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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 107 98 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Contract jobs citing eTOM 18 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 1.06% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.42% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
1914 1837 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.94% 75.07% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 909 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -35.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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
Reading -2 8 - - 2
Bracknell -8 2 - -
Newbury -17 1 - -
eTOM
South East

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (78.13%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) CRM
2 18 (56.25%) Telecoms
3 16 (50.00%) Service Management
4 15 (46.88%) CMS
5 14 (43.75%) Incident Management
6 8 (25.00%) Huawei
7 5 (15.63%) UML
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
8 4 (12.50%) Billing
9 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
9 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
9 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) ISEB
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (9.38%) CCNP
9 3 (9.38%) CBAP
10 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (6.25%) Network Security
10 2 (6.25%) F5
10 2 (6.25%) Frameworx
10 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.25%) Pega
10 2 (6.25%) CCNA
10 2 (6.25%) CCDA
10 2 (6.25%) CCDP
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle
10 2 (6.25%) LAN
10 2 (6.25%) WAN
10 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (46.88%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
1 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.13%) LTE
2 1 (3.13%) IPsec
2 1 (3.13%) RIP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
2 1 (3.13%) OSPF
General
1 18 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Billing
3 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Service Desk Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Frameworx
2 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.13%) SecurID
2 1 (3.13%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) CRM
3 16 (50.00%) Service Management
4 14 (43.75%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.63%) Use Case
5 5 (15.63%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.13%) Process Management
8 1 (3.13%) CMMI
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CCNP
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) CBAP
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) CCDA
2 2 (6.25%) CCDP
3 1 (3.13%) CCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Huawei
2 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
2 2 (6.25%) Pega
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
2 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.25%) F5
2 2 (6.25%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.13%) AlgoSec
3 1 (3.13%) Infovista
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Tufin