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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 486 375 292
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -83
Contract jobs citing ATM 92 200 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.41% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 3.04% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 87 50
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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 £175 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -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
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 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 19 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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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 -59 26 £198 -21.00% 8
London -19 21 £475 +35.71% 12
South West -35 15 £500 +525.00%
West Midlands -11 8 £375 +435.71% 1
East of England -15 6 £375 +150.00% 1
North West -21 4 £300 -42.85% 1
Yorkshire -5 2 £268 +52.85% 1
East Midlands -12 2 £476 -
North East - - - - 1
ATM
UK

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 64 (35.36%) Telecoms
2 48 (26.52%) SDH
2 48 (26.52%) Ethernet
3 40 (22.10%) Finance
4 39 (21.55%) WAN
4 39 (21.55%) 3G
5 35 (19.34%) Cisco
6 34 (18.78%) LTE
7 32 (17.68%) Firewall
8 30 (16.57%) Project Management
8 30 (16.57%) Ericsson
9 27 (14.92%) LAN
9 27 (14.92%) Windows
9 27 (14.92%) 2G
9 27 (14.92%) Radio Access Network
10 25 (13.81%) UNIX
11 24 (13.26%) VPN
11 24 (13.26%) Huawei
12 23 (12.71%) TCP/IP
13 21 (11.60%) DNS
13 21 (11.60%) MPLS
14 19 (10.50%) UMTS
14 19 (10.50%) Java
15 17 (9.39%) Degree
15 17 (9.39%) ITIL
15 17 (9.39%) Nokia
15 17 (9.39%) Banking
16 16 (8.84%) BT
16 16 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (8.84%) BGP

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (5.52%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.42%) IIS
3 7 (3.87%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.87%) Apache
4 4 (2.21%) CICS
4 4 (2.21%) TPMS
Applications
1 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.52%) MS Project
2 10 (5.52%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.21%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.66%) MS Office
6 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (8.29%) BASE24
2 6 (3.31%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.55%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (26.52%) SDH
1 48 (26.52%) Ethernet
2 39 (21.55%) WAN
2 39 (21.55%) 3G
3 34 (18.78%) LTE
4 32 (17.68%) Firewall
5 27 (14.92%) LAN
5 27 (14.92%) 2G
5 27 (14.92%) Radio Access Network
6 24 (13.26%) VPN
7 23 (12.71%) TCP/IP
8 21 (11.60%) DNS
8 21 (11.60%) MPLS
9 19 (10.50%) UMTS
10 16 (8.84%) BGP
10 16 (8.84%) GSM
11 13 (7.18%) 4G
11 13 (7.18%) IPsec
11 13 (7.18%) SSL
12 12 (6.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.87%) DB2
2 4 (2.21%) Informix
2 4 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.10%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.55%) AppScan
General
1 64 (35.36%) Telecoms
2 40 (22.10%) Finance
3 17 (9.39%) Banking
4 12 (6.63%) Retail
5 8 (4.42%) Back Office
6 7 (3.87%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.76%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.10%) Multimedia
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 (11.60%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.05%) Project Manager
3 19 (10.50%) Transmission Engineer
4 15 (8.29%) Architect
5 14 (7.73%) Design Engineer
5 14 (7.73%) Developer
5 14 (7.73%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 12 (6.63%) Analyst
7 11 (6.08%) Consultant
8 9 (4.97%) Field Engineer
9 8 (4.42%) Coordinator
10 6 (3.31%) Transmission Planner
11 5 (2.76%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.76%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.76%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (2.21%) Network Architect
12 4 (2.21%) Project Coordinator
12 4 (2.21%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (2.21%) Administrator
12 4 (2.21%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.08%) .NET
2 4 (2.21%) JSF
2 4 (2.21%) JavaBeans
2 4 (2.21%) Middleware
2 4 (2.21%) EJB
3 3 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.10%) Web Services
4 2 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) HTML
4 2 (1.10%) JSON
5 1 (0.55%) jQuery
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) Servlets
5 1 (0.55%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.18%) Tandem
4 6 (3.31%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.31%) EFT
5 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.76%) Data Conversion
5 5 (2.76%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (2.21%) Clustering
6 4 (2.21%) Statistics
6 4 (2.21%) PKI
6 4 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.66%) DataPower
7 3 (1.66%) EMV
8 2 (1.10%) IVR
8 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.10%) EPoS
8 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.10%) Open Source
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.92%) Windows
2 25 (13.81%) UNIX
3 13 (7.18%) Linux
4 10 (5.52%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.31%) AIX
6 5 (2.76%) Solaris
7 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.21%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.55%) HPUX
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.57%) Project Management
2 17 (9.39%) ITIL
3 15 (8.29%) Network Planning
4 14 (7.73%) Network Design
5 12 (6.63%) Migration
6 11 (6.08%) Line Management
6 11 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.42%) Change Control
8 7 (3.87%) Project Planning
8 7 (3.87%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.87%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.31%) Logistics
9 6 (3.31%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.31%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.31%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.76%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.76%) WFM
10 5 (2.76%) Scrum
10 5 (2.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.50%) Java
2 12 (6.63%) C
3 9 (4.97%) Perl
4 7 (3.87%) C++
5 5 (2.76%) Python
6 4 (2.21%) COBOL
6 4 (2.21%) SQL
7 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.10%) VB
7 2 (1.10%) Korn
7 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.55%) C#
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Degree
2 16 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.63%) CCNP
3 12 (6.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.97%) CCNA
5 7 (3.87%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.76%) CCIE
8 4 (2.21%) CISSP
9 3 (1.66%) PMP
9 3 (1.66%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.66%) 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%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.55%) CCDA
11 1 (0.55%) CCIP
11 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) COBIT
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.10%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.10%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) SCCM
1 5 (2.76%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (2.21%) HP NNM
2 4 (2.21%) OpenView
3 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.10%) Nagios
3 2 (1.10%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.55%) WSUS
4 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (19.34%) Cisco
2 30 (16.57%) Ericsson
3 24 (13.26%) Huawei
4 17 (9.39%) Nokia
5 16 (8.84%) BT
5 16 (8.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 13 (7.18%) F5
6 13 (7.18%) Oracle
6 13 (7.18%) HP
7 12 (6.63%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.08%) NEC
8 11 (6.08%) Microsoft
8 11 (6.08%) Juniper
9 10 (5.52%) IBM
10 9 (4.97%) Cramer
11 7 (3.87%) Nortel
12 6 (3.31%) VMware
13 5 (2.76%) Ciena
13 5 (2.76%) Remedy
13 5 (2.76%) Amdocs
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