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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 483 410 264
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -146
Contract jobs citing ATM 89 159 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.34% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 2.49% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 89 47
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£375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £80 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
7457 6376 7289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.34% 13.66% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3564 3609
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 428 603
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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
London -38 28 £400 +6.66% 2
South East -55 26 £275 +10.00% 2
South West -28 13 £383 +378.12%
West Midlands -10 8 £155 +121.42%
Yorkshire -20 3 - - 3
East of England -14 1 £270 +3.84% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
ATM
UK

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 60 (33.71%) Telecoms
2 41 (23.03%) SDH
2 41 (23.03%) Ethernet
3 36 (20.22%) WAN
3 36 (20.22%) Finance
4 35 (19.66%) Cisco
5 32 (17.98%) LAN
6 28 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (14.61%) Ericsson
8 25 (14.04%) Windows
8 25 (14.04%) Radio Access Network
9 24 (13.48%) BGP
10 23 (12.92%) 3G
10 23 (12.92%) UMTS
10 23 (12.92%) Firewall
10 23 (12.92%) Line Management
11 22 (12.36%) Banking
11 22 (12.36%) GSM
12 21 (11.80%) SLA
12 21 (11.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 20 (11.24%) VPN
13 20 (11.24%) OSPF
13 20 (11.24%) RNC
13 20 (11.24%) 2G
14 19 (10.67%) Retail
14 19 (10.67%) MPLS
14 19 (10.67%) ITIL
15 18 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (10.11%) Network Design
15 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (2.25%) TPMS
1 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.25%) CICS
2 2 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.18%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (3.93%) MS Project
4 6 (3.37%) MS Office
5 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (6.18%) BASE24
2 9 (5.06%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.03%) SDH
1 41 (23.03%) Ethernet
2 36 (20.22%) WAN
3 32 (17.98%) LAN
4 25 (14.04%) Radio Access Network
5 24 (13.48%) BGP
6 23 (12.92%) 3G
6 23 (12.92%) UMTS
6 23 (12.92%) Firewall
7 22 (12.36%) GSM
8 20 (11.24%) VPN
8 20 (11.24%) OSPF
8 20 (11.24%) RNC
8 20 (11.24%) 2G
9 19 (10.67%) MPLS
10 16 (8.99%) LTE
11 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
11 14 (7.87%) EIGRP
12 12 (6.74%) 4G
12 12 (6.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) DB2
3 4 (2.25%) Informix
3 4 (2.25%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) TestNG
1 6 (3.37%) Selenium
1 6 (3.37%) WebDriver
1 6 (3.37%) JUnit
2 4 (2.25%) Appium
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.12%) JMeter
3 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) AppScan
General
1 60 (33.71%) Telecoms
2 36 (20.22%) Finance
3 22 (12.36%) Banking
4 19 (10.67%) Retail
5 12 (6.74%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.37%) Multimedia
6 6 (3.37%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) German Language
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (12.36%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.24%) Architect
2 20 (11.24%) Field Engineer
3 17 (9.55%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.30%) Analyst
5 11 (6.18%) Developer
6 9 (5.06%) Consultant
7 8 (4.49%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.37%) ATM Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.37%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (2.81%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.81%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) Security Architect
9 5 (2.81%) Transmission Planner
9 5 (2.81%) Network Security Architect
10 4 (2.25%) Voice Architect
10 4 (2.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 4 (2.25%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) JSF
1 4 (2.25%) EJB
1 4 (2.25%) JavaBeans
2 3 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) Web Services
2 3 (1.69%) XML
3 2 (1.12%) JSON
3 2 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) HTML
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) Ajax
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.56%) WCF
4 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.18%) Tandem
4 9 (5.06%) Statistics
5 5 (2.81%) EFT
5 5 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.81%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.25%) Data Conversion
6 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.25%) Clustering
6 4 (2.25%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.25%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (1.69%) DataPower
8 2 (1.12%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.12%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.56%) EPoS
9 1 (0.56%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.04%) Windows
2 16 (8.99%) UNIX
3 12 (6.74%) Windows 7
4 11 (6.18%) Linux
5 10 (5.62%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.37%) Solaris
6 6 (3.37%) AIX
7 4 (2.25%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) HPUX
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.92%) Line Management
3 19 (10.67%) ITIL
4 18 (10.11%) Network Design
5 17 (9.55%) Project Management
6 15 (8.43%) WFM
7 11 (6.18%) Change Control
8 10 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.06%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.49%) Business Transformation
10 8 (4.49%) Software Testing
10 8 (4.49%) Software Engineering
10 8 (4.49%) Migration
11 7 (3.93%) Network Planning
11 7 (3.93%) Test Strategy
11 7 (3.93%) Build Automation
11 7 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (3.37%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.37%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.18%) Java
2 8 (4.49%) VB
3 6 (3.37%) C
4 4 (2.25%) Python
4 4 (2.25%) C++
4 4 (2.25%) VBA
5 3 (1.69%) SQL
5 3 (1.69%) COBOL
5 3 (1.69%) Perl
6 2 (1.12%) Korn
6 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) Ada
7 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.30%) CCNP
2 13 (7.30%) Degree
3 11 (6.18%) CCNA
3 11 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.93%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.81%) CCIE
6 3 (1.69%) IBM Certification
6 3 (1.69%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) AAT
7 2 (1.12%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.56%) CCDP
8 1 (0.56%) ISEB
8 1 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) SLA
2 6 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.56%) EMIR
3 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) Tivoli
1 7 (3.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 6 (3.37%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.25%) SCCM
3 4 (2.25%) HP NNM
3 4 (2.25%) OpenView
4 3 (1.69%) Netcool
4 3 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (19.66%) Cisco
2 26 (14.61%) Ericsson
3 21 (11.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 15 (8.43%) HP
5 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.74%) CheckPoint
7 10 (5.62%) IBM
8 9 (5.06%) Juniper
8 9 (5.06%) Nokia
8 9 (5.06%) BT
8 9 (5.06%) Huawei
9 8 (4.49%) Remedy
10 7 (3.93%) Oracle
11 6 (3.37%) Cramer
12 5 (2.81%) Amdocs
12 5 (2.81%) VMware
13 4 (2.25%) Sybase
14 3 (1.69%) Brocade
15 2 (1.12%) SonicWALL
15 2 (1.12%) F5
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