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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 402 475 379
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -96
Contract jobs citing ATM 196 113 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 1.64% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 39
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£413 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £437 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £37.92 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £126.00 £74.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £43.65 £82.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -47.09%

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
7976 6895 6994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.94% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4359 3571 3404
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 415 582
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +73 184 £413 +35.24% 22
South East +11 92 £258 +17.04% 7
Buckinghamshire +30 44 £325 -
Milton Keynes +34 42 £263 -
Berkshire -13 25 £250 +13.63%
London +4 23 £413 +14.58% 8
North West +1 21 £450 +76.47% 6
Hampshire +10 19 £325 +52.94% 6
South West +5 14 £475 +16.85%
Yorkshire -4 11 £438 +41.12%
Cheshire +4 10 £459 +80.00% 2
Scotland -5 7 £268 -25.17% 2
Reading -8 7 - -
West Yorkshire -9 7 - -
Leeds - 7 - -
East of England +16 6 £314 - 1
Manchester -5 6 £449 - 4
Fareham - 5 £383 - 2
City of London +11 4 £538 +53.57% 1
Wiltshire +7 4 £475 +51.27%
Bracknell +6 4 - -
Bristol -3 4 - -
West Midlands -5 4 £283 -
Southampton - 4 £325 - 1
Birmingham -4 3 £90 -
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
Swindon +9 2 £475 +51.27%
Essex +6 2 £413 -
Surrey +5 2 £250 -
Warrington -7 2 - - 1

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 (37.85%) Telecoms
2 95 (29.97%) Ethernet
3 94 (29.65%) Radio Access Network
4 91 (28.71%) SDH
5 84 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (25.87%) Finance
7 78 (24.61%) UMTS
7 78 (24.61%) RNC
7 78 (24.61%) Line Management
8 76 (23.97%) GSM
8 76 (23.97%) Ericsson
9 75 (23.66%) SLA
10 74 (23.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 70 (22.08%) WFM
12 45 (14.20%) Banking
12 45 (14.20%) MS Excel
13 38 (11.99%) MS Office
14 37 (11.67%) Windows
15 35 (11.04%) Cisco
16 32 (10.09%) Microsoft
17 30 (9.46%) LAN
17 30 (9.46%) Windows 7
18 28 (8.83%) VPN
18 28 (8.83%) BGP
19 27 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (8.52%) WAN
20 26 (8.20%) Firewall
20 26 (8.20%) Frame Relay
21 25 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
21 25 (7.89%) Security Cleared

ATM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.26%) CMS
2 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.63%) CICS
3 1 (0.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 45 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.99%) MS Office
3 15 (4.73%) MS Project
4 13 (4.10%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) InDesign
6 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 9 (2.84%) BASE24
2 6 (1.89%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 95 (29.97%) Ethernet
2 94 (29.65%) Radio Access Network
3 91 (28.71%) SDH
4 78 (24.61%) UMTS
4 78 (24.61%) RNC
5 76 (23.97%) GSM
6 30 (9.46%) LAN
7 28 (8.83%) VPN
7 28 (8.83%) BGP
8 27 (8.52%) WAN
9 26 (8.20%) Frame Relay
9 26 (8.20%) Firewall
10 24 (7.57%) MPLS
11 21 (6.62%) OSPF
11 21 (6.62%) 3G
11 21 (6.62%) TCP/IP
12 20 (6.31%) 2G
13 19 (5.99%) Internet
14 17 (5.36%) Wireless
15 16 (5.05%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.63%) DB2
2 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (1.89%) JUnit
1 6 (1.89%) Selenium
1 6 (1.89%) TestNG
1 6 (1.89%) WebDriver
2 4 (1.26%) Appium
3 3 (0.95%) JIRA
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.63%) JMeter
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 120 (37.85%) Telecoms
2 82 (25.87%) Finance
3 45 (14.20%) Banking
4 23 (7.26%) Retail
4 23 (7.26%) Financial Institution
5 15 (4.73%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.52%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.58%) Back Office
8 4 (1.26%) Marketing
9 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Avionics
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (23.66%) Field Engineer
2 41 (12.93%) Analyst
3 24 (7.57%) Network Engineer
4 22 (6.94%) Project Manager
5 15 (4.73%) Architect
5 15 (4.73%) Integration Engineer
6 14 (4.42%) Business Analyst
6 14 (4.42%) Developer
7 13 (4.10%) Consultant
7 13 (4.10%) ATM Engineer
8 12 (3.79%) RAN Engineer
9 9 (2.84%) IP Engineer
9 9 (2.84%) MI Analyst
9 9 (2.84%) Coordinator
10 7 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.21%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.21%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (2.21%) IP Network Engineer
11 6 (1.89%) Data Analyst
11 6 (1.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.10%) HTML
2 11 (3.47%) J2EE
3 7 (2.21%) Middleware
4 4 (1.26%) .NET
5 3 (0.95%) CSS
6 2 (0.63%) JDBC
6 2 (0.63%) JSP
6 2 (0.63%) Web Services
6 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.63%) jQuery
6 2 (0.63%) JNDI
6 2 (0.63%) Ajax
6 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.63%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.63%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.63%) JMS
7 1 (0.32%) HTML5
7 1 (0.32%) CSS3
7 1 (0.32%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.79%) EMV
3 10 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.52%) EPoS
5 7 (2.21%) Statistics
6 6 (1.89%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.89%) EFT
6 6 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.58%) PKI
7 5 (1.58%) Chip Card
7 5 (1.58%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.26%) APACS
9 3 (0.95%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (0.95%) EFTPOS
10 2 (0.63%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.63%) Tandem
10 2 (0.63%) Economics
10 2 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.63%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.67%) Windows
2 30 (9.46%) Windows 7
3 13 (4.10%) UNIX
4 11 (3.47%) Linux
5 10 (3.15%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.58%) Solaris
7 3 (0.95%) SUSE
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.63%) HPUX
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.61%) Line Management
3 70 (22.08%) WFM
4 27 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (7.26%) ITIL
6 15 (4.73%) Project Management
7 13 (4.10%) Change Management
7 13 (4.10%) Migration
8 12 (3.79%) Service Management
9 11 (3.47%) Logistics
10 10 (3.15%) Network Design
10 10 (3.15%) Project Planning
11 9 (2.84%) Business Analysis
11 9 (2.84%) Business Transformation
11 9 (2.84%) Change Control
11 9 (2.84%) Build Automation
12 8 (2.52%) Analytics
12 8 (2.52%) Software Engineering
12 8 (2.52%) Software Testing
12 8 (2.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.73%) Java
2 14 (4.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (4.10%) C++
4 12 (3.79%) SQL
5 10 (3.15%) VBA
6 9 (2.84%) VB
7 7 (2.21%) C#
8 3 (0.95%) Python
9 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.32%) Ada
10 1 (0.32%) C
10 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.32%) Perl
10 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.31%) CCNP
4 15 (4.73%) CCNA
4 15 (4.73%) Degree
5 7 (2.21%) BC Cleared
5 7 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.58%) CCDP
7 5 (1.58%) CCIE
8 4 (1.26%) ISEB
9 3 (0.95%) SCSA
9 3 (0.95%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.63%) PMP
10 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.63%) HNC
11 1 (0.32%) CCIP
11 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (23.66%) SLA
2 10 (3.15%) ISO 8583
3 7 (2.21%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.95%) VMware Server
2 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.79%) SCCM
2 8 (2.52%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.63%) Netcool
4 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (23.97%) Ericsson
2 74 (23.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 35 (11.04%) Cisco
4 32 (10.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.10%) Cramer
6 12 (3.79%) Juniper
7 11 (3.47%) HP
8 10 (3.15%) Huawei
9 9 (2.84%) VMware
10 8 (2.52%) Nokia
11 7 (2.21%) Oracle
12 5 (1.58%) IBM
12 5 (1.58%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.26%) Veritas
13 4 (1.26%) Cognizant
13 4 (1.26%) Brocade
13 4 (1.26%) Remedy
13 4 (1.26%) Citrix
13 4 (1.26%) Amdocs
13 4 (1.26%) TSYS
Dundee
Volt
Rate: £30.00 - £32.00 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £271 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago