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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 525 546 548
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing eTOM 55 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.033% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.045% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 13
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£375 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £400 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.30% +14.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +22 44 £375 -6.25% 6
London +13 7 £425 - 1
North East - - - -
eTOM
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eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 74 (83.15%) Telecoms
2 59 (66.29%) ITIL
3 15 (16.85%) Service Management
4 14 (15.73%) Degree
5 13 (14.61%) Billing
5 13 (14.61%) Business Analysis
6 12 (13.48%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.24%) CRM
7 10 (11.24%) Analytics
7 10 (11.24%) MVNO
7 10 (11.24%) Use Case
8 9 (10.11%) Network Security
8 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
8 9 (10.11%) Cisco
8 9 (10.11%) CheckPoint
8 9 (10.11%) ISEB
8 9 (10.11%) HP
8 9 (10.11%) Firewall
9 8 (8.99%) TOGAF
9 8 (8.99%) MS Office
9 8 (8.99%) CBAP
9 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.87%) Big Data
10 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
10 7 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (7.87%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (7.87%) RIP
10 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.87%) Internet

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (6.74%) CMS
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) Lync
3 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.99%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
3 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) IaaS
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
1 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (11.24%) MVNO
3 9 (10.11%) Network Security
3 9 (10.11%) Firewall
4 7 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (7.87%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (7.87%) RIP
4 7 (7.87%) Internet
4 7 (7.87%) OSPF
5 5 (5.62%) LTE
5 5 (5.62%) 4G
5 5 (5.62%) 3G
6 4 (4.49%) Broadband
7 3 (3.37%) VPN
7 3 (3.37%) IPsec
8 2 (2.25%) SSL
8 2 (2.25%) LAN
8 2 (2.25%) WAN
9 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) Big Data
General
1 74 (83.15%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.61%) Billing
3 5 (5.62%) German Language
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Finance
6 1 (1.12%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Architect
2 23 (25.84%) Analyst
3 22 (24.72%) Business Analyst
4 15 (16.85%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (15.73%) OSS Architect
6 11 (12.36%) Business Process Analyst
6 11 (12.36%) Process Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Writer
9 5 (5.62%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Design Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Author
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Author
10 4 (4.49%) Principal Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) Middleware
1 2 (2.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.37%) SecurID
3 2 (2.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) NGOSS
4 1 (1.12%) PKI
4 1 (1.12%) Open Source
4 1 (1.12%) Social Media
4 1 (1.12%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.12%) Linux
2 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (66.29%) ITIL
2 15 (16.85%) Service Management
3 13 (14.61%) Business Analysis
4 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.24%) CRM
4 10 (11.24%) Analytics
4 10 (11.24%) Use Case
5 8 (8.99%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.74%) Scrum
7 6 (6.74%) Project Management
7 6 (6.74%) Big Data Analytics
7 6 (6.74%) Data Analytics
7 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.62%) Business Transformation
8 5 (5.62%) Demand Forecasting
8 5 (5.62%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.62%) Network Design
9 4 (4.49%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) ISEB
3 8 (8.99%) CBAP
4 7 (7.87%) CISSP
4 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.74%) CCNP
6 5 (5.62%) CCIE
7 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.37%) CCSP
9 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) CCDP
10 1 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.62%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (5.62%) OpenView
2 3 (3.37%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Cisco
1 9 (10.11%) CheckPoint
1 9 (10.11%) HP
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) Fortinet
3 5 (5.62%) Huawei
3 5 (5.62%) BMC
4 3 (3.37%) AlgoSec
4 3 (3.37%) Tufin
4 3 (3.37%) F5
4 3 (3.37%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.25%) Amdocs
5 2 (2.25%) EMC
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) Juniper
6 1 (1.12%) Infovista
6 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.12%) GUPTA
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