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 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 520 350 283
Rank change year-on-year
-170 -67
Contract jobs citing ATM 109 251 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.48% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 3.52% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 103 51
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £181 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £270 £310
% change year-on-year
+37.03% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £11.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £26.30 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+204.34% -35.21%

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
8504 7122 8560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.52% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4798 3887 4044
Average daily rate £365 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 442 639
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -144 96 £375 +15.38% 12
South East -85 30 £273 +9.00% 3
London -25 20 £475 +35.71% 4
West Midlands -8 13 £375 +435.71% 3
South West -28 12 £513 +540.93%
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £175 -30.00% 1
Berkshire -63 10 £275 +10.00%
Milton Keynes +1 9 £175 -30.00% 1
Wiltshire -3 8 £500 +14.28%
Reading -21 8 £275 +16.40%
Hampshire -23 7 £261 +46.90% 2
City of London +15 6 £475 +52.00%
Birmingham +3 6 £334 - 1
East of England -22 5 £375 +44.23% 1
East Midlands +3 4 £476 -
Leeds -2 4 £268 -49.04%
Swindon -5 4 £500 +14.28%
Scotland -8 4 - -
Yorkshire -10 4 £268 -27.70%
West Yorkshire -14 4 £268 -31.41%
Warwickshire - 4 £393 - 2
Essex - 4 £375 - 1
North West -35 3 £300 -40.00% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £155 -
Redditch - 3 £155 -
Paddington +14 2 - -
Basingstoke +5 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £375 - 1
Southampton -11 1 £388 -
Studley - 1 - - 1

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 60 (30.93%) Telecoms
2 44 (22.68%) WAN
3 43 (22.16%) Finance
4 38 (19.59%) Ethernet
4 38 (19.59%) SDH
5 37 (19.07%) Cisco
6 33 (17.01%) LAN
7 32 (16.49%) Firewall
8 29 (14.95%) 3G
9 28 (14.43%) Windows
10 26 (13.40%) VPN
10 26 (13.40%) 2G
11 24 (12.37%) Banking
11 24 (12.37%) UNIX
11 24 (12.37%) UMTS
12 23 (11.86%) Ericsson
13 22 (11.34%) GSM
14 21 (10.82%) TCP/IP
15 20 (10.31%) MPLS
15 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (10.31%) Radio Access Network
16 19 (9.79%) LTE
16 19 (9.79%) BGP
16 19 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (9.28%) Retail
18 17 (8.76%) Project Management
18 17 (8.76%) DNS
18 17 (8.76%) ITIL
18 17 (8.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 17 (8.76%) Degree

ATM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (5.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.64%) IIS
3 8 (4.12%) Apache
3 8 (4.12%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.06%) CICS
4 4 (2.06%) TPMS
Applications
1 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.15%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (4.12%) MS Project
4 5 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.06%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.55%) MS Office
7 1 (0.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.19%) BASE24
2 8 (4.12%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.52%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.68%) WAN
2 38 (19.59%) Ethernet
2 38 (19.59%) SDH
3 33 (17.01%) LAN
4 32 (16.49%) Firewall
5 29 (14.95%) 3G
6 26 (13.40%) VPN
6 26 (13.40%) 2G
7 24 (12.37%) UMTS
8 22 (11.34%) GSM
9 21 (10.82%) TCP/IP
10 20 (10.31%) MPLS
10 20 (10.31%) Radio Access Network
11 19 (9.79%) LTE
11 19 (9.79%) BGP
12 17 (8.76%) DNS
13 14 (7.22%) OSPF
13 14 (7.22%) IPsec
13 14 (7.22%) RNC
13 14 (7.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.61%) DB2
2 5 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.06%) MySQL
3 4 (2.06%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.55%) JMeter
2 3 (1.55%) JUnit
2 3 (1.55%) Selenium
2 3 (1.55%) TestNG
2 3 (1.55%) WebDriver
2 3 (1.55%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.52%) AppScan
General
1 60 (30.93%) Telecoms
2 43 (22.16%) Finance
3 24 (12.37%) Banking
4 18 (9.28%) Retail
5 12 (6.19%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.09%) Back Office
7 4 (2.06%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.55%) German Language
9 2 (1.03%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) International Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (12.89%) Network Engineer
2 23 (11.86%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.28%) Architect
4 17 (8.76%) Field Engineer
5 14 (7.22%) Analyst
6 13 (6.70%) Developer
7 12 (6.19%) Consultant
8 8 (4.12%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.61%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) ATM Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) Transmission Planner
11 5 (2.58%) Transmission Engineer
11 5 (2.58%) Network Architect
11 5 (2.58%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (2.58%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (2.58%) Network Consultant
11 5 (2.58%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.06%) Administrator
12 4 (2.06%) Design Engineer
12 4 (2.06%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.64%) .NET
2 4 (2.06%) EJB
2 4 (2.06%) JavaBeans
2 4 (2.06%) JSF
3 3 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.55%) Web Services
4 2 (1.03%) XML
4 2 (1.03%) Middleware
4 2 (1.03%) CSS
4 2 (1.03%) JSON
4 2 (1.03%) jQuery
4 2 (1.03%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.52%) WCF
5 1 (0.52%) Ajax
5 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.52%) Servlets
5 1 (0.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.19%) Tandem
4 6 (3.09%) EFT
4 6 (3.09%) Statistics
5 4 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.06%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.06%) Data Conversion
5 4 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.06%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (2.06%) Clustering
5 4 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.06%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.55%) DataPower
7 2 (1.03%) Open Source
7 2 (1.03%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.03%) EPoS
7 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.43%) Windows
2 24 (12.37%) UNIX
3 12 (6.19%) Windows 7
4 11 (5.67%) Linux
5 8 (4.12%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.09%) Solaris
6 6 (3.09%) AIX
7 4 (2.06%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) HPUX
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (8.76%) ITIL
2 17 (8.76%) Project Management
3 16 (8.25%) Migration
4 15 (7.73%) Network Design
4 15 (7.73%) Line Management
5 10 (5.15%) Configuration Management
5 10 (5.15%) WFM
5 10 (5.15%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.12%) Change Control
6 8 (4.12%) Software Engineering
6 8 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.61%) Change Management
7 7 (3.61%) Software Testing
7 7 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (3.09%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.09%) Build Automation
8 6 (3.09%) Business Transformation
8 6 (3.09%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (3.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.73%) Java
2 11 (5.67%) C
3 8 (4.12%) Perl
4 6 (3.09%) VB
5 5 (2.58%) Python
6 4 (2.06%) C++
7 3 (1.55%) COBOL
7 3 (1.55%) SQL
8 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.03%) Korn
8 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (8.76%) Degree
3 15 (7.73%) Security Cleared
4 14 (7.22%) CCNP
5 9 (4.64%) CCNA
6 8 (4.12%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.61%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.58%) CCIE
9 3 (1.55%) IBM Certification
10 2 (1.03%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.03%) AAT
10 2 (1.03%) CISSP
11 1 (0.52%) PMP
11 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.52%) CCDP
11 1 (0.52%) ISEB
11 1 (0.52%) CCIP
11 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) EMIR
4 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.03%) vSphere
4 2 (1.03%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (3.09%) Tivoli
1 6 (3.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 5 (2.58%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.06%) OpenView
3 4 (2.06%) HP NNM
4 3 (1.55%) Netcool
4 3 (1.55%) SCCM
5 2 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.03%) Nagios
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (19.07%) Cisco
2 23 (11.86%) Ericsson
3 17 (8.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 14 (7.22%) Oracle
4 14 (7.22%) HP
4 14 (7.22%) CheckPoint
5 13 (6.70%) F5
6 12 (6.19%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.67%) IBM
7 11 (5.67%) Juniper
8 9 (4.64%) Nokia
8 9 (4.64%) BT
8 9 (4.64%) Cramer
8 9 (4.64%) Huawei
9 5 (2.58%) VMware
9 5 (2.58%) Amdocs
9 5 (2.58%) Remedy
9 5 (2.58%) Sybase
10 3 (1.55%) Nortel
10 3 (1.55%) Siemens
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