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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 439 433 319
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -114
Contract jobs citing ATM 138 128 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 1.97% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 27
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £255 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.08 £15.70 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £32.50 £96.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.69% -

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
7410 6490 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4167 3461 3435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 638
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -7 132 £388 +3.33% 20
South East -21 53 £260 +4.00% 7
London -1 26 £388 -3.12% 8
Berkshire -15 19 £350 +33.33%
Milton Keynes +4 15 £140 -
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £140 -
South West -12 15 £475 +50.79% 1
North West +2 14 £413 -25.00% 2
Hampshire - 14 £525 - 5
Cheshire - 12 £413 - 1
City of London +17 10 £483 -17.87% 5
West Midlands +3 6 £205 -
Leeds +1 6 £450 -
Yorkshire 0 6 £450 +23.28% 2
West Yorkshire -3 6 £450 +23.28% 2
Reading -4 6 £350 -
East of England - 5 £400 -
Bracknell +3 4 - -
Birmingham -1 4 £203 -
Scotland -9 4 £210 -52.00% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £488 - 1
Swindon - 3 £500 - 1
Warrington - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £413 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £450 - 1
Midlands +6 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 90 (37.19%) Telecoms
2 61 (25.21%) SDH
3 60 (24.79%) Ethernet
4 53 (21.90%) Radio Access Network
5 50 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (19.83%) Ericsson
7 46 (19.01%) Finance
8 44 (18.18%) UMTS
8 44 (18.18%) Line Management
9 43 (17.77%) GSM
10 42 (17.36%) RNC
10 42 (17.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 41 (16.94%) SLA
12 40 (16.53%) Cisco
13 37 (15.29%) LAN
14 36 (14.88%) WFM
15 35 (14.46%) WAN
16 33 (13.64%) BGP
17 32 (13.22%) Banking
18 28 (11.57%) Firewall
18 28 (11.57%) ITIL
19 27 (11.16%) Windows
20 26 (10.74%) 3G
21 25 (10.33%) MPLS
21 25 (10.33%) OSPF
21 25 (10.33%) 2G
22 24 (9.92%) VPN
22 24 (9.92%) Security Cleared
23 23 (9.50%) TCP/IP
24 22 (9.09%) Cisco Certification

ATM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (2.48%) CICS
2 4 (1.65%) TPMS
3 3 (1.24%) CMS
4 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.37%) MS Office
3 11 (4.55%) MS Project
4 8 (3.31%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.83%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.83%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (4.55%) VisionPLUS
2 9 (3.72%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.21%) SDH
2 60 (24.79%) Ethernet
3 53 (21.90%) Radio Access Network
4 44 (18.18%) UMTS
5 43 (17.77%) GSM
6 42 (17.36%) RNC
7 37 (15.29%) LAN
8 35 (14.46%) WAN
9 33 (13.64%) BGP
10 28 (11.57%) Firewall
11 26 (10.74%) 3G
12 25 (10.33%) MPLS
12 25 (10.33%) OSPF
12 25 (10.33%) 2G
13 24 (9.92%) VPN
14 23 (9.50%) TCP/IP
15 20 (8.26%) Frame Relay
16 18 (7.44%) EIGRP
17 15 (6.20%) DNS
18 14 (5.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.48%) DB2
3 4 (1.65%) Informix
3 4 (1.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.89%) JUnit
1 7 (2.89%) Selenium
1 7 (2.89%) TestNG
1 7 (2.89%) WebDriver
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.65%) Appium
3 3 (1.24%) JMeter
3 3 (1.24%) JIRA
3 3 (1.24%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (37.19%) Telecoms
2 46 (19.01%) Finance
3 32 (13.22%) Banking
4 22 (9.09%) Retail
5 14 (5.79%) Retail Banking
6 10 (4.13%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.89%) Back Office
8 4 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
9 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (17.36%) Field Engineer
2 25 (10.33%) Analyst
3 24 (9.92%) Network Engineer
4 20 (8.26%) Architect
4 20 (8.26%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.79%) Developer
6 11 (4.55%) ATM Engineer
7 9 (3.72%) Consultant
8 8 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.31%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.31%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (3.31%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (2.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 7 (2.89%) RAN Engineer
9 7 (2.89%) IP Engineer
10 6 (2.48%) IP Network Engineer
10 6 (2.48%) MI Analyst
10 6 (2.48%) Coordinator
11 5 (2.07%) Network Consultant
11 5 (2.07%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.89%) HTML
1 7 (2.89%) J2EE
1 7 (2.89%) Middleware
2 4 (1.65%) EJB
2 4 (1.65%) JavaBeans
3 3 (1.24%) .NET
4 2 (0.83%) JDBC
4 2 (0.83%) JSP
4 2 (0.83%) JSF
4 2 (0.83%) JNDI
4 2 (0.83%) JMS
4 2 (0.83%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.41%) CSS
5 1 (0.41%) Ajax
5 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.41%) WCF
5 1 (0.41%) jQuery
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.13%) Statistics
4 9 (3.72%) EMV
5 8 (3.31%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.31%) Credit Risk
6 7 (2.89%) Tandem
7 6 (2.48%) EFT
8 5 (2.07%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.07%) PKI
9 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.65%) APACS
9 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.65%) EPoS
9 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.24%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.24%) Chip Card
11 2 (0.83%) EFTPOS
11 2 (0.83%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.16%) Windows
2 17 (7.02%) Windows 7
3 14 (5.79%) UNIX
4 12 (4.96%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.89%) Linux
6 4 (1.65%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.24%) HPUX
7 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Solaris
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.18%) Line Management
3 36 (14.88%) WFM
4 28 (11.57%) ITIL
5 19 (7.85%) Project Management
6 18 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (6.20%) Network Design
8 13 (5.37%) Load Balancing
9 12 (4.96%) Migration
10 11 (4.55%) Business Transformation
11 10 (4.13%) Change Management
11 10 (4.13%) Software Testing
12 9 (3.72%) Software Engineering
12 9 (3.72%) Validation
12 9 (3.72%) Build Automation
13 8 (3.31%) Change Control
13 8 (3.31%) Test Strategy
13 8 (3.31%) Service Management
13 8 (3.31%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (3.31%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.96%) Java
2 10 (4.13%) VB
3 8 (3.31%) C++
3 8 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.89%) VBA
5 5 (2.07%) C#
5 5 (2.07%) SQL
6 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.83%) C
6 2 (0.83%) COBOL
6 2 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.41%) Ada
7 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.85%) Degree
5 14 (5.79%) CCNP
6 13 (5.37%) CCNA
7 7 (2.89%) CCIE
8 6 (2.48%) ISTQB
8 6 (2.48%) BC Cleared
9 5 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.24%) ISEB
12 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.83%) ISSAP
13 1 (0.41%) AAT
13 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.41%) PMP
13 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.41%) CCSA
13 1 (0.41%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.94%) SLA
2 7 (2.89%) QA
3 4 (1.65%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.41%) EMIR
4 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.72%) Tivoli
1 9 (3.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 5 (2.07%) SCCM
3 3 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (1.24%) Netcool
3 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.83%) HP NNM
4 2 (0.83%) Nagios
4 2 (0.83%) OpenView
4 2 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (19.83%) Ericsson
2 42 (17.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 40 (16.53%) Cisco
4 19 (7.85%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.79%) HP
6 13 (5.37%) Juniper
7 12 (4.96%) CheckPoint
8 11 (4.55%) Huawei
9 8 (3.31%) Nokia
9 8 (3.31%) Cramer
10 7 (2.89%) BT
10 7 (2.89%) Amdocs
10 7 (2.89%) IBM
10 7 (2.89%) Oracle
10 7 (2.89%) Brocade
11 5 (2.07%) VMware
12 4 (1.65%) Remedy
12 4 (1.65%) Sybase
12 4 (1.65%) F5
13 3 (1.24%) Wincor Nixdorf
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