Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 798 754 733
Rank change year-on-year -44 -21 -171
Contract jobs citing ATM 92 93 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.73% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 95 86
UK median daily rate £211 £115 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.04% -68.28% -
10th Percentile £105 £105 £197
90th Percentile £463 £488 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £115 £363
% change year-on-year +4.35% -68.28% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% -52.00% +189.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 -

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 13,566 12,725 15,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.36% 13.97% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,383 7,777 9,467
UK median daily rate £423 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +2.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £204 £208 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 749 735 707
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.21% -16.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.24 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% -20.40% +11.11%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -51 79 £221 +92.39% 31
UK excluding London -21 65 £120 +4.35% 33
London -47 25 £275 +150.00% 4
South East -43 21 £120 -12.73% 14
North of England -1 19 £168 +45.65% 6
Yorkshire -12 11 £228 +97.83% 1
East Midlands +8 7 £430 +273.91% 1
Midlands -8 7 £430 +273.91% 4
Scotland -31 7 £375 +172.73% 6
North West -10 6 £103 -10.87% 5
East of England -2 5 £105 -8.70% 3
South West +8 2 £120 -12.73%
Wales -5 2 £110 -2.22%
North East - 2 £120 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £120 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (22.83%) WAN
2 20 (21.74%) LAN
3 19 (20.65%) MPLS
4 18 (19.57%) OSPF
4 18 (19.57%) BGP
4 18 (19.57%) EIGRP
4 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
4 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
4 18 (19.57%) Windows
5 17 (18.48%) Cisco
6 16 (17.39%) Firewall
6 16 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (17.39%) Finance
7 15 (16.30%) Banking
7 15 (16.30%) EPoS
7 15 (16.30%) CCNP
8 14 (15.22%) CCNA
9 13 (14.13%) PPP
9 13 (14.13%) Driving Licence
10 12 (13.04%) DNS
10 12 (13.04%) Wireless
10 12 (13.04%) Migration
11 10 (10.87%) Windows 7
12 9 (9.78%) Frame Relay
12 9 (9.78%) IPv6
12 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.70%) Unix
13 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (8.70%) DSL
13 8 (8.70%) 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 1 (1.09%) Apache
1 1 (1.09%) Confluence
1 1 (1.09%) SAS
1 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) BASE24
2 2 (2.17%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) WAN
2 20 (21.74%) LAN
3 19 (20.65%) MPLS
4 18 (19.57%) BGP
4 18 (19.57%) EIGRP
4 18 (19.57%) OSPF
4 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
5 16 (17.39%) Firewall
6 13 (14.13%) PPP
7 12 (13.04%) DNS
7 12 (13.04%) Wireless
8 9 (9.78%) Frame Relay
8 9 (9.78%) IPv6
9 8 (8.70%) DSL
9 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (7.61%) Ethernet
10 7 (7.61%) IPv4
10 7 (7.61%) Multicast
10 7 (7.61%) VPN
11 6 (6.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (1.09%) GIS
1 1 (1.09%) MySQL
1 1 (1.09%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (1.09%) OLAP
1 1 (1.09%) OLTP
1 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Hudson
2 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 16 (17.39%) Finance
3 15 (16.30%) Banking
4 8 (8.70%) Local Government
5 4 (4.35%) Retail
6 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) ATM Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Field Engineer
4 13 (14.13%) Project Manager
5 11 (11.96%) Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) EPoS Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Facilities Manager
6 8 (8.70%) Facilities Project Manager
6 8 (8.70%) Head of Facilities
6 8 (8.70%) Head of Projects
7 5 (5.43%) Developer
7 5 (5.43%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) BASE24 Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Core Network Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Break Fix Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.09%) CSS
2 1 (1.09%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) Servlets
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) EPoS
2 13 (14.13%) Driving Licence
3 8 (8.70%) CCTV
3 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) BYOD
7 1 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.09%) Tandem
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.09%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.70%) Unix
4 5 (5.43%) Linux
5 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.26%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.26%) Windows NT
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) AIX
6 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Migration
2 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
3 6 (6.52%) Break/Fix
3 6 (6.52%) Project Management
4 5 (5.43%) Fault Management
4 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.43%) Proactive Management
4 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.26%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.26%) ITIL
5 3 (3.26%) Logistics
5 3 (3.26%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (3.26%) Network Management
5 3 (3.26%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (3.26%) Process Improvement
5 3 (3.26%) Project Planning
5 3 (3.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.17%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (2.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) COBOL
2 2 (2.17%) C++
2 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.17%) JCL
3 1 (1.09%) C#
3 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.30%) CCNP
3 14 (15.22%) CCNA
4 7 (7.61%) CCIE
5 4 (4.35%) BC Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.35%) Degree
5 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) CCDP
6 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.26%) PMP
7 2 (2.17%) CCIE Wireless
7 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.17%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.09%) CCIE Data Center
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.17%) SEPA
4 1 (1.09%) ECSS
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.09%) SAS 70
4 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.26%) Firmware
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.09%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.09%) Nagios
2 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Cisco
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.35%) Huawei
4 4 (4.35%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.26%) Mitel
5 3 (3.26%) Sybase
6 2 (2.17%) F5
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) Juniper
6 2 (2.17%) Nokia
6 2 (2.17%) Remedy
6 2 (2.17%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) Brocade
7 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.09%) McAfee
7 1 (1.09%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (1.09%) Twitter