The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ATM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ATM over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 132 118
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14  
Contract jobs citing ATM 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.036% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.32% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £115 - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -62.06% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -73.00% +11.11%  

ATM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 299 309 364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.29% 11.16% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 138 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

ATM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ATM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for ATM in the West Midlands

ATM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ATM in the West Midlands

ATM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ATM in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ATM in the West Midlands

ATM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ATM in the West Midlands

ATM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ATM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 2 £313 -
Coventry - 1 £115 -
Shropshire - 1 £115 -
Worcestershire - 1 £115 -
ATM
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ATM.

1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) CCDA
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
1 3 (42.86%) Frame Relay
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) AirMagnet
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 2 (28.57%) 802.11
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE

ATM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Frame Relay
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) 802.11
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) PPP
2 2 (28.57%) RIP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) ATM Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
2 1 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCDA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) AirMagnet
2 2 (28.57%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft