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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 150 181 197
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +16
Contract jobs citing Multicast 7 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 2.58% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 18
Average daily rate £450 £608 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +42.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £351 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £670 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year
-0.54% -
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
432 736 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.46% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 539 512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £12.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £19.72 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) BGP
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (38.89%) Juniper
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
7 5 (27.78%) OSPF
7 5 (27.78%) CCNP
7 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
7 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Front Office
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) Banking
9 3 (16.67%) Altiris
9 3 (16.67%) Network Design
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) IPsec
9 3 (16.67%) Ruby
9 3 (16.67%) Unix
9 3 (16.67%) NFS

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) BGP
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
4 5 (27.78%) OSPF
4 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) HSRP
6 3 (16.67%) IPsec
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (11.11%) Unicast
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) HBase
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Front Office
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support
2 2 (11.11%) Desktop Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Equities
2 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) SUSE
4 2 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) CCIE
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) CCDP
5 1 (5.56%) CCSP
5 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) NFS
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.56%) Snort
3 1 (5.56%) SRDF
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) Altiris
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO