The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 119 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing ATM 9 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 2.67% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
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£363 £425 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +46.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £42.30 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-49.17% -48.72%
ATM
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
355 337 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.83% 12.78% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 153 141
Average daily rate £324 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ATM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Edinburgh +1 4 £363 -9.93%
Dundee +1 1 - -
ATM
UK

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (46.15%) GSM
1 6 (46.15%) SDH
1 6 (46.15%) UMTS
1 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
1 6 (46.15%) Ericsson
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) RNC
1 6 (46.15%) WFM
1 6 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 6 (46.15%) Line Management
1 6 (46.15%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
5 1 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (7.69%) Pro/ENGINEER

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
1 1 (7.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) GSM
1 6 (46.15%) SDH
1 6 (46.15%) UMTS
1 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
1 6 (46.15%) RNC
1 6 (46.15%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) WFM
1 6 (46.15%) Line Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Ericsson
1 6 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (7.69%) HP