The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 116 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing ATM 12 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.91% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 3.44% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
Average daily rate £250 £208 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -5.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £42.30
% change year-on-year
+132.55% -49.17%
ATM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
617 756 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.71% 26.44% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 324 234
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 33
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ATM across the Berkshire region.

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ATM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading -3 8 £306 - 1
Newbury +7 2 - -
Slough +11 1 £250 -
Bracknell -2 1 - - 1
ATM
South East

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ATM 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 ATM.

1 13 (59.09%) SDH
2 11 (50.00%) 3G
2 11 (50.00%) 2G
2 11 (50.00%) 4G
2 11 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 6 (27.27%) OSPF
4 6 (27.27%) xDSL
5 5 (22.73%) HSRP
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) SCTP
5 5 (22.73%) VLAN
5 5 (22.73%) RTCP
5 5 (22.73%) RTP
5 5 (22.73%) IPsec
5 5 (22.73%) VRRP
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) DWDM
6 4 (18.18%) Nortel
6 4 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (18.18%) Nokia
6 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) RNC

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ATM 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 ATM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) SDH
2 11 (50.00%) 2G
2 11 (50.00%) 3G
2 11 (50.00%) 4G
2 11 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 6 (27.27%) OSPF
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) xDSL
4 5 (22.73%) DHCP
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) HSRP
4 5 (22.73%) IPsec
4 5 (22.73%) RTCP
4 5 (22.73%) RTP
4 5 (22.73%) SCTP
4 5 (22.73%) VLAN
4 5 (22.73%) VRRP
5 4 (18.18%) Node B
5 4 (18.18%) RNC
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Network Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Databuild Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) 3G Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 4G Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IP Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) RAN Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) SUSE
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Change Management
1 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
1 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
1 3 (13.64%) Project Management
1 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (13.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (18.18%) Nokia
2 4 (18.18%) Nortel
3 3 (13.64%) Amdocs
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Siemens
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei