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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 156 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Contract jobs citing Multicast 44 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 4.59% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 18
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£575 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £400 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.23%
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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
794 871 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 11.84% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 581 644
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 39 (60.00%) Cisco
2 35 (53.85%) Finance
3 33 (50.77%) Firewall
4 25 (38.46%) Linux
5 24 (36.92%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (36.92%) BGP
6 23 (35.38%) Banking
7 21 (32.31%) CCNP
8 19 (29.23%) Juniper
8 19 (29.23%) WAN
9 15 (23.08%) TIBCO
9 15 (23.08%) Low Latency
10 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
10 14 (21.54%) LAN
10 14 (21.54%) SQL
11 13 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 12 (18.46%) Java
12 12 (18.46%) Rendezvous
12 12 (18.46%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (18.46%) Investment Banking
13 11 (16.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (16.92%) OSPF
14 10 (15.38%) MPLS
14 10 (15.38%) Python
14 10 (15.38%) F5
15 9 (13.85%) Multithreading
15 9 (13.85%) Solaris
15 9 (13.85%) Perl
15 9 (13.85%) Oracle
15 9 (13.85%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.62%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (4.62%) Apache
1 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) Firewall
2 24 (36.92%) BGP
3 19 (29.23%) WAN
4 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
4 14 (21.54%) LAN
5 13 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 11 (16.92%) OSPF
7 10 (15.38%) MPLS
8 8 (12.31%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (10.77%) Network Security
9 7 (10.77%) FCoE
9 7 (10.77%) SAN
10 6 (9.23%) NAS
11 5 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (7.69%) iSCSI
12 4 (6.15%) RIP
12 4 (6.15%) NetScreen
13 3 (4.62%) VLAN
13 3 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (4.62%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) HBase
2 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (53.85%) Finance
2 23 (35.38%) Banking
3 12 (18.46%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.77%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.15%) Front Office
6 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco Support
8 4 (6.15%) Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Network Support
8 4 (6.15%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) Rendezvous
2 4 (6.15%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.62%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.62%) Middleware
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) XML
3 3 (4.62%) XSLT
4 1 (1.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.54%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.23%) VWAP
2 6 (9.23%) TWAP
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) SecurID
4 1 (1.54%) Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Solaris
3 7 (10.77%) UNIX
3 7 (10.77%) Windows
4 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Low Latency
2 12 (18.46%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (13.85%) Multithreading
3 9 (13.85%) Project Management
4 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.23%) Benchmarking
5 6 (9.23%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (7.69%) Change Control
7 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.15%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.62%) Network Design
8 3 (4.62%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (4.62%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL
9 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.54%) Financial Modelling
10 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) Python
4 9 (13.85%) Perl
5 4 (6.15%) C++
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (32.31%) CCNP
3 4 (6.15%) CCIE
3 4 (6.15%) JNCIS
4 3 (4.62%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.54%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PMP
5 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) NFS
2 6 (9.23%) SRDF
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Xen
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) KVM
5 1 (1.54%) XenServer
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) vCloud
5 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Control-M
2 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco
2 19 (29.23%) Juniper
3 15 (23.08%) TIBCO
4 10 (15.38%) F5
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle
6 7 (10.77%) McAfee
6 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
6 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.77%) EMC
7 6 (9.23%) Intel
7 6 (9.23%) NetApp
7 6 (9.23%) Blue Coat
8 5 (7.69%) HP
9 4 (6.15%) IBM
9 4 (6.15%) Remedy
9 4 (6.15%) VMware
9 4 (6.15%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.62%) DataSynapse
10 3 (4.62%) 29West
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
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