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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 135 129 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing ATM 13 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 2.79% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£345 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +13.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £370 £458
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -19.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -
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
465 502 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.71% 15.54% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 307 136
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.71% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £134.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

ATM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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
Dorset - 6 £345 - 1
Wiltshire -9 3 £350 -30.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 £283 -
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) MPLS
5 4 (28.57%) DSL
6 3 (21.43%) SONET
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) ISDN
6 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 3 (21.43%) Ethereal
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
6 3 (21.43%) NetQoS
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) Frame Relay
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) DSL
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
3 3 (21.43%) Ethereal
3 3 (21.43%) SSL
3 3 (21.43%) SONET
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) Frame Relay
3 3 (21.43%) ISDN
4 2 (14.29%) SDH
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) EPoS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) EPoS
1 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) PMP
5 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) Juniper
2 3 (21.43%) NetQoS
3 2 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) F5