The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 389 368 388
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing ATM 23 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.71% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate £385 £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £112 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £430 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £266 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.93% -36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.65 £82.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.09% +200.00%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
ATM
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 7 £373 +223.91% 2
Harrow - - - -
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 27 (48.21%) SDH
3 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 17 (30.36%) Frame Relay
5 16 (28.57%) VoIP
5 16 (28.57%) SLA
6 13 (23.21%) Ericsson
6 13 (23.21%) DWDM
7 12 (21.43%) UMTS
7 12 (21.43%) GSM
7 12 (21.43%) RNC
8 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
8 11 (19.64%) MPLS
9 10 (17.86%) 3G
9 10 (17.86%) Cisco
9 10 (17.86%) Nokia
9 10 (17.86%) Nortel
9 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
9 10 (17.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 8 (14.29%) German Language
10 8 (14.29%) Network Security
10 8 (14.29%) WAN
11 7 (12.50%) LAN
11 7 (12.50%) UNIX
11 7 (12.50%) Firewall
11 7 (12.50%) 2G
11 7 (12.50%) Advertising
12 6 (10.71%) Finance
12 6 (10.71%) ETL
12 6 (10.71%) VPN

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.79%) CICS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 27 (48.21%) SDH
3 17 (30.36%) Frame Relay
4 16 (28.57%) VoIP
5 13 (23.21%) DWDM
6 12 (21.43%) UMTS
6 12 (21.43%) GSM
6 12 (21.43%) RNC
7 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
7 11 (19.64%) MPLS
8 10 (17.86%) 3G
9 8 (14.29%) Network Security
9 8 (14.29%) WAN
10 7 (12.50%) LAN
10 7 (12.50%) Firewall
10 7 (12.50%) 2G
11 6 (10.71%) VPN
11 6 (10.71%) Wireless
11 6 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (7.14%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JUnit
1 2 (3.57%) JMeter
1 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.57%) TestNG
1 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) German Language
3 7 (12.50%) Advertising
4 6 (10.71%) Finance
4 6 (10.71%) Dutch Language
5 3 (5.36%) French Language
5 3 (5.36%) Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 2 (3.57%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Publishing
7 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Field Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
4 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
4 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Network Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) ISPF
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) CCTV
2 3 (5.36%) EMV
2 3 (5.36%) EFT
3 2 (3.57%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Tandem
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) VSAM
4 1 (1.79%) APACS
4 1 (1.79%) DataPower
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) EFTPOS
4 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) AIX
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (10.71%) ETL
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL
4 4 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (7.14%) Network Management
4 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (7.14%) WFM
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.57%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.57%) Information Security
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Logistics
7 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) COBOL
4 1 (1.79%) SELCOPY
4 1 (1.79%) JCL
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) CCVP
5 1 (1.79%) CCIE
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) SLA
2 6 (10.71%) QA
3 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.79%) Netcool
1 1 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Ericsson
2 10 (17.86%) Cisco
2 10 (17.86%) Nokia
2 10 (17.86%) Nortel
2 10 (17.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (10.71%) NEC
4 4 (7.14%) Siemens
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) F5
5 3 (5.36%) Mitel
5 3 (5.36%) ProCurve
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Huawei
7 1 (1.79%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (1.79%) Aruba
7 1 (1.79%) TSYS
7 1 (1.79%) VeriFone