The table below looks at the statistics for IGMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IGMP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
Rank 573 567 568
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing IGMP 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.064% 0.030% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£438 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IGMP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7759 6581 8255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.85% 13.64% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4364 3662 3826
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 380 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

IGMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IGMP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IGMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

IGMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IGMP across the England region.

IGMP Daily Rate Trend in England

IGMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IGMP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

IGMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

IGMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IGMP across the England region.

IGMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

IGMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IGMP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 4 £475 -5.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
East of England - - - - 2
IGMP
UK

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IGMP 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 IGMP.

1 4 (80.00%) RIP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Nortel
1 4 (80.00%) DWDM
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (80.00%) WAAS
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk

IGMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IGMP 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 IGMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) RIP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DWDM
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (80.00%) WAAS
1 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IPTV
1 1 (20.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Nortel
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) SevOne