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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 560 549 539
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing eTOM 44 16 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.031% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.043% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 10
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£425 £263 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £322 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £263 £266
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -1.12%
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
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 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 22 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 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 +14 36 £413 +57.14% 4
Berkshire +19 22 £388 +47.61% 3
South East -13 22 £388 +47.61% 3
London +19 9 £500 -
Newbury - 5 £388 -
City of London - 3 £501 -
Reading +7 2 - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 52 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 33 (45.83%) ITIL
3 14 (19.44%) Degree
4 12 (16.67%) Project Management
5 10 (13.89%) Business Analysis
5 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.50%) Firewall
6 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 9 (12.50%) CRM
6 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.50%) Cisco
6 9 (12.50%) Use Case
6 9 (12.50%) Network Security
6 9 (12.50%) Analytics
7 8 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 7 (9.72%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (9.72%) PCI DSS
8 7 (9.72%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (9.72%) RIP
8 7 (9.72%) CISSP
8 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.72%) OSPF
8 7 (9.72%) Service Management
9 6 (8.33%) CCNP
9 6 (8.33%) Process Management
9 6 (8.33%) Scrum
9 6 (8.33%) Billing
9 6 (8.33%) Big Data
9 6 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Lync
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
1 9 (12.50%) Network Security
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (9.72%) OSPF
2 7 (9.72%) RIP
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (6.94%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (4.17%) MVNO
4 3 (4.17%) IPsec
4 3 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (1.39%) SAN
6 1 (1.39%) 3G
6 1 (1.39%) MPLS
6 1 (1.39%) Broadband
6 1 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.39%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.39%) BGP
6 1 (1.39%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JUnit
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 52 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Billing
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) German Language
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Business Analyst
1 25 (34.72%) Analyst
2 21 (29.17%) Architect
3 14 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (12.50%) OSS Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Business Process Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Process Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Change Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Business Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Principal Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Principal Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) J2EE
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) SecurID
1 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.78%) PMI
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) IVR
3 1 (1.39%) GIS
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Solaris
2 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.39%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Project Management
3 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 9 (12.50%) CRM
4 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.50%) Use Case
4 9 (12.50%) Analytics
5 8 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.72%) Service Management
7 6 (8.33%) Process Management
7 6 (8.33%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
7 6 (8.33%) Data Analytics
8 5 (6.94%) Demand Forecasting
8 5 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (6.94%) Network Design
9 4 (5.56%) CMMI
10 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) CISSP
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.33%) CCNP
4 5 (6.94%) CCIE
4 5 (6.94%) ISEB
4 5 (6.94%) CBAP
5 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) CCSP
7 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.39%) CCDP
8 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) TickIT
2 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Cisco
1 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (6.94%) Fortinet
3 4 (5.56%) Amdocs
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Tufin
4 3 (4.17%) F5
4 3 (4.17%) AlgoSec
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) Progress
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Juniper
6 1 (1.39%) Genesys
6 1 (1.39%) BMC
6 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.39%) GUPTA
6 1 (1.39%) Casewise
6 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.39%) Remedy
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