The table below looks at the statistics for Multicast skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 158 185 183
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Contract jobs citing Multicast 31 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 2.99% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £255 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £290
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
686 670 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.04% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 441 543
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -57.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Multicast Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Multicast
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Multicast Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Multicast
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multicast across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Multicast Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Multicast
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multicast across the City of London region.

Multicast Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 35 (68.63%) Cisco
1 35 (68.63%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (50.98%) CCNP
2 26 (50.98%) BGP
2 26 (50.98%) Finance
3 19 (37.25%) EIGRP
3 19 (37.25%) Firewall
4 17 (33.33%) OSPF
5 16 (31.37%) F5
5 16 (31.37%) Low Latency
6 15 (29.41%) Banking
7 14 (27.45%) CCNA
7 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
8 13 (25.49%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) LAN
9 12 (23.53%) CCIE
10 11 (21.57%) Windows
10 11 (21.57%) ITIL
10 11 (21.57%) VMware
11 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
11 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
11 10 (19.61%) Juniper
11 10 (19.61%) Network Security
12 9 (17.65%) WAN
12 9 (17.65%) Rendezvous
12 9 (17.65%) MPLS
13 8 (15.69%) Solaris
13 8 (15.69%) Perl
13 8 (15.69%) DNS
13 8 (15.69%) VPLS

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) IIS
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) RMDS
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) BGP
2 19 (37.25%) EIGRP
2 19 (37.25%) Firewall
3 17 (33.33%) OSPF
4 12 (23.53%) LAN
5 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
5 10 (19.61%) Network Security
6 9 (17.65%) WAN
6 9 (17.65%) MPLS
7 8 (15.69%) DNS
7 8 (15.69%) VPLS
8 7 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (13.73%) VPN
9 6 (11.76%) iSCSI
10 5 (9.80%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (9.80%) NAS
10 5 (9.80%) HSRP
10 5 (9.80%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (9.80%) SAN
10 5 (9.80%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) HBase
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Rendezvous
2 5 (9.80%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) VWAP
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) TWAP
3 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) BBC
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 8 (15.69%) Solaris
4 7 (13.73%) UNIX
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Low Latency
2 11 (21.57%) ITIL
3 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.73%) Network Architecture
4 6 (11.76%) Network Design
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Benchmarking
8 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.96%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.96%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.96%) Time Management
9 1 (1.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Perl
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.80%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Tcl
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (68.63%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (50.98%) CCNP
3 14 (27.45%) CCNA
4 12 (23.53%) CCIE
5 4 (7.84%) CCSP
5 4 (7.84%) CCSA
5 4 (7.84%) CCSE
6 2 (3.92%) CISSP
7 1 (1.96%) PMP
7 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) NFS
2 4 (7.84%) KVM
2 4 (7.84%) SRDF
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.84%) Xen
3 2 (3.92%) Firmware
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Iperf
1 2 (3.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) F5
3 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
4 11 (21.57%) VMware
5 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
5 10 (19.61%) Juniper
6 6 (11.76%) Citrix
7 5 (9.80%) Reuters
7 5 (9.80%) Intel
7 5 (9.80%) IBM
8 4 (7.84%) Oracle
8 4 (7.84%) NetApp
8 4 (7.84%) EMC
8 4 (7.84%) DataSynapse
9 3 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.88%) 29West
9 3 (5.88%) Bloomberg
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.88%) Sun
10 2 (3.92%) Sybase