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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 140 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing ATM 4 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 3.07% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £363 £475 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +50.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.08 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+112.76% -27.69%
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
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 4 £363 -23.68%
ATM
England

ATM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Nortel
1 3 (60.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (60.00%) DWDM
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) BASE24
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DWDM
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (60.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft