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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 575 552 570
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing eTOM 36 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.075% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.098% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 4
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£425 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £333 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £322
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 - - -

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
44318 41702 38141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.68% 76.22% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28766 25845 23099
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1167 1177 1114
Average hourly rate £28.85 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 2015.

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 16 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 28 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
England -24 35 £425 - 3
South East -16 21 £425 +6.25% 1
Berkshire 0 16 £425 +6.25% 1
London +3 10 £438 -12.54% 2
Reading +4 8 - -
Hampshire - 4 - -
City of London -9 3 £500 -0.09% 2
East of England - 3 £313 -
Hook - 3 - -
Bracknell -4 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £281 -
Suffolk - 2 £281 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £365 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £365 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 51 (72.86%) Telecoms
2 50 (71.43%) ITIL
3 20 (28.57%) CRM
3 20 (28.57%) Service Management
4 15 (21.43%) Degree
5 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (15.71%) Huawei
6 11 (15.71%) CMS
6 11 (15.71%) Billing
7 10 (14.29%) Process Architecture
7 10 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
8 9 (12.86%) MS Project
8 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
9 8 (11.43%) UML
9 8 (11.43%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.57%) Migration
11 6 (8.57%) QA
11 6 (8.57%) Use Case
11 6 (8.57%) Change Management
11 6 (8.57%) Process Management
11 6 (8.57%) 3G
11 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
11 6 (8.57%) LTE
11 6 (8.57%) Frameworx

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (15.71%) CMS
2 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 9 (12.86%) MS Project
3 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (8.57%) LTE
2 6 (8.57%) 3G
3 5 (7.14%) 2G
4 4 (5.71%) GPRS
4 4 (5.71%) GSM
4 4 (5.71%) WCDMA
4 4 (5.71%) HSPA
4 4 (5.71%) 4G
5 3 (4.29%) MVNO
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 3 (4.29%) LAN
5 3 (4.29%) Broadband
6 2 (2.86%) 3GPP
6 2 (2.86%) Network Security
6 2 (2.86%) Firewall
6 2 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (1.43%) IPsec
7 1 (1.43%) OSPF
7 1 (1.43%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.86%) Data Mart
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.86%) Big Data
General
1 51 (72.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.71%) Billing
3 3 (4.29%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Architect
2 16 (22.86%) Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) Business Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Process Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Business Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Designer
6 4 (5.71%) BSS Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) OSS Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.86%) RAN Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) RAN Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Frameworx
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) SecurID
3 1 (1.43%) Informatics
3 1 (1.43%) PMI
3 1 (1.43%) GIS
3 1 (1.43%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (71.43%) ITIL
2 20 (28.57%) CRM
2 20 (28.57%) Service Management
3 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (14.29%) Process Architecture
4 10 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
5 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.43%) UML
7 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.57%) Use Case
8 6 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (8.57%) Change Management
8 6 (8.57%) Migration
8 6 (8.57%) Process Management
9 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 5 (7.14%) Six Sigma
9 5 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) CBAP
2 4 (5.71%) ISEB
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.29%) CCNP
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
4 2 (2.86%) CCDA
4 2 (2.86%) CCDP
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) CCIE
5 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) MBA
5 1 (1.43%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) TickIT
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Huawei
2 4 (5.71%) Pega
2 4 (5.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (5.71%) Nortel
2 4 (5.71%) Ericsson
2 4 (5.71%) Mapinfo
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Amdocs
4 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.86%) F5
4 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.43%) Tufin
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter
5 1 (1.43%) AlgoSec
5 1 (1.43%) Capita
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft