The table below looks at the statistics for eTOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eTOM over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 533 527 506
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing eTOM 56 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.068% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.091% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 9
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£425 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £426
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

eTOM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

eTOM Jobs Demand Trend in England

eTOM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

eTOM Daily Rate Trend in England

eTOM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eTOM across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

eTOM Daily Rate Histogram in England

eTOM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing eTOM across the England region.

eTOM Hourly Rate Trend in England

eTOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eTOM within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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
South East +11 51 £425 - 3
West Midlands - - - - 1
London - - - -
eTOM
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eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 87 (86.14%) Telecoms
2 80 (79.21%) ITIL
3 20 (19.80%) Degree
4 19 (18.81%) Cisco
5 18 (17.82%) Firewall
5 18 (17.82%) Internet
5 18 (17.82%) CheckPoint
5 18 (17.82%) Network Security
6 17 (16.83%) PCI DSS
6 17 (16.83%) CCNP
6 17 (16.83%) CISSP
6 17 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (16.83%) OSPF
6 17 (16.83%) RIP
7 16 (15.84%) Billing
7 16 (15.84%) Business Analysis
8 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
9 14 (13.86%) Fortinet
10 13 (12.87%) SecurID
10 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
10 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
10 13 (12.87%) Use Case
10 13 (12.87%) Tufin
10 13 (12.87%) F5
10 13 (12.87%) Radio Access Network
10 13 (12.87%) AlgoSec
10 13 (12.87%) VPN
10 13 (12.87%) SSL
10 13 (12.87%) IPsec
11 12 (11.88%) Service Management

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (4.95%) Lync
1 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.95%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) IaaS
1 1 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
1 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) Firewall
1 18 (17.82%) Internet
1 18 (17.82%) Network Security
2 17 (16.83%) OSPF
2 17 (16.83%) RIP
3 13 (12.87%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (12.87%) VPN
3 13 (12.87%) SSL
3 13 (12.87%) IPsec
4 12 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (8.91%) MVNO
5 9 (8.91%) Broadband
5 9 (8.91%) LAN
6 7 (6.93%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (6.93%) WLAN
6 7 (6.93%) Wireless
7 6 (5.94%) WAN
7 6 (5.94%) LTE
8 5 (4.95%) Unified Communications
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Big Data
General
1 87 (86.14%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.84%) Billing
3 3 (2.97%) German Language
3 3 (2.97%) Finance
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Architect
2 19 (18.81%) Analyst
3 18 (17.82%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Design Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) OSS Architect
5 11 (10.89%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.90%) Business Process Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Process Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Security Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Designer
8 8 (7.92%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Technical Writer
9 6 (5.94%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Change Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) Middleware
1 2 (1.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) SecurID
2 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.94%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.98%) PMI
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) NGOSS
6 1 (0.99%) Economics
6 1 (0.99%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.97%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.99%) Android
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.99%) Linux
2 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (79.21%) ITIL
2 16 (15.84%) Business Analysis
3 13 (12.87%) Use Case
4 12 (11.88%) Service Management
5 10 (9.90%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (9.90%) Demand Forecasting
6 9 (8.91%) TOGAF
6 9 (8.91%) CRM
7 8 (7.92%) Analytics
8 7 (6.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.93%) Validation
9 6 (5.94%) Network Design
9 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.94%) Process Management
10 5 (4.95%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.95%) Business Performance Management
10 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.95%) SOA
10 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.95%) Customer Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Degree
2 17 (16.83%) CCNP
2 17 (16.83%) CISSP
2 17 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.89%) ISEB
5 9 (8.91%) CBAP
6 4 (3.96%) CCIE
7 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.98%) CCSP
9 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.99%) PMP
9 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.83%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.95%) OpenView
3 3 (2.97%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (2.97%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.98%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Cisco
2 18 (17.82%) CheckPoint
3 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (13.86%) Fortinet
5 13 (12.87%) Tufin
5 13 (12.87%) F5
5 13 (12.87%) AlgoSec
6 10 (9.90%) HP
7 7 (6.93%) CA
8 5 (4.95%) Huawei
8 5 (4.95%) BMC
8 5 (4.95%) BT
9 4 (3.96%) Ericsson
9 4 (3.96%) IBM
10 3 (2.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (1.98%) EMC
11 2 (1.98%) Oracle
12 1 (0.99%) Comverse
12 1 (0.99%) Google
12 1 (0.99%) Cognos