67%) WLAN
5 11 (18.03%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (18.03%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (14.75%) Broadband
7 6 (9.84%) PBX
7 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications
8 5 (8.20%) WAN
8 5 (8.20%) MPLS
9 4 (6.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
General
1 54 (88.52%) Telecoms
2 14 (22.95%) Billing
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Business Analyst
1 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Security Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Design Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Designer
4 9 (14.75%) Architect
5 7 (11.48%) IP Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Process Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Business Process Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) UML Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Security Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) SecurID
2 8 (13.11%) Machine to Machine
3 4 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.28%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.64%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Validation
3 11 (18.03%) Use Case
3 11 (18.03%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (18.03%) Demand Forecasting
4 9 (14.75%) UML
4 9 (14.75%) CRM
4 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.48%) Business Performance Management
5 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
5 7 (11.48%) Process Management
5 7 (11.48%) Customer Intelligence
6 6 (9.84%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) Project Management
8 4 (6.56%) Six Sigma
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Requirements Management
9 3 (4.92%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) Perl
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (26.23%) CCNP
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
2 15 (24.59%) CISSP
3 10 (16.39%) ISEB
4 8 (13.11%) CBAP
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMP
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) OpenView
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Cisco
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
3 16 (26.23%) Fortinet
4 15 (24.59%) Tufin
4 15 (24.59%) F5
4 15 (24.59%) AlgoSec
5 12 (19.67%) CA
6 6 (9.84%) BT
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle
7 4 (6.56%) HP
8 2 (3.28%) Ericsson
8 2 (3.28%) BMC
8 2 (3.28%) Pega
8 2 (3.28%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.64%) Comverse
9 1 (1.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (1.64%) Huawei
9 1 (1.64%) IBM
9 1 (1.64%) EMC