The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 564 546 548
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing ATM 63 91 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 1.16% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 51
Median daily rate £105 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.29% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £206 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £600 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-72.90% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +42.85%

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
7611 7835 8312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.17% 14.32% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4599 4756
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 475 451
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ATM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 55 £105 -77.89% 16
South East -18 24 £105 -60.37% 10
Berkshire +16 10 £198 - 1
Buckinghamshire -14 9 £105 -58.00%
London -9 8 £110 -76.84% 1
South West +14 6 £450 - 2
Milton Keynes -15 6 £253 +1.00%
West Midlands -18 5 £296 -37.63%
Slough - 5 £105 -
Surrey +21 4 £105 -61.11%
North West +6 4 £105 -83.46%
Yorkshire +14 3 £405 +62.00% 2
East of England +8 3 £300 -38.46% 1
Hampshire +8 3 £105 -61.85% 9
Gloucestershire +7 3 £500 +11.11% 1
Scotland +6 3 £450 +117.39%
Manchester +4 3 £303 -28.82%
Solihull +1 3 - -
Guildford -1 3 £193 -
East Midlands - 3 £284 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £405 -
Glasgow +7 2 - -
Reading +5 2 - -
Hertfordshire -3 2 £495 +1.53%
Lancashire -5 2 £103 -84.29%
North East -33 2 £105 -49.27%
Tyne and Wear -37 2 £105 -49.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 2 £104 -49.87%
Merseyside - 2 £104 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £284 -

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ATM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ATM.

1 42 (37.17%) Banking
2 31 (27.43%) Finance
3 22 (19.47%) Telecoms
4 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
4 21 (18.58%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (17.70%) Ethernet
5 20 (17.70%) Unix
6 19 (16.81%) CCNA
6 19 (16.81%) EPoS
7 18 (15.93%) Cisco
8 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
8 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
9 16 (14.16%) Linux
10 14 (12.39%) MPLS
10 14 (12.39%) Firewall
10 14 (12.39%) Retail
10 14 (12.39%) Network Design
11 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (11.50%) Frame Relay
12 12 (10.62%) Mainframe
12 12 (10.62%) CCNP
13 11 (9.73%) LAN
14 10 (8.85%) BGP
14 10 (8.85%) OSPF
14 10 (8.85%) 3G
14 10 (8.85%) Juniper
14 10 (8.85%) BASE24
15 9 (7.96%) Scrum
15 9 (7.96%) Wireless
15 9 (7.96%) 2G

ATM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.31%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) BASE24
2 2 (1.77%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.88%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.70%) Ethernet
3 14 (12.39%) Firewall
3 14 (12.39%) MPLS
4 13 (11.50%) Frame Relay
5 11 (9.73%) LAN
6 10 (8.85%) 3G
6 10 (8.85%) BGP
6 10 (8.85%) OSPF
7 9 (7.96%) 2G
7 9 (7.96%) DNS
7 9 (7.96%) WAN
7 9 (7.96%) Wireless
8 8 (7.08%) VLAN
9 7 (6.19%) 4G
9 7 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (6.19%) SDH
9 7 (6.19%) VoIP
10 6 (5.31%) ISDN
10 6 (5.31%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) DB2
2 5 (4.42%) GIS
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.77%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 42 (37.17%) Banking
2 31 (27.43%) Finance
3 22 (19.47%) Telecoms
4 14 (12.39%) Retail
5 8 (7.08%) Retail Banking
6 6 (5.31%) Financial Institution
7 5 (4.42%) Legal
8 3 (2.65%) Billing
9 2 (1.77%) Electronics
10 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) ATM Engineer
2 19 (16.81%) Analyst
3 9 (7.96%) Field Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Network Engineer
3 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) EPoS Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) Field Service Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.19%) Commissioning Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) Transmission Planner
7 5 (4.42%) BASE24 Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) BASE24 Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) J2EE
1 6 (5.31%) Middleware
2 3 (2.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) EPoS
2 12 (10.62%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.31%) EMV
5 6 (5.31%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (5.31%) Tandem
6 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.42%) IPTV
6 5 (4.42%) Over-the-Top Content
6 5 (4.42%) STB
6 5 (4.42%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.65%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.77%) CCTV
8 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.77%) EFT
8 2 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) EFTPOS
9 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Unix
2 16 (14.16%) Linux
3 8 (7.08%) Solaris
4 7 (6.19%) Windows
5 6 (5.31%) zOS
6 3 (2.65%) Android
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Mandriva Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.39%) Network Design
2 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.96%) Scrum
4 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.19%) Line Management
5 7 (6.19%) Logistics
5 7 (6.19%) Matrix Organization
5 7 (6.19%) Project Management
5 7 (6.19%) Supplier Management
6 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.31%) Coaching
6 6 (5.31%) Release Management
7 5 (4.42%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.42%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.54%) Defect Management
8 4 (3.54%) Fault Management
8 4 (3.54%) Migration
8 4 (3.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) Java
2 8 (7.08%) SQL
3 6 (5.31%) COBOL
4 5 (4.42%) C
5 4 (3.54%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) C#
6 3 (2.65%) Perl
6 3 (2.65%) Python
7 2 (1.77%) Tcl
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.81%) CCNA
3 12 (10.62%) CCNP
4 8 (7.08%) JNCIA
4 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.31%) CCIP
5 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.42%) CCIE
7 4 (3.54%) Degree
8 3 (2.65%) CCDA
9 2 (1.77%) SCSA
9 2 (1.77%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) TARGET2
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) Nagios
3 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) Opsview
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) QRadar
4 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (15.93%) Cisco
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.85%) Juniper
4 9 (7.96%) Huawei
5 8 (7.08%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.08%) Oracle
6 6 (5.31%) IBM
7 5 (4.42%) NCR
7 5 (4.42%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 4 (3.54%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.54%) VMware
9 3 (2.65%) F5
9 3 (2.65%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.65%) HP
9 3 (2.65%) Nokia
10 2 (1.77%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.77%) Nokia Networks
10 2 (1.77%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.77%) TOWER Software
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Wiltshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AAP3
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
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