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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 156 187 199
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Contract jobs citing Multicast 41 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 4.43% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 17
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£575 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £399 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £305 -
% change year-on-year
+41.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -
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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
812 880 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 12.13% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 576 667
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.19 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 42 (60.87%) Finance
2 41 (59.42%) Cisco
3 36 (52.17%) Firewall
4 27 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (39.13%) Linux
5 26 (37.68%) BGP
6 25 (36.23%) Banking
7 24 (34.78%) CCNP
8 21 (30.43%) Juniper
9 19 (27.54%) WAN
10 16 (23.19%) Low Latency
10 16 (23.19%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (21.74%) TIBCO
11 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
11 15 (21.74%) EIGRP
12 14 (20.29%) Java
12 14 (20.29%) SQL
13 13 (18.84%) LAN
13 13 (18.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (18.84%) MPLS
14 12 (17.39%) Rendezvous
14 12 (17.39%) Investment Banking
15 11 (15.94%) Multithreading
15 11 (15.94%) Solaris
15 11 (15.94%) OSPF
16 10 (14.49%) Project Management
16 10 (14.49%) Python
16 10 (14.49%) Fibre Channel
17 9 (13.04%) F5
17 9 (13.04%) FCoE

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 3 (4.35%) Apache
1 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.17%) Firewall
2 26 (37.68%) BGP
3 19 (27.54%) WAN
4 15 (21.74%) EIGRP
4 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 13 (18.84%) LAN
5 13 (18.84%) MPLS
6 11 (15.94%) OSPF
7 10 (14.49%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (13.04%) FCoE
8 9 (13.04%) SAN
9 8 (11.59%) IP Telephony
9 8 (11.59%) NAS
10 7 (10.14%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (10.14%) VPLS
10 7 (10.14%) RSVP
10 7 (10.14%) Junos
11 5 (7.25%) RIP
11 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
12 4 (5.80%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.35%) HBase
3 1 (1.45%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (60.87%) Finance
2 25 (36.23%) Banking
3 12 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.80%) Front Office
6 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.90%) Marketing
8 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Support
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Support
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Rendezvous
2 4 (5.80%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.35%) Middleware
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) XSLT
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.45%) STL
4 1 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (11.59%) Mathematics
2 8 (11.59%) VWAP
2 8 (11.59%) TWAP
2 8 (11.59%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.90%) e-Health
3 2 (2.90%) SecurID
4 1 (1.45%) Derivative
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Solaris
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
4 7 (10.14%) UNIX
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Low Latency
1 16 (23.19%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (15.94%) Multithreading
3 10 (14.49%) Project Management
4 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.59%) Benchmarking
4 8 (11.59%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (7.25%) Change Control
6 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.35%) Network Design
7 3 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.90%) Change Management
9 1 (1.45%) ITSM
9 1 (1.45%) Workflow
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Java
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) Python
3 9 (13.04%) Perl
4 4 (5.80%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.78%) CCNP
3 4 (5.80%) CCNA
3 4 (5.80%) JNCIS
3 4 (5.80%) CCIE
4 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) NFS
2 8 (11.59%) SRDF
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) Xen
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.35%) KVM
5 1 (1.45%) Ceph
5 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Control-M
2 2 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.90%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Cisco
2 21 (30.43%) Juniper
3 15 (21.74%) TIBCO
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle
4 9 (13.04%) EMC
4 9 (13.04%) F5
5 8 (11.59%) Intel
5 8 (11.59%) NetApp
6 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
6 7 (10.14%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.70%) McAfee
8 5 (7.25%) HP
9 4 (5.80%) Remedy
9 4 (5.80%) IBM
9 4 (5.80%) VMware
9 4 (5.80%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.80%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.35%) 29West
10 3 (4.35%) DataSynapse
10 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
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