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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 169 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing Multicast 33 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 3.73% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 10
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£525 £600 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £388 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £625 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+65.86% -
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
799 884 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 12.13% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 564 657
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £51.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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

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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 21 October 2014.

Multicast Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 37 (58.73%) Cisco
2 36 (57.14%) Finance
3 32 (50.79%) Firewall
4 26 (41.27%) BGP
5 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (38.10%) Linux
7 23 (36.51%) CCNP
8 22 (34.92%) Banking
9 19 (30.16%) Juniper
10 18 (28.57%) WAN
11 16 (25.40%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 15 (23.81%) EIGRP
13 14 (22.22%) TIBCO
13 14 (22.22%) LAN
13 14 (22.22%) Java
13 14 (22.22%) Low Latency
14 13 (20.63%) SQL
14 13 (20.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (20.63%) MPLS
15 12 (19.05%) OSPF
16 11 (17.46%) Rendezvous
17 10 (15.87%) Solaris
17 10 (15.87%) Investment Banking
17 10 (15.87%) Fibre Channel
17 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
18 9 (14.29%) FCoE
18 9 (14.29%) NFS
18 9 (14.29%) Windows
18 9 (14.29%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 3 (4.76%) Apache
1 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.79%) Firewall
2 26 (41.27%) BGP
3 18 (28.57%) WAN
4 15 (23.81%) EIGRP
4 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 14 (22.22%) LAN
6 13 (20.63%) MPLS
7 12 (19.05%) OSPF
8 10 (15.87%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (14.29%) FCoE
9 9 (14.29%) SAN
10 8 (12.70%) IP Telephony
10 8 (12.70%) NAS
11 7 (11.11%) Junos
11 7 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (11.11%) VPLS
11 7 (11.11%) RSVP
12 6 (9.52%) RIP
13 5 (7.94%) iSCSI
13 5 (7.94%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Banking
3 10 (15.87%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Front Office
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Architect
5 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Support
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Network Support
7 5 (7.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) Rendezvous
2 3 (4.76%) Middleware
2 3 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
2 3 (4.76%) XML
2 3 (4.76%) XSLT
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
2 8 (12.70%) VWAP
2 8 (12.70%) TWAP
3 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) e-Health
4 2 (3.17%) SecurID
5 1 (1.59%) Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Equities
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Solaris
3 9 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (7.94%) UNIX
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Debian
5 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (22.22%) Low Latency
3 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
4 8 (12.70%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.70%) Benchmarking
5 7 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.76%) Network Design
7 3 (4.76%) Change Control
7 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.17%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (3.17%) Change Management
9 1 (1.59%) ITSM
9 1 (1.59%) Service Management
9 1 (1.59%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) Java
2 13 (20.63%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) Python
4 7 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (36.51%) CCNP
3 4 (6.35%) CCNA
3 4 (6.35%) CCIE
4 3 (4.76%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.59%) JNCIE
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) NFS
2 8 (12.70%) SRDF
3 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) Xen
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.76%) KVM
5 1 (1.59%) Ceph
5 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.59%) XenServer
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Control-M
2 2 (3.17%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.17%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Cisco
2 19 (30.16%) Juniper
3 14 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle
4 9 (14.29%) EMC
5 8 (12.70%) Intel
5 8 (12.70%) NetApp
5 8 (12.70%) F5
6 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.35%) Remedy
7 4 (6.35%) IBM
7 4 (6.35%) HP
7 4 (6.35%) VMware
8 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.76%) DataSynapse
8 3 (4.76%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.76%) 29West
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.76%) Sybase
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