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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 128 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing ATM 15 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 1.97% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £80 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% -79.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £80 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £330 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.75
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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
548 254 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.33% 11.26% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 133 184
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 10 £500 +14.28%
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) BASE24
3 7 (36.84%) Tandem
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Line Management
4 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) CCNA
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (21.05%) Multicast
6 4 (21.05%) Network Management
6 4 (21.05%) Change Control
6 4 (21.05%) Network Security
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
6 4 (21.05%) Statistics
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
6 4 (21.05%) HP NNM
6 4 (21.05%) BGP
6 4 (21.05%) AutoCAD
6 4 (21.05%) BT
6 4 (21.05%) MPLS

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (21.05%) MS Visio
1 4 (21.05%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 4 (21.05%) MPLS
3 4 (21.05%) BGP
3 4 (21.05%) VLAN
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) Multicast
4 3 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (15.79%) RNC
5 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
5 2 (10.53%) Ethereal
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (10.53%) DMVPN
5 2 (10.53%) DSL
5 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
5 2 (10.53%) TACACS
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Frame Relay
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Supervisor
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Tandem
2 4 (21.05%) Statistics
2 4 (21.05%) EFT
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Line Management
2 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Network Management
3 4 (21.05%) Change Control
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) WFM
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) COBOL
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) OpenView
1 4 (21.05%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (21.05%) HP NNM
2 2 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
2 4 (21.05%) BT
3 3 (15.79%) Ericsson
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) NetQoS
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia