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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 226 147 85
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -62
Contract jobs citing ATM 27 88 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 1.00% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 5.48% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 21
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£198 £250 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £198 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £299 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £419 £330
% change year-on-year
-12.83% +26.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.75
ATM
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1841 1606 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.77% 18.29% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 742 621
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 90 164
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
Berkshire -57 12 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £125 -50.00%
Hampshire -17 4 - - 2
Surrey - 3 £270 -
Middlesex - - - -
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 33 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 32 (41.03%) SDH
2 32 (41.03%) Ethernet
3 26 (33.33%) 3G
4 24 (30.77%) Project Management
5 23 (29.49%) LTE
6 21 (26.92%) Ericsson
7 18 (23.08%) Huawei
7 18 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
8 17 (21.79%) Cisco
8 17 (21.79%) Windows
9 16 (20.51%) Nokia
10 14 (17.95%) 2G
11 12 (15.38%) Finance
11 12 (15.38%) BT
11 12 (15.38%) DWDM
11 12 (15.38%) MPLS
11 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 11 (14.10%) VPN
12 11 (14.10%) NEC
12 11 (14.10%) Network Planning
13 10 (12.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
13 10 (12.82%) UNIX
14 9 (11.54%) Linux
14 9 (11.54%) WAN
14 9 (11.54%) Firewall
15 8 (10.26%) BGP
15 8 (10.26%) MS Project
15 8 (10.26%) ITIL

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Project
3 6 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.03%) SDH
1 32 (41.03%) Ethernet
2 26 (33.33%) 3G
3 23 (29.49%) LTE
4 18 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (17.95%) 2G
6 12 (15.38%) DWDM
6 12 (15.38%) MPLS
7 11 (14.10%) VPN
8 9 (11.54%) WAN
8 9 (11.54%) Firewall
9 8 (10.26%) BGP
10 7 (8.97%) LAN
11 6 (7.69%) UMTS
11 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.69%) Internet
11 6 (7.69%) Frame Relay
11 6 (7.69%) IPsec
11 6 (7.69%) 4G
12 5 (6.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) AppScan
General
1 33 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.38%) Finance
3 8 (10.26%) Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Transmission Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Design Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Transmission Planner
7 4 (5.13%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (5.13%) Project Support Coordinator
8 3 (3.85%) Databuild Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Designer
9 2 (2.56%) Provisioning Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) Middleware
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.56%) JSON
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) PKI
4 3 (3.85%) DataPower
4 3 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) IVR
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) UNIX
3 9 (11.54%) Linux
4 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.69%) AIX
6 5 (6.41%) Solaris
7 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Project Management
2 11 (14.10%) Network Planning
3 8 (10.26%) ITIL
4 6 (7.69%) Logistics
4 6 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.41%) Migration
6 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.13%) Data Security
6 4 (5.13%) Security Management
6 4 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.13%) Information Security
6 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.13%) Network Design
6 4 (5.13%) Change Control
7 3 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.85%) High Availability
7 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) Java
2 5 (6.41%) C++
2 5 (6.41%) Python
3 4 (5.13%) C
4 3 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.56%) Korn
5 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.13%) CISSP
3 4 (5.13%) CCIE
4 3 (3.85%) IBM Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) PMP
5 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CCIP
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Ericsson
2 18 (23.08%) Huawei
3 17 (21.79%) Cisco
4 16 (20.51%) Nokia
5 12 (15.38%) BT
6 11 (14.10%) NEC
7 10 (12.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.69%) IBM
9 6 (7.69%) Nortel
10 5 (6.41%) Juniper
10 5 (6.41%) Ciena
11 4 (5.13%) Remedy
11 4 (5.13%) Cramer
12 3 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (3.85%) Siemens
12 3 (3.85%) Amdocs
13 2 (2.56%) F5
13 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.56%) HP