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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 175 185 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -46
Contract jobs citing ATM 95 58 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.62% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 3.37% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £245 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £470 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +20.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £42.30 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-49.17% -48.72%
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
2036 1721 1603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.46% 18.42% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 752 667
Average daily rate £361 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 109 169
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 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
Buckinghamshire +30 47 £325 - 3
Berkshire -9 25 £150 -31.81% 1
Hampshire +3 20 £325 -38.09% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 45 (29.80%) Telecoms
3 42 (27.81%) MS Excel
4 35 (23.18%) MS Office
5 33 (21.85%) Windows
6 30 (19.87%) Windows 7
7 28 (18.54%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
8 25 (16.56%) SDH
8 25 (16.56%) Ethernet
9 22 (14.57%) ITIL
9 22 (14.57%) Financial Institution
10 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.58%) 3G
12 18 (11.92%) Banking
13 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
14 16 (10.60%) 2G
15 15 (9.93%) SC Cleared
15 15 (9.93%) UNIX
16 14 (9.27%) VPN
16 14 (9.27%) Cisco
16 14 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (8.61%) CCNP
17 13 (8.61%) MS Project
17 13 (8.61%) BGP
17 13 (8.61%) Spreadsheet
17 13 (8.61%) Firewall
17 13 (8.61%) Frame Relay
17 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (8.61%) Cramer

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (27.81%) MS Excel
2 35 (23.18%) MS Office
3 13 (8.61%) MS Project
3 13 (8.61%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.54%) Radio Access Network
2 25 (16.56%) SDH
2 25 (16.56%) Ethernet
3 19 (12.58%) 3G
4 16 (10.60%) 2G
5 14 (9.27%) VPN
6 13 (8.61%) BGP
6 13 (8.61%) Firewall
6 13 (8.61%) Frame Relay
7 12 (7.95%) TCP/IP
7 12 (7.95%) WAN
7 12 (7.95%) LAN
8 10 (6.62%) xDSL
9 8 (5.30%) RNC
9 8 (5.30%) UMTS
9 8 (5.30%) Internet
9 8 (5.30%) MPLS
9 8 (5.30%) OSPF
10 7 (4.64%) DNS
10 7 (4.64%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.66%) Subversion
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 45 (29.80%) Telecoms
3 22 (14.57%) Financial Institution
4 18 (11.92%) Banking
5 6 (3.97%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.97%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (11.92%) Analyst
2 15 (9.93%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.95%) Network Engineer
3 12 (7.95%) RAN Engineer
4 10 (6.62%) Architect
4 10 (6.62%) Technical Specialist
4 10 (6.62%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) MI Analyst
5 9 (5.96%) Coordinator
6 6 (3.97%) Field Engineer
6 6 (3.97%) Consultant
6 6 (3.97%) IP Engineer
6 6 (3.97%) IP Network Engineer
6 6 (3.97%) ATM Engineer
7 5 (3.31%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.31%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (2.65%) Architecture Manager
8 4 (2.65%) Databuild Engineer
8 4 (2.65%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) Motif
2 1 (0.66%) Qt
2 1 (0.66%) HTML5
2 1 (0.66%) CSS3
2 1 (0.66%) HTML
2 1 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.64%) EPoS
4 5 (3.31%) PKI
4 5 (3.31%) Statistics
4 5 (3.31%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.65%) APACS
5 4 (2.65%) EFT
6 3 (1.99%) EMV
6 3 (1.99%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.32%) EFTPOS
7 2 (1.32%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.32%) Economics
8 1 (0.66%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.85%) Windows
2 30 (19.87%) Windows 7
3 15 (9.93%) UNIX
4 10 (6.62%) Windows XP
5 8 (5.30%) Linux
6 4 (2.65%) Solaris
7 3 (1.99%) SUSE
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.57%) ITIL
2 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (8.61%) Line Management
3 12 (7.95%) Change Management
4 10 (6.62%) Service Management
4 10 (6.62%) Build Automation
5 9 (5.96%) Change Control
5 9 (5.96%) Logistics
5 9 (5.96%) Software Testing
6 8 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.64%) Project Planning
7 7 (4.64%) Project Management
8 6 (3.97%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.97%) WFM
8 6 (3.97%) Migration
8 6 (3.97%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.97%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.31%) Software Licensing
9 5 (3.31%) Analytics
9 5 (3.31%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.28%) SQL
2 10 (6.62%) VB
3 9 (5.96%) VBA
4 2 (1.32%) Perl
5 1 (0.66%) C
5 1 (0.66%) C++
5 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (8.61%) CCNP
5 12 (7.95%) CCNA
6 7 (4.64%) Degree
7 6 (3.97%) BC Cleared
8 4 (2.65%) Sun Certification
8 4 (2.65%) SCSA
9 2 (1.32%) HNC
10 1 (0.66%) CCIE
10 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.66%) CCDP
10 1 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.65%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.99%) VMware Server
2 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.62%) Tivoli
1 10 (6.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 9 (5.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.27%) Cisco
3 13 (8.61%) Cramer
4 10 (6.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 9 (5.96%) Huawei
5 9 (5.96%) Ericsson
6 6 (3.97%) Sun
7 5 (3.31%) VMware
8 4 (2.65%) Amdocs
8 4 (2.65%) Remedy
8 4 (2.65%) Veritas
8 4 (2.65%) HP
8 4 (2.65%) Citrix
8 4 (2.65%) Nokia
8 4 (2.65%) Oracle
9 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.99%) Sage
9 3 (1.99%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 3 (1.99%) WorldPay
9 3 (1.99%) Elavon