The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 552 545 546
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing eTOM 63 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.046% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.062% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £396 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £416 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -

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
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 12 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 22 October 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 +11 59 £400 - 1
South East +24 51 £400 -
Berkshire +40 41 £425 +6.25%
Newbury 0 6 £360 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £205 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £205 -
London +21 5 £350 -
Reading +16 4 £500 -
Hampshire -19 4 £400 -
City of London - - - -
North East - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 81 (78.64%) Telecoms
2 70 (67.96%) ITIL
3 20 (19.42%) Business Analysis
4 18 (17.48%) Service Management
5 17 (16.50%) Degree
6 16 (15.53%) CRM
7 15 (14.56%) Billing
8 12 (11.65%) Radio Access Network
8 12 (11.65%) TOGAF
9 11 (10.68%) ISEB
10 10 (9.71%) Use Case
11 9 (8.74%) Network Security
11 9 (8.74%) MVNO
11 9 (8.74%) HP
11 9 (8.74%) CheckPoint
11 9 (8.74%) MS Visio
11 9 (8.74%) Cisco
11 9 (8.74%) Firewall
12 8 (7.77%) CMS
12 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.77%) Analytics
12 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.77%) CBAP
13 7 (6.80%) PCI DSS
13 7 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (6.80%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.80%) RIP
13 7 (6.80%) MS Office
13 7 (6.80%) OSPF

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (7.77%) CMS
2 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.88%) Lync
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
1 1 (0.97%) PaaS
1 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (8.74%) Network Security
2 9 (8.74%) MVNO
2 9 (8.74%) Firewall
3 7 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (6.80%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (6.80%) RIP
3 7 (6.80%) OSPF
3 7 (6.80%) Internet
4 6 (5.83%) Broadband
5 5 (4.85%) LTE
5 5 (4.85%) 4G
5 5 (4.85%) 3G
6 3 (2.91%) IPsec
6 3 (2.91%) VPN
6 3 (2.91%) LAN
7 2 (1.94%) SAN
7 2 (1.94%) SSL
7 2 (1.94%) WAN
7 2 (1.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) Big Data
General
1 81 (78.64%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.56%) Billing
3 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 5 (4.85%) German Language
4 4 (3.88%) Finance
5 3 (2.91%) Retail
6 2 (1.94%) Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.97%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.97%) French Language
7 1 (0.97%) Advertising
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (28.16%) Architect
2 25 (24.27%) Analyst
3 24 (23.30%) Business Analyst
4 15 (14.56%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (12.62%) OSS Architect
6 11 (10.68%) Business Process Analyst
6 11 (10.68%) Process Analyst
7 9 (8.74%) Service Desk Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Technical Writer
10 5 (4.85%) Designer
10 5 (4.85%) Systems Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Design Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Author
11 4 (3.88%) Technical Author
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Network Design Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) Middleware
1 2 (1.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.91%) SecurID
3 2 (1.94%) PMI
3 2 (1.94%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.97%) NGOSS
4 1 (0.97%) PKI
4 1 (0.97%) Open Source
4 1 (0.97%) Social Media
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.94%) UNIX
1 2 (1.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.97%) Solaris
2 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (67.96%) ITIL
2 20 (19.42%) Business Analysis
3 18 (17.48%) Service Management
4 16 (15.53%) CRM
5 12 (11.65%) TOGAF
6 10 (9.71%) Use Case
7 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.77%) Analytics
8 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.83%) Project Management
9 6 (5.83%) Network Design
10 5 (4.85%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.85%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation
10 5 (4.85%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.88%) SOA
11 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Degree
2 11 (10.68%) ISEB
3 8 (7.77%) CBAP
4 7 (6.80%) CISSP
4 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.83%) CCNP
6 5 (4.85%) CCIE
7 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.91%) CCSP
9 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.97%) CCDP
10 1 (0.97%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.85%) SLA
3 2 (1.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (4.85%) OpenView
2 3 (2.91%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (2.91%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.94%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) HP
1 9 (8.74%) CheckPoint
1 9 (8.74%) Cisco
2 6 (5.83%) Huawei
3 5 (4.85%) Fortinet
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) BMC
4 4 (3.88%) Amdocs
5 3 (2.91%) Tufin
5 3 (2.91%) F5
5 3 (2.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (2.91%) AlgoSec
5 3 (2.91%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.94%) EMC
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle
7 1 (0.97%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.97%) GUPTA
7 1 (0.97%) Casewise
7 1 (0.97%) BT