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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 93 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -19
Contract jobs citing ATM 36 77 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 3.13% 4.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 11.99% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 8
Average daily rate £220 £278 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.72% +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £285 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £266 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.93% -36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.65 £82.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.09% +200.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
647 642 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.67% 26.12% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 205 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 19 £319 +41.66%
ATM
South East

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (77.61%) Telecoms
2 37 (55.22%) SDH
3 34 (50.75%) Ethernet
4 30 (44.78%) 3G
5 29 (43.28%) Huawei
6 28 (41.79%) LTE
6 28 (41.79%) MPLS
7 23 (34.33%) BGP
8 21 (31.34%) Radio Access Network
9 19 (28.36%) 2G
9 19 (28.36%) Cisco
10 18 (26.87%) VPN
10 18 (26.87%) UMTS
10 18 (26.87%) DWDM
11 17 (25.37%) OSPF
12 15 (22.39%) Network Design
13 14 (20.90%) BT
14 13 (19.40%) SS7
15 12 (17.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 12 (17.91%) UNIX
15 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
16 11 (16.42%) WAN
16 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (16.42%) Juniper
16 11 (16.42%) LAN
16 11 (16.42%) ADSL
16 11 (16.42%) Back Office
16 11 (16.42%) VRRP
17 10 (14.93%) Internet
17 10 (14.93%) Nokia

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.49%) IIS
1 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 37 (55.22%) SDH
2 34 (50.75%) Ethernet
3 30 (44.78%) 3G
4 28 (41.79%) LTE
4 28 (41.79%) MPLS
5 23 (34.33%) BGP
6 21 (31.34%) Radio Access Network
7 19 (28.36%) 2G
8 18 (26.87%) VPN
8 18 (26.87%) UMTS
8 18 (26.87%) DWDM
9 17 (25.37%) OSPF
10 13 (19.40%) SS7
11 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
12 11 (16.42%) WAN
12 11 (16.42%) LAN
12 11 (16.42%) ADSL
12 11 (16.42%) VRRP
13 10 (14.93%) Internet
13 10 (14.93%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MS Access
2 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
General
1 52 (77.61%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.42%) Back Office
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Network Engineer
1 13 (19.40%) Transmission Engineer
1 13 (19.40%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Test Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Databuild Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Design Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Lead Architect
6 5 (7.46%) IP Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Back Office Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.99%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) OSS Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) OSS Support Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Transmission Design Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) WAP
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) UNIX
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) VMS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Network Design
2 8 (11.94%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.46%) Change Management
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.48%) Fault Management
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL
6 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) Workflow
7 2 (2.99%) Network Planning
7 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.49%) SABSA
8 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.49%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.49%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.49%) DoDAF
8 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) VB
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) Python
3 2 (2.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.43%) CCNA
3 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) BC Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) Degree
5 5 (7.46%) CCNP
6 3 (4.48%) CCIP
6 3 (4.48%) HND
7 2 (2.99%) CCIE
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.49%) PMP
8 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Huawei
2 19 (28.36%) Cisco
3 14 (20.90%) BT
4 12 (17.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (16.42%) Juniper
6 10 (14.93%) Nokia
7 9 (13.43%) Siemens
8 8 (11.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (10.45%) Business Objects
9 7 (10.45%) Ericsson
9 7 (10.45%) OPNET
9 7 (10.45%) Nortel
10 3 (4.48%) Velocent
10 3 (4.48%) F5
10 3 (4.48%) Oracle
10 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.99%) Cramer
11 2 (2.99%) VMware
11 2 (2.99%) IBM