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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 156 186 201
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +15
Contract jobs citing Multicast 47 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% 4.47% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 18
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£575 £600 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £388 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.36%
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
811 872 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.73% 12.18% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 578 692
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 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 16 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 41 (60.29%) Finance
2 40 (58.82%) Cisco
3 35 (51.47%) Firewall
4 27 (39.71%) Linux
5 25 (36.76%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (36.76%) Banking
6 24 (35.29%) BGP
7 23 (33.82%) CCNP
8 20 (29.41%) Juniper
9 19 (27.94%) WAN
10 17 (25.00%) Low Latency
11 16 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (22.06%) TIBCO
12 15 (22.06%) EIGRP
13 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
13 14 (20.59%) Java
13 14 (20.59%) SQL
14 13 (19.12%) LAN
14 13 (19.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (17.65%) Rendezvous
15 12 (17.65%) Investment Banking
16 11 (16.18%) Multithreading
16 11 (16.18%) Solaris
16 11 (16.18%) MPLS
17 10 (14.71%) OSPF
17 10 (14.71%) Python
17 10 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
18 9 (13.24%) FCoE
18 9 (13.24%) Windows
18 9 (13.24%) NFS

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 (4.41%) IIS
1 3 (4.41%) Apache
1 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (51.47%) Firewall
2 24 (35.29%) BGP
3 19 (27.94%) WAN
4 15 (22.06%) EIGRP
5 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
6 13 (19.12%) LAN
7 11 (16.18%) MPLS
8 10 (14.71%) OSPF
8 10 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (13.24%) FCoE
9 9 (13.24%) SAN
10 8 (11.76%) NAS
11 6 (8.82%) IP Telephony
12 5 (7.35%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (7.35%) VPLS
12 5 (7.35%) iSCSI
12 5 (7.35%) RSVP
12 5 (7.35%) RIP
12 5 (7.35%) Junos
13 4 (5.88%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.41%) HBase
3 1 (1.47%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (60.29%) Finance
2 25 (36.76%) Banking
3 12 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.29%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.88%) Front Office
6 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Cisco Support
7 6 (8.82%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Network Support
10 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) C++ Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) Rendezvous
2 4 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.41%) Middleware
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) XSLT
3 3 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.47%) STL
4 1 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 8 (11.76%) VWAP
2 8 (11.76%) TWAP
3 2 (2.94%) e-Health
3 2 (2.94%) SecurID
3 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Derivative
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Open Source
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) Solaris
3 9 (13.24%) Windows
4 7 (10.29%) UNIX
5 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Debian
6 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 16 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (16.18%) Multithreading
4 9 (13.24%) Project Management
5 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 8 (11.76%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (7.35%) Change Control
7 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.88%) ITIL
7 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Network Design
8 3 (4.41%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.41%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.94%) Change Management
10 1 (1.47%) ITSM
10 1 (1.47%) Workflow
10 1 (1.47%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) Java
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) Python
3 9 (13.24%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (33.82%) CCNP
3 4 (5.88%) JNCIS
3 4 (5.88%) CCIE
4 3 (4.41%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMP
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIE
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) NFS
2 8 (11.76%) SRDF
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.41%) Xen
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.41%) KVM
5 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) XenServer
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Control-M
2 2 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Cisco
2 20 (29.41%) Juniper
3 15 (22.06%) TIBCO
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle
4 9 (13.24%) EMC
5 8 (11.76%) Intel
5 8 (11.76%) NetApp
5 8 (11.76%) F5
6 7 (10.29%) McAfee
6 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.35%) HP
8 4 (5.88%) Remedy
8 4 (5.88%) IBM
8 4 (5.88%) VMware
8 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.88%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.41%) 29West
9 3 (4.41%) DataSynapse
9 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
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