The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 124 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing ATM 15 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.58% 0.98% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
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£475 £315 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -24.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £315 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £343 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.69% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
419 307 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.33% 12.33% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 150 176
Average daily rate £356 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £31.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ATM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ATM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

ATM Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ATM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Wiltshire - 4 £488 - 1
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (50.00%) RNC
2 12 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 11 (45.83%) GSM
3 11 (45.83%) SDH
3 11 (45.83%) UMTS
3 11 (45.83%) Ethernet
3 11 (45.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (45.83%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (45.83%) Line Management
4 10 (41.67%) WFM
4 10 (41.67%) SLA
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) BASE24
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Tandem
9 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Firewall
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco
9 3 (12.50%) CCNP
9 3 (12.50%) CCNA
9 3 (12.50%) HP
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (8.33%) Juniper
10 2 (8.33%) 802.11
10 2 (8.33%) Nokia
10 2 (8.33%) EMV
10 2 (8.33%) EFT
10 2 (8.33%) Nagios

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (4.17%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) BASE24
2 1 (4.17%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) RNC
2 11 (45.83%) GSM
2 11 (45.83%) SDH
2 11 (45.83%) UMTS
2 11 (45.83%) Ethernet
2 11 (45.83%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) 802.11
4 2 (8.33%) SNMP
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) MPLS
4 2 (8.33%) OSPF
4 2 (8.33%) BGP
4 2 (8.33%) TACACS
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
4 2 (8.33%) DMVPN
5 1 (4.17%) Multicast
5 1 (4.17%) 4G
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Ericsson Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Tandem
2 2 (8.33%) EMV
2 2 (8.33%) EFT
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Line Management
2 10 (41.67%) WFM
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) COBOL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) CCNP
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) HP NNM
2 1 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 11 (45.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) Nokia
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Huawei
5 1 (4.17%) BT
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft