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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 123 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing ATM 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 1.13% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £370 £458
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -19.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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
311 353 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.34% 12.63% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 190 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
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 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 September 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 -10 10 £400 +14.28%
ATM
UK

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) ISDN
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) PPP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) ISDN
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) PPP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) BGP
1 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) 2G
2 1 (7.14%) RNC
2 1 (7.14%) 3G
2 1 (7.14%) DWDM
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCIE
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Nortel
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) NEC
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei