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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 612 617 598
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing eTOM 27 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.069% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.085% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 18
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £306 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £538 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 12 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 28 August 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 -13 23 £460 +8.23% 1
Berkshire +8 12 £400 -5.88%
South East -3 12 £400 -5.88%
London -11 5 £361 -17.42%
Newbury -2 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
North East - 2 £606 -
City of London +33 1 £250 -52.38%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £588 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £588 -
North West - 1 £450 -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (76.56%) Telecoms
2 42 (65.63%) ITIL
3 20 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 15 (23.44%) Degree
5 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.31%) Service Management
6 10 (15.63%) CRM
6 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (14.06%) Service Design
7 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
7 9 (14.06%) Network Design
7 9 (14.06%) UML
7 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
7 9 (14.06%) 3G
7 9 (14.06%) Project Management
8 8 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (10.94%) IBM
9 7 (10.94%) Billing
9 7 (10.94%) Network Optimisation
10 6 (9.38%) ERP
10 6 (9.38%) ISEB
11 5 (7.81%) Internet
11 5 (7.81%) Marketing
11 5 (7.81%) 4G
11 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
11 5 (7.81%) BPMN
11 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
11 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
12 4 (6.25%) Data Centre

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 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) 3G
2 5 (7.81%) 4G
2 5 (7.81%) Internet
3 4 (6.25%) LTE
4 3 (4.69%) Network Security
4 3 (4.69%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (4.69%) WEP
5 2 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (1.56%) DOCSIS
6 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) DB2
2 2 (3.13%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (76.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.94%) Billing
3 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Architect
2 22 (34.38%) Analyst
3 17 (26.56%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (25.00%) Telecoms Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) Business Analyst
6 11 (17.19%) Process Analyst
7 10 (15.63%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 8 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) IT Architect
10 5 (7.81%) Consultant
10 5 (7.81%) Network Architect
11 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
11 4 (6.25%) Senior Architect
12 3 (4.69%) BSS Architect
12 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (4.69%) Marketing Manager
12 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
12 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Architect
12 3 (4.69%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) J2EE
1 3 (4.69%) REST
2 2 (3.13%) Node.js
2 2 (3.13%) Servlets
3 1 (1.56%) EJB
3 1 (1.56%) Java RMI
3 1 (1.56%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.56%) JMS
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Blog
3 2 (3.13%) CESG
3 2 (3.13%) NGOSS
4 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) ITIL
2 20 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 13 (20.31%) Service Management
3 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) CRM
5 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.06%) Network Design
5 9 (14.06%) Project Management
5 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
5 9 (14.06%) Service Design
5 9 (14.06%) UML
6 7 (10.94%) Network Optimisation
7 6 (9.38%) ERP
8 5 (7.81%) BPMN
8 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 4 (6.25%) Network Architecture
9 4 (6.25%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) C++
2 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (9.38%) ISEB
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (3.13%) CBAP
5 2 (3.13%) CCSP
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.13%) CISM
5 2 (3.13%) CISSP
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.69%) COBIT
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO22301
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) Huawei
3 3 (4.69%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Cramer
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) NetCracker
5 1 (1.56%) Openreach
5 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.56%) SAP