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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 70 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing ATM 7 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 1.74% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 6.28% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£525 - £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £370 £458
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -19.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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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
207 239 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.62% 27.69% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 92 83
Average daily rate £388 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 10 (76.92%) Degree
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) Huawei
3 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
4 6 (46.15%) PPP
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
4 6 (46.15%) DSLAM
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Sun
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Sun Certification
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Broadband
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) Solaris
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (46.15%) Veritas
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) SCSA
4 6 (46.15%) xDSL
4 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Ethernet
2 6 (46.15%) PPP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) DSLAM
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Broadband
2 6 (46.15%) xDSL
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) 2G
3 2 (15.38%) 3G
4 1 (7.69%) LTE
4 1 (7.69%) 4G
4 1 (7.69%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
1 4 (30.77%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Support
2 1 (7.69%) Transmission Planner
2 1 (7.69%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Sun Certification
2 6 (46.15%) SCSA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Huawei
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Sun
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Veritas
3 5 (38.46%) Ab Initio
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.69%) BT
6 1 (7.69%) Cramer