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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 100 95 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Contract jobs citing ATM 23 34 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 1.25% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 5.35% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 16
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£208 £220 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -22.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £338 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +14.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £43.65 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-28.98% -47.09%
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
717 635 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.36% 23.34% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 232 209
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 -5 5 - -
Newbury -6 5 £265 +51.42%
Bracknell +5 2 - -
Maidenhead 0 2 - -
ATM
South East

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 32 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 21 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 20 (47.62%) SDH
4 19 (45.24%) Ethernet
5 16 (38.10%) 3G
6 15 (35.71%) 2G
7 12 (28.57%) Cramer
8 10 (23.81%) VPN
8 10 (23.81%) xDSL
9 9 (21.43%) CCNP
9 9 (21.43%) CCNA
9 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (19.05%) Huawei
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) Cisco
11 7 (16.67%) WAN
11 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 7 (16.67%) Frame Relay
12 6 (14.29%) Migration
12 6 (14.29%) BGP
12 6 (14.29%) Wireless
12 6 (14.29%) BC Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) Marketing
12 6 (14.29%) LAN
12 6 (14.29%) RIP
12 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.29%) ADSL
12 6 (14.29%) DNS

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 20 (47.62%) SDH
3 19 (45.24%) Ethernet
4 16 (38.10%) 3G
5 15 (35.71%) 2G
6 10 (23.81%) xDSL
6 10 (23.81%) VPN
7 7 (16.67%) WAN
7 7 (16.67%) Frame Relay
8 6 (14.29%) Wireless
8 6 (14.29%) ADSL
8 6 (14.29%) LAN
8 6 (14.29%) DNS
8 6 (14.29%) Internet
8 6 (14.29%) RIP
8 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.29%) MPLS
8 6 (14.29%) OSPF
8 6 (14.29%) BGP
8 6 (14.29%) DSL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Back Office
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) IP Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Architecture Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Strategy Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.76%) OSS Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Field Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Economics
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Solaris
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
2 5 (11.90%) Software Licensing
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Line Management
4 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) WFM
5 1 (2.38%) Use Case
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) V-Model
5 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.38%) User Stories
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) CCNP
1 9 (21.43%) CCNA
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) BC Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) Sun Certification
5 3 (7.14%) SCSA
6 1 (2.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Cramer
2 8 (19.05%) Huawei
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (9.52%) Amdocs
4 4 (9.52%) Ericsson
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas
5 3 (7.14%) Sun
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) NEC
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds