The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 542 554 544
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing eTOM 38 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.032% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.044% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 9
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£425 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £322 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39028 36522 40170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.08% 72.85% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24228 22021 22957
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1067 1398
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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 11 July 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 21 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 11 July 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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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 +6 31 £413 +57.14% 5
Berkshire +7 20 £400 +52.38% 3
South East -7 20 £400 +52.38% 4
London +3 7 £500 - 1
Newbury - 4 £400 - 1
Reading +2 3 - - 1
City of London - 3 £501 - 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £375 -
North West - 1 £375 -
South West - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
East of England - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 48 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 29 (42.65%) ITIL
3 14 (20.59%) Project Management
3 14 (20.59%) Degree
4 11 (16.18%) Business Analysis
4 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.71%) CRM
6 9 (13.24%) Use Case
7 8 (11.76%) Network Security
7 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.76%) Cisco
7 8 (11.76%) Firewall
8 7 (10.29%) Service Management
8 7 (10.29%) Analytics
9 6 (8.82%) Business Transformation
9 6 (8.82%) PCI DSS
9 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (8.82%) OSPF
9 6 (8.82%) CISSP
9 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (8.82%) RIP
9 6 (8.82%) Billing
10 5 (7.35%) Process Management
10 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.35%) Retail
10 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
10 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.35%) MS Visio

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
1 8 (11.76%) Network Security
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (8.82%) OSPF
2 6 (8.82%) RIP
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (7.35%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (4.41%) MVNO
4 3 (4.41%) IPsec
4 3 (4.41%) VPN
4 3 (4.41%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) 3G
6 1 (1.47%) MPLS
6 1 (1.47%) Broadband
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.47%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.47%) BGP
6 1 (1.47%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JUnit
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
1 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 48 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Billing
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) German Language
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.47%) French Language
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Business Analyst
1 26 (38.24%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) Architect
3 9 (13.24%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Business Process Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Change Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Business Change Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Process Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Business Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) OSS Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) J2EE
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
1 1 (1.47%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) SecurID
1 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) IVR
3 1 (1.47%) GIS
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Solaris
2 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.47%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) ITIL
2 14 (20.59%) Project Management
3 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.18%) Business Analysis
4 10 (14.71%) CRM
5 9 (13.24%) Use Case
6 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.29%) Service Management
7 7 (10.29%) Analytics
8 6 (8.82%) Business Transformation
9 5 (7.35%) Demand Forecasting
9 5 (7.35%) Process Management
9 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (5.88%) Scrum
10 4 (5.88%) Network Design
10 4 (5.88%) Logistics
10 4 (5.88%) Change Management
10 4 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (5.88%) Data Analytics
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) CISSP
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.35%) CCNP
3 5 (7.35%) ISEB
3 5 (7.35%) CBAP
4 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) CCIE
5 3 (4.41%) CCSP
5 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) TickIT
2 2 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Cisco
1 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
3 4 (5.88%) Amdocs
4 3 (4.41%) Tufin
4 3 (4.41%) F5
4 3 (4.41%) AlgoSec
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) Remedy
6 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.47%) GUPTA
6 1 (1.47%) Casewise
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Genesys
6 1 (1.47%) BMC
6 1 (1.47%) Informatica
6 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
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