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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 67 54 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -44
Contract jobs citing ATM 8 33 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 2.99% 11.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 13.31% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 17
Average daily rate
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£313 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.55% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £266 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £270 £310
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £20.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+80.72% +43.10%
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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
202 248 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.22% 22.44% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 129
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 9 (39.13%) SDH
1 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (26.09%) 3G
4 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
5 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Remedy
5 5 (21.74%) 2G
5 5 (21.74%) LTE
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) 4G
6 4 (17.39%) Change Control
6 4 (17.39%) Amdocs
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) MS Project
7 3 (13.04%) UNIX
7 3 (13.04%) AIX
7 3 (13.04%) Solaris
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) DB2
7 3 (13.04%) ISDN
7 3 (13.04%) WAN

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SDH
2 6 (26.09%) 3G
3 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
3 5 (21.74%) 2G
3 5 (21.74%) LTE
4 4 (17.39%) 4G
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) PPP
5 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) ISDN
5 3 (13.04%) FDDI
6 2 (8.70%) SMDS
6 2 (8.70%) Frame Relay
6 2 (8.70%) X.25
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) SONET
6 2 (8.70%) APPN
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) IGRP
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Coordinator
1 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Project Coordinator
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Transmission Planner
1 4 (17.39%) Project Support Coordinator
2 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Security Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Circuiting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) DataPower
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) AIX
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C++
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Certification
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CCIE
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Remedy
3 4 (17.39%) Amdocs
4 3 (13.04%) Cramer
4 3 (13.04%) Nokia
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Ericsson
5 2 (8.70%) BT
5 2 (8.70%) Huawei
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (4.35%) Siemens