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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 170 164 189
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Multicast 38 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 4.85% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 25
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£425 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £331 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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
766 722 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 12.44% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 488 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.58 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 31 (54.39%) Firewall
2 31 (54.39%) Finance
3 29 (50.88%) Juniper
4 28 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (47.37%) BGP
6 25 (43.86%) LAN
7 20 (35.09%) WAN
8 19 (33.33%) CCNP
8 19 (33.33%) Banking
9 18 (31.58%) MPLS
9 18 (31.58%) OSPF
9 18 (31.58%) Linux
10 16 (28.07%) TIBCO
11 15 (26.32%) Rendezvous
11 15 (26.32%) EIGRP
12 12 (21.05%) F5
13 11 (19.30%) Junos
13 11 (19.30%) HSRP
13 11 (19.30%) Network Security
13 11 (19.30%) Investment Banking
13 11 (19.30%) Oracle
13 11 (19.30%) CCIE
13 11 (19.30%) RIP
13 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
14 10 (17.54%) IBM
14 10 (17.54%) Windows
14 10 (17.54%) Solaris
14 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
15 9 (15.79%) VPLS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) Apache
2 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (54.39%) Firewall
2 27 (47.37%) BGP
3 25 (43.86%) LAN
4 20 (35.09%) WAN
5 18 (31.58%) MPLS
5 18 (31.58%) OSPF
6 15 (26.32%) EIGRP
7 11 (19.30%) RIP
7 11 (19.30%) Network Security
7 11 (19.30%) Junos
7 11 (19.30%) HSRP
8 9 (15.79%) RSVP
8 9 (15.79%) VPLS
9 8 (14.04%) IPsec
9 8 (14.04%) IP Telephony
9 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
9 8 (14.04%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (14.04%) FCoE
9 8 (14.04%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (12.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.77%) HBase
3 2 (3.51%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (8.77%) JIRA
General
1 31 (54.39%) Finance
2 19 (33.33%) Banking
3 11 (19.30%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) Rendezvous
2 8 (14.04%) Middleware
3 7 (12.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (10.53%) Ultra Messaging
4 6 (10.53%) HTML
4 6 (10.53%) XML
4 6 (10.53%) XSLT
5 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.75%) .NET
6 1 (1.75%) STL
6 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (10.53%) Eurex
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.75%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Solaris
3 9 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Project Management
1 9 (15.79%) Low Latency
2 7 (12.28%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) Benchmarking
3 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Time Management
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) Lisp
6 2 (3.51%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.33%) CCNP
3 11 (19.30%) CCIE
4 5 (8.77%) CCNA
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
1 7 (12.28%) SRDF
1 7 (12.28%) KVM
1 7 (12.28%) NFS
1 7 (12.28%) Xen
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Control-M
2 3 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.75%) Iperf
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 29 (50.88%) Juniper
3 16 (28.07%) TIBCO
4 12 (21.05%) F5
5 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
5 11 (19.30%) Oracle
6 10 (17.54%) IBM
7 8 (14.04%) Intel
8 7 (12.28%) EMC
8 7 (12.28%) NetApp
8 7 (12.28%) VMware
8 7 (12.28%) DataSynapse
9 6 (10.53%) Remedy
10 5 (8.77%) Sybase
10 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.26%) Reuters
11 3 (5.26%) CA
12 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.51%) Sun
12 2 (3.51%) Aruba
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