The table below looks at the statistics for eTOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eTOM over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 614 590 583
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs citing eTOM 37 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.063% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.079% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
Median daily rate £450 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £269 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

eTOM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing eTOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eTOM within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 30 £438 +9.37% 3
South East -6 19 £438 +9.37% 1
Berkshire -9 12 £500 +33.33% 1
Reading -4 5 £550 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £438 -
North West -6 4 £500 +92.30%
Manchester - 4 £500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
Hampshire +1 1 £370 -7.50%
West Midlands -4 1 £325 +25.00% 1
London -14 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing eTOM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for eTOM.

1 87 (80.56%) Telecoms
2 76 (70.37%) ITIL
3 32 (29.63%) CRM
4 31 (28.70%) Service Management
5 22 (20.37%) TOGAF
6 21 (19.44%) CMS
6 21 (19.44%) Incident Management
7 20 (18.52%) Ticket Management
8 19 (17.59%) Huawei
8 19 (17.59%) Degree
9 18 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (14.81%) Business Analysis
10 16 (14.81%) Project Management
10 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (12.96%) UML
12 12 (11.11%) Migration
12 12 (11.11%) ERP
12 12 (11.11%) MS Visio
12 12 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 12 (11.11%) Change Management
13 11 (10.19%) Process Management
13 11 (10.19%) Six Sigma
14 10 (9.26%) 3G
14 10 (9.26%) ISEB
15 9 (8.33%) DB2
15 9 (8.33%) BPMN
16 8 (7.41%) Process Architecture
16 8 (7.41%) 4G
16 8 (7.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (19.44%) CMS
2 6 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.63%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.70%) Smallworld
5 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 1 (0.93%) Magnolia
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) 3G
2 8 (7.41%) 4G
3 7 (6.48%) Internet
3 7 (6.48%) Network Security
4 5 (4.63%) WEP
5 4 (3.70%) LTE
6 3 (2.78%) Broadband
6 3 (2.78%) LAN
6 3 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.93%) ADSL
7 1 (0.93%) BGP
7 1 (0.93%) MPLS
7 1 (0.93%) Multicast
7 1 (0.93%) MVNO
7 1 (0.93%) VoIP
7 1 (0.93%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) DB2
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 87 (80.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.48%) Billing
3 4 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (32.41%) Architect
2 29 (26.85%) Analyst
3 20 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 20 (18.52%) Service Desk Engineer
4 19 (17.59%) Telecoms Analyst
5 16 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (13.89%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 14 (12.96%) Telecoms Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Process Analyst
9 9 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (7.41%) Consultant
11 7 (6.48%) Business Manager
11 7 (6.48%) Data Architect
11 7 (6.48%) Network Analyst
11 7 (6.48%) Network Architect
12 6 (5.56%) Business Architect
12 6 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) Business Process Architect
12 6 (5.56%) Business Process Manager
12 6 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) J2EE
1 4 (3.70%) Servlets
2 2 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.63%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.63%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.70%) BBC
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) IPTV
4 4 (3.70%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (3.70%) STB
5 3 (2.78%) PMI
5 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (70.37%) ITIL
2 32 (29.63%) CRM
3 31 (28.70%) Service Management
4 22 (20.37%) TOGAF
5 21 (19.44%) Incident Management
6 20 (18.52%) Ticket Management
7 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (14.81%) Business Analysis
8 16 (14.81%) Project Management
9 14 (12.96%) UML
10 12 (11.11%) Change Management
10 12 (11.11%) ERP
10 12 (11.11%) Migration
10 12 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 11 (10.19%) Process Management
11 11 (10.19%) Six Sigma
12 9 (8.33%) BPMN
13 8 (7.41%) Asset Management
13 8 (7.41%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.70%) Java
1 4 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) ISEB
3 8 (7.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.85%) CBAP
7 1 (0.93%) CCIE
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.93%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) COBIT
2 2 (1.85%) Val IT
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.93%) OpenView
1 1 (0.93%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Huawei
2 6 (5.56%) HP
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) EMC
3 5 (4.63%) Ericsson
3 5 (4.63%) IBM
3 5 (4.63%) NetApp
3 5 (4.63%) VMware
4 4 (3.70%) Arqiva
4 4 (3.70%) BT
4 4 (3.70%) Virgin Media
5 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.93%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Velocent