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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Rank 106 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing ATM 8 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.095% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 0.64% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£384 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 - £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £458 £344
% change year-on-year
-19.12% +33.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.75
ATM
England

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
433 312 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 14.81% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 151 142
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.95 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ATM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ATM Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Birmingham -1 3 £268 -
Warwickshire - 3 £393 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
ATM
England

ATM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Informix
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Sybase
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) EJB
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) JavaBeans
2 4 (44.44%) CICS
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) TPMS
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) ISSAP
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery

ATM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CICS
1 4 (44.44%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) SDH
4 1 (11.11%) UMTS
4 1 (11.11%) GSM
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) 2G
4 1 (11.11%) RNC
4 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
1 4 (44.44%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Circuiting Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) EJB
1 4 (44.44%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) WFM
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISSAP
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 1 (11.11%) NCR
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Cramer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper