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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 155 173 164
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Multicast 16 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.30% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 2.29% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 28
Median daily rate £373 £444 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.05% -22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £559 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.76% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £40.00
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
536 611 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.70% 12.98% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 461 536
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -24.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Multicast as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Multicast also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) BGP
3 21 (84.00%) Firewall
4 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (80.00%) Windows
5 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (68.00%) Data Centre
6 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
7 15 (60.00%) Change Control
8 13 (52.00%) Finance
9 12 (48.00%) Network Design
9 12 (48.00%) CCNP
10 10 (40.00%) CCDP
11 7 (28.00%) Juniper
11 7 (28.00%) OSPF
11 7 (28.00%) Financial Institution
12 6 (24.00%) IPsec
12 6 (24.00%) Hedge funds
12 6 (24.00%) LAN
12 6 (24.00%) WAN
12 6 (24.00%) HSRP
12 6 (24.00%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
13 5 (20.00%) F5
13 5 (20.00%) DHCP
13 5 (20.00%) CCIE
13 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
14 4 (16.00%) VRRP
14 4 (16.00%) Aruba
14 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) BGP
2 21 (84.00%) Firewall
3 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (28.00%) OSPF
5 6 (24.00%) HSRP
5 6 (24.00%) IPsec
5 6 (24.00%) LAN
5 6 (24.00%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (16.00%) VRRP
8 3 (12.00%) DNS
8 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 2 (8.00%) HTTP
9 2 (8.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP
2 1 (4.00%) OLTP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.00%) RFC 2544
2 1 (4.00%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (24.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Change Control
2 12 (48.00%) Network Design
3 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Korn
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNP
3 10 (40.00%) CCDP
4 5 (20.00%) CCIE
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) CCDA
6 1 (4.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) MiFID
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) KVM
2 2 (8.00%) NFS
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.00%) SRDF
2 2 (8.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) Snort
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.00%) Endace
1 1 (4.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
4 5 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (16.00%) Aruba
5 4 (16.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Intel
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) ProCurve
8 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.00%) DataSynapse
8 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.00%) Nokia
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) TIBCO