Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 773 757 765
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 -120
Contract jobs citing ATM 124 101 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.77% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 132 79
UK median daily rate £275 £115 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +139.13% -64.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £115 £105 £103
90th Percentile £595 £488 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £115 £275
% change year-on-year +86.96% -58.18% -20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 0
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.81% - -

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 13,852 13,043 16,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.44% 13.63% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,485 7,840 10,224
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.60% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 774 743 813
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.70% -26.00% +21.95%

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 17 August 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 16 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 17 August 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 -25 103 £300 +160.87% 15
UK excluding London -11 90 £215 +86.96% 12
London -23 28 £325 +182.61% 4
South East -28 25 £488 +323.91% 6
North of England -1 19 £115 - 1
Midlands -4 14 £430 +273.91%
Scotland -33 14 £375 +172.73% 1
East Midlands +1 12 £430 +32.31%
East of England -9 12 - - 3
Yorkshire -3 10 £115 -
North West -5 7 £95 -17.39% 1
South West -10 3 £650 +519.05% 1
North East -10 2 £120 +4.35%
West Midlands -22 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £120 -
Wales -18 1 £120 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 62 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 54 (43.55%) Driving Licence
3 24 (19.35%) WAN
3 24 (19.35%) Cisco
4 21 (16.94%) LAN
5 20 (16.13%) OSPF
5 20 (16.13%) BGP
6 19 (15.32%) EIGRP
6 19 (15.32%) TCP/IP
7 18 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (14.52%) MPLS
8 14 (11.29%) CCNA
9 13 (10.48%) Frame Relay
9 13 (10.48%) Migration
10 12 (9.68%) Finance
10 12 (9.68%) Firewall
10 12 (9.68%) EPoS
10 12 (9.68%) CCNP
10 12 (9.68%) Ethernet
11 11 (8.87%) DSL
12 10 (8.06%) Wireless
12 10 (8.06%) PPP
12 10 (8.06%) SDH
12 10 (8.06%) Security Cleared
12 10 (8.06%) Banking
13 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
13 9 (7.26%) Data Centre
13 9 (7.26%) xDSL
13 9 (7.26%) Juniper
14 8 (6.45%) RIP

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 (0.81%) Apache
1 1 (0.81%) CICS
1 1 (0.81%) Confluence
1 1 (0.81%) IBM Domino
1 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.35%) WAN
2 21 (16.94%) LAN
3 20 (16.13%) BGP
3 20 (16.13%) OSPF
4 19 (15.32%) EIGRP
4 19 (15.32%) TCP/IP
5 18 (14.52%) MPLS
6 13 (10.48%) Frame Relay
7 12 (9.68%) Ethernet
7 12 (9.68%) Firewall
8 11 (8.87%) DSL
9 10 (8.06%) PPP
9 10 (8.06%) SDH
9 10 (8.06%) Wireless
10 9 (7.26%) xDSL
11 8 (6.45%) ADSL
11 8 (6.45%) DNS
11 8 (6.45%) RIP
11 8 (6.45%) VPN
12 7 (5.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) DB2
1 1 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (0.81%) GIS
1 1 (0.81%) MySQL
1 1 (0.81%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Subversion
1 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Hudson
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 62 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.68%) Finance
3 10 (8.06%) Banking
4 8 (6.45%) Local Government
5 4 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (44.35%) ATM Engineer
2 47 (37.90%) Field Engineer
3 18 (14.52%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) EPoS Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Facilities Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Facilities Project Manager
5 8 (6.45%) Head of Facilities
5 8 (6.45%) Head of Projects
6 5 (4.03%) Architect
6 5 (4.03%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) IT Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Break Fix Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) Developer
8 3 (2.42%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.81%) CSS
2 1 (0.81%) HTML
2 1 (0.81%) Servlets
2 1 (0.81%) Spring
2 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (43.55%) Driving Licence
2 12 (9.68%) EPoS
3 9 (7.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.45%) CCTV
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) PKI
6 2 (1.61%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Robotics
7 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.81%) Tandem
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Unix
3 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.48%) Migration
2 7 (5.65%) Network Management
3 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (4.84%) Project Management
4 5 (4.03%) Network Design
4 5 (4.03%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.23%) Break/Fix
5 4 (3.23%) ITIL
6 3 (2.42%) Business Analysis
6 3 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.42%) Decision-Making
6 3 (2.42%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (2.42%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.42%) Validation
7 2 (1.61%) Change Control
7 2 (1.61%) Data Privacy
7 2 (1.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (1.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.61%) C++
1 2 (1.61%) COBOL
1 2 (1.61%) Java
1 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
1 2 (1.61%) JCL
2 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.29%) CCNA
3 12 (9.68%) CCNP
4 10 (8.06%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.65%) BC Cleared
6 7 (5.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (5.65%) CCIE
7 4 (3.23%) Degree
8 3 (2.42%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (2.42%) CCIE Service Provider
8 3 (2.42%) CCSP
8 3 (2.42%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.61%) CCDP
9 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.81%) CCIP
10 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) HNC
10 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) SEPA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) ECSS
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.61%) Nagios
2 2 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) Control-M
3 1 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.81%) Opsview
3 1 (0.81%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Cisco
2 9 (7.26%) Juniper
3 7 (5.65%) Ericsson
4 4 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.42%) Huawei
5 3 (2.42%) Mitel
5 3 (2.42%) Nokia
5 3 (2.42%) Nortel
6 2 (1.61%) Avaya
6 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.61%) Ciena
6 2 (1.61%) IBM
6 2 (1.61%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.61%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.61%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.61%) Symantec
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) NCR
7 1 (0.81%) Remedy