The table below looks at the statistics for eTOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eTOM over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 240 227 226
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing eTOM 21 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 4
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£425 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +52.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £413 £263
% change year-on-year
-11.51% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

eTOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

eTOM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

eTOM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

eTOM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

eTOM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

eTOM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

eTOM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eTOM within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Berkshire -3 16 £425 +6.25% 1
Hampshire - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
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England

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (77.78%) ITIL
2 27 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (41.67%) CRM
4 13 (36.11%) Service Management
5 11 (30.56%) CMS
6 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (19.44%) Billing
8 6 (16.67%) UML
9 5 (13.89%) Huawei
9 5 (13.89%) Use Case
10 4 (11.11%) CBAP
10 4 (11.11%) Frameworx
10 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.11%) ISEB
11 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (8.33%) CCNP
11 3 (8.33%) ETL
11 3 (8.33%) Cisco
11 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
11 3 (8.33%) Multimedia
11 3 (8.33%) Degree
11 3 (8.33%) Migration
11 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (8.33%) Test Management
11 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
12 2 (5.56%) Computer Science

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (30.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) IPsec
3 1 (2.78%) PBX
3 1 (2.78%) RIP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) 3G
3 1 (2.78%) OSPF
3 1 (2.78%) LTE
3 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.78%) MVNO
3 1 (2.78%) Broadband
General
1 27 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (19.44%) Billing
3 3 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Service Desk Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Testing Manager
5 2 (5.56%) BSS Architect
5 2 (5.56%) OSS Architect
5 2 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) IP Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Frameworx
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) SecurID
3 1 (2.78%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) ITIL
2 15 (41.67%) CRM
3 13 (36.11%) Service Management
4 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (16.67%) UML
6 5 (13.89%) Use Case
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.33%) Test Management
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.33%) ETL
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
1 4 (11.11%) CBAP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) CCDA
3 2 (5.56%) CCDP
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCIE
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Huawei
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Amdocs
3 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.56%) Pega
3 2 (5.56%) F5
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) AlgoSec
4 1 (2.78%) Tufin
4 1 (2.78%) Capita
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft