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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 151 179 180
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Contract jobs citing Multicast 35 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.28% 3.12% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% +40.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £538 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.80%
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
663 642 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.09% 11.12% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 403 546
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £14.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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

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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

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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 5 March 2015.

Multicast Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 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 38 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (68.52%) Cisco
3 30 (55.56%) CCNP
3 30 (55.56%) Finance
4 29 (53.70%) BGP
5 22 (40.74%) Firewall
6 19 (35.19%) EIGRP
7 17 (31.48%) Low Latency
8 16 (29.63%) OSPF
9 15 (27.78%) F5
10 14 (25.93%) Banking
10 14 (25.93%) Juniper
11 13 (24.07%) CheckPoint
11 13 (24.07%) CCNA
11 13 (24.07%) MPLS
12 12 (22.22%) CCIE
12 12 (22.22%) VPLS
13 11 (20.37%) ITIL
13 11 (20.37%) Linux
13 11 (20.37%) LAN
14 10 (18.52%) Windows
14 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
14 10 (18.52%) Network Security
15 9 (16.67%) VMware
16 8 (14.81%) TIBCO
16 8 (14.81%) DNS
16 8 (14.81%) WAN
16 8 (14.81%) Perl
17 7 (12.96%) VPN
17 7 (12.96%) Rendezvous

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 3 (5.56%) IIS
1 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) RMDS
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) BGP
2 22 (40.74%) Firewall
3 19 (35.19%) EIGRP
4 16 (29.63%) OSPF
5 13 (24.07%) MPLS
6 12 (22.22%) VPLS
7 11 (20.37%) LAN
8 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 10 (18.52%) Network Security
9 8 (14.81%) DNS
9 8 (14.81%) WAN
10 7 (12.96%) VPN
10 7 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (11.11%) Junos
11 6 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (11.11%) RSVP
11 6 (11.11%) IP Telephony
12 5 (9.26%) RIP
12 5 (9.26%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (9.26%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (55.56%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Rendezvous
2 3 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) XSLT
3 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.70%) TWAP
2 2 (3.70%) VWAP
2 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.85%) DTV
3 1 (1.85%) BBC
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) UNIX
3 6 (11.11%) Solaris
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Low Latency
2 11 (20.37%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.96%) Network Architecture
4 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.11%) Network Design
5 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.70%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (3.70%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.85%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Perl
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (55.56%) CCNP
3 13 (24.07%) CCNA
4 12 (22.22%) CCIE
5 4 (7.41%) CCSE
5 4 (7.41%) CCSA
5 4 (7.41%) CCSP
6 2 (3.70%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) PMP
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) NFS
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.56%) SRDF
2 2 (3.70%) KVM
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) Xen
2 2 (3.70%) Firmware
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) OpenView
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) F5
3 14 (25.93%) Juniper
4 13 (24.07%) CheckPoint
5 9 (16.67%) VMware
6 8 (14.81%) TIBCO
7 6 (11.11%) Citrix
8 5 (9.26%) Reuters
9 4 (7.41%) Intel
10 3 (5.56%) EMC
10 3 (5.56%) NetApp
10 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.56%) Sun
10 3 (5.56%) IBM
10 3 (5.56%) Bloomberg
10 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.70%) 29West
11 2 (3.70%) LogLogic
11 2 (3.70%) Tufin
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