The table below looks at the statistics for eTOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eTOM over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 543 552 526
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing eTOM 69 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.051% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 21
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£425 £425 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £466 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £426
% change year-on-year
- -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

eTOM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

eTOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

eTOM
Daily Rate Trend

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

eTOM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

eTOM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eTOM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

eTOM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

eTOM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

eTOM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

eTOM
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eTOM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +38 64 £425 - 5
South East +21 57 £425 - 3
Berkshire +37 44 £438 +2.94% 2
Hampshire - 6 £400 -
Bracknell - 4 £425 -
Maidenhead +2 3 - -
Newbury 0 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 £550 - 1
London -13 1 - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Coventry - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 93 (82.30%) Telecoms
2 81 (71.68%) ITIL
3 19 (16.81%) Business Analysis
3 19 (16.81%) Degree
4 17 (15.04%) Billing
5 16 (14.16%) Cisco
6 15 (13.27%) CRM
6 15 (13.27%) CheckPoint
6 15 (13.27%) Service Management
6 15 (13.27%) Firewall
6 15 (13.27%) Network Security
7 14 (12.39%) Internet
8 13 (11.50%) OSPF
8 13 (11.50%) CISSP
8 13 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (11.50%) RIP
8 13 (11.50%) TOGAF
8 13 (11.50%) PCI DSS
8 13 (11.50%) Radio Access Network
9 12 (10.62%) MVNO
9 12 (10.62%) Use Case
9 12 (10.62%) CCNP
9 12 (10.62%) ISEB
10 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
10 11 (9.73%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (9.73%) Fortinet
10 11 (9.73%) Demand Forecasting
11 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (8.85%) MS Visio
11 10 (8.85%) HP

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (5.31%) CMS
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.08%) MS Office
3 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
1 1 (0.88%) PaaS
1 1 (0.88%) IaaS
1 1 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) Firewall
1 15 (13.27%) Network Security
2 14 (12.39%) Internet
3 13 (11.50%) OSPF
3 13 (11.50%) RIP
3 13 (11.50%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (10.62%) MVNO
5 9 (7.96%) VPN
5 9 (7.96%) IPsec
5 9 (7.96%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (7.08%) SSL
6 8 (7.08%) Broadband
7 7 (6.19%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (5.31%) LTE
9 5 (4.42%) 3G
9 5 (4.42%) LAN
9 5 (4.42%) 4G
10 4 (3.54%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.65%) PBX
11 3 (2.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) Big Data
General
1 93 (82.30%) Telecoms
2 17 (15.04%) Billing
3 5 (4.42%) Marketing
3 5 (4.42%) German Language
4 4 (3.54%) Finance
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (28.32%) Architect
2 23 (20.35%) Analyst
3 22 (19.47%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.27%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (11.50%) OSS Architect
6 11 (9.73%) Design Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Security Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Process Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Business Process Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Service Desk Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Designer
10 6 (5.31%) Technical Writer
10 6 (5.31%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Systems Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Telecoms Business Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) Principal Architect
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) Middleware
1 2 (1.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.96%) SecurID
3 5 (4.42%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.77%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.88%) Economics
5 1 (0.88%) NGOSS
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) UNIX
3 1 (0.88%) Solaris
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (71.68%) ITIL
2 19 (16.81%) Business Analysis
3 15 (13.27%) CRM
3 15 (13.27%) Service Management
4 13 (11.50%) TOGAF
5 12 (10.62%) Use Case
6 11 (9.73%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (9.73%) Demand Forecasting
7 9 (7.96%) Analytics
8 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.19%) Network Design
10 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.31%) Project Management
11 5 (4.42%) Process Management
11 5 (4.42%) CMMI
11 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.42%) SOA
11 5 (4.42%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Degree
2 13 (11.50%) CISSP
2 13 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (10.62%) CCNP
3 12 (10.62%) ISEB
4 9 (7.96%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.08%) CBAP
6 5 (4.42%) CCIE
7 3 (2.65%) CCSP
7 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.88%) CCDP
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) TickIT
3 1 (0.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.42%) OpenView
3 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.65%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Cisco
2 15 (13.27%) CheckPoint
3 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.73%) Fortinet
4 10 (8.85%) HP
5 9 (7.96%) AlgoSec
5 9 (7.96%) F5
5 9 (7.96%) Tufin
6 6 (5.31%) Huawei
7 5 (4.42%) BMC
8 4 (3.54%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.54%) IBM
8 4 (3.54%) BT
8 4 (3.54%) Amdocs
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle
9 3 (2.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (1.77%) EMC
10 2 (1.77%) CA
11 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.88%) Cognos
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 per day
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