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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 474 413 296
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -117
Contract jobs citing ATM 121 170 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 2.45% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 74 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £248 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.23% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 0
Average hourly rate £11.54 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.54 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
-63.07% -

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
7932 6951 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.38% 13.47% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 3786 3830
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 £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 418 664
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -63 115 £375 +0.67% 9
South East -29 46 £313 +25.00% 1
London -7 27 £400 - 3
Milton Keynes -2 17 £183 -
Buckinghamshire -2 17 £183 -
Berkshire -22 15 £356 +39.70% 1
West Midlands -9 11 £203 - 1
South West -16 11 £265 -15.87%
City of London +13 10 £475 -8.65% 2
Hampshire -9 10 £388 +40.90%
Cheshire +7 6 £413 +52.77%
Reading +2 6 £313 +22.54%
Birmingham 0 6 £315 -
North West -17 6 £413 +52.77% 1
Yorkshire -14 5 £450 +20.00% 1
West Yorkshire -14 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Scotland -8 3 - - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £155 -
Knutsford - 3 £463 -
Redditch - 3 £155 -
Bracknell -6 2 - -
East of England -17 2 £400 +53.84% 2
Fareham - 2 £525 -
Swindon - 2 £520 -
Wiltshire - 2 £520 -
Midlands +4 1 - -
Hertfordshire -2 1 £400 +53.84%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £388 -
Studley - 1 - -

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (35.09%) Telecoms
2 51 (22.37%) SDH
3 50 (21.93%) Ethernet
4 44 (19.30%) Finance
5 42 (18.42%) Radio Access Network
6 38 (16.67%) Cisco
7 37 (16.23%) WAN
8 36 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (15.35%) Ericsson
10 34 (14.91%) LAN
11 33 (14.47%) UMTS
11 33 (14.47%) 3G
12 32 (14.04%) GSM
12 32 (14.04%) RNC
12 32 (14.04%) Line Management
13 30 (13.16%) 2G
14 29 (12.72%) Banking
14 29 (12.72%) SLA
14 29 (12.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 28 (12.28%) BGP
16 26 (11.40%) Firewall
17 25 (10.96%) Windows
17 25 (10.96%) ITIL
18 23 (10.09%) VPN
18 23 (10.09%) MPLS
18 23 (10.09%) WFM
19 22 (9.65%) OSPF
20 21 (9.21%) Retail
20 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
21 20 (8.77%) UNIX

ATM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (2.63%) CICS
2 4 (1.75%) TPMS
3 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.39%) MS Project
2 10 (4.39%) MS Office
3 8 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.32%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 12 (5.26%) BASE24
2 9 (3.95%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (22.37%) SDH
2 50 (21.93%) Ethernet
3 42 (18.42%) Radio Access Network
4 37 (16.23%) WAN
5 34 (14.91%) LAN
6 33 (14.47%) UMTS
6 33 (14.47%) 3G
7 32 (14.04%) GSM
7 32 (14.04%) RNC
8 30 (13.16%) 2G
9 28 (12.28%) BGP
10 26 (11.40%) Firewall
11 23 (10.09%) VPN
11 23 (10.09%) MPLS
12 22 (9.65%) OSPF
13 17 (7.46%) TCP/IP
13 17 (7.46%) 4G
14 16 (7.02%) DNS
14 16 (7.02%) EIGRP
15 15 (6.58%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.63%) DB2
3 4 (1.75%) MySQL
3 4 (1.75%) Informix
4 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.07%) JUnit
1 7 (3.07%) WebDriver
1 7 (3.07%) TestNG
1 7 (3.07%) Selenium
2 4 (1.75%) Appium
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.32%) JMeter
3 3 (1.32%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (35.09%) Telecoms
2 44 (19.30%) Finance
3 29 (12.72%) Banking
4 21 (9.21%) Retail
5 14 (6.14%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.07%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.63%) Back Office
8 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.32%) German Language
9 2 (0.88%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (12.72%) Field Engineer
2 23 (10.09%) Network Engineer
3 20 (8.77%) Project Manager
3 20 (8.77%) Analyst
4 19 (8.33%) Architect
5 15 (6.58%) Developer
6 9 (3.95%) ATM Engineer
7 8 (3.51%) Consultant
7 8 (3.51%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (2.63%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 6 (2.63%) MI Analyst
8 6 (2.63%) IP Engineer
8 6 (2.63%) Business Analyst
8 6 (2.63%) Network Architect
9 5 (2.19%) Security Architect
9 5 (2.19%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (2.19%) Coordinator
9 5 (2.19%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.75%) JSF
1 4 (1.75%) HTML
1 4 (1.75%) .NET
1 4 (1.75%) J2EE
1 4 (1.75%) EJB
1 4 (1.75%) JavaBeans
1 4 (1.75%) Middleware
2 3 (1.32%) Web Services
2 3 (1.32%) XML
3 2 (0.88%) JSON
3 2 (0.88%) JNDI
3 2 (0.88%) WebCenter
3 2 (0.88%) JDBC
3 2 (0.88%) JSP
3 2 (0.88%) JMS
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.26%) Tandem
4 11 (4.82%) Statistics
5 9 (3.95%) EFT
6 7 (3.07%) Chip and PIN
7 6 (2.63%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.19%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.75%) Data Conversion
9 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.75%) EPoS
9 4 (1.75%) EMV
9 4 (1.75%) APACS
10 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.88%) PKI
11 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.88%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.96%) Windows
2 20 (8.77%) UNIX
3 15 (6.58%) Windows 7
4 12 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.95%) Linux
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
6 4 (1.75%) Solaris
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.32%) HPUX
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.88%) AIX
9 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.04%) Line Management
3 25 (10.96%) ITIL
4 23 (10.09%) WFM
5 19 (8.33%) Project Management
6 16 (7.02%) Network Design
7 13 (5.70%) Migration
7 13 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (5.70%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.82%) Software Engineering
9 10 (4.39%) Software Testing
9 10 (4.39%) Change Control
10 9 (3.95%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.95%) Build Automation
11 8 (3.51%) Business Transformation
11 8 (3.51%) Test Strategy
11 8 (3.51%) Change Management
12 7 (3.07%) Regression Testing
12 7 (3.07%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (3.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.14%) Java
2 10 (4.39%) VB
3 7 (3.07%) VBA
4 5 (2.19%) SQL
4 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.19%) C
4 5 (2.19%) C++
5 4 (1.75%) Python
5 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.32%) COBOL
6 3 (1.32%) Perl
7 2 (0.88%) Korn
7 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.88%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) Ada
8 1 (0.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.33%) Degree
2 19 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.14%) CCNP
5 12 (5.26%) CCNA
6 5 (2.19%) CCIE
6 5 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.75%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.88%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.88%) AAT
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.88%) ISEB
9 1 (0.44%) CCSA
9 1 (0.44%) CCIP
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.44%) PMP
9 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.72%) SLA
2 7 (3.07%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.44%) EMIR
4 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) Tivoli
1 9 (3.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 5 (2.19%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (2.19%) SCCM
3 3 (1.32%) OpenView
3 3 (1.32%) Netcool
3 3 (1.32%) HP NNM
3 3 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.88%) Nagios
4 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (16.67%) Cisco
2 35 (15.35%) Ericsson
3 29 (12.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.58%) HP
6 13 (5.70%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.82%) Juniper
8 10 (4.39%) Huawei
8 10 (4.39%) IBM
8 10 (4.39%) Cramer
9 9 (3.95%) Oracle
9 9 (3.95%) Nokia
10 8 (3.51%) BT
11 7 (3.07%) Amdocs
12 6 (2.63%) Remedy
13 5 (2.19%) VMware
13 5 (2.19%) Sybase
13 5 (2.19%) Brocade
14 4 (1.75%) Aruba
14 4 (1.75%) F5
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Volt
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Quantica Technology - London
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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