The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 170 175 203
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Contract jobs citing Multicast 33 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.67% 4.74% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 19
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £351 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.98% +12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -24.70%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
707 801 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.09% 11.26% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 532 640
Average daily rate £395 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £38.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Multicast
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (68.52%) Cisco
2 27 (50.00%) Finance
3 25 (46.30%) Firewall
4 20 (37.04%) BGP
4 20 (37.04%) Banking
4 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (35.19%) WAN
6 18 (33.33%) Linux
7 17 (31.48%) CCNP
7 17 (31.48%) Juniper
8 15 (27.78%) LAN
9 14 (25.93%) SQL
10 13 (24.07%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 11 (20.37%) EIGRP
12 11 (20.37%) Low Latency
13 10 (18.52%) F5
13 10 (18.52%) Solaris
13 10 (18.52%) OSPF
14 9 (16.67%) TIBCO
14 9 (16.67%) EMC
14 9 (16.67%) Windows
14 9 (16.67%) NFS
14 9 (16.67%) Java
14 9 (16.67%) Project Management
14 9 (16.67%) FCoE
14 9 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (14.81%) NAS
15 8 (14.81%) SRDF
15 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 3 (5.56%) Apache
1 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) Firewall
2 20 (37.04%) BGP
3 19 (35.19%) WAN
4 15 (27.78%) LAN
5 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 11 (20.37%) EIGRP
7 10 (18.52%) OSPF
8 9 (16.67%) FCoE
8 9 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (14.81%) NAS
9 8 (14.81%) MPLS
9 8 (14.81%) SAN
10 7 (12.96%) Network Security
11 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (7.41%) iSCSI
12 4 (7.41%) NetScreen
13 3 (5.56%) IPsec
13 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (5.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (1.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 7 (12.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.56%) Back Office
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Front Office
7 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Support
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Support
7 4 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Rendezvous
2 3 (5.56%) Middleware
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (1.85%) STL
3 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.26%) VWAP
2 5 (9.26%) TWAP
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.85%) e-Health
4 1 (1.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Solaris
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (20.37%) Low Latency
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) Benchmarking
5 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.26%) Change Control
7 5 (9.26%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (5.56%) Network Design
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.85%) PRINCE
11 1 (1.85%) ITSM
11 1 (1.85%) Workflow
11 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) Perl
3 7 (12.96%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (31.48%) CCNP
3 4 (7.41%) JNCIS
3 4 (7.41%) CCIE
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PMP
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) NFS
2 8 (14.81%) SRDF
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) Xen
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.56%) KVM
5 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Cisco
2 17 (31.48%) Juniper
3 10 (18.52%) F5
4 9 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 9 (16.67%) EMC
5 8 (14.81%) Intel
5 8 (14.81%) NetApp
6 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.96%) Oracle
6 7 (12.96%) McAfee
7 6 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 5 (9.26%) HP
9 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.41%) IBM
9 4 (7.41%) ProCurve
9 4 (7.41%) VMware
10 3 (5.56%) 29West
10 3 (5.56%) DataSynapse
10 3 (5.56%) Sybase
11 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
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