The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 101 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing ATM 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.14% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 1.10% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £448 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% -18.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+112.76% -27.69%
ATM
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
276 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.23% 12.75% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 77
Average daily rate £368 £318 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Tandem
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
2 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
2 5 (45.45%) BASE24
2 5 (45.45%) EMV
2 5 (45.45%) COBOL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) TSYS
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (27.27%) SEPA
4 2 (18.18%) LTE
4 2 (18.18%) 4G
4 2 (18.18%) RNC
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei
4 2 (18.18%) NEC
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) 2G
4 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
4 2 (18.18%) Nokia

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) 2G
1 2 (18.18%) 3G
1 2 (18.18%) 4G
1 2 (18.18%) DWDM
1 2 (18.18%) LTE
1 2 (18.18%) RNC
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Support
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Field Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Payments Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) EMV
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
1 5 (45.45%) Tandem
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) COBOL
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
1 3 (27.27%) SEPA
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) TSYS
3 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
3 2 (18.18%) Huawei
3 2 (18.18%) NEC
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
3 2 (18.18%) Nortel