The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 387 440 363
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -77
Contract jobs citing ATM 200 136 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 2.03% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 35 25
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£356 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £515 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £260
% change year-on-year
+27.38% +20.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £180.00 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% +188.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.08 £180.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £180.00 £101.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £180.00 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-87.50% +118.18%

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
7709 6701 7034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.11% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4163 3424 3398
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 382 600
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ATM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ATM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
England +35 186 £381 +19.14% 21
South East +8 85 £255 +0.99% 11
Buckinghamshire +19 35 £325 - 8
Milton Keynes +16 34 £263 - 8
North West +9 27 £453 +12.60%
Berkshire -12 25 £258 -2.83% 1
London +3 24 £270 -30.32% 3
Hampshire - 18 £314 - 1
Cheshire +17 16 £459 +80.00%
South West -6 14 £475 +50.79% 2
Yorkshire +1 12 £450 +45.16% 1
Leeds +3 9 £450 -
West Yorkshire -3 9 £450 +28.57%
West Midlands +3 8 £203 - 2
Scotland +2 8 £268 -23.57%
Birmingham 0 7 £200 - 2
Reading -9 7 - - 1
East of England - 6 £400 - 1
Manchester -13 5 £448 -18.63%
Bracknell +6 4 - -
City of London +4 4 £538 -8.51% 2
Surrey +3 4 £250 +4.16% 1
Wiltshire +3 3 £475 +51.27% 1
Warrington -6 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
Bradford - 2 £450 -
Southampton - 2 - -

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 120 (40.82%) Telecoms
2 89 (30.27%) Radio Access Network
3 87 (29.59%) SDH
4 86 (29.25%) Ethernet
5 83 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (26.53%) Ericsson
7 77 (26.19%) Line Management
8 76 (25.85%) UMTS
9 75 (25.51%) SLA
9 75 (25.51%) RNC
10 74 (25.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 74 (25.17%) GSM
11 69 (23.47%) WFM
12 67 (22.79%) Finance
13 43 (14.63%) Banking
14 36 (12.24%) Cisco
15 34 (11.56%) BGP
15 34 (11.56%) Windows
16 31 (10.54%) MS Excel
16 31 (10.54%) LAN
17 28 (9.52%) Retail
18 27 (9.18%) WAN
19 26 (8.84%) OSPF
19 26 (8.84%) Windows 7
20 25 (8.50%) ITIL
21 24 (8.16%) VPN
21 24 (8.16%) Microsoft
21 24 (8.16%) MPLS
21 24 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
22 23 (7.82%) MS Office

ATM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.36%) CMS
2 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.68%) CICS
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 31 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.82%) MS Office
3 15 (5.10%) MS Project
4 9 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.68%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) BASE24
2 8 (2.72%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.34%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 89 (30.27%) Radio Access Network
2 87 (29.59%) SDH
3 86 (29.25%) Ethernet
4 76 (25.85%) UMTS
5 75 (25.51%) RNC
6 74 (25.17%) GSM
7 34 (11.56%) BGP
8 31 (10.54%) LAN
9 27 (9.18%) WAN
10 26 (8.84%) OSPF
11 24 (8.16%) MPLS
11 24 (8.16%) VPN
12 22 (7.48%) 3G
12 22 (7.48%) Firewall
12 22 (7.48%) Frame Relay
12 22 (7.48%) 2G
13 21 (7.14%) TCP/IP
14 19 (6.46%) EIGRP
15 15 (5.10%) Wireless
15 15 (5.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) DB2
3 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.34%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.38%) JUnit
1 7 (2.38%) Selenium
1 7 (2.38%) TestNG
1 7 (2.38%) WebDriver
2 4 (1.36%) Appium
3 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.02%) JMeter
3 3 (1.02%) JIRA
4 2 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
General
1 120 (40.82%) Telecoms
2 67 (22.79%) Finance
3 43 (14.63%) Banking
4 28 (9.52%) Retail
5 16 (5.44%) Retail Banking
6 12 (4.08%) Financial Institution
7 11 (3.74%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.36%) Back Office
9 3 (1.02%) Electronics
9 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (25.17%) Field Engineer
2 35 (11.90%) Analyst
3 24 (8.16%) Project Manager
4 21 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 16 (5.44%) Architect
6 14 (4.76%) Developer
7 13 (4.42%) Integration Engineer
8 12 (4.08%) RAN Engineer
9 11 (3.74%) ATM Engineer
9 11 (3.74%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.06%) Consultant
10 9 (3.06%) IP Engineer
11 8 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.38%) Coordinator
12 7 (2.38%) IP Network Engineer
12 7 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
12 7 (2.38%) MI Analyst
13 6 (2.04%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 5 (1.70%) Network Security Architect
14 5 (1.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.74%) HTML
1 11 (3.74%) J2EE
2 7 (2.38%) Middleware
3 3 (1.02%) .NET
4 2 (0.68%) JDBC
4 2 (0.68%) JSP
4 2 (0.68%) JNDI
4 2 (0.68%) WebCenter
4 2 (0.68%) JMS
5 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.34%) Ajax
5 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.34%) WCF
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) Flash
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.08%) EMV
4 9 (3.06%) EPoS
5 8 (2.72%) Statistics
5 8 (2.72%) Credit Risk
6 7 (2.38%) EFT
7 6 (2.04%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.70%) PKI
8 5 (1.70%) Chip Card
8 5 (1.70%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.70%) APACS
9 4 (1.36%) EFTPOS
10 3 (1.02%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.02%) Chip and PIN
11 2 (0.68%) Tandem
11 2 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.56%) Windows
2 26 (8.84%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.74%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.40%) UNIX
5 4 (1.36%) Linux
6 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.68%) HPUX
7 2 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.19%) Line Management
3 69 (23.47%) WFM
4 25 (8.50%) ITIL
5 24 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (6.46%) Project Management
7 14 (4.76%) Network Design
8 12 (4.08%) Change Management
8 12 (4.08%) Migration
9 11 (3.74%) Service Management
9 11 (3.74%) Business Transformation
10 10 (3.40%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.40%) Project Planning
11 9 (3.06%) Logistics
11 9 (3.06%) Change Control
11 9 (3.06%) Test Strategy
12 8 (2.72%) Build Automation
12 8 (2.72%) Analytics
12 8 (2.72%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (2.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.76%) Java
2 12 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.74%) C++
4 9 (3.06%) VB
5 8 (2.72%) VBA
6 7 (2.38%) SQL
7 6 (2.04%) C#
8 2 (0.68%) C
8 2 (0.68%) Python
8 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.34%) PHP
9 1 (0.34%) Ada
9 1 (0.34%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.46%) VCP4
3 19 (6.46%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.44%) Degree
5 14 (4.76%) CCNP
6 13 (4.42%) CCNA
7 8 (2.72%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.38%) BC Cleared
8 7 (2.38%) CCIE
9 6 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.70%) ISEB
11 2 (0.68%) PMP
11 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.68%) HNC
11 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.34%) CCDP
12 1 (0.34%) CCIP
12 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (25.51%) SLA
2 10 (3.40%) ISO 8583
3 8 (2.72%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) EMIR
4 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.40%) SCCM
2 8 (2.72%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.02%) Netcool
5 2 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 78 (26.53%) Ericsson
2 74 (25.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 36 (12.24%) Cisco
4 24 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.42%) Cramer
6 11 (3.74%) Juniper
7 10 (3.40%) HP
8 8 (2.72%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.38%) Nokia
10 6 (2.04%) IBM
10 6 (2.04%) Amdocs
11 5 (1.70%) Huawei
11 5 (1.70%) Brocade
12 4 (1.36%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.36%) Remedy
12 4 (1.36%) VMware
13 3 (1.02%) VocaLink
13 3 (1.02%) TSYS
13 3 (1.02%) VeriFone
13 3 (1.02%) Wincor Nixdorf
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