The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading 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 54 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Contract jobs citing ATM 19 37 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 4.79% 6.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 18.88% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
Average daily rate £319 £225 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £276 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £266 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.93% -36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.65 £82.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.09% +200.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 196 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.30% 25.39% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 114
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.55 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £19.10 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
ATM
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ATM Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 23 (67.65%) Telecoms
2 18 (52.94%) Huawei
3 16 (47.06%) SDH
4 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
5 12 (35.29%) UMTS
6 11 (32.35%) DWDM
6 11 (32.35%) 3G
6 11 (32.35%) Back Office
7 9 (26.47%) 4G
7 9 (26.47%) 2G
8 8 (23.53%) MPLS
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco
8 8 (23.53%) 3GPP
9 7 (20.59%) BT
9 7 (20.59%) Network Design
9 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (17.65%) CDMA
10 6 (17.65%) GPRS
10 6 (17.65%) Juniper
10 6 (17.65%) WCDMA
11 5 (14.71%) BGP
11 5 (14.71%) LAN
11 5 (14.71%) WAN
11 5 (14.71%) LTE
11 5 (14.71%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (14.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 4 (11.76%) Project Management
12 4 (11.76%) Change Management
12 4 (11.76%) Firewall
12 4 (11.76%) GSM

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) SDH
2 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
3 12 (35.29%) UMTS
4 11 (32.35%) DWDM
4 11 (32.35%) 3G
5 9 (26.47%) 4G
5 9 (26.47%) 2G
6 8 (23.53%) MPLS
6 8 (23.53%) 3GPP
7 6 (17.65%) CDMA
7 6 (17.65%) GPRS
7 6 (17.65%) WCDMA
8 5 (14.71%) BGP
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) WAN
8 5 (14.71%) LTE
8 5 (14.71%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (11.76%) Firewall
9 4 (11.76%) GSM
9 4 (11.76%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (67.65%) Telecoms
2 11 (32.35%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Transmission Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Architect
4 4 (11.76%) RAN Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Back Office Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) OSS Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) VMS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Network Design
1 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.76%) Project Management
2 4 (11.76%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.82%) Fault Management
3 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.94%) Data Security
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Korn
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) HND
3 2 (5.88%) CCIE
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) HNC
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Huawei
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) BT
4 6 (17.65%) Juniper
5 5 (14.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Velocent
7 2 (5.88%) Cerion
7 2 (5.88%) Greenplum
7 2 (5.88%) Cramer
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.94%) Nokia
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