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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 484 478 374
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -104
Contract jobs citing ATM 106 90 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.42% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 48
Average daily rate
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£340 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +26.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £45.00 £8.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% +453.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £42.30 -
% change year-on-year
-71.63% -
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
7188 6327 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.14% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3471 3201
Average daily rate £354 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 361 514
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

ATM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2015. 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 +12 62 £325 +8.33% 8
London +3 17 £400 +2.56% 4
Yorkshire -15 11 £376 +1.68% 1
North West -18 4 £450 +16.12% 3
East of England +1 3 £215 -68.61% 1
East Midlands - 2 £363 - 1
South West +10 1 £90 -77.15% 2
Midlands - 1 £270 -
North East - 1 - - 1
ATM
UK

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 101 (34.47%) Telecoms
2 80 (27.30%) Finance
2 80 (27.30%) Radio Access Network
3 75 (25.60%) Ethernet
4 73 (24.91%) SDH
5 62 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (19.80%) RNC
6 58 (19.80%) UMTS
6 58 (19.80%) Ericsson
7 57 (19.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 57 (19.45%) Line Management
8 56 (19.11%) GSM
9 54 (18.43%) SLA
10 53 (18.09%) WFM
11 43 (14.68%) MS Excel
12 38 (12.97%) Windows
13 37 (12.63%) MS Office
14 36 (12.29%) Banking
15 33 (11.26%) Cisco
16 31 (10.58%) Windows 7
17 30 (10.24%) Microsoft
18 28 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (9.56%) Financial Institution
19 25 (8.53%) Firewall
19 25 (8.53%) 3G
19 25 (8.53%) CCNP
19 25 (8.53%) VPN
19 25 (8.53%) ITIL
20 24 (8.19%) Frame Relay
20 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (1.37%) CMS
2 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.68%) CICS
3 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 43 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 37 (12.63%) MS Office
3 14 (4.78%) MS Project
4 13 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (4.10%) BASE24
2 4 (1.37%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.34%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 80 (27.30%) Radio Access Network
2 75 (25.60%) Ethernet
3 73 (24.91%) SDH
4 58 (19.80%) RNC
4 58 (19.80%) UMTS
5 56 (19.11%) GSM
6 25 (8.53%) Firewall
6 25 (8.53%) 3G
6 25 (8.53%) VPN
7 24 (8.19%) Frame Relay
8 23 (7.85%) TCP/IP
9 22 (7.51%) LAN
9 22 (7.51%) 2G
10 19 (6.48%) MPLS
10 19 (6.48%) WAN
11 18 (6.14%) BGP
12 16 (5.46%) Internet
12 16 (5.46%) Wireless
13 14 (4.78%) OSPF
14 11 (3.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.02%) DB2
3 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.02%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) JMeter
3 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) JUnit
3 1 (0.34%) Subversion
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) TestNG
3 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.34%) Selenium
3 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (34.47%) Telecoms
2 80 (27.30%) Finance
3 36 (12.29%) Banking
4 28 (9.56%) Financial Institution
5 17 (5.80%) Retail
6 11 (3.75%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.05%) Marketing
7 6 (2.05%) Back Office
8 5 (1.71%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.71%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.37%) Legal
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Avionics
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (18.77%) Field Engineer
2 39 (13.31%) Analyst
3 23 (7.85%) Network Engineer
4 20 (6.83%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.14%) Developer
6 14 (4.78%) Integration Engineer
6 14 (4.78%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.10%) RAN Engineer
7 12 (4.10%) ATM Engineer
7 12 (4.10%) Architect
7 12 (4.10%) Consultant
8 9 (3.07%) Coordinator
9 8 (2.73%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (2.39%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.05%) Test Leader
11 6 (2.05%) MI Analyst
11 6 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (1.71%) Test Manager
12 5 (1.71%) Support Engineer
12 5 (1.71%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.80%) HTML
2 11 (3.75%) J2EE
3 7 (2.39%) CSS
4 6 (2.05%) HTML5
4 6 (2.05%) CSS3
4 6 (2.05%) Middleware
5 3 (1.02%) .NET
6 2 (0.68%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.68%) JNDI
6 2 (0.68%) JDBC
6 2 (0.68%) JSP
6 2 (0.68%) JMS
7 1 (0.34%) Motif
7 1 (0.34%) Flash
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) Web Services
7 1 (0.34%) XML
7 1 (0.34%) XMPP
7 1 (0.34%) Ajax
7 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.44%) EMV
3 11 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.41%) EPoS
4 10 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.71%) APACS
6 5 (1.71%) Chip Card
6 5 (1.71%) Chip and PIN
6 5 (1.71%) EFT
6 5 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.37%) PKI
7 4 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.02%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.02%) EFTPOS
8 3 (1.02%) Statistics
8 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.97%) Windows
2 31 (10.58%) Windows 7
3 18 (6.14%) UNIX
4 14 (4.78%) Linux
5 9 (3.07%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.71%) Solaris
7 3 (1.02%) SUSE
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (19.45%) Line Management
3 53 (18.09%) WFM
4 25 (8.53%) ITIL
5 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (5.12%) Change Management
7 13 (4.44%) Project Management
8 12 (4.10%) Service Management
9 11 (3.75%) Logistics
10 9 (3.07%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.07%) Migration
10 9 (3.07%) Software Engineering
10 9 (3.07%) Network Design
10 9 (3.07%) Project Planning
10 9 (3.07%) Build Automation
11 8 (2.73%) Analytics
11 8 (2.73%) Software Testing
11 8 (2.73%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.39%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.80%) Java
1 17 (5.80%) JavaScript
2 14 (4.78%) SQL
3 12 (4.10%) C++
4 8 (2.73%) VB
5 6 (2.05%) VBA
5 6 (2.05%) C#
6 3 (1.02%) Python
7 2 (0.68%) Perl
7 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (8.53%) CCNP
3 20 (6.83%) Security Cleared
4 18 (6.14%) CCNA
4 18 (6.14%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.12%) Degree
6 9 (3.07%) CCDP
7 8 (2.73%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.39%) ISEB
9 6 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.37%) BC Cleared
10 4 (1.37%) SCSA
10 4 (1.37%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.02%) CCIE
11 3 (1.02%) CCDA
12 2 (0.68%) HNC
12 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.68%) CCVP
13 1 (0.34%) PMP
13 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (18.43%) SLA
2 10 (3.41%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.41%) SCCM
2 8 (2.73%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 8 (2.73%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.68%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 58 (19.80%) Ericsson
2 57 (19.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 33 (11.26%) Cisco
4 30 (10.24%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.78%) Cramer
6 11 (3.75%) Nokia
6 11 (3.75%) Juniper
6 11 (3.75%) Huawei
7 9 (3.07%) VMware
8 8 (2.73%) Oracle
8 8 (2.73%) HP
8 8 (2.73%) Sun
9 5 (1.71%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.71%) Citrix
9 5 (1.71%) TSYS
10 4 (1.37%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.37%) Elavon
10 4 (1.37%) Ingenico
10 4 (1.37%) VeriFone
10 4 (1.37%) VocaLink