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 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 178 196 185
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Multicast 18 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 2.59% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 9
Average daily rate
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£345 £588 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.27% +56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £330 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £618 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
738 773 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.06% 11.31% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 500 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 47
Average hourly rate £19.10 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.56 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

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 December 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 17 December 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 (65.08%) Cisco
2 37 (58.73%) Finance
3 33 (52.38%) Firewall
4 32 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (46.03%) BGP
6 26 (41.27%) CCNP
7 24 (38.10%) Banking
8 22 (34.92%) Juniper
9 20 (31.75%) EIGRP
9 20 (31.75%) Linux
10 17 (26.98%) F5
11 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
12 15 (23.81%) LAN
12 15 (23.81%) OSPF
12 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (22.22%) WAN
13 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 13 (20.63%) Low Latency
15 12 (19.05%) Windows
15 12 (19.05%) ITIL
15 12 (19.05%) MPLS
16 11 (17.46%) TIBCO
16 11 (17.46%) Java
16 11 (17.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (15.87%) UNIX
18 9 (14.29%) Solaris
18 9 (14.29%) SAN
18 9 (14.29%) CCNA
18 9 (14.29%) RIP
18 9 (14.29%) HSRP

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) RMDS
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) Firewall
2 29 (46.03%) BGP
3 20 (31.75%) EIGRP
4 15 (23.81%) LAN
4 15 (23.81%) OSPF
5 14 (22.22%) WAN
5 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 12 (19.05%) MPLS
7 9 (14.29%) SAN
7 9 (14.29%) RIP
7 9 (14.29%) HSRP
7 9 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (12.70%) VPLS
8 8 (12.70%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (12.70%) NAS
8 8 (12.70%) IP Telephony
9 7 (11.11%) RSVP
9 7 (11.11%) DNS
9 7 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (11.11%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) HBase
2 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (58.73%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Front Office
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.76%) Marketing
6 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Support
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Support
6 5 (7.94%) NOC Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Rendezvous
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (3.17%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) XSLT
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (11.11%) TWAP
2 7 (11.11%) VWAP
2 7 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) SecurID
4 2 (3.17%) e-Health
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Equities
5 1 (1.59%) DTV
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Windows
3 10 (15.87%) UNIX
4 9 (14.29%) Solaris
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Debian
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (20.63%) Low Latency
3 12 (19.05%) ITIL
4 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
5 7 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 7 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) Change Control
9 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.17%) Network Design
9 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) Java
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) Perl
4 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.35%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (41.27%) CCNP
3 9 (14.29%) CCNA
4 4 (6.35%) CCSP
4 4 (6.35%) CCSA
4 4 (6.35%) CCSE
5 3 (4.76%) CCIE
6 2 (3.17%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.17%) CISSP
6 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) PMP
7 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) NFS
1 7 (11.11%) SRDF
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.76%) Xen
3 3 (4.76%) KVM
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.59%) Firmware
5 1 (1.59%) XenServer
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Control-M
2 2 (3.17%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.17%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (65.08%) Cisco
2 22 (34.92%) Juniper
3 17 (26.98%) F5
4 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
5 11 (17.46%) TIBCO
6 8 (12.70%) Oracle
7 7 (11.11%) EMC
7 7 (11.11%) Intel
7 7 (11.11%) NetApp
8 5 (7.94%) VMware
9 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.35%) Remedy
9 4 (6.35%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.17%) LogLogic
11 2 (3.17%) TippingPoint
11 2 (3.17%) DataSynapse
11 2 (3.17%) 29West
11 2 (3.17%) Tufin
11 2 (3.17%) ProCurve
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