The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for eTOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited eTOM over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enhanced Telecom Operations Map (eTOM)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 602 593
Rank change year-on-year +47 -9  
Contract jobs citing eTOM 46 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.042% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.051% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 11
Median daily rate £400 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £448 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £525 £406
% change year-on-year -42.85% +29.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

eTOM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36629 41404 40602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.70% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24036 27790 26591
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 977 1113
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

eTOM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing eTOM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for eTOM in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing eTOM in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for eTOM in England

eTOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing eTOM in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for eTOM in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing eTOM in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for eTOM in England

eTOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eTOM within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
South East +34 31 £300 -35.13%
London +15 13 £425 -9.57% 1
East of England 0 2 £300 -
eTOM
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for eTOM.

1 36 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 35 (46.05%) ITIL
3 20 (26.32%) Service Management
4 19 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (23.68%) Degree
6 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
6 15 (19.74%) NetCracker
7 13 (17.11%) ITSM
8 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (14.47%) Service Design
10 10 (13.16%) Public Cloud
10 10 (13.16%) COBIT
10 10 (13.16%) TOGAF
10 10 (13.16%) Project Management
11 9 (11.84%) UML
11 9 (11.84%) Oracle
11 9 (11.84%) SOA
11 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (11.84%) Change Control
12 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
12 8 (10.53%) WAN
13 7 (9.21%) CCNP
13 7 (9.21%) CCNA
13 7 (9.21%) CCDA
13 7 (9.21%) CCDP
13 7 (9.21%) Billing
13 7 (9.21%) VLAN
13 7 (9.21%) Use Case
13 7 (9.21%) DMVPN

eTOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) WAN
2 7 (9.21%) DMVPN
2 7 (9.21%) MVNO
2 7 (9.21%) VLAN
3 4 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (1.32%) 3G
4 1 (1.32%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.32%) BGP
4 1 (1.32%) DSL
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) MPLS
4 1 (1.32%) OSPF
4 1 (1.32%) PBX
4 1 (1.32%) SSL
4 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.32%) Telnet
4 1 (1.32%) VoIP
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Star Schema
2 3 (3.95%) DB2
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
General
1 36 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.21%) Billing
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Architect
2 10 (13.16%) BSS Architect
3 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Telecoms Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Author
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Author
5 7 (9.21%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) OSS Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Cloud Specialist
7 5 (6.58%) Security Specialist
7 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Siebel Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Business Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) J2EE
1 1 (1.32%) JMS
1 1 (1.32%) REST
1 1 (1.32%) SOAP
1 1 (1.32%) Spring
1 1 (1.32%) Spring MVC
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (13.16%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.89%) Web 2.0
4 5 (6.58%) CESG
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.63%) Frameworx
6 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.32%) IPTV
7 1 (1.32%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) ITIL
2 20 (26.32%) Service Management
3 13 (17.11%) ITSM
4 11 (14.47%) Service Design
5 10 (13.16%) Project Management
5 10 (13.16%) TOGAF
6 9 (11.84%) Change Control
6 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (11.84%) SOA
6 9 (11.84%) UML
7 7 (9.21%) Use Case
8 6 (7.89%) Analytics
8 6 (7.89%) Resource Management
8 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.58%) Process Architecture
9 5 (6.58%) Revenue Management
9 5 (6.58%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (6.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
2 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.21%) CCDA
5 7 (9.21%) CCDP
5 7 (9.21%) CCNA
5 7 (9.21%) CCNP
6 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (6.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (6.58%) CCSP
7 5 (6.58%) CISM
7 5 (6.58%) CISSP
8 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (13.16%) COBIT
3 4 (5.26%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.32%) BS7799
5 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Netcool
1 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.95%) OpenView
3 1 (1.32%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) NetCracker
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Huawei
3 5 (6.58%) Siebel
4 4 (5.26%) Ericsson
4 4 (5.26%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.32%) Cramer
5 1 (1.32%) Remedy