The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 April 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 West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 133 136
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing ATM 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 1.26% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £105 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -71.03% -23.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -62.06% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -73.00% +132.55%  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 452 476 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.35% 16.22% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 312 175
Median daily rate £350 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £340
% change year-on-year +6.45% +7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 29
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.80% +61.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.28 £12.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £47.50 £41.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

ATM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

ATM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ATM in the South West

ATM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ATM in the South West

ATM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ATM in the South West

ATM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Wiltshire -1 3 £400 +10.34%
Devon - 2 £121 -
Somerset - 2 £105 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £105 -
ATM
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 West region with a requirement for ATM.

1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Nortel
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Frame Relay
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

ATM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) MPLS
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Frame Relay
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DSL
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) ISDN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
3 1 (11.11%) SONET
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Opsview
1 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) F5
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Nortel
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk