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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 88 56 84
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +28
Contract jobs citing ATM 2 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 1.75% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 12.90% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+204.34% -35.21%
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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
188 155 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.49% 13.54% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 63 57
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.53 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) SDH
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) 2G
1 3 (75.00%) 2.5G
1 3 (75.00%) Network Planning
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SDH
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) 2G
1 3 (75.00%) 2.5G
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java