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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 98 122 135
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +13
Contract jobs citing eTOM 27 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.41% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £348 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £409 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £205
% change year-on-year
- +95.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
eTOM
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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
1806 1727 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.87% 68.29% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 823 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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South East

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 26 (59.09%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Degree
4 8 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 8 (18.18%) Firewall
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 8 (18.18%) Network Security
5 7 (15.91%) Use Case
5 7 (15.91%) Billing
5 7 (15.91%) MVNO
6 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (13.64%) HP
6 6 (13.64%) CISSP
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (13.64%) MS Office
6 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
6 6 (13.64%) RIP
6 6 (13.64%) OSPF
7 5 (11.36%) Internet
7 5 (11.36%) CCNP
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
7 5 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (11.36%) Demand Forecasting
8 4 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.82%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
1 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
1 8 (18.18%) Network Security
2 7 (15.91%) MVNO
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.64%) OSPF
3 6 (13.64%) RIP
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
5 4 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (6.82%) LTE
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
6 3 (6.82%) IPsec
7 2 (4.55%) SSL
7 2 (4.55%) 3G
7 2 (4.55%) 4G
7 2 (4.55%) Broadband
8 1 (2.27%) MPLS
8 1 (2.27%) BGP
General
1 36 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.91%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Business Analyst
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Business Process Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Process Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Writer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) OSS Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Author
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Author
6 3 (6.82%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) SecurID
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Use Case
3 5 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (11.36%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.55%) Process Management
6 2 (4.55%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) CISSP
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.36%) CCNP
4 4 (9.09%) CCIE
5 3 (6.82%) CCSP
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) CBAP
5 3 (6.82%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) OpenView
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco
1 8 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 6 (13.64%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
4 3 (6.82%) Tufin
4 3 (6.82%) F5
4 3 (6.82%) AlgoSec
4 3 (6.82%) BMC
5 2 (4.55%) Ericsson
5 2 (4.55%) Huawei
5 2 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Amdocs
6 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.27%) GUPTA
6 1 (2.27%) Casewise
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper