The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ATM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 217 174
Rank change year-on-year -6 -43  
Contract jobs citing ATM 25 50 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.53% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 2.44% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 18
Median daily rate £138 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.06% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £300 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £645 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -62.06% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.25 - £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -73.00% +11.11%  

ATM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1487 2052 2021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.77% 21.82% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1143 988
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 104 101
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

ATM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing ATM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for ATM in the South East

ATM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ATM in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ATM in the South East

ATM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ATM in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ATM in the South East

ATM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ATM in the South East

ATM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +9 12 £475 +11.76%
Buckinghamshire -17 7 - -
Berkshire +20 6 £110 -69.65%
East Sussex - 2 £126 -
Surrey +7 1 £138 -
Kent - 1 £115 -
ATM
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 across the South East region with a requirement for ATM.

1 16 (38.10%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 12 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (23.81%) MS Office
4 9 (21.43%) Unix
4 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) LAN
4 9 (21.43%) WAN
4 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 9 (21.43%) CCNA
4 9 (21.43%) CCNP
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 8 (19.05%) Service Management
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (16.67%) Huawei
6 7 (16.67%) Banking
6 7 (16.67%) Firewall
6 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 7 (16.67%) Frame Relay
6 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 7 (16.67%) MPLS

ATM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
2 9 (21.43%) LAN
2 9 (21.43%) WAN
3 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.67%) Firewall
4 7 (16.67%) Frame Relay
4 7 (16.67%) MPLS
5 6 (14.29%) BGP
5 6 (14.29%) OSPF
6 5 (11.90%) IPv4
6 5 (11.90%) IPv6
7 4 (9.52%) 3G
7 4 (9.52%) DNS
7 4 (9.52%) FTP
7 4 (9.52%) HTTP
7 4 (9.52%) ICMP
7 4 (9.52%) RSVP
7 4 (9.52%) SNMP
7 4 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) DB2
1 2 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Legal
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Billing
6 1 (2.38%) Electronics
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (14.29%) ATM Engineer
1 6 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) EPoS Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Optimisation Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) EPoS
2 4 (9.52%) IPTV
2 4 (9.52%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (9.52%) STB
2 4 (9.52%) Video on Demand
3 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Unix
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.52%) Solaris
5 3 (7.14%) Android
6 2 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.05%) Incident Management
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
1 8 (19.05%) Scrum
1 8 (19.05%) Service Management
2 7 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) Service Design
3 5 (11.90%) Network Design
4 4 (9.52%) Line Management
4 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Logistics
6 2 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Network Management
6 2 (4.76%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (4.76%) Radio Network Optimisation
6 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) CCNA
1 9 (21.43%) CCNP
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) CCIP
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.76%) SCSA
4 2 (4.76%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Nagios
2 2 (4.76%) Opsview
2 2 (4.76%) QRadar
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Huawei
4 6 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) NCR
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) Ericsson
7 3 (7.14%) VMware
8 2 (4.76%) ArcSight
8 2 (4.76%) Brocade
8 2 (4.76%) F5
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Splunk
8 2 (4.76%) Sun
8 2 (4.76%) Veritas
9 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (2.38%) Greenplum
9 1 (2.38%) Mapinfo
9 1 (2.38%) Nokia Networks