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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 386 427 357
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -70
Contract jobs citing ATM 186 120 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 1.98% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 25
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£363 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £260
% change year-on-year
+27.38% +20.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £180.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% +323.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.08 £180.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £180.00 £96.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £180.00 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-87.50% +118.18%
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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 86 £255 +0.99% 11
North West +5 26 £459 +14.03%
London -19 24 £270 -30.32% 3
South West -11 14 £475 +50.79% 2
Yorkshire -5 12 £450 +45.16% 3
West Midlands 0 8 £203 - 2
East of England - 6 £400 -
North East - - - - 2
ATM
UK

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 110 (40.29%) Telecoms
2 79 (28.94%) Radio Access Network
3 78 (28.57%) SDH
4 77 (28.21%) Ethernet
5 73 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (25.27%) Ericsson
7 68 (24.91%) Line Management
8 67 (24.54%) UMTS
8 67 (24.54%) Finance
9 66 (24.18%) SLA
10 65 (23.81%) GSM
10 65 (23.81%) RNC
10 65 (23.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 60 (21.98%) WFM
12 41 (15.02%) Banking
13 36 (13.19%) Cisco
14 34 (12.45%) BGP
15 33 (12.09%) Windows
16 31 (11.36%) LAN
17 30 (10.99%) MS Excel
18 27 (9.89%) WAN
19 26 (9.52%) OSPF
19 26 (9.52%) Retail
19 26 (9.52%) Windows 7
20 25 (9.16%) ITIL
21 24 (8.79%) VPN
21 24 (8.79%) Microsoft
21 24 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
21 24 (8.79%) MPLS
22 22 (8.06%) Firewall

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.47%) CMS
2 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.73%) CICS
3 1 (0.37%) IIS
3 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 30 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.06%) MS Office
3 15 (5.49%) MS Project
4 9 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.37%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (2.93%) BASE24
1 8 (2.93%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.37%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 79 (28.94%) Radio Access Network
2 78 (28.57%) SDH
3 77 (28.21%) Ethernet
4 67 (24.54%) UMTS
5 65 (23.81%) GSM
5 65 (23.81%) RNC
6 34 (12.45%) BGP
7 31 (11.36%) LAN
8 27 (9.89%) WAN
9 26 (9.52%) OSPF
10 24 (8.79%) MPLS
10 24 (8.79%) VPN
11 22 (8.06%) Firewall
11 22 (8.06%) Frame Relay
12 21 (7.69%) TCP/IP
13 20 (7.33%) 2G
13 20 (7.33%) 3G
14 19 (6.96%) EIGRP
15 15 (5.49%) Internet
16 14 (5.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.73%) DB2
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.20%) JUnit
1 6 (2.20%) Selenium
1 6 (2.20%) TestNG
1 6 (2.20%) WebDriver
2 4 (1.47%) Appium
3 2 (0.73%) JMeter
3 2 (0.73%) JIRA
3 2 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.73%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
General
1 110 (40.29%) Telecoms
2 67 (24.54%) Finance
3 41 (15.02%) Banking
4 26 (9.52%) Retail
5 15 (5.49%) Retail Banking
6 12 (4.40%) Financial Institution
7 11 (4.03%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.47%) Back Office
9 3 (1.10%) Electronics
9 3 (1.10%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.73%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (23.44%) Field Engineer
2 32 (11.72%) Analyst
3 24 (8.79%) Project Manager
4 21 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 16 (5.86%) Architect
6 14 (5.13%) Developer
7 13 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
8 12 (4.40%) RAN Engineer
9 10 (3.66%) ATM Engineer
9 10 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.30%) IP Engineer
11 8 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.93%) Consultant
12 7 (2.56%) Coordinator
12 7 (2.56%) MI Analyst
12 7 (2.56%) IP Network Engineer
12 7 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
13 6 (2.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 5 (1.83%) Network Architect
14 5 (1.83%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.03%) HTML
1 11 (4.03%) J2EE
2 7 (2.56%) Middleware
3 3 (1.10%) .NET
4 2 (0.73%) JDBC
4 2 (0.73%) JSP
4 2 (0.73%) JNDI
4 2 (0.73%) WebCenter
4 2 (0.73%) JMS
5 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.37%) Ajax
5 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) WCF
5 1 (0.37%) jQuery
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.37%) Web Services
5 1 (0.37%) XML
5 1 (0.37%) Flash
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.40%) EMV
4 8 (2.93%) EPoS
4 8 (2.93%) Statistics
4 8 (2.93%) Credit Risk
5 6 (2.20%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.83%) PKI
6 5 (1.83%) Chip Card
6 5 (1.83%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.47%) EFT
7 4 (1.47%) APACS
8 3 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.10%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.73%) EFTPOS
9 2 (0.73%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.09%) Windows
2 26 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.03%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.66%) UNIX
5 4 (1.47%) Linux
6 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.73%) HPUX
7 2 (0.73%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.91%) Line Management
3 60 (21.98%) WFM
4 25 (9.16%) ITIL
5 24 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (6.59%) Project Management
7 14 (5.13%) Network Design
8 12 (4.40%) Change Management
9 11 (4.03%) Service Management
9 11 (4.03%) Business Transformation
10 10 (3.66%) Migration
11 9 (3.30%) Project Planning
11 9 (3.30%) Logistics
11 9 (3.30%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.30%) Change Control
12 8 (2.93%) Build Automation
12 8 (2.93%) Analytics
12 8 (2.93%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (2.93%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (2.93%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.13%) Java
2 12 (4.40%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.03%) C++
4 9 (3.30%) VB
5 8 (2.93%) VBA
6 6 (2.20%) C#
6 6 (2.20%) SQL
7 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.73%) C
7 2 (0.73%) Python
8 1 (0.37%) Ada
8 1 (0.37%) COBOL
8 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 17 (6.23%) VCP4
5 14 (5.13%) CCNP
6 13 (4.76%) CCNA
7 11 (4.03%) Degree
8 7 (2.56%) BC Cleared
8 7 (2.56%) CCIE
9 6 (2.20%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.47%) ISEB
12 2 (0.73%) HNC
12 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.37%) PMP
13 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.37%) CCIP
13 1 (0.37%) CCDP
13 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (24.18%) SLA
2 8 (2.93%) ISO 8583
3 7 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) EMIR
4 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.66%) SCCM
2 8 (2.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 8 (2.93%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.10%) Netcool
4 2 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (25.27%) Ericsson
2 65 (23.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 36 (13.19%) Cisco
4 24 (8.79%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.76%) Cramer
6 11 (4.03%) Juniper
7 8 (2.93%) HP
7 8 (2.93%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.56%) Nokia
9 6 (2.20%) IBM
9 6 (2.20%) Amdocs
10 5 (1.83%) Huawei
10 5 (1.83%) Brocade
11 4 (1.47%) VMware
11 4 (1.47%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.47%) Remedy
12 3 (1.10%) Sage
12 3 (1.10%) Wincor Nixdorf
12 3 (1.10%) Oracle
12 3 (1.10%) VocaLink
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