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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 96 103 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -38
Contract jobs citing ATM 24 17 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.67% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 3.01% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 16
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£250 £175 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £339 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £285
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £42.30 -
% change year-on-year
-71.63% -
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
658 564 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.68% 22.37% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 195 182
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £148.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

ATM Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 2015. 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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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 -7 7 £450 +41.17%
Slough +5 3 £250 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Newbury -5 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
ATM
South East

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 37 (78.72%) Telecoms
2 24 (51.06%) Radio Access Network
3 21 (44.68%) SDH
3 21 (44.68%) Ethernet
4 19 (40.43%) 3G
5 16 (34.04%) 2G
6 13 (27.66%) Cramer
7 11 (23.40%) VPN
8 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.15%) CCNP
8 9 (19.15%) CCNA
8 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (19.15%) UNIX
8 9 (19.15%) Huawei
8 9 (19.15%) xDSL
9 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.02%) Degree
9 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
10 6 (12.77%) SQL
10 6 (12.77%) DNS
10 6 (12.77%) Marketing
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Wireless
11 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
11 5 (10.64%) Frame Relay
11 5 (10.64%) Cisco
11 5 (10.64%) RIP
11 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
11 5 (10.64%) MPLS
11 5 (10.64%) OSPF

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.51%) MS Project
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (44.68%) SDH
2 21 (44.68%) Ethernet
3 19 (40.43%) 3G
4 16 (34.04%) 2G
5 11 (23.40%) VPN
6 9 (19.15%) xDSL
7 6 (12.77%) Wireless
7 6 (12.77%) DNS
8 5 (10.64%) Internet
8 5 (10.64%) RIP
8 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.64%) MPLS
8 5 (10.64%) OSPF
8 5 (10.64%) BGP
8 5 (10.64%) DSL
8 5 (10.64%) EIGRP
8 5 (10.64%) WAN
8 5 (10.64%) ADSL
8 5 (10.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) DB2
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 37 (78.72%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Back Office
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) IP Network Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) IP Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Architecture Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Databuild Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Strategy Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.26%) OSS Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Economics
4 1 (2.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) UNIX
2 4 (8.51%) Solaris
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
2 5 (10.64%) Software Licensing
3 4 (8.51%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Service Management
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.38%) Network Design
4 3 (6.38%) Use Case
5 2 (4.26%) Line Management
5 2 (4.26%) Network Management
5 2 (4.26%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) UML
5 2 (4.26%) ETL
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Validation
6 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) CCNP
1 9 (19.15%) CCNA
1 9 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) BC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) Sun Certification
4 4 (8.51%) SCSA
5 1 (2.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Cramer
2 9 (19.15%) Huawei
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco
3 5 (10.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (8.51%) Amdocs
4 4 (8.51%) Veritas
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Sun
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Ericsson
5 2 (4.26%) Nokia
5 2 (4.26%) Siemens
5 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.13%) NEC
6 1 (2.13%) ComArch
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) IBM