The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 69 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing ATM 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 4.41% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £320 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.69% -
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 68 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.90% 8.84% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 36
Average daily rate £385 £289 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +46.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -55.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATM across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATM across the Bristol region.

ATM Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ATM across the Bristol region.

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

ATM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (66.67%) GSM
1 4 (66.67%) SDH
1 4 (66.67%) UMTS
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
1 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) WFM
1 4 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
1 4 (66.67%) RNC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) BASE24
3 1 (16.67%) Tandem
3 1 (16.67%) EFT
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) GSM
1 4 (66.67%) SDH
1 4 (66.67%) UMTS
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (66.67%) RNC
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Tandem
1 1 (16.67%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) WFM
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 4 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) HP