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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 625 629 584
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Contract jobs citing eTOM 28 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.059% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.072% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 18
Median daily rate £419 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £518 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
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
44351 47009 44831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.10% 81.05% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29387 30697 28094
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1306 1225
Median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 14 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 29 September 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 +4 25 £400 -5.88% 1
South East +16 18 £419 -1.47%
Berkshire -1 16 £450 +5.88%
London -8 5 £251 -40.88%
Maidenhead - 3 £500 -
City of London +13 2 £250 -52.38%
Newbury +8 2 - -
Hampshire +3 1 £385 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £438 -
North West - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Jersey - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 43 (76.79%) Telecoms
2 37 (66.07%) ITIL
3 19 (33.93%) TOGAF
4 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.64%) Service Management
5 11 (19.64%) Degree
6 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
7 8 (14.29%) Network Design
7 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (14.29%) CRM
7 8 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
7 8 (14.29%) Service Design
8 7 (12.50%) Public Cloud
8 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 7 (12.50%) 3G
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.71%) Migration
9 6 (10.71%) ITSM
9 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (10.71%) Billing
9 6 (10.71%) ERP
9 6 (10.71%) IBM
9 6 (10.71%) UML
9 6 (10.71%) COBIT
9 6 (10.71%) LTE
9 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
10 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture

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 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.36%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) 3G
2 6 (10.71%) LTE
3 3 (5.36%) 4G
3 3 (5.36%) Network Security
4 2 (3.57%) Broadband
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.79%) 2G
5 1 (1.79%) BGP
5 1 (1.79%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.79%) GSM
5 1 (1.79%) MPLS
5 1 (1.79%) UMTS
5 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.79%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Star Schema
2 2 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 43 (76.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.71%) Billing
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Architect
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Process Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) IT Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) BSS Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (5.36%) OSS Architect
7 3 (5.36%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Service Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) J2EE
1 2 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) EJB
2 1 (1.79%) Java RMI
2 1 (1.79%) JAX-RS
2 1 (1.79%) JMS
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) Servlets
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.14%) CESG
5 3 (5.36%) Blog
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) NGOSS
7 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) ITIL
2 19 (33.93%) TOGAF
3 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (19.64%) Service Management
5 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.29%) CRM
6 8 (14.29%) Network Design
6 8 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
6 8 (14.29%) Service Design
7 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) ERP
8 6 (10.71%) ITSM
8 6 (10.71%) Migration
8 6 (10.71%) UML
9 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
9 5 (8.93%) Six Sigma
10 4 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (7.14%) Revenue Management
10 4 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) C
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (7.14%) CCSP
4 4 (7.14%) CISM
4 4 (7.14%) CISSP
4 4 (7.14%) ISEB
4 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) CBAP
6 1 (1.79%) CCIE
6 1 (1.79%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.71%) COBIT
2 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) ISO22301
3 3 (5.36%) QA
4 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (5.36%) HP
2 3 (5.36%) Huawei
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) Cramer
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.79%) NetApp
4 1 (1.79%) NetCracker
4 1 (1.79%) Openreach
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle