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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank 576 553 503
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -50
Contract jobs citing eTOM 33 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.053% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
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
42721 40908 35003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.41% 74.95% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 25646 20857
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1181 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £29.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -21 29 £388 -6.06% 1
South East -29 15 £400 -
Berkshire -7 11 £400 -
London +18 6 £423 -3.42% 1
Glasgow -2 4 £540 -
Scotland -2 4 £540 -
North West -13 4 £260 -40.57%
Hampshire -13 4 £400 -5.88%
Warrington - 4 £260 -
Cheshire - 4 £260 -
West Midlands -13 3 £260 -
Hook - 3 £400 -
Bracknell - 3 £325 -
Coventry - 3 £260 -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 £650 -

eTOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 64 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 50 (62.50%) ITIL
3 25 (31.25%) Degree
4 17 (21.25%) Cisco
5 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.75%) CCNP
5 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 15 (18.75%) Internet
5 15 (18.75%) CRM
5 15 (18.75%) Billing
5 15 (18.75%) SecurID
5 15 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 15 (18.75%) Network Security
5 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 14 (17.50%) PCI DSS
6 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
6 14 (17.50%) Tufin
6 14 (17.50%) F5
6 14 (17.50%) AlgoSec
6 14 (17.50%) IPsec
6 14 (17.50%) Firewall
6 14 (17.50%) UML
6 14 (17.50%) RIP
6 14 (17.50%) VPN
6 14 (17.50%) OSPF
6 14 (17.50%) CISSP
6 14 (17.50%) SSL
7 13 (16.25%) LAN
7 13 (16.25%) Wireless

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Internet
1 15 (18.75%) Network Security
2 14 (17.50%) IPsec
2 14 (17.50%) Firewall
2 14 (17.50%) RIP
2 14 (17.50%) VPN
2 14 (17.50%) OSPF
2 14 (17.50%) SSL
3 13 (16.25%) LAN
3 13 (16.25%) Wireless
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (15.00%) WLAN
5 11 (13.75%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (13.75%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (10.00%) Broadband
7 6 (7.50%) LTE
7 6 (7.50%) WAN
8 5 (6.25%) PBX
8 5 (6.25%) GSM
8 5 (6.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 64 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.75%) Billing
3 2 (2.50%) Electronics
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Business Analyst
1 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Architect
3 11 (13.75%) Design Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Designer
5 7 (8.75%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) IP Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Change Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) OSS Architect
8 4 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Network Design Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) BSS Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) SecurID
2 6 (7.50%) Frameworx
2 6 (7.50%) Machine to Machine
3 4 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) PMI
6 1 (1.25%) Economics
6 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.25%) GIS
6 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (62.50%) ITIL
2 15 (18.75%) CRM
3 14 (17.50%) UML
4 13 (16.25%) Service Management
4 13 (16.25%) Use Case
5 12 (15.00%) Validation
6 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.75%) Performance Management
7 10 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
7 10 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 10 (12.50%) Process Management
8 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
10 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.50%) Project Management
12 5 (6.25%) SOA
12 5 (6.25%) Six Sigma
12 5 (6.25%) Customer Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Degree
2 15 (18.75%) CCNP
2 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) CISSP
4 8 (10.00%) ISEB
5 5 (6.25%) CBAP
6 2 (2.50%) PMP
6 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Netcool
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Cisco
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 15 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 14 (17.50%) Tufin
3 14 (17.50%) F5
3 14 (17.50%) AlgoSec
4 12 (15.00%) CA
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle
5 5 (6.25%) Ericsson
5 5 (6.25%) BT
5 5 (6.25%) Huawei
6 4 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (5.00%) Pega
6 4 (5.00%) Mapinfo
6 4 (5.00%) Nortel
6 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.75%) Amdocs
8 2 (2.50%) IBM
8 2 (2.50%) Genesys