The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 487 368 293
Rank change year-on-year
-119 -75
Contract jobs citing ATM 92 203 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 3.10% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 89 51
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£375 £334 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.75
ATM
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7747 6541 8360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3663 3882
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 361 651
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in England

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in England

ATM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

ATM Daily Rate Histogram in England

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in England

ATM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -73 26 £198 -21.00% 8
London -18 22 £475 +35.71% 12
South West -15 15 £500 +525.00%
West Midlands -8 8 £375 +435.71% 2
East of England -21 6 £375 +150.00%
North West -16 4 £300 -42.85%
East Midlands -11 3 £476 -
Yorkshire -4 2 £268 +52.85%
North East - - - -
ATM
UK

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 65 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 47 (25.82%) SDH
2 47 (25.82%) Ethernet
3 40 (21.98%) WAN
3 40 (21.98%) Finance
4 39 (21.43%) 3G
5 35 (19.23%) Cisco
6 33 (18.13%) LTE
7 31 (17.03%) Firewall
8 30 (16.48%) Project Management
9 29 (15.93%) Ericsson
10 28 (15.38%) LAN
11 27 (14.84%) Windows
11 27 (14.84%) 2G
12 26 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
13 25 (13.74%) UNIX
14 23 (12.64%) VPN
14 23 (12.64%) Huawei
15 22 (12.09%) TCP/IP
16 20 (10.99%) DNS
16 20 (10.99%) MPLS
17 19 (10.44%) Java
17 19 (10.44%) Banking
18 18 (9.89%) UMTS
19 17 (9.34%) Nokia
19 17 (9.34%) Degree
20 16 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
20 16 (8.79%) BGP
20 16 (8.79%) MS Excel

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (5.49%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.40%) IIS
3 7 (3.85%) Apache
3 7 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.20%) CICS
4 4 (2.20%) TPMS
Applications
1 16 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.49%) MS Project
2 10 (5.49%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.20%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.65%) MS Office
6 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (8.24%) BASE24
2 7 (3.85%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.55%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.82%) SDH
1 47 (25.82%) Ethernet
2 40 (21.98%) WAN
3 39 (21.43%) 3G
4 33 (18.13%) LTE
5 31 (17.03%) Firewall
6 28 (15.38%) LAN
7 27 (14.84%) 2G
8 26 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
9 23 (12.64%) VPN
10 22 (12.09%) TCP/IP
11 20 (10.99%) DNS
11 20 (10.99%) MPLS
12 18 (9.89%) UMTS
13 16 (8.79%) BGP
14 15 (8.24%) GSM
15 13 (7.14%) SSL
15 13 (7.14%) 4G
16 12 (6.59%) DWDM
16 12 (6.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.85%) DB2
2 4 (2.20%) Informix
2 4 (2.20%) MySQL
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.10%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.55%) AppScan
General
1 65 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 40 (21.98%) Finance
3 19 (10.44%) Banking
4 14 (7.69%) Retail
5 8 (4.40%) Back Office
5 8 (4.40%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.65%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
8 2 (1.10%) German Language
9 1 (0.55%) International Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (11.54%) Project Manager
1 21 (11.54%) Network Engineer
2 19 (10.44%) Transmission Engineer
3 16 (8.79%) Architect
4 14 (7.69%) Developer
4 14 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 14 (7.69%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 13 (7.14%) Analyst
6 11 (6.04%) Consultant
7 9 (4.95%) Field Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Coordinator
9 6 (3.30%) Transmission Planner
10 5 (2.75%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.75%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.75%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.75%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (2.20%) Project Coordinator
11 4 (2.20%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.20%) ATM Engineer
11 4 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) .NET
2 4 (2.20%) EJB
2 4 (2.20%) JavaBeans
2 4 (2.20%) Middleware
2 4 (2.20%) JSF
3 3 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
4 2 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) JSON
4 2 (1.10%) HTML
5 1 (0.55%) jQuery
5 1 (0.55%) OCX
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) Servlets
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.14%) Tandem
4 6 (3.30%) EFT
4 6 (3.30%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.75%) Data Conversion
5 5 (2.75%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (2.20%) Clustering
6 4 (2.20%) PKI
6 4 (2.20%) Statistics
6 4 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.65%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.65%) DataPower
7 3 (1.65%) EMV
8 2 (1.10%) IVR
8 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.10%) EPoS
8 2 (1.10%) Open Source
8 2 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.84%) Windows
2 25 (13.74%) UNIX
3 13 (7.14%) Linux
4 10 (5.49%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.30%) AIX
6 5 (2.75%) Solaris
7 4 (2.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.20%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.48%) Project Management
2 16 (8.79%) ITIL
3 15 (8.24%) Network Design
3 15 (8.24%) Network Planning
4 12 (6.59%) Migration
5 11 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.04%) Line Management
6 8 (4.40%) Change Control
7 7 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 7 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 7 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.30%) Logistics
8 6 (3.30%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (2.75%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.75%) WFM
9 5 (2.75%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.75%) Information Security
9 5 (2.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.44%) Java
2 12 (6.59%) C
3 9 (4.95%) Perl
4 7 (3.85%) C++
5 5 (2.75%) Python
6 4 (2.20%) COBOL
6 4 (2.20%) SQL
7 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.10%) Korn
7 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (9.34%) Degree
2 16 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.59%) CCNP
3 12 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.95%) CCNA
5 7 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.75%) CCIE
8 4 (2.20%) CISSP
9 3 (1.65%) PMP
9 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.65%) IBM Certification
10 2 (1.10%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.10%) CCDP
10 2 (1.10%) AAT
11 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) ISEB
11 1 (0.55%) CCDA
11 1 (0.55%) CCIP
11 1 (0.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.55%) COBIT
2 1 (0.55%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.10%) vSphere
3 2 (1.10%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (2.75%) SCCM
2 4 (2.20%) HP NNM
2 4 (2.20%) OpenView
3 2 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (19.23%) Cisco
2 29 (15.93%) Ericsson
3 23 (12.64%) Huawei
4 17 (9.34%) Nokia
5 16 (8.79%) BT
6 15 (8.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 13 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.14%) Oracle
7 13 (7.14%) HP
7 13 (7.14%) F5
8 11 (6.04%) NEC
8 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
9 10 (5.49%) IBM
9 10 (5.49%) Juniper
10 9 (4.95%) Cramer
11 7 (3.85%) Nortel
12 6 (3.30%) VMware
13 5 (2.75%) Amdocs
13 5 (2.75%) Remedy
13 5 (2.75%) Ciena
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