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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multicast
London / City of London
Rank 148 145 152
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Multicast 7 8 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.25% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 2.28% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 35
Median daily rate £523 £235 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.34% -35.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £209 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £508 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £575 £363
% change year-on-year
-50.43% +58.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £46.25

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
362 351 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.00% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 246 507
Median daily rate £425 £409 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Multicast as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Multicast also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (56.25%) BGP
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (37.50%) CCIE
5 6 (37.50%) OSPF
5 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 6 (37.50%) Banking
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (25.00%) Arista
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) Network Design
7 4 (25.00%) IPsec
8 3 (18.75%) VRRP
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Change Management
8 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
8 3 (18.75%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) Problem Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) BGP
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) EIGRP
2 6 (37.50%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (18.75%) HSRP
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) VRRP
5 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Pricing Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (12.50%) Ultra Messaging
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.25%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) TWAP
2 1 (6.25%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Network Packet Capture
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Endace
1 1 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (6.25%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 5 (31.25%) F5
2 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) Arista
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Informatica
5 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
6 1 (6.25%) Fixnetix
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Reuters
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) VMware