The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 77 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing ATM 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.12% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 0.74% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£450 £365 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +305.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £289
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +25.54%
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
North 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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 135 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.75% 16.77% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 48
Average daily rate £425 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £615 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.53% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ATM
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Warrington - 1 - -
ATM
North West

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (56.25%) J2EE
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) EMV
5 5 (31.25%) Chip Card
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (12.50%) SLA
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) JMS
7 2 (12.50%) GSM
7 2 (12.50%) SDH

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.25%) InDesign
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (12.50%) GSM
2 2 (12.50%) SDH
2 2 (12.50%) UMTS
2 2 (12.50%) RNC
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) Broadband
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) J2EE
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) JMS
4 2 (12.50%) JDBC
4 2 (12.50%) JSP
4 2 (12.50%) JNDI
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) Flash
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Modernizr
5 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) EMV
2 5 (31.25%) Chip Card
3 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Tandem
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
2 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) WFM
4 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe