The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 138 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing ATM 6 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.53% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 3.35% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.23% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.54 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
-63.07% -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
404 448 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.50% 15.82% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 210 242
Average daily rate £350 £319 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ATM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cheshire +7 6 £413 +52.77%
Manchester - - - - 1
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (40.00%) 3G
1 4 (40.00%) 2G
1 4 (40.00%) 4G
2 3 (30.00%) LTE
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) 2.5G
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) SDH
2 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CICS
3 2 (20.00%) JNDI
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (20.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (40.00%) 3G
1 4 (40.00%) 2G
1 4 (40.00%) 4G
2 3 (30.00%) LTE
2 3 (30.00%) 2.5G
2 3 (30.00%) SDH
3 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Transmission Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft