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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 498 388 312
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -76
Contract jobs citing ATM 103 188 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.35% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 2.60% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 69
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£375 £390 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.50

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
7978 7223 9069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.40% 13.58% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4292 3891 4082
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 418 712
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 August 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
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 August 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 -101 90 £393 +0.76% 13
South East -41 35 £368 +47.20% 3
London -9 20 £403 +15.00% 2
Berkshire -40 20 - - 2
Reading -4 17 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £325 +30.00%
Milton Keynes +11 7 £325 +30.00%
West Midlands -7 7 £393 -
North West -12 5 £300 -18.36%
East of England -13 5 £375 +150.00% 4
Hampshire -15 4 £411 -
Essex - 4 £375 - 2
Basingstoke +20 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £393 -
City of London +23 2 £395 -18.97% 1
Birmingham +1 2 £265 -
Basildon - 2 £375 - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Bracknell -3 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Portsmouth - 1 £411 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £335 -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 63 (30.29%) Telecoms
2 52 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 50 (24.04%) SDH
4 48 (23.08%) Finance
5 45 (21.63%) WAN
6 42 (20.19%) 3G
7 39 (18.75%) Cisco
8 38 (18.27%) LTE
9 35 (16.83%) Firewall
10 32 (15.38%) UNIX
11 31 (14.90%) Windows
11 31 (14.90%) LAN
12 30 (14.42%) VPN
12 30 (14.42%) 2G
13 29 (13.94%) Project Management
13 29 (13.94%) TCP/IP
14 28 (13.46%) Huawei
15 27 (12.98%) Ericsson
15 27 (12.98%) Banking
16 26 (12.50%) MPLS
16 26 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
17 22 (10.58%) DNS
18 20 (9.62%) UMTS
18 20 (9.62%) Java
18 20 (9.62%) Migration
19 19 (9.13%) BGP
19 19 (9.13%) F5
20 18 (8.65%) BASE24
20 18 (8.65%) Nokia
21 17 (8.17%) GSM

ATM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.29%) IIS
3 9 (4.33%) Apache
3 9 (4.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.92%) CICS
4 4 (1.92%) TPMS
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.33%) MS Project
3 7 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.40%) MS Office
5 4 (1.92%) AutoCAD
6 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (8.65%) BASE24
2 4 (1.92%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.48%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 50 (24.04%) SDH
3 45 (21.63%) WAN
4 42 (20.19%) 3G
5 38 (18.27%) LTE
6 35 (16.83%) Firewall
7 31 (14.90%) LAN
8 30 (14.42%) VPN
8 30 (14.42%) 2G
9 29 (13.94%) TCP/IP
10 26 (12.50%) MPLS
10 26 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
11 22 (10.58%) DNS
12 20 (9.62%) UMTS
13 19 (9.13%) BGP
14 17 (8.17%) IPsec
14 17 (8.17%) GSM
14 17 (8.17%) 4G
15 16 (7.69%) SSL
16 15 (7.21%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.37%) DB2
2 4 (1.92%) Informix
2 4 (1.92%) MySQL
2 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.96%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.48%) AppScan
General
1 63 (30.29%) Telecoms
2 48 (23.08%) Finance
3 27 (12.98%) Banking
4 11 (5.29%) Retail
5 9 (4.33%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.37%) Back Office
7 5 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.44%) German Language
9 2 (0.96%) Publishing
9 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.48%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (12.98%) Project Manager
1 27 (12.98%) Network Engineer
2 19 (9.13%) Transmission Engineer
3 18 (8.65%) Analyst
4 16 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 15 (7.21%) Developer
6 14 (6.73%) Architect
6 14 (6.73%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 12 (5.77%) Consultant
8 10 (4.81%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.33%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.37%) Field Engineer
10 7 (3.37%) Transmission Planner
11 5 (2.40%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.40%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.40%) Coordinator
11 5 (2.40%) Senior Manager
12 4 (1.92%) Network Consultant
12 4 (1.92%) Administrator
12 4 (1.92%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.25%) .NET
2 4 (1.92%) EJB
2 4 (1.92%) JavaBeans
2 4 (1.92%) Middleware
2 4 (1.92%) JSF
3 3 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.44%) Web Services
4 2 (0.96%) XML
4 2 (0.96%) JSON
4 2 (0.96%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) jQuery
5 1 (0.48%) OCX
5 1 (0.48%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) Servlets
5 1 (0.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.21%) Tandem
2 13 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.85%) EFT
4 6 (2.88%) Chip and PIN
4 6 (2.88%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.40%) PKI
5 5 (2.40%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.92%) Statistics
6 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.92%) EMV
6 4 (1.92%) Clustering
6 4 (1.92%) IVR
7 3 (1.44%) DataPower
7 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Open Source
8 2 (0.96%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.38%) UNIX
2 31 (14.90%) Windows
3 15 (7.21%) Linux
4 11 (5.29%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.37%) Solaris
6 6 (2.88%) AIX
7 4 (1.92%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.96%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.94%) Project Management
2 20 (9.62%) Migration
3 15 (7.21%) Network Planning
4 14 (6.73%) Network Design
5 12 (5.77%) ITIL
6 11 (5.29%) Software Engineering
7 8 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 8 (3.85%) Change Control
8 7 (3.37%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.37%) Logistics
8 7 (3.37%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.37%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.37%) Validation
9 6 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.88%) Scrum
9 6 (2.88%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.40%) Data Security
10 5 (2.40%) Information Security
10 5 (2.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.62%) Java
2 12 (5.77%) C
3 10 (4.81%) Perl
4 9 (4.33%) C++
5 6 (2.88%) SQL
6 5 (2.40%) Python
7 4 (1.92%) VB
8 3 (1.44%) COBOL
9 2 (0.96%) C#
9 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.96%) Korn
9 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.17%) Degree
2 16 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.25%) CCNP
5 8 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.37%) CCNA
7 5 (2.40%) CCIE
7 5 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.92%) CISSP
9 3 (1.44%) PMP
9 3 (1.44%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.44%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.96%) CCIP
10 2 (0.96%) CCDP
10 2 (0.96%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.96%) ISSAP
10 2 (0.96%) AAT
11 1 (0.48%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.48%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.48%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.96%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (2.40%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (2.40%) SCCM
2 4 (1.92%) HP NNM
2 4 (1.92%) OpenView
3 3 (1.44%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.96%) OPNET
5 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (18.75%) Cisco
2 28 (13.46%) Huawei
3 27 (12.98%) Ericsson
4 19 (9.13%) F5
5 18 (8.65%) Nokia
6 17 (8.17%) BT
7 16 (7.69%) HP
8 15 (7.21%) Oracle
9 13 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 13 (6.25%) Juniper
10 12 (5.77%) IBM
10 12 (5.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 11 (5.29%) Cramer
11 11 (5.29%) Nortel
11 11 (5.29%) CheckPoint
12 10 (4.81%) NEC
13 7 (3.37%) Ciena
14 6 (2.88%) Sybase
15 5 (2.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 5 (2.40%) VMware
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