The first table below looks at the demand for Multicast skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 64 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Multicast 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 0.83% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 3.62% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate £263 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 138 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.01% 23.00% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 58
Average daily rate £263 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 29
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.65 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Multicast
East of England

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multicast across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Multicast Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Multicast
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Multicast across the Cambridgeshire region.

Multicast Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Multicast
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Multicast also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Multicast.

1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OPNET
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) DNA
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Multicast also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Multicast. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) DNA
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) OPNET