The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 584 517 541
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +24
Contract jobs citing ATM 60 127 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.59% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 25
Median daily rate £250 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £246 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8769 7988 7399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.20% 14.03% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4557 3928
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 475 425
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.02% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ATM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ATM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATM within the UK.

ATM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ATM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

ATM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ATM within the UK.

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ATM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -89 50 £283 -18.11% 7
London -14 15 £275 -28.80% 3
East of England +31 14 £425 +25.92%
South East -43 12 £480 +41.17% 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £425 -
Scotland +7 10 £103 -74.37% 2
Milton Keynes +4 7 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 7 - - 1
Edinburgh -5 7 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £425 -
North West -7 5 £121 -53.36% 2
West Yorkshire +1 4 £189 -49.76%
Yorkshire -4 4 £177 -53.08%
South West -4 3 £225 -32.83%
Wiltshire -7 3 £225 -35.71%
Berkshire -19 3 £290 -13.43%
Manchester - 3 £103 - 2
Halifax - 3 £202 -
Cambridgeshire +20 2 - -
Reading -2 2 - -
Swindon -3 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Hampshire -3 1 £670 +70.70%
Surrey -4 1 - -
South Yorkshire -9 1 £138 -
Fareham -9 1 £670 +165.34%
Leeds -12 1 £138 -63.45%
Birmingham -13 1 £138 - 1
Sheffield -18 1 £138 -
West Midlands -23 1 £138 - 1

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ATM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ATM.

1 43 (28.67%) Finance
2 35 (23.33%) SDH
3 30 (20.00%) Banking
3 30 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 25 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 25 (16.67%) DWDM
5 23 (15.33%) Cisco
5 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
5 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
6 22 (14.67%) Ethernet
7 20 (13.33%) MPLS
8 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
9 17 (11.33%) Nortel
9 17 (11.33%) TCP/IP
9 17 (11.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (10.67%) Project Management
10 16 (10.67%) WAN
10 16 (10.67%) LAN
10 16 (10.67%) MS Office
11 15 (10.00%) Windows
11 15 (10.00%) EPoS
12 14 (9.33%) CheckPoint
12 14 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (9.33%) Network Design
12 14 (9.33%) Management Information System
12 14 (9.33%) Retail
13 13 (8.67%) BGP
14 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence

ATM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.67%) MS Office
3 10 (6.67%) MS Project
4 6 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) BASE24
2 1 (0.67%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.33%) SDH
2 25 (16.67%) DWDM
3 22 (14.67%) Ethernet
4 20 (13.33%) MPLS
5 17 (11.33%) TCP/IP
6 16 (10.67%) LAN
6 16 (10.67%) WAN
7 13 (8.67%) BGP
8 12 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
9 11 (7.33%) 3G
9 11 (7.33%) Firewall
9 11 (7.33%) Wireless
10 9 (6.00%) 2G
10 9 (6.00%) 4G
10 9 (6.00%) ISDN
10 9 (6.00%) VoIP
11 8 (5.33%) DNS
11 8 (5.33%) EIGRP
11 8 (5.33%) Frame Relay
11 8 (5.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (28.67%) Finance
2 30 (20.00%) Banking
3 23 (15.33%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.33%) Retail
5 7 (4.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Billing
6 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) German Language
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (24.67%) Analyst
2 17 (11.33%) Designer
2 17 (11.33%) Network Designer
3 14 (9.33%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.67%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.33%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Consultant
7 8 (5.33%) Architect
7 8 (5.33%) ATM Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Field Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Field Service Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Network Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) RAN Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Microwave Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.33%) Middleware
2 2 (1.33%) XML
3 1 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) EPoS
2 14 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.00%) EMV
5 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.00%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.33%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.33%) Tandem
7 1 (0.67%) APACS
7 1 (0.67%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Contactless
7 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.67%) Handset
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.00%) Windows
2 10 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.33%) Unix
4 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.67%) Project Management
3 14 (9.33%) Network Design
4 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (8.00%) Scrum
5 11 (7.33%) Fault Management
6 9 (6.00%) ITIL
6 9 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.33%) UML
8 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.67%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.67%) Presales
8 7 (4.67%) SDLC
9 6 (4.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.00%) Line Management
9 6 (4.00%) Service Management
9 6 (4.00%) System Testing
10 5 (3.33%) Migration
10 5 (3.33%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.00%) C
1 3 (2.00%) SQL
2 2 (1.33%) COBOL
2 2 (1.33%) Python
3 1 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.67%) CCIE
5 8 (5.33%) CCNA
6 7 (4.67%) CCNP
7 5 (3.33%) Degree
7 5 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.33%) PMP
9 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.67%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.67%) HNC
9 1 (0.67%) ISEB
9 1 (0.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.67%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) Cacti
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (15.33%) Cisco
2 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 17 (11.33%) Nortel
4 14 (9.33%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.00%) Huawei
5 9 (6.00%) Nokia
6 5 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 5 (3.33%) Ericsson
6 5 (3.33%) F5
6 5 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 5 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.67%) BT
7 4 (2.67%) Mapinfo
7 4 (2.67%) Tellabs
7 4 (2.67%) TSYS
8 3 (2.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.00%) Virgin Media
8 3 (2.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 3 (2.00%) WorldPay
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