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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 546 520 475
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -45
Contract jobs citing eTOM 41 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 19
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £360 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
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
39961 37976 33183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.00% 74.83% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25156 22879 19730
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1143 1185
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 11 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 3 March 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 -11 39 £401 -5.76% 4
South East -16 29 £425 - 2
Berkshire +4 28 £425 - 2
London +3 4 £404 -19.25% 2
Newbury -7 4 £420 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +1 3 £260 -
Coventry - 3 £260 -
Reading -9 2 - -
Hook -6 1 - -
Hampshire -24 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 94 (85.45%) Telecoms
2 85 (77.27%) ITIL
3 24 (21.82%) Degree
4 21 (19.09%) Service Management
5 20 (18.18%) Internet
6 18 (16.36%) Cisco
6 18 (16.36%) Business Analysis
6 18 (16.36%) Radio Access Network
7 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
8 16 (14.55%) CCNP
8 16 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (14.55%) CheckPoint
8 16 (14.55%) SecurID
8 16 (14.55%) Fortinet
8 16 (14.55%) Network Security
9 15 (13.64%) PCI DSS
9 15 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 15 (13.64%) Tufin
9 15 (13.64%) F5
9 15 (13.64%) AlgoSec
9 15 (13.64%) OSPF
9 15 (13.64%) Firewall
9 15 (13.64%) IPsec
9 15 (13.64%) ISEB
9 15 (13.64%) CISSP
9 15 (13.64%) SSL
9 15 (13.64%) RIP
9 15 (13.64%) VPN
9 15 (13.64%) CRM

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (2.73%) Lync
2 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.55%) MS Office
4 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
1 1 (0.91%) PaaS
1 1 (0.91%) IaaS
1 1 (0.91%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.18%) Internet
2 18 (16.36%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (14.55%) Network Security
4 15 (13.64%) IPsec
4 15 (13.64%) OSPF
4 15 (13.64%) Firewall
4 15 (13.64%) RIP
4 15 (13.64%) VPN
4 15 (13.64%) SSL
5 13 (11.82%) LAN
6 12 (10.91%) Broadband
6 12 (10.91%) WLAN
6 12 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (10.91%) Wireless
7 11 (10.00%) LTE
7 11 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (9.09%) MVNO
9 9 (8.18%) 3G
10 8 (7.27%) 4G
11 6 (5.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 94 (85.45%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.73%) Billing
3 4 (3.64%) Finance
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Architect
4 13 (11.82%) Designer
5 12 (10.91%) Design Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Security Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Change Manager
8 7 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Business Process Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) Process Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) IP Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) OSS Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Business Change Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
9 6 (5.45%) Business Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Technical Writer
10 5 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Web Services
1 1 (0.91%) Middleware
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) SecurID
2 8 (7.27%) Machine to Machine
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.82%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) NGOSS
6 1 (0.91%) Open Source
6 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.91%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.91%) GIS
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.91%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Linux
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.91%) Android
2 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (77.27%) ITIL
2 21 (19.09%) Service Management
3 18 (16.36%) Business Analysis
4 15 (13.64%) CRM
5 13 (11.82%) Use Case
6 12 (10.91%) Validation
7 11 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 11 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
8 10 (9.09%) UML
9 9 (8.18%) Six Sigma
9 9 (8.18%) TOGAF
10 8 (7.27%) Process Management
11 7 (6.36%) Project Management
11 7 (6.36%) SOA
11 7 (6.36%) Customer Intelligence
11 7 (6.36%) Resource Management
11 7 (6.36%) Business Performance Management
12 6 (5.45%) Incident Management
12 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 16 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.55%) CCNP
3 15 (13.64%) ISEB
3 15 (13.64%) CISSP
3 15 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.18%) CBAP
5 5 (4.55%) VCP4
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.91%) PMP
6 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) TickIT
3 1 (0.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) OpenView
1 4 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.73%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (2.73%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.91%) Netcool
3 1 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Cisco
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.55%) CheckPoint
3 16 (14.55%) Fortinet
4 15 (13.64%) Tufin
4 15 (13.64%) F5
4 15 (13.64%) AlgoSec
5 12 (10.91%) CA
6 10 (9.09%) Huawei
7 8 (7.27%) Ericsson
8 7 (6.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (6.36%) HP
9 6 (5.45%) BT
10 5 (4.55%) IBM
11 4 (3.64%) Oracle
11 4 (3.64%) Business Objects
11 4 (3.64%) Mapinfo
11 4 (3.64%) Nortel
11 4 (3.64%) BMC
12 2 (1.82%) Chordiant
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