The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 72 66 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing ATM 5 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 1.26% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 5.04% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Average daily rate
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- £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +20.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £42.30 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-49.17% -48.72%
ATM
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
203 258 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.95% 24.95% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 95 76
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Broadband
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) MS Project
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Sun
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Sun Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Veritas
5 4 (36.36%) DSLAM
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) SDH
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) SCSA
5 4 (36.36%) xDSL
5 4 (36.36%) Amdocs
5 4 (36.36%) Ethernet

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) MS Project
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Broadband
1 4 (36.36%) SDH
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
1 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
1 4 (36.36%) PPP
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) DSLAM
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) xDSL
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) GGSN
2 1 (9.09%) SGSN
2 1 (9.09%) MGW
2 1 (9.09%) Megaco
2 1 (9.09%) ISUP
2 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
2 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
2 1 (9.09%) UMTS
2 1 (9.09%) CDMA
2 1 (9.09%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) CS Core Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
3 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Sun Certification
2 4 (36.36%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Sun
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Veritas
2 4 (36.36%) Amdocs
2 4 (36.36%) Huawei
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase