The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 192 203 197
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing ATM 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.076% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.01% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£538 £350 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% +145.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £350 £189
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £43.65 £82.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -47.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
711 694 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.49% 11.10% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 462 546
Average daily rate £401 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -48.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.45 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) OSPF
1 4 (33.33%) BGP
1 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Nokia
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) SDH
3 2 (16.67%) UMTS
3 2 (16.67%) WLAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) GSM
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Extranet
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) IPv4
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) OSPF
1 4 (33.33%) BGP
1 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) SDH
2 2 (16.67%) UMTS
2 2 (16.67%) WLAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) IPv4
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Extranet
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) TestNG
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (16.67%) Appium
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) WFM
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) Ada
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks