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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 613 607 585
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing eTOM 30 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.061% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.076% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 15
Median daily rate £513 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £600 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £406 £413
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -1.51%
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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 17 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 26 June 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 -3 21 £513 +20.58% 5
South East 0 12 £463 +15.62% 1
Berkshire -11 9 £463 +8.82% 1
Reading -6 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 2 - -
North East - 2 £606 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
East of England +15 1 - -
London +9 1 £470 -14.54% 1
Hampshire -2 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £588 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £588 -
Manchester - 1 £525 -
North West - 1 £525 -
Essex - 1 - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 71 (78.89%) Telecoms
2 57 (63.33%) ITIL
3 22 (24.44%) TOGAF
4 20 (22.22%) Service Management
5 19 (21.11%) CRM
6 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.00%) Degree
7 17 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (17.78%) UML
9 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (15.56%) Service Delivery
11 13 (14.44%) Business Analysis
12 10 (11.11%) Network Design
12 10 (11.11%) Migration
12 10 (11.11%) CMS
12 10 (11.11%) ERP
12 10 (11.11%) Project Management
12 10 (11.11%) 3G
12 10 (11.11%) Huawei
12 10 (11.11%) Incident Management
13 9 (10.00%) BPMN
13 9 (10.00%) Ticket Management
14 8 (8.89%) Network Optimisation
14 8 (8.89%) 4G
14 8 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (8.89%) Internet
14 8 (8.89%) Process Management
14 8 (8.89%) Asset Management
15 7 (7.78%) Billing
15 7 (7.78%) ISEB

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 10 (11.11%) CMS
2 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.22%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.11%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) 3G
2 8 (8.89%) 4G
2 8 (8.89%) Internet
3 6 (6.67%) Network Security
4 5 (5.56%) WEP
5 4 (4.44%) Broadband
5 4 (4.44%) LTE
6 3 (3.33%) LAN
6 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.33%) WAN
7 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.11%) ADSL
8 1 (1.11%) BGP
8 1 (1.11%) MPLS
8 1 (1.11%) Multicast
8 1 (1.11%) VoIP
8 1 (1.11%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) DB2
2 4 (4.44%) GIS
3 3 (3.33%) MySQL
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 71 (78.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.78%) Billing
2 7 (7.78%) Marketing
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Architect
2 27 (30.00%) Analyst
3 22 (24.44%) Business Analyst
4 20 (22.22%) Telecoms Analyst
5 17 (18.89%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (17.78%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 10 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Consultant
9 8 (8.89%) Telecoms Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) Network Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Network Architect
11 6 (6.67%) Business Manager
11 6 (6.67%) Business Process Manager
11 6 (6.67%) Process Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Process Manager
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Architect
12 5 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
12 5 (5.56%) Data Architect
13 4 (4.44%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) J2EE
1 4 (4.44%) Servlets
2 3 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (1.11%) Java RMI
4 1 (1.11%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) PMI
4 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.22%) BBC
5 2 (2.22%) IPTV
5 2 (2.22%) NGOSS
5 2 (2.22%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.22%) STB
6 1 (1.11%) Frameworx
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) ITIL
2 22 (24.44%) TOGAF
3 20 (22.22%) Service Management
4 19 (21.11%) CRM
5 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (17.78%) UML
8 14 (15.56%) Service Delivery
9 13 (14.44%) Business Analysis
10 10 (11.11%) ERP
10 10 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 10 (11.11%) Migration
10 10 (11.11%) Network Design
10 10 (11.11%) Project Management
11 9 (10.00%) BPMN
11 9 (10.00%) Ticket Management
12 8 (8.89%) Asset Management
12 8 (8.89%) Network Optimisation
12 8 (8.89%) Process Management
13 7 (7.78%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) Java
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C++
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.78%) ISEB
4 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.11%) CCIE
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.11%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) COBIT
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.11%) OpenView
1 1 (1.11%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Huawei
2 7 (7.78%) IBM
3 6 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (4.44%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) VMware
5 3 (3.33%) EMC
5 3 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (2.22%) Arqiva
6 2 (2.22%) BT
6 2 (2.22%) Virgin Media
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco
7 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.11%) NetCracker
7 1 (1.11%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Velocent