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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 132 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing ATM 13 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 2.35% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Average daily rate
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£383 £80 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+378.12% -80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £75 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £403 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
- -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
501 298 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.45% 13.35% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 145 183
Average daily rate £350 £286 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 43 47
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Wiltshire -10 4 £500 +14.28%
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 15 (57.69%) Telecoms
2 12 (46.15%) Line Management
3 11 (42.31%) RNC
3 11 (42.31%) Ericsson
4 10 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (34.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 9 (34.62%) SDH
5 9 (34.62%) UMTS
5 9 (34.62%) Ethernet
5 9 (34.62%) GSM
6 8 (30.77%) SLA
6 8 (30.77%) HP
6 8 (30.77%) WFM
7 7 (26.92%) Tandem
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) BASE24
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco
8 6 (23.08%) CCNP
8 6 (23.08%) CCNA
8 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
10 4 (15.38%) BT
10 4 (15.38%) AutoCAD
10 4 (15.38%) OpenView
10 4 (15.38%) LAN

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 4 (15.38%) AutoCAD
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) BASE24
2 1 (3.85%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) RNC
2 10 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (34.62%) SDH
3 9 (34.62%) UMTS
3 9 (34.62%) Ethernet
3 9 (34.62%) GSM
4 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) Network Security
5 4 (15.38%) Multicast
6 2 (7.69%) MPLS
6 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 2 (7.69%) BGP
6 2 (7.69%) TACACS
6 2 (7.69%) 2G
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) SNMP
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (57.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Field Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Ericsson Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Tandem
2 4 (15.38%) EFT
2 4 (15.38%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Line Management
2 8 (30.77%) WFM
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 4 (15.38%) Network Management
4 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) COBOL
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (23.08%) CCNP
1 6 (23.08%) CCNA
1 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) OpenView
1 4 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (15.38%) HP NNM
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Ericsson
2 9 (34.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (30.77%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) BT
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 3 (11.54%) Nokia
7 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) Huawei
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft