The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 389 381 388
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing ATM 20 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 1.41% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 5
Average daily rate
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£403 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £424 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.75
ATM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3078 3041 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.68% 12.07% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 1966 2138
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in London

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATM across the London region.

ATM Daily Rate Trend in London

ATM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ATM Daily Rate Histogram in London

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ATM across the London region.

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in London

ATM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
City of London +22 2 £395 -18.97% 1
Harrow - - - -
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (48.57%) WAN
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (28.57%) DNS
3 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 9 (25.71%) F5
5 8 (22.86%) VPN
5 8 (22.86%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) Oracle
5 8 (22.86%) LAN
5 8 (22.86%) SMTP
5 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
5 8 (22.86%) HTTP
5 8 (22.86%) BIG-IP
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
6 7 (20.00%) SSH
6 7 (20.00%) UNIX
6 7 (20.00%) C
6 7 (20.00%) SSL
6 7 (20.00%) IPsec
7 6 (17.14%) tcpdump
7 6 (17.14%) snoop
7 6 (17.14%) Perl
7 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
7 6 (17.14%) IIS
7 6 (17.14%) SDH
7 6 (17.14%) Apache
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) .NET

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
1 6 (17.14%) IIS
1 6 (17.14%) Apache
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) WAN
2 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
3 8 (22.86%) LAN
3 8 (22.86%) SMTP
3 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
3 8 (22.86%) HTTP
3 8 (22.86%) BIG-IP
4 7 (20.00%) SSH
4 7 (20.00%) SSL
4 7 (20.00%) IPsec
5 6 (17.14%) tcpdump
5 6 (17.14%) snoop
5 6 (17.14%) SDH
5 6 (17.14%) Ethereal
6 5 (14.29%) Wireless
6 5 (14.29%) UMTS
6 5 (14.29%) GSM
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Voice Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Security Designer
5 1 (2.86%) Procurement Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) EMV Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Project Director
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Change Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Lead Designer
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) EMV
3 1 (2.86%) EFT
3 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Network Design
3 4 (11.43%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) C
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) AAT
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) F5
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Ariba
4 2 (5.71%) Ericsson
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.86%) Veeam
5 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Nortel
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Aruba