Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ATM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ATM over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 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)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 735 733 693
Rank change year-on-year -2 -40 -83
Contract jobs citing ATM 134 110 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 0.78% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 97 73
UK median daily rate £115 £115 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -69.33% -
10th Percentile £110 £105 £250
90th Percentile £283 £500 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £115 £363
% change year-on-year - -68.28% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £26.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.57% -47.50% +56.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -73.00% +55.04%

ATM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,308 14,172 14,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.11% 14.87% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,213 8,634 8,781
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 757 816
UK median hourly rate £19.45 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.55% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.47 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.43 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.52 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -9.21% -2.27% -0.79%

ATM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ATM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ATM in the UK

ATM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ATM in the UK

ATM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ATM over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ATM in the UK

ATM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ATM in the UK

ATM
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 117 £115 - 14
UK excluding London +7 106 £115 - 10
South East -9 50 £115 +2.22% 6
London -12 29 £115 +4.55% 4
North of England +42 24 £115 +9.52%
Yorkshire +9 19 £115 -
East of England -4 13 £115 - 1
Scotland -8 10 £115 -59.11%
North West +9 6 £115 +9.52%
South West +9 6 £115 -72.12% 2
Midlands -3 4 £115 +4.55% 1
East Midlands +2 3 £115 +9.52%
Wales -5 3 £115 +9.52%
West Midlands +1 2 £115 +9.52% 1
North East +49 1 £115 +10.84%

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ATM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ATM.

1 53 (39.55%) EPoS
2 52 (38.81%) Banking
3 22 (16.42%) Windows
4 17 (12.69%) Finance
5 16 (11.94%) Cisco
6 13 (9.70%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (8.96%) CCNP
8 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.21%) DWDM
8 11 (8.21%) Telecoms
9 10 (7.46%) Ericsson
9 10 (7.46%) CCNA
9 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.46%) LAN
9 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (6.72%) CCTV
10 9 (6.72%) Local Government
10 9 (6.72%) Huawei
10 9 (6.72%) GSM
10 9 (6.72%) SDH
10 9 (6.72%) UMTS
10 9 (6.72%) WAN
10 9 (6.72%) Frame Relay
10 9 (6.72%) Firewall
11 8 (5.97%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.97%) Nokia
11 8 (5.97%) MPLS
11 8 (5.97%) ISDN

ATM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (0.75%) Apache
1 1 (0.75%) IIS
1 1 (0.75%) SAS
1 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) BASE24
2 3 (2.24%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) DWDM
2 10 (7.46%) LAN
2 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.72%) Firewall
3 9 (6.72%) Frame Relay
3 9 (6.72%) GSM
3 9 (6.72%) SDH
3 9 (6.72%) UMTS
3 9 (6.72%) WAN
4 8 (5.97%) ISDN
4 8 (5.97%) MPLS
5 7 (5.22%) 3GPP
5 7 (5.22%) BGP
5 7 (5.22%) CDMA
5 7 (5.22%) EIGRP
5 7 (5.22%) GPRS
5 7 (5.22%) OSPF
5 7 (5.22%) PSTN
5 7 (5.22%) VPN
5 7 (5.22%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (1.49%) GIS
2 1 (0.75%) OLAP
2 1 (0.75%) OLTP
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) JIRA
1 6 (4.48%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.49%) Hudson
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 52 (38.81%) Banking
2 17 (12.69%) Finance
3 11 (8.21%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.72%) Local Government
5 6 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (38.81%) ATM Engineer
2 16 (11.94%) Network Engineer
3 15 (11.19%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.70%) Analyst
5 8 (5.97%) Field Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Core Network Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Head of Projects
7 6 (4.48%) EPoS Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) IT Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Technical Manager
8 5 (3.73%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Break Fix Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (2.99%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) Web Services
2 6 (4.48%) SOAP
3 3 (2.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (39.55%) EPoS
2 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.72%) CCTV
4 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.99%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.49%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.75%) BYOD
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.75%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.42%) Windows
2 13 (9.70%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.97%) Unix
4 6 (4.48%) Windows 2000
4 6 (4.48%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.24%) Linux
6 2 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (5.97%) Service Delivery
2 8 (5.97%) Test Scripting
2 8 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (5.22%) Migration
3 7 (5.22%) Test Automation
4 6 (4.48%) Break/Fix
4 6 (4.48%) Defect Management
4 6 (4.48%) Logistics
4 6 (4.48%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (4.48%) Process Improvement
4 6 (4.48%) Project Planning
4 6 (4.48%) Risk Management
4 6 (4.48%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (4.48%) SDLC
4 6 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (3.73%) ITIL
5 5 (3.73%) Proactive Management
5 5 (3.73%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (3.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.49%) COBOL
1 2 (1.49%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) C
2 1 (0.75%) C#
2 1 (0.75%) Java
2 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.75%) JCL
2 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (8.96%) CCNP
1 12 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.46%) CCNA
3 6 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 6 (4.48%) PMP
4 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) CCIE
6 2 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.49%) CCDP
6 2 (1.49%) CCIE Wireless
6 2 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (0.75%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (0.75%) CEH
7 1 (0.75%) CISSP
7 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.75%) GSEC
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) ISO 8583
3 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 2 (1.49%) SEPA
5 1 (0.75%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (4.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) Cisco
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.46%) Ericsson
4 9 (6.72%) Huawei
5 8 (5.97%) Nokia
6 6 (4.48%) Sybase
7 4 (2.99%) Nortel
8 3 (2.24%) F5
8 3 (2.24%) NEC
9 2 (1.49%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.49%) VMware
10 1 (0.75%) Brocade
10 1 (0.75%) BT
10 1 (0.75%) Citrix
10 1 (0.75%) Dell
10 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.75%) McAfee
10 1 (0.75%) Remedy
10 1 (0.75%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds