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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 174 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing Multicast 31 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 3.41% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£451 £588 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.27% +38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £388 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £625 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -
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% -
Multicast
London

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
803 851 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.32% 11.96% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 540 618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £48.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 39 (59.09%) Cisco
2 36 (54.55%) Finance
3 35 (53.03%) Firewall
4 27 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (39.39%) BGP
6 24 (36.36%) Linux
7 23 (34.85%) CCNP
8 22 (33.33%) Banking
9 20 (30.30%) Juniper
10 18 (27.27%) WAN
11 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
11 16 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (22.73%) EIGRP
12 15 (22.73%) TIBCO
13 14 (21.21%) LAN
13 14 (21.21%) Java
13 14 (21.21%) Low Latency
14 13 (19.70%) SQL
14 13 (19.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (19.70%) MPLS
15 12 (18.18%) OSPF
15 12 (18.18%) Rendezvous
16 11 (16.67%) Windows
16 11 (16.67%) F5
17 10 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
17 10 (15.15%) Investment Banking
17 10 (15.15%) Multithreading
17 10 (15.15%) Solaris
18 9 (13.64%) Python
18 9 (13.64%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (4.55%) IIS
1 3 (4.55%) Apache
1 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.03%) Firewall
2 26 (39.39%) BGP
3 18 (27.27%) WAN
4 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 15 (22.73%) EIGRP
6 14 (21.21%) LAN
7 13 (19.70%) MPLS
8 12 (18.18%) OSPF
9 10 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (13.64%) SAN
10 9 (13.64%) FCoE
11 8 (12.12%) NAS
11 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
12 7 (10.61%) RSVP
12 7 (10.61%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (10.61%) VPLS
12 7 (10.61%) Junos
13 6 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (9.09%) RIP
14 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) HBase
2 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) Banking
3 10 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Front Office
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Architect
5 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Support
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Network Support
7 5 (7.58%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) Rendezvous
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.55%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) XSLT
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
2 3 (4.55%) Middleware
2 3 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (12.12%) TWAP
2 8 (12.12%) VWAP
2 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.61%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) SecurID
4 2 (3.03%) e-Health
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Equities
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Open Source
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 10 (15.15%) Solaris
4 7 (10.61%) UNIX
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.52%) Debian
7 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (21.21%) Low Latency
3 10 (15.15%) Multithreading
4 8 (12.12%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.12%) Benchmarking
5 7 (10.61%) Project Management
6 5 (7.58%) ITIL
7 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.55%) Network Design
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.55%) Change Control
9 2 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) Java
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
3 9 (13.64%) Python
4 8 (12.12%) Perl
5 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VBA
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (34.85%) CCNP
3 4 (6.06%) CCIE
3 4 (6.06%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.03%) CCSA
5 2 (3.03%) CCSE
5 2 (3.03%) CCSP
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.52%) JNCIE
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) NFS
2 8 (12.12%) SRDF
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) Xen
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) KVM
5 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.52%) vCloud
5 1 (1.52%) vSphere
5 1 (1.52%) XenServer
5 1 (1.52%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Control-M
2 2 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) Cisco
2 20 (30.30%) Juniper
3 15 (22.73%) TIBCO
4 11 (16.67%) F5
5 9 (13.64%) Oracle
5 9 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 9 (13.64%) EMC
6 8 (12.12%) Intel
6 8 (12.12%) NetApp
7 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.06%) VMware
8 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.06%) Remedy
8 4 (6.06%) IBM
8 4 (6.06%) HP
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.55%) Sybase
9 3 (4.55%) McAfee
9 3 (4.55%) DataSynapse
9 3 (4.55%) 29West