The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 578 596
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18  
Contract jobs citing eTOM 35 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 24
Median daily rate £423 £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% +18.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £398 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37483 44400 43069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.14% 82.87% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24787 29149 26680
Median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +30.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

eTOM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

eTOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for eTOM in the UK

eTOM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing eTOM over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for eTOM in the UK

eTOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for eTOM in the UK

eTOM
Top 20 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 28 March 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
England +3 31 £425 -9.57% 3
South East +8 20 £468 +3.88%
Berkshire +24 15 £425 -22.72%
London +17 9 £400 -14.89%
Reading +15 4 £425 -22.72%
Hampshire +12 4 £550 +36.22%
Maidenhead - 3 £550 -
Scotland - 3 £423 -
West Lothian - 2 £423 -
Livingston - 2 £423 -
Bracknell - 2 £300 -
Warrington +25 1 - -
Cheshire +23 1 - -
North West +19 1 - -
South West -6 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £435 -

eTOM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 with a requirement for eTOM.

1 29 (54.72%) Telecoms
2 23 (43.40%) ITIL
3 13 (24.53%) Service Management
4 10 (18.87%) Degree
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
6 8 (15.09%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (13.21%) WAN
7 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
8 6 (11.32%) NetCracker
8 6 (11.32%) Billing
8 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) UML
8 6 (11.32%) Oracle
9 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
9 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (9.43%) Time Management
9 5 (9.43%) Public Cloud
9 5 (9.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (9.43%) Service Design
9 5 (9.43%) Star Schema
9 5 (9.43%) CISSP
9 5 (9.43%) CCSP
9 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (9.43%) COBIT
9 5 (9.43%) Use Case
9 5 (9.43%) CESG
9 5 (9.43%) Migration

eTOM
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.66%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Jetty
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) WAN
2 3 (5.66%) Broadband
2 3 (5.66%) DOCSIS
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) 3G
3 2 (3.77%) DMVPN
3 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.77%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) 2G
4 1 (1.89%) 4G
4 1 (1.89%) DSL
4 1 (1.89%) HSPA
4 1 (1.89%) LTE
4 1 (1.89%) MPLS
4 1 (1.89%) MVNO
4 1 (1.89%) OSPF
4 1 (1.89%) Telnet
4 1 (1.89%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) JMeter
1 1 (1.89%) JUnit
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 29 (54.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Billing
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Finnish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Designer
6 5 (9.43%) Change Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Cloud Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) Security Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) Business Change Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Business Manager
7 4 (7.55%) OSS Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Siebel Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Author
8 3 (5.66%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Author
9 2 (3.77%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.89%) Guice
1 1 (1.89%) Java SE
1 1 (1.89%) JMS
1 1 (1.89%) JSON
1 1 (1.89%) REST
1 1 (1.89%) SOAP
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) CESG
1 5 (9.43%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
2 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.77%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) IPTV
3 1 (1.89%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Service Management
3 8 (15.09%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
5 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) UML
6 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) ITSM
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Service Design
6 5 (9.43%) Time Management
6 5 (9.43%) Use Case
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.55%) SOA
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (9.43%) CCSP
3 5 (9.43%) CISM
3 5 (9.43%) CISSP
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) CCDA
4 4 (7.55%) CCDP
4 4 (7.55%) CCNA
4 4 (7.55%) CCNP
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) COBIT
1 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) ISO22301
3 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.89%) Netcool
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) NetCracker
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Cramer
2 4 (7.55%) Siebel
3 3 (5.66%) Intergraph
4 2 (3.77%) Amdocs
4 2 (3.77%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.77%) Huawei
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.89%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) Virgin Media
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