The first table below looks at the demand for eTOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eTOM over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
Rank - 106 101
Contract jobs citing eTOM 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.050% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.076% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1788 1318 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.62% 66.26% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 673 741
Average daily rate £370 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 55 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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eTOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing eTOM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

eTOM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

eTOM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing eTOM across the West Midlands region.

eTOM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

eTOM
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing

eTOM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Progress