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 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 615 614
Rank change year-on-year +66 -1  
Contract jobs citing eTOM 52 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.054% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.065% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 11
Median daily rate £400 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £452 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £538 £406
% change year-on-year -44.18% +32.30%  
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 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £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

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing eTOM over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for eTOM in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for eTOM in the UK

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Top 16 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 24 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
England +76 47 £400 -21.95% 1
South East +50 31 £300 -35.13%
Hampshire +31 17 £456 -
London +28 13 £425 -9.57% 1
Berkshire +27 13 £300 -35.13%
Hook - 9 £388 -
Bracknell - 5 £300 -
Basingstoke - 4 £250 -
Maidenhead 0 2 - -
East of England -3 2 £300 -
Suffolk - 2 £300 -
Ipswich - 2 £300 -
Reading +13 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for eTOM.

1 43 (50.59%) Telecoms
2 40 (47.06%) ITIL
3 23 (27.06%) Service Management
3 23 (27.06%) Degree
4 20 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (18.82%) NetCracker
6 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 13 (15.29%) ITSM
7 13 (15.29%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (14.12%) UML
9 11 (12.94%) Billing
9 11 (12.94%) TOGAF
9 11 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (12.94%) MVNO
9 11 (12.94%) Service Design
10 10 (11.76%) Public Cloud
10 10 (11.76%) COBIT
10 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (11.76%) Project Management
11 9 (10.59%) Oracle
11 9 (10.59%) SOA
11 9 (10.59%) WAN
11 9 (10.59%) Huawei
11 9 (10.59%) Change Control
11 9 (10.59%) Use Case
12 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
12 8 (9.41%) Business Analysis
13 7 (8.24%) VLAN
13 7 (8.24%) CRM
13 7 (8.24%) CCNP

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 2 (2.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) MVNO
2 9 (10.59%) WAN
3 7 (8.24%) DMVPN
3 7 (8.24%) VLAN
4 4 (4.71%) SNMP
5 2 (2.35%) LAN
5 2 (2.35%) MPLS
6 1 (1.18%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.18%) 4G
6 1 (1.18%) BGP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.18%) DSL
6 1 (1.18%) OSPF
6 1 (1.18%) PBX
6 1 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.18%) Telnet
6 1 (1.18%) VoIP
6 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.18%) Wireless
6 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) Star Schema
2 3 (3.53%) DB2
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 43 (50.59%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.94%) Billing
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) Architect
2 12 (14.12%) Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (11.76%) BSS Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) Telecoms Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Author
6 7 (8.24%) Technical Author
6 7 (8.24%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) OSS Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
8 5 (5.88%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Siebel Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Business Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) .NET
1 1 (1.18%) J2EE
1 1 (1.18%) JMS
1 1 (1.18%) REST
1 1 (1.18%) SOAP
1 1 (1.18%) Spring
1 1 (1.18%) Spring MVC
1 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.06%) Web 2.0
4 5 (5.88%) CESG
5 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.35%) Frameworx
6 2 (2.35%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.18%) IPTV
7 1 (1.18%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) ITIL
2 23 (27.06%) Service Management
3 13 (15.29%) ITSM
4 12 (14.12%) UML
5 11 (12.94%) Service Design
5 11 (12.94%) TOGAF
6 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (11.76%) Project Management
7 9 (10.59%) Change Control
7 9 (10.59%) SOA
7 9 (10.59%) Use Case
8 8 (9.41%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) CRM
10 6 (7.06%) Analytics
10 6 (7.06%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (7.06%) Resource Management
10 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.88%) Revenue Management
11 5 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (27.06%) Degree
2 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.24%) CCDA
5 7 (8.24%) CCDP
5 7 (8.24%) CCNA
5 7 (8.24%) CCNP
6 6 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (5.88%) CCSP
7 5 (5.88%) CISM
7 5 (5.88%) CISSP
8 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.18%) CCIE
9 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.76%) COBIT
3 4 (4.71%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.18%) BS7799
5 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Netcool
1 4 (4.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.53%) OpenView
3 1 (1.18%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) NetCracker
2 9 (10.59%) Huawei
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) Siebel
4 4 (4.71%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.71%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) Cramer
5 1 (1.18%) Remedy