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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 112 55 20
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -35
Contract jobs citing ATM 11 81 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 3.14% 5.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 11.98% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 19
Average daily rate
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- £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.75
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
665 676 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.10% 26.20% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 226
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -19 8 - -
Slough - - - - 2
ATM
South East

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (51.43%) SDH
2 15 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 12 (34.29%) Ethernet
4 11 (31.43%) LTE
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 10 (28.57%) 3G
5 10 (28.57%) Project Management
6 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
7 7 (20.00%) 2G
7 7 (20.00%) Firewall
7 7 (20.00%) BGP
7 7 (20.00%) Huawei
7 7 (20.00%) VPN
8 6 (17.14%) IBM
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) Ericsson
8 6 (17.14%) UMTS
8 6 (17.14%) WAN
8 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
8 6 (17.14%) UNIX
8 6 (17.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (17.14%) 4G
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.29%) Linux
9 5 (14.29%) MPLS
9 5 (14.29%) LAN
9 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) SDH
2 12 (34.29%) Ethernet
3 11 (31.43%) LTE
4 10 (28.57%) 3G
5 7 (20.00%) 2G
5 7 (20.00%) Firewall
5 7 (20.00%) BGP
5 7 (20.00%) VPN
6 6 (17.14%) UMTS
6 6 (17.14%) WAN
6 6 (17.14%) 4G
7 5 (14.29%) MPLS
7 5 (14.29%) LAN
7 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 5 (14.29%) DNS
7 5 (14.29%) IPsec
8 4 (11.43%) Frame Relay
8 4 (11.43%) VLAN
8 4 (11.43%) Internet
8 4 (11.43%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
General
1 15 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Transmission Planner
1 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (11.43%) Coordinator
2 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Project Support Coordinator
3 3 (8.57%) Databuild Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Security Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) IP Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Circuiting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) DataPower
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) AIX
3 3 (8.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Project Management
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Security
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) Network Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) SABSA
6 1 (2.86%) DoDAF
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Python
1 3 (8.57%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) CCIE
3 3 (8.57%) IBM Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) PMP
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) CCIP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Huawei
3 6 (17.14%) IBM
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Ericsson
3 6 (17.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (11.43%) Cramer
4 4 (11.43%) Amdocs
4 4 (11.43%) BT
4 4 (11.43%) Remedy
4 4 (11.43%) Nokia
4 4 (11.43%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (8.57%) Siemens
6 2 (5.71%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel
7 1 (2.86%) VMware