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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 168 187 193
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Multicast 22 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 3.21% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 10
Average daily rate
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£550 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £273 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 £295
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 - £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
754 748 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.87% 11.55% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 515 619
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £44.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £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 17 April 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

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (63.46%) Cisco
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 25 (48.08%) CCNP
4 24 (46.15%) BGP
5 20 (38.46%) Firewall
6 18 (34.62%) EIGRP
7 16 (30.77%) OSPF
7 16 (30.77%) Banking
7 16 (30.77%) Linux
7 16 (30.77%) Low Latency
8 15 (28.85%) F5
9 13 (25.00%) CCNA
9 13 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 13 (25.00%) TIBCO
10 12 (23.08%) Rendezvous
10 12 (23.08%) CCIE
10 12 (23.08%) LAN
11 11 (21.15%) Windows
11 11 (21.15%) ITIL
11 11 (21.15%) VMware
12 10 (19.23%) UNIX
12 10 (19.23%) Network Security
13 9 (17.31%) WAN
13 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
13 9 (17.31%) Juniper
13 9 (17.31%) MPLS
14 8 (15.38%) DNS
14 8 (15.38%) Solaris
14 8 (15.38%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) RMDS
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) BGP
2 20 (38.46%) Firewall
3 18 (34.62%) EIGRP
4 16 (30.77%) OSPF
5 12 (23.08%) LAN
6 10 (19.23%) Network Security
7 9 (17.31%) WAN
7 9 (17.31%) MPLS
7 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
8 8 (15.38%) DNS
8 8 (15.38%) VPLS
9 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (13.46%) VPN
10 6 (11.54%) iSCSI
11 5 (9.62%) NAS
11 5 (9.62%) SAN
11 5 (9.62%) RIP
11 5 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (9.62%) HSRP
12 4 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) Informix
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Front Office
6 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Rendezvous
2 5 (9.62%) Middleware
3 4 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) XSLT
5 2 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Eurex
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) BBC
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) VWAP
3 1 (1.92%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) UNIX
4 8 (15.38%) Solaris
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Low Latency
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.46%) Network Architecture
4 6 (11.54%) Network Design
5 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.77%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.85%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.92%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.92%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.92%) Service Management
9 1 (1.92%) Change Management
9 1 (1.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Perl
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (48.08%) CCNP
3 13 (25.00%) CCNA
4 12 (23.08%) CCIE
5 4 (7.69%) CCSP
5 4 (7.69%) CCSA
5 4 (7.69%) CCSE
6 2 (3.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.92%) PMP
7 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) SRDF
2 4 (7.69%) NFS
2 4 (7.69%) Xen
2 4 (7.69%) KVM
3 2 (3.85%) Firmware
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Control-M
2 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.85%) Iperf
3 1 (1.92%) OpenView
3 1 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco
2 15 (28.85%) F5
3 13 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 11 (21.15%) VMware
5 9 (17.31%) Juniper
6 6 (11.54%) Citrix
6 6 (11.54%) IBM
6 6 (11.54%) Oracle
7 5 (9.62%) Intel
7 5 (9.62%) Reuters
8 4 (7.69%) EMC
8 4 (7.69%) NetApp
8 4 (7.69%) DataSynapse
9 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.77%) 29West
9 3 (5.77%) Sun
9 3 (5.77%) Bloomberg
9 3 (5.77%) Remedy