The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 103 66 25
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -41
Contract jobs citing ATM 17 57 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 2.35% 5.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 8.95% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
636 637 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.29% 26.26% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 207 204
Average daily rate £338 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
ATM
South East

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 24 July 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 -6 15 - -
Bracknell - - - -
ATM
South East

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 29 (56.86%) Telecoms
2 26 (50.98%) SDH
3 22 (43.14%) Ethernet
4 21 (41.18%) 3G
4 21 (41.18%) LTE
5 19 (37.25%) Huawei
6 18 (35.29%) BGP
7 17 (33.33%) MPLS
7 17 (33.33%) 2G
7 17 (33.33%) VPN
8 15 (29.41%) Radio Access Network
9 14 (27.45%) Cisco
10 13 (25.49%) DWDM
11 12 (23.53%) OSPF
12 11 (21.57%) VRRP
12 11 (21.57%) BT
12 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
12 11 (21.57%) Network Design
13 10 (19.61%) UMTS
14 9 (17.65%) WAN
14 9 (17.65%) Firewall
15 8 (15.69%) LAN
15 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
15 8 (15.69%) Nortel
15 8 (15.69%) UNIX
16 7 (13.73%) Business Objects
16 7 (13.73%) SQL
16 7 (13.73%) VB
16 7 (13.73%) MS Access
16 7 (13.73%) ADSL

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) SDH
2 22 (43.14%) Ethernet
3 21 (41.18%) 3G
3 21 (41.18%) LTE
4 18 (35.29%) BGP
5 17 (33.33%) MPLS
5 17 (33.33%) 2G
5 17 (33.33%) VPN
6 15 (29.41%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (25.49%) DWDM
8 12 (23.53%) OSPF
9 11 (21.57%) VRRP
10 10 (19.61%) UMTS
11 9 (17.65%) WAN
11 9 (17.65%) Firewall
12 8 (15.69%) LAN
12 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.73%) ADSL
13 7 (13.73%) GPRS
13 7 (13.73%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MS Access
2 3 (5.88%) DB2
General
1 29 (56.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Test Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Network Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) RAN Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Databuild Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Design Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Project Support Coordinator
6 4 (7.84%) Transmission Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.88%) Transmission Planner
8 2 (3.92%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Security Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Provisioning Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) DataPower
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) UNIX
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) AIX
4 3 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Network Design
2 7 (13.73%) Project Management
3 4 (7.84%) Change Control
3 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (7.84%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) Workflow
4 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.88%) Data Security
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (3.92%) Network Planning
5 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Information Security
5 2 (3.92%) Security Management
5 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.96%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
1 7 (13.73%) VB
2 3 (5.88%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) CCIP
4 3 (5.88%) IBM Certification
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) CCIE
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) PMP
6 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) OPNET
2 3 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Huawei
2 14 (27.45%) Cisco
3 11 (21.57%) BT
4 8 (15.69%) Nortel
5 7 (13.73%) Business Objects
5 7 (13.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 7 (13.73%) Nokia
5 7 (13.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (11.76%) Siemens
6 6 (11.76%) Juniper
6 6 (11.76%) IBM
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.80%) Cramer
8 4 (7.84%) Remedy
8 4 (7.84%) Ericsson
9 3 (5.88%) F5
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle
10 1 (1.96%) Sybase
10 1 (1.96%) HP
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint