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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 171 180 192
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Multicast 21 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.98% 3.06% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 12
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £565 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £279 £290
% change year-on-year
+21.97% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
704 686 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.48% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 503 564
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 39 (67.24%) Cisco
2 34 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (53.45%) BGP
3 31 (53.45%) Finance
4 28 (48.28%) CCNP
5 22 (37.93%) Firewall
5 22 (37.93%) OSPF
6 21 (36.21%) EIGRP
7 19 (32.76%) LAN
8 18 (31.03%) Low Latency
9 17 (29.31%) Linux
10 16 (27.59%) Banking
11 15 (25.86%) Juniper
11 15 (25.86%) F5
12 14 (24.14%) MPLS
13 13 (22.41%) CCIE
13 13 (22.41%) WAN
14 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
14 12 (20.69%) TIBCO
15 11 (18.97%) Rendezvous
15 11 (18.97%) VMware
15 11 (18.97%) CCNA
15 11 (18.97%) VPLS
16 10 (17.24%) Windows
17 9 (15.52%) RIP
17 9 (15.52%) ITIL
17 9 (15.52%) UNIX
17 9 (15.52%) Network Security
17 9 (15.52%) HSRP
18 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) RMDS
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) BGP
2 22 (37.93%) Firewall
2 22 (37.93%) OSPF
3 21 (36.21%) EIGRP
4 19 (32.76%) LAN
5 14 (24.14%) MPLS
6 13 (22.41%) WAN
7 11 (18.97%) VPLS
8 9 (15.52%) RIP
8 9 (15.52%) Network Security
8 9 (15.52%) HSRP
9 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.07%) VPN
9 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (10.34%) iSCSI
10 6 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (10.34%) DNS
10 6 (10.34%) IPsec
11 5 (8.62%) RSVP
11 5 (8.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.45%) HBase
2 2 (3.45%) Informix
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
General
1 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Architect
4 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Specialist
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Rendezvous
2 5 (8.62%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (6.90%) Ultra Messaging
4 3 (5.17%) HTML
4 3 (5.17%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) XSLT
5 2 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.72%) .NET
6 1 (1.72%) STL
6 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.17%) Eurex
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.72%) BBC
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) TWAP
4 1 (1.72%) VWAP
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Windows
3 9 (15.52%) UNIX
4 7 (12.07%) Solaris
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Low Latency
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Network Design
4 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.90%) Network Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) Project Management
6 3 (5.17%) Benchmarking
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (3.45%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.72%) Service Management
8 1 (1.72%) Change Management
8 1 (1.72%) Data Security
8 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Perl
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) Python
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) Lisp
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (48.28%) CCNP
3 13 (22.41%) CCIE
4 11 (18.97%) CCNA
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) CCSP
5 2 (3.45%) CCSE
5 2 (3.45%) CCSA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) KVM
2 4 (6.90%) Xen
2 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) SRDF
2 4 (6.90%) NFS
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Control-M
2 2 (3.45%) Iperf
2 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.72%) OpenView
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Cisco
2 15 (25.86%) Juniper
2 15 (25.86%) F5
3 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
3 12 (20.69%) TIBCO
4 11 (18.97%) VMware
5 7 (12.07%) IBM
6 6 (10.34%) Citrix
6 6 (10.34%) Oracle
7 5 (8.62%) Reuters
7 5 (8.62%) Intel
8 4 (6.90%) DataSynapse
8 4 (6.90%) NetApp
8 4 (6.90%) EMC
8 4 (6.90%) Remedy
9 3 (5.17%) Sun
9 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.45%) MarketAxess
10 2 (3.45%) HP
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