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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 568 545 554
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing eTOM 35 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.076% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.10% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 4
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£425 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £365 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £487 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £263
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +61.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
42683 40843 36923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 76.03% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27538 25481 22182
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1208 1092
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

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 16 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 2 July 2015. 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 -15 34 £425 - 2
South East -28 18 £413 -2.94% 2
Berkshire -3 12 £425 - 2
London +6 10 £450 -10.00%
Reading +13 6 - -
Hampshire +3 5 £400 -
City of London -2 4 £600 -
Hook - 3 - -
Bracknell -1 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £308 -
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 -
Ipswich - 1 £250 -
Luton - 1 £365 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £365 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 59 (73.75%) Telecoms
2 54 (67.50%) ITIL
3 22 (27.50%) CRM
4 20 (25.00%) Service Management
5 16 (20.00%) Degree
6 14 (17.50%) Billing
6 14 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.00%) CMS
8 11 (13.75%) TOGAF
8 11 (13.75%) UML
9 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
10 9 (11.25%) Project Management
10 9 (11.25%) Six Sigma
10 9 (11.25%) Huawei
10 9 (11.25%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (11.25%) Use Case
11 8 (10.00%) Performance Management
11 8 (10.00%) Process Architecture
11 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
11 8 (10.00%) Migration
11 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.00%) Process Management
11 8 (10.00%) Change Management
12 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
12 7 (8.75%) 3G
12 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
12 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.75%) MS Project
12 7 (8.75%) LTE

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (15.00%) CMS
2 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.75%) MS Project
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (8.75%) LTE
2 7 (8.75%) 3G
3 6 (7.50%) 2G
4 5 (6.25%) MVNO
4 5 (6.25%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) WCDMA
5 4 (5.00%) Broadband
5 4 (5.00%) GPRS
5 4 (5.00%) GSM
5 4 (5.00%) Wireless
5 4 (5.00%) HSPA
5 4 (5.00%) 4G
6 3 (3.75%) Network Security
6 3 (3.75%) WAN
6 3 (3.75%) Firewall
7 2 (2.50%) IPsec
7 2 (2.50%) OSPF
7 2 (2.50%) RIP
7 2 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.25%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 59 (73.75%) Telecoms
2 14 (17.50%) Billing
3 3 (3.75%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.50%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) Architect
3 16 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Designer
6 5 (6.25%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) OSS Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Process Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Change Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) BSS Architect
8 3 (3.75%) UML Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.75%) IP Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Frameworx
2 2 (2.50%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.50%) SecurID
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.25%) PMI
3 1 (1.25%) GIS
3 1 (1.25%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.25%) Informatics
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (67.50%) ITIL
2 22 (27.50%) CRM
3 20 (25.00%) Service Management
4 14 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.75%) UML
6 11 (13.75%) TOGAF
7 9 (11.25%) Use Case
7 9 (11.25%) Six Sigma
7 9 (11.25%) Project Management
8 8 (10.00%) Process Management
8 8 (10.00%) Change Management
8 8 (10.00%) Migration
8 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.00%) Process Architecture
8 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 8 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 7 (8.75%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.25%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) ISEB
3 4 (5.00%) CBAP
3 4 (5.00%) CCNP
3 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) CISSP
5 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) CCDA
5 2 (2.50%) CCDP
6 1 (1.25%) PMP
6 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) TrustSec
2 1 (1.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Huawei
2 4 (5.00%) Pega
2 4 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco
2 4 (5.00%) Nortel
2 4 (5.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (5.00%) Mapinfo
3 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.75%) F5
3 3 (3.75%) Fortinet
3 3 (3.75%) Amdocs
4 2 (2.50%) Tufin
4 2 (2.50%) AlgoSec
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.25%) Remedy
5 1 (1.25%) Infovista