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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 131 102 122
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing ATM 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 3.14% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£513 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.50
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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
481 287 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.47% 12.86% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 154 189
Average daily rate £365 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.37 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (60.00%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Tandem
2 7 (46.67%) BASE24
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) EFT
4 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Statistics
5 4 (26.67%) BT
5 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (26.67%) HP NNM
5 4 (26.67%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (26.67%) AutoCAD
5 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) OpenView
5 4 (26.67%) Network Management
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) Multicast

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (26.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (26.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 4 (26.67%) Multicast
3 2 (13.33%) ISDN
3 2 (13.33%) tcpdump
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) Frame Relay
3 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) Ethereal
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 2 (13.33%) SONET
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) DSL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Supervisor
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Tandem
2 5 (33.33%) EFT
3 4 (26.67%) Statistics
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) OpenView
1 4 (26.67%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (26.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) BT
5 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) NetQoS
6 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) Huawei