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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 164 187 179
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Multicast 32 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 3.05% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 9
Average daily rate
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£365 £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.60% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £548 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
670 689 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 440 504
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 39 (61.90%) Cisco
2 39 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (50.79%) CCNP
4 31 (49.21%) BGP
4 31 (49.21%) Firewall
5 20 (31.75%) Banking
6 19 (30.16%) EIGRP
7 18 (28.57%) OSPF
7 18 (28.57%) Linux
8 17 (26.98%) Juniper
8 17 (26.98%) MPLS
8 17 (26.98%) Low Latency
9 15 (23.81%) VPLS
9 15 (23.81%) F5
9 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
10 13 (20.63%) LAN
11 12 (19.05%) CCNA
11 12 (19.05%) CCIE
11 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 11 (17.46%) WAN
12 11 (17.46%) ITIL
12 11 (17.46%) Network Security
13 10 (15.87%) Investment Banking
13 10 (15.87%) TIBCO
13 10 (15.87%) IP Telephony
14 9 (14.29%) VMware
14 9 (14.29%) Rendezvous
14 9 (14.29%) RSVP
14 9 (14.29%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) RMDS
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) BGP
1 31 (49.21%) Firewall
2 19 (30.16%) EIGRP
3 18 (28.57%) OSPF
4 17 (26.98%) MPLS
5 15 (23.81%) VPLS
6 13 (20.63%) LAN
7 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 11 (17.46%) WAN
8 11 (17.46%) Network Security
9 10 (15.87%) IP Telephony
10 9 (14.29%) RSVP
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
10 9 (14.29%) Junos
11 7 (11.11%) DNS
11 7 (11.11%) RIP
11 7 (11.11%) HSRP
12 6 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Banking
3 10 (15.87%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Developer
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Support
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Rendezvous
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) XSLT
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.35%) VWAP
2 4 (6.35%) TWAP
2 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) DTV
4 1 (1.59%) e-Health
4 1 (1.59%) Equities
4 1 (1.59%) BBC
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) Derivative
4 1 (1.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) Solaris
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Debian
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Low Latency
2 11 (17.46%) ITIL
3 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.70%) Network Architecture
5 7 (11.11%) Network Design
5 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.94%) Multithreading
7 4 (6.35%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) Benchmarking
7 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.17%) Electronic Trading
10 1 (1.59%) PRINCE
10 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.59%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) Perl
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
4 4 (6.35%) Python
4 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.17%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (50.79%) CCNP
3 12 (19.05%) CCNA
3 12 (19.05%) CCIE
4 4 (6.35%) CCSA
4 4 (6.35%) CCSE
4 4 (6.35%) CCSP
5 2 (3.17%) CISSP
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.59%) PMP
6 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) SRDF
1 4 (6.35%) NFS
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Xen
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) KVM
3 2 (3.17%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) Ceph
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) XenServer
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Control-M
2 1 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.59%) OpenView
2 1 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Cisco
2 17 (26.98%) Juniper
3 15 (23.81%) F5
3 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.87%) TIBCO
5 9 (14.29%) VMware
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix
7 4 (6.35%) Remedy
7 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.35%) NetApp
7 4 (6.35%) EMC
7 4 (6.35%) Intel
8 3 (4.76%) Reuters
8 3 (4.76%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.17%) TippingPoint
9 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.17%) LogLogic
9 2 (3.17%) MarketAxess
9 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
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