The table below looks at the statistics for ATM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank - 112 95
Contract jobs citing ATM 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.043% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.34% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £150 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £363 £289
% change year-on-year
-4.82% +25.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £42.30 -
% change year-on-year
-71.63% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
382 296 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.46% 12.69% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 122 102
Average daily rate £340 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

ATM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ATM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ATM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ATM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ATM across the West Midlands region.

ATM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ATM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ATM across the West Midlands region.

ATM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (40.00%) SDH
1 2 (40.00%) UMTS
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) GSM
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) RNC
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SDH
1 2 (40.00%) UMTS
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) GSM
1 2 (40.00%) RNC
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) PPP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) X.21
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft