The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 207 200 188
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing ATM 39 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 3.16% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 7
Average daily rate £363 £265 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.79% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £118 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £8.08 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -95.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+112.76% -27.69%
ATM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ATM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

ATM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ATM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +15 21 £425 +50.44%
Berkshire -4 10 £363 +36.79% 1
Hampshire -4 7 £350 -30.00% 3
Surrey -10 2 £270 +8.00%
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 53 (47.75%) Finance
2 41 (36.94%) Windows
3 40 (36.04%) MS Excel
4 37 (33.33%) MS Office
4 37 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
6 20 (18.02%) Statistics
7 19 (17.12%) Data Governance
7 19 (17.12%) Data Structures
7 19 (17.12%) Data Security
8 18 (16.22%) Banking
8 18 (16.22%) Data Analysis
8 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 18 (16.22%) SDH
9 15 (13.51%) Ethernet
9 15 (13.51%) 3G
9 15 (13.51%) 2G
9 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared
9 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared
10 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
10 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
11 13 (11.71%) Incident Management
12 12 (10.81%) Fault Management
13 11 (9.91%) Data Extraction
13 11 (9.91%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (9.91%) MS Project
14 10 (9.01%) 4G
15 9 (8.11%) Degree
15 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
16 8 (7.21%) Project Management

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (36.04%) MS Excel
2 37 (33.33%) MS Office
3 11 (9.91%) MS Project
4 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.22%) SDH
2 15 (13.51%) 2G
2 15 (13.51%) 3G
2 15 (13.51%) Ethernet
3 11 (9.91%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (9.01%) 4G
5 8 (7.21%) DWDM
6 6 (5.41%) IPsec
6 6 (5.41%) MPLS
6 6 (5.41%) VPN
7 5 (4.50%) DHCP
7 5 (4.50%) DNS
7 5 (4.50%) HSRP
7 5 (4.50%) OSPF
7 5 (4.50%) RTCP
7 5 (4.50%) RTP
7 5 (4.50%) SCTP
7 5 (4.50%) VLAN
7 5 (4.50%) VRRP
7 5 (4.50%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
General
1 53 (47.75%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Banking
3 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.70%) Back Office
5 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Analyst
2 21 (18.92%) Data Analyst
3 10 (9.01%) Service Analyst
4 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Transmission Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) RAN Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Implementation Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Microwave Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Transmission Design Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Configuration Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Project Implementation Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
1 6 (5.41%) Motif
1 6 (5.41%) Qt
2 5 (4.50%) XML
3 1 (0.90%) RFC 3261
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Statistics
2 19 (17.12%) Data Structures
3 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.91%) Data Extraction
5 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.60%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.70%) DataPower
8 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.94%) Windows
2 37 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.41%) Unix
4 4 (3.60%) Linux
5 3 (2.70%) SUSE
6 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.12%) Data Governance
1 19 (17.12%) Data Security
2 18 (16.22%) Data Analysis
3 13 (11.71%) Incident Management
4 12 (10.81%) Fault Management
5 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.21%) Project Management
6 8 (7.21%) Project Planning
6 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.31%) Process Improvement
8 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.50%) Logistics
9 5 (4.50%) Presales
9 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.60%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.60%) ETL
10 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.60%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) C++
1 6 (5.41%) VB.NET
2 5 (4.50%) COBOL
2 5 (4.50%) SQL
3 1 (0.90%) C
3 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.11%) Degree
3 4 (3.60%) HNC
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) SCCM
2 4 (3.60%) vRealize
3 3 (2.70%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 35 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) Ericsson
2 7 (6.31%) Huawei
2 7 (6.31%) Nokia
3 6 (5.41%) BT
3 6 (5.41%) Nortel
3 6 (5.41%) VMware
4 4 (3.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (3.60%) IBM
4 4 (3.60%) NEC
4 4 (3.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (2.70%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) Citrix
5 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) Siemens
7 1 (0.90%) BMC
7 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.90%) ILOG
7 1 (0.90%) Remedy