Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 780 651
Rank change year-on-year +62 -129 +49
Contract jobs citing ATM 161 108 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.67% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 75 84
UK median daily rate £115 £105 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -72.37% +1.33%
10th Percentile £105 £102 £227
90th Percentile £338 £498 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £105 £361
% change year-on-year +9.52% -70.93% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 13
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.00% +38.46%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.75 £41.25
90th Percentile £14.78 £14.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -70.00% +20.00%

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 14042 16143 15907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.73% 15.52% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8538 9754 9202
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 823 1028
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.78 £48.30 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.66 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -25.35% +21.95% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +73 139 £115 +9.52% 2
UK excluding London +74 124 £115 +9.52% 1
South East +25 53 £115 +9.52%
London +5 40 £115 +9.52% 1
North of England +63 21 £115 +9.52% 1
Midlands +27 15 £115 +9.52%
Yorkshire +27 15 £115 -16.36%
East of England -12 15 £115 -55.56%
Scotland -12 10 £115 -45.88%
Wales +18 9 £115 +9.52%
East Midlands +8 9 £115 +9.52%
West Midlands +25 7 £115 +9.52%
South West +11 7 £115 -75.14%
North West +13 6 £115 +9.52% 1
North East +62 2 £115 +10.84%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for ATM.

1 70 (43.48%) Banking
2 56 (34.78%) EPoS
3 22 (13.66%) Cisco
4 18 (11.18%) Finance
5 16 (9.94%) Unix
5 16 (9.94%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.07%) Migration
7 12 (7.45%) Data Centre
7 12 (7.45%) Break/Fix
8 11 (6.83%) F5
8 11 (6.83%) VPN
8 11 (6.83%) WAN
8 11 (6.83%) Windows
8 11 (6.83%) ITIL
8 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
8 11 (6.83%) Frame Relay
8 11 (6.83%) Firewall
9 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.21%) Ericsson
9 10 (6.21%) DWDM
10 9 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (5.59%) Nokia
10 9 (5.59%) Microsoft
10 9 (5.59%) CCNP
10 9 (5.59%) SOAP
10 9 (5.59%) Web Services
10 9 (5.59%) Oracle
10 9 (5.59%) SDH
10 9 (5.59%) ISO 8583
10 9 (5.59%) CCTV

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 7 (4.35%) IIS
2 4 (2.48%) Apache
2 4 (2.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.86%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.24%) Office 365
2 2 (1.24%) Serverless
3 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.94%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.83%) Firewall
2 11 (6.83%) Frame Relay
2 11 (6.83%) VPN
2 11 (6.83%) WAN
3 10 (6.21%) DWDM
4 9 (5.59%) SDH
5 8 (4.97%) Internet
5 8 (4.97%) IPsec
5 8 (4.97%) LAN
6 7 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 7 (4.35%) GSM
6 7 (4.35%) UMTS
7 6 (3.73%) Intranet
7 6 (3.73%) ISDN
7 6 (3.73%) MPLS
8 5 (3.11%) 3G
8 5 (3.11%) BGP
8 5 (3.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) GIS
3 2 (1.24%) Aerospike
3 2 (1.24%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (1.24%) MySQL
3 2 (1.24%) Redis
4 1 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) JIRA
2 6 (3.73%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.86%) ReSharper
3 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.62%) Subversion
4 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (43.48%) Banking
2 18 (11.18%) Finance
3 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.59%) Local Government
5 4 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.86%) Legal
6 3 (1.86%) Retail
6 3 (1.86%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (39.13%) ATM Engineer
2 18 (11.18%) Network Engineer
3 17 (10.56%) Analyst
4 12 (7.45%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.59%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (4.35%) Head of Projects
7 6 (3.73%) Architect
7 6 (3.73%) Field Engineer
7 6 (3.73%) IT Engineer
7 6 (3.73%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) Consultant
8 5 (3.11%) Core Network Engineer
8 5 (3.11%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (2.48%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Developer
9 4 (2.48%) EPoS Engineer
10 3 (1.86%) Network Architect
10 3 (1.86%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.59%) SOAP
1 9 (5.59%) Web Services
2 7 (4.35%) .NET
3 6 (3.73%) CSS
3 6 (3.73%) CSS3
3 6 (3.73%) HTML
3 6 (3.73%) HTML5
4 5 (3.11%) REST
4 5 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.86%) Aurelia
5 3 (1.86%) jQuery
5 3 (1.86%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (1.24%) hapi
6 2 (1.24%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (1.24%) OAuth
6 2 (1.24%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 56 (34.78%) EPoS
2 12 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.59%) CCTV
4 4 (2.48%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (2.48%) User Experience
5 3 (1.86%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.24%) PKI
7 1 (0.62%) Blog
7 1 (0.62%) Fintech
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.94%) Unix
2 11 (6.83%) Windows
3 5 (3.11%) Windows 2000
3 5 (3.11%) Windows NT
4 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.86%) Linux
6 1 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.07%) Migration
2 12 (7.45%) Break/Fix
3 11 (6.83%) ITIL
4 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.59%) Test Automation
6 8 (4.97%) Test Scripting
6 8 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (4.35%) Defect Management
8 6 (3.73%) Network Design
8 6 (3.73%) SDLC
8 6 (3.73%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.11%) Change Control
9 5 (3.11%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (3.11%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (2.48%) Client Onboarding
10 4 (2.48%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (2.48%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.48%) Scrum
10 4 (2.48%) Service Management
11 3 (1.86%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.48%) C
1 4 (2.48%) Java
1 4 (2.48%) Perl
2 3 (1.86%) C#
2 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.86%) SQL
3 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
3 1 (0.62%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.59%) CCNP
1 9 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.97%) CCNA
2 8 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.48%) Degree
5 3 (1.86%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.86%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.86%) PMP
6 1 (0.62%) CCIE
6 1 (0.62%) CEH
6 1 (0.62%) CISM
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
6 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) ISO 8583
2 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) PSD2
4 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.86%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.62%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
3 1 (0.62%) Opsview
3 1 (0.62%) QRadar
3 1 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.62%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Cisco
2 11 (6.83%) F5
3 10 (6.21%) Ericsson
4 9 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.59%) Nokia
4 9 (5.59%) Oracle
5 8 (4.97%) Huawei
6 5 (3.11%) Nortel
6 5 (3.11%) Sybase
7 4 (2.48%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.86%) Juniper
8 3 (1.86%) NEC
8 3 (1.86%) VMware
9 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.24%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.24%) SAP
10 1 (0.62%) Brocade
10 1 (0.62%) BT
10 1 (0.62%) Fortinet