Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 740 795
Rank change year-on-year -21 +55 -125
Contract jobs citing ATM 128 141 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.05% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 198 64
UK median daily rate £360 £115 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +213.04% -48.89% -40.00%
10th Percentile £115 £106 £101
90th Percentile £618 £400 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £115 £198
% change year-on-year +220.43% -41.77% -47.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
UK median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.19% - -68.24%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £20.78 £26.10 £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +35.19% - -68.24%

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 13,583 13,440 16,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.18% 13.66% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,189 8,197 9,981
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £188 £220
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 725 838
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% -19.79% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.10 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.04 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% -22.48% +25.00%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -40 108 £360 +213.04% 49
UK excluding London -33 104 £369 +220.43% 43
South East -22 31 £550 +378.26% 19
North of England -9 29 £333 +189.13% 11
North West +1 20 £362 +214.78% 3
London -23 16 £350 +204.35% 9
East of England -3 14 £425 +269.57% 5
Midlands -22 14 £373 +224.35% 1
Scotland -19 12 £375 +226.09% 2
East Midlands -3 11 £373 +224.35% 1
Yorkshire -26 7 £110 -4.35% 6
South West -18 3 £650 +465.22% 4
North East -2 2 £120 +4.35% 2
West Midlands -12 2 - -
Wales -21 1 £120 +4.35% 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 65 (50.78%) Telecoms
2 53 (41.41%) Driving Licence
3 17 (13.28%) WAN
3 17 (13.28%) Cisco
4 15 (11.72%) LAN
4 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (10.94%) Finance
6 13 (10.16%) OSPF
6 13 (10.16%) BGP
6 13 (10.16%) TCP/IP
7 12 (9.38%) EIGRP
7 12 (9.38%) EPoS
7 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
8 11 (8.59%) BASE24
8 11 (8.59%) Banking
8 11 (8.59%) MPLS
8 11 (8.59%) Ethernet
8 11 (8.59%) CCNA
9 10 (7.81%) DSL
10 9 (7.03%) Internet
10 9 (7.03%) Juniper
10 9 (7.03%) Frame Relay
10 9 (7.03%) CCNP
10 9 (7.03%) C++
10 9 (7.03%) JavaScript
10 9 (7.03%) Degree
10 9 (7.03%) xDSL
10 9 (7.03%) Network Management
11 8 (6.25%) Test Automation

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 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) CICS
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.59%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) WAN
2 15 (11.72%) LAN
3 13 (10.16%) BGP
3 13 (10.16%) OSPF
3 13 (10.16%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.38%) EIGRP
5 11 (8.59%) Ethernet
5 11 (8.59%) MPLS
6 10 (7.81%) DSL
7 9 (7.03%) Frame Relay
7 9 (7.03%) Internet
7 9 (7.03%) xDSL
8 8 (6.25%) ADSL
8 8 (6.25%) RIP
8 8 (6.25%) VPN
9 7 (5.47%) SDH
10 6 (4.69%) 2G
10 6 (4.69%) 3G
10 6 (4.69%) Firewall
11 5 (3.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (1.56%) DB2
3 1 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.78%) GIS
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) gulp
3 1 (0.78%) Hudson
3 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (50.78%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.94%) Finance
3 11 (8.59%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Military
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (42.97%) ATM Engineer
2 46 (35.94%) Field Engineer
3 11 (8.59%) Developer
3 11 (8.59%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.25%) Architect
5 7 (5.47%) Analyst
5 7 (5.47%) EPoS Engineer
5 7 (5.47%) IT Engineer
6 6 (4.69%) Tester
7 4 (3.13%) Break Fix Engineer
7 4 (3.13%) Data Architect
7 4 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.34%) BASE24 Developer
8 3 (2.34%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (1.56%) Facilities Project Manager
9 2 (1.56%) Head of Facilities
9 2 (1.56%) Mobile Engineer
9 2 (1.56%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) Middleware
2 4 (3.13%) XML
3 3 (2.34%) CSS
3 3 (2.34%) HTML
4 2 (1.56%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.78%) .NET
5 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.78%) HTML5
5 1 (0.78%) jQuery
5 1 (0.78%) Node.js
5 1 (0.78%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.78%) Sass
5 1 (0.78%) Servlets
5 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (41.41%) Driving Licence
2 12 (9.38%) EPoS
3 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.91%) EMV
3 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.34%) Tandem
5 3 (2.34%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.56%) CCTV
6 2 (1.56%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.56%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.56%) PKI
6 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.56%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (3.13%) Linux
2 4 (3.13%) Unix
3 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (7.03%) Network Management
2 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (6.25%) Manual Testing
2 8 (6.25%) Migration
2 8 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 7 (5.47%) Quality Management
4 6 (4.69%) Break/Fix
4 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (4.69%) Validation
5 5 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (3.91%) Data Management
5 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (3.91%) Network Design
6 4 (3.13%) Data Architecture
6 4 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 4 (3.13%) Data Validation
6 4 (3.13%) Resource Allocation
6 4 (3.13%) Waterfall
7 3 (2.34%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.03%) C++
1 9 (7.03%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.47%) C#
3 4 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (2.34%) COBOL
5 2 (1.56%) JCL
6 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.59%) CCNA
3 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.03%) CCNP
4 9 (7.03%) Degree
5 7 (5.47%) BC Cleared
5 7 (5.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.13%) CCIE
7 3 (2.34%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (2.34%) CCIE Service Provider
7 3 (2.34%) CCSP
8 2 (1.56%) CCIP
8 2 (1.56%) HNC
8 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.56%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.78%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.56%) SEPA
3 1 (0.78%) ECSS
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.56%) Nagios
2 2 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.78%) Control-M
3 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Opsview
3 1 (0.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Cisco
2 9 (7.03%) Juniper
3 5 (3.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (3.91%) Remedy
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.13%) Nortel
5 3 (2.34%) HP
5 3 (2.34%) IBM
6 2 (1.56%) Avaya
6 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.56%) Ciena
6 2 (1.56%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.56%) Huawei
6 2 (1.56%) NCR
6 2 (1.56%) Nokia
6 2 (1.56%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.56%) Symantec
7 1 (0.78%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (0.78%) LogRhythm