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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 528 448 460
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +12
Contract jobs citing ATM 68 146 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 2.07% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 37
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £540 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+112.76% -27.69%
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 39 £363 +36.79% 3
East of England +5 8 £363 -9.37%
North West -31 6 £400 -12.85%
South West -4 4 £363 -23.68% 1
London -13 4 £575 +53.33% 1
Yorkshire -25 2 £488 +8.33%
West Midlands -17 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
ATM
UK

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 75 (41.44%) Finance
2 43 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 43 (23.76%) Microsoft
3 42 (23.20%) Windows
4 38 (20.99%) MS Office
4 38 (20.99%) Windows 7
5 35 (19.34%) SDH
6 32 (17.68%) Ethernet
6 32 (17.68%) Telecoms
7 31 (17.13%) Banking
8 30 (16.57%) Security Cleared
9 28 (15.47%) SC Cleared
10 23 (12.71%) 2G
10 23 (12.71%) 3G
10 23 (12.71%) DWDM
11 22 (12.15%) Nortel
12 20 (11.05%) Statistics
13 19 (10.50%) Data Security
13 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
13 19 (10.50%) Data Governance
13 19 (10.50%) Data Structures
14 18 (9.94%) Unix
14 18 (9.94%) Data Analysis
15 17 (9.39%) MPLS
15 17 (9.39%) Ericsson
16 15 (8.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 15 (8.29%) Nokia
16 15 (8.29%) Huawei
16 15 (8.29%) 4G
17 14 (7.73%) Management Information System

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 43 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 38 (20.99%) MS Office
3 14 (7.73%) MS Project
4 5 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.31%) BASE24
2 1 (0.55%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.34%) SDH
2 32 (17.68%) Ethernet
3 23 (12.71%) 2G
3 23 (12.71%) 3G
3 23 (12.71%) DWDM
4 17 (9.39%) MPLS
5 15 (8.29%) 4G
6 11 (6.08%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (5.52%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.52%) VPN
8 9 (4.97%) OSPF
8 9 (4.97%) RNC
9 8 (4.42%) DHCP
9 8 (4.42%) DNS
9 8 (4.42%) LTE
9 8 (4.42%) VLAN
9 8 (4.42%) VoIP
10 7 (3.87%) BGP
10 7 (3.87%) ISDN
10 7 (3.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) DB2
2 1 (0.55%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.31%) Subversion
2 2 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (41.44%) Finance
2 32 (17.68%) Telecoms
3 31 (17.13%) Banking
4 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.21%) Back Office
5 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.21%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.66%) Retail
7 2 (1.10%) Military
8 1 (0.55%) German Language
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (28.18%) Analyst
2 21 (11.60%) Data Analyst
3 14 (7.73%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.63%) Designer
4 12 (6.63%) Network Designer
5 10 (5.52%) Service Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) Architect
6 9 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) Support Analyst
6 9 (4.97%) Transmission Engineer
7 8 (4.42%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.42%) Field Engineer
7 8 (4.42%) Network Engineer
8 7 (3.87%) Payments Business Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) Microwave Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) RAN Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.31%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.31%) Telecoms Engineer
10 5 (2.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) .NET
1 6 (3.31%) J2EE
1 6 (3.31%) Middleware
1 6 (3.31%) Motif
1 6 (3.31%) Qt
2 5 (2.76%) XML
3 1 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.55%) RFC 3261
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Statistics
2 19 (10.50%) Data Structures
3 14 (7.73%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.08%) Data Extraction
4 11 (6.08%) Mainframe
5 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.87%) EMV
7 6 (3.31%) Tandem
8 5 (2.76%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.76%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.76%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.66%) DataPower
9 3 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.66%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.10%) EFT
11 1 (0.55%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.55%) EPoS
11 1 (0.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.20%) Windows
2 38 (20.99%) Windows 7
3 18 (9.94%) Unix
4 6 (3.31%) MVS
5 5 (2.76%) Linux
6 4 (2.21%) SUSE
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (10.50%) Data Governance
1 19 (10.50%) Data Security
2 18 (9.94%) Data Analysis
3 13 (7.18%) Fault Management
3 13 (7.18%) Incident Management
4 10 (5.52%) Configuration Management
4 10 (5.52%) ETL
4 10 (5.52%) Project Planning
5 9 (4.97%) Migration
5 9 (4.97%) Project Management
5 9 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (4.42%) Change Management
6 8 (4.42%) Software Engineering
7 7 (3.87%) Logistics
7 7 (3.87%) Process Improvement
7 7 (3.87%) Risk Management
7 7 (3.87%) UML
8 6 (3.31%) RAD
8 6 (3.31%) SSADM
8 6 (3.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.52%) COBOL
1 10 (5.52%) SQL
2 6 (3.31%) C
2 6 (3.31%) C++
2 6 (3.31%) Java
2 6 (3.31%) VB.NET
3 3 (1.66%) Python
4 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (16.57%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.97%) Degree
4 8 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.31%) CCIE
6 5 (2.76%) CCNP
6 5 (2.76%) HNC
7 3 (1.66%) ISEB
7 3 (1.66%) JNCIA
7 3 (1.66%) JNCIE
7 3 (1.66%) JNCIP
7 3 (1.66%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.55%) CCNA
8 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.66%) SEPA
3 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) SCCM
2 4 (2.21%) vRealize
3 3 (1.66%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (23.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.15%) Nortel
3 17 (9.39%) Ericsson
4 15 (8.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 15 (8.29%) Huawei
4 15 (8.29%) Nokia
5 13 (7.18%) Cisco
6 10 (5.52%) IBM
6 10 (5.52%) NEC
7 9 (4.97%) BT
8 7 (3.87%) VMware
9 6 (3.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (2.21%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.21%) F5
10 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.21%) Siemens
10 4 (2.21%) TSYS
11 3 (1.66%) Citrix
11 3 (1.66%) HP
11 3 (1.66%) Juniper