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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 168 172 189
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs citing Multicast 35 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 4.09% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 18
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£425 £550 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £370 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £670 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £283 £310
% change year-on-year
+28.76% -8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
732 685 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.83% 11.95% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 481 540
Average daily rate £417 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

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 6 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 6 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 49 (73.13%) Cisco
2 38 (56.72%) Finance
3 35 (52.24%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (46.27%) BGP
5 30 (44.78%) Firewall
6 27 (40.30%) Juniper
6 27 (40.30%) CCNP
7 24 (35.82%) LAN
8 20 (29.85%) Linux
8 20 (29.85%) WAN
9 19 (28.36%) MPLS
9 19 (28.36%) OSPF
9 19 (28.36%) Banking
10 17 (25.37%) EIGRP
11 16 (23.88%) TIBCO
12 15 (22.39%) Rendezvous
13 14 (20.90%) F5
14 13 (19.40%) VPLS
14 13 (19.40%) Low Latency
14 13 (19.40%) CCIE
15 12 (17.91%) Junos
16 10 (14.93%) VMware
16 10 (14.93%) RSVP
16 10 (14.93%) IBM
16 10 (14.93%) Windows
16 10 (14.93%) Solaris
16 10 (14.93%) SQL
16 10 (14.93%) Oracle
16 10 (14.93%) Network Security
16 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (10.45%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (8.96%) IIS
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
2 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.27%) BGP
2 30 (44.78%) Firewall
3 24 (35.82%) LAN
4 20 (29.85%) WAN
5 19 (28.36%) MPLS
5 19 (28.36%) OSPF
6 17 (25.37%) EIGRP
7 13 (19.40%) VPLS
8 12 (17.91%) Junos
9 10 (14.93%) Network Security
9 10 (14.93%) RSVP
10 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.94%) RIP
11 8 (11.94%) IP Telephony
11 8 (11.94%) iSCSI
11 8 (11.94%) Cisco IPT
11 8 (11.94%) FCoE
11 8 (11.94%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (11.94%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.46%) HBase
3 2 (2.99%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (5.97%) JIRA
General
1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Architect
3 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) Rendezvous
2 8 (11.94%) Middleware
3 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 6 (8.96%) XML
3 6 (8.96%) XSLT
3 6 (8.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (8.96%) Ultra Messaging
4 3 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (10.45%) Eurex
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) BBC
5 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.49%) e-Health
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) VWAP
5 1 (1.49%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Solaris
3 8 (11.94%) UNIX
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Low Latency
2 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (10.45%) ITIL
3 6 (8.96%) Benchmarking
3 6 (8.96%) Project Management
3 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Network Design
5 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.97%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (4.48%) Time Management
6 3 (4.48%) Network Management
7 2 (2.99%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.99%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.99%) Migration
7 2 (2.99%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) Perl
5 4 (5.97%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) Lisp
6 2 (2.99%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (40.30%) CCNP
3 13 (19.40%) CCIE
4 8 (11.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) NFS
1 7 (10.45%) Xen
1 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
1 7 (10.45%) SRDF
1 7 (10.45%) KVM
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Control-M
2 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.99%) Iperf
3 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
3 1 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Cisco
2 27 (40.30%) Juniper
3 16 (23.88%) TIBCO
4 14 (20.90%) F5
5 10 (14.93%) VMware
5 10 (14.93%) IBM
5 10 (14.93%) Oracle
6 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.94%) Intel
8 7 (10.45%) NetApp
8 7 (10.45%) EMC
8 7 (10.45%) DataSynapse
9 5 (7.46%) Remedy
9 5 (7.46%) Sybase
9 5 (7.46%) Reuters
10 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.48%) Citrix
11 3 (4.48%) Sun
12 2 (2.99%) HP
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