The table below looks at the statistics for Multicast 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 Multicast over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 504 458 455
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -3
Contract jobs citing Multicast 91 114 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 1.65% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 75 79
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£425 £520 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £278 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7232 6928 6398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.04% 14.04% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3756 3407
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 388 432
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Multicast Jobs Demand Trend in England

Multicast
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Multicast Daily Rate Trend in England

Multicast
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multicast across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Multicast Daily Rate Histogram in England

Multicast
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Multicast Hourly Rate Trend in England

Multicast
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 Multicast within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -10 89 £425 -20.93% 11
South East -11 2 £500 +156.41% 3
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Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 135 (72.97%) Cisco
2 117 (63.24%) Firewall
3 90 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (44.86%) Finance
5 81 (43.78%) BGP
6 77 (41.62%) Juniper
7 74 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 70 (37.84%) OSPF
9 65 (35.14%) WAN
10 61 (32.97%) F5
11 59 (31.89%) LAN
11 59 (31.89%) MPLS
12 56 (30.27%) Linux
13 48 (25.95%) Banking
14 45 (24.32%) CCNP
14 45 (24.32%) CheckPoint
15 44 (23.78%) TIBCO
16 42 (22.70%) EIGRP
17 40 (21.62%) Rendezvous
18 39 (21.08%) UNIX
18 39 (21.08%) Windows
18 39 (21.08%) HSRP
19 38 (20.54%) Data Centre
20 36 (19.46%) DNS
20 36 (19.46%) Project Management
21 35 (18.92%) CCIE
22 34 (18.38%) Cisco Nexus
23 33 (17.84%) ITIL
24 32 (17.30%) CCNA
24 32 (17.30%) Load Balancing

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 11 (5.95%) IIS
2 9 (4.86%) Apache
2 9 (4.86%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.86%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.62%) Lync
4 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (11.89%) RMDS
2 10 (5.41%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 117 (63.24%) Firewall
2 81 (43.78%) BGP
3 74 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 70 (37.84%) OSPF
5 65 (35.14%) WAN
6 59 (31.89%) LAN
6 59 (31.89%) MPLS
7 42 (22.70%) EIGRP
8 39 (21.08%) HSRP
9 36 (19.46%) DNS
10 34 (18.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (16.22%) DHCP
12 29 (15.68%) VPN
13 27 (14.59%) Wireless
13 27 (14.59%) IPsec
14 26 (14.05%) Network Security
14 26 (14.05%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (14.05%) Spanning Tree
15 24 (12.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 21 (11.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.78%) HBase
3 6 (3.24%) Informix
4 2 (1.08%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (5.41%) JIRA
2 9 (4.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.54%) GCC
General
1 83 (44.86%) Finance
2 48 (25.95%) Banking
3 24 (12.97%) Investment Banking
4 16 (8.65%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.41%) Marketing
6 4 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.16%) Front Office
7 3 (1.62%) Back Office
7 3 (1.62%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 70 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 18 (9.73%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.11%) Network Consultant
3 15 (8.11%) Consultant
3 15 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (7.03%) Architect
5 10 (5.41%) Developer
5 10 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
5 10 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.78%) Analyst
7 7 (3.78%) Support Analyst
7 7 (3.78%) Security Consultant
7 7 (3.78%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.24%) Firewall Consultant
8 6 (3.24%) Network Specialist
8 6 (3.24%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.62%) Rendezvous
2 17 (9.19%) 802.1X
3 14 (7.57%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (6.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (6.49%) Middleware
5 10 (5.41%) HTML
5 10 (5.41%) XML
6 8 (4.32%) XSLT
6 8 (4.32%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (2.16%) J2SE
7 4 (2.16%) XMPP
8 3 (1.62%) .NET
8 3 (1.62%) J2EE
9 1 (0.54%) STL
9 1 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.54%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.54%) Data Centre
2 28 (15.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (8.65%) Eurex
4 15 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 14 (7.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 13 (7.03%) Fixed Income
7 9 (4.86%) PKI
8 8 (4.32%) Equities
9 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.70%) Derivative
12 4 (2.16%) Streaming Video
13 3 (1.62%) e-Health
13 3 (1.62%) BBC
14 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.27%) Linux
2 39 (21.08%) UNIX
2 39 (21.08%) Windows
3 23 (12.43%) Solaris
4 14 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.08%) Fedora
7 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.46%) Project Management
2 33 (17.84%) ITIL
3 32 (17.30%) Load Balancing
4 30 (16.22%) Low Latency
5 27 (14.59%) Change Management
6 22 (11.89%) Network Architecture
7 20 (10.81%) Service Management
7 20 (10.81%) Electronic Trading
8 18 (9.73%) Network Design
9 14 (7.57%) Capacity Management
10 13 (7.03%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.49%) Migration
11 12 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (5.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.41%) ITIL V3
13 10 (5.41%) Validation
14 9 (4.86%) Benchmarking
14 9 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (4.32%) Network Management
15 8 (4.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.51%) SQL
2 19 (10.27%) Java
3 17 (9.19%) Python
4 14 (7.57%) Perl
5 8 (4.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.70%) C++
7 3 (1.62%) C
7 3 (1.62%) Lisp
7 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.54%) C#
8 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 90 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (24.32%) CCNP
3 35 (18.92%) CCIE
4 32 (17.30%) CCNA
5 15 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 13 (7.03%) CISSP
6 13 (7.03%) Degree
7 11 (5.95%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 10 (5.41%) CCIP
9 8 (4.32%) PMP
9 8 (4.32%) PMI Certification
10 6 (3.24%) CCDP
11 4 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.62%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.54%) CCSA
14 1 (0.54%) CCSE
14 1 (0.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.95%) Hyper-V
2 11 (5.95%) NFS
3 10 (5.41%) Xen
3 10 (5.41%) SRDF
4 9 (4.86%) KVM
5 7 (3.78%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (5.95%) Control-M
2 7 (3.78%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.62%) WSUS
4 3 (1.62%) SCOM
4 3 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.08%) Iperf
5 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.54%) Nagios
6 1 (0.54%) Cacti
6 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 135 (72.97%) Cisco
2 77 (41.62%) Juniper
3 61 (32.97%) F5
4 45 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 44 (23.78%) TIBCO
6 23 (12.43%) Oracle
7 19 (10.27%) Blue Coat
8 17 (9.19%) Bloomberg
9 16 (8.65%) NetScout
9 16 (8.65%) SolarWinds
10 15 (8.11%) Radianz
10 15 (8.11%) IBM
10 15 (8.11%) Red Hat
11 14 (7.57%) Reuters
11 14 (7.57%) VMware
11 14 (7.57%) Tufin
11 14 (7.57%) TippingPoint
11 14 (7.57%) LogLogic
11 14 (7.57%) Lancope
12 13 (7.03%) Tradeweb
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