The table below looks at the statistics for Multicast skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 577 560 492
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -68
Contract jobs citing Multicast 56 78 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 1.06% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 80
Median daily rate £431 £425 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+69.49% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 - -
Multicast
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
7848 7381 7528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.64% 14.15% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4844 4271 4138
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 478 423
Median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.04% +0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £12.41 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Multicast as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -54 36 £406 -4.41% 9
Yorkshire - 9 £513 -
South East +18 6 £419 +23.16% 1
West Midlands -30 4 - -
North East - 1 - -
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UK

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 England region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 81 (68.07%) Cisco
2 64 (53.78%) BGP
3 57 (47.90%) Linux
4 52 (43.70%) Windows
5 49 (41.18%) WAN
5 49 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (39.50%) Firewall
6 47 (39.50%) LAN
7 44 (36.97%) Finance
8 39 (32.77%) CCNP
9 38 (31.93%) TCP/IP
10 33 (27.73%) SQL
11 32 (26.89%) MPLS
11 32 (26.89%) Data Centre
12 31 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (26.05%) VMware
13 30 (25.21%) Juniper
14 29 (24.37%) OSPF
15 28 (23.53%) SAN
15 28 (23.53%) CheckPoint
15 28 (23.53%) Oracle
16 27 (22.69%) Solaris
16 27 (22.69%) NetApp
16 27 (22.69%) Fibre Channel
17 26 (21.85%) Hyper-V
17 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
17 26 (21.85%) NFS
17 26 (21.85%) Banking
17 26 (21.85%) iSCSI
18 25 (21.01%) EMC

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (12.61%) Apache
1 15 (12.61%) IIS
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle Coherence
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 15 (12.61%) Tomcat
1 15 (12.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.84%) Eikon
3 1 (0.84%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) IaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (53.78%) BGP
2 49 (41.18%) WAN
3 47 (39.50%) Firewall
3 47 (39.50%) LAN
4 38 (31.93%) TCP/IP
5 32 (26.89%) MPLS
6 29 (24.37%) OSPF
7 28 (23.53%) SAN
8 27 (22.69%) Fibre Channel
9 26 (21.85%) iSCSI
10 25 (21.01%) FCoE
10 25 (21.01%) NAS
11 18 (15.13%) EIGRP
12 15 (12.61%) HTTP
13 13 (10.92%) Spanning Tree
13 13 (10.92%) VPN
14 12 (10.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (10.08%) Junos
15 11 (9.24%) NetScaler
15 11 (9.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 14 (11.76%) HBase
3 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.68%) DB2
4 1 (0.84%) Big Data
4 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
4 1 (0.84%) OLAP
4 1 (0.84%) OLTP
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Ant
1 2 (1.68%) GCC
1 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.68%) Subversion
2 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (36.97%) Finance
2 26 (21.85%) Banking
3 11 (9.24%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.56%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.36%) German Language
7 2 (1.68%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.68%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.68%) Malay Language
7 2 (1.68%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.68%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 2 (1.68%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (46.22%) Network Engineer
2 32 (26.89%) Architect
3 24 (20.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (13.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 16 (13.45%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.24%) Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.88%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Electronic Trading Support
8 6 (5.04%) Linux Support
8 6 (5.04%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Developer
9 5 (4.20%) FX Support Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.33%) Rendezvous
2 19 (15.97%) Middleware
3 14 (11.76%) HTML
3 14 (11.76%) XML
3 14 (11.76%) XSLT
4 4 (3.36%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.84%) COM
6 1 (0.84%) HEVC
6 1 (0.84%) PlayReady
6 1 (0.84%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.84%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.84%) Web Services
6 1 (0.84%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.92%) Hedge funds
3 11 (9.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.36%) MPEG
6 3 (2.52%) IPTV
6 3 (2.52%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.68%) BBC
7 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.68%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) Eurex
8 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.84%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.90%) Linux
2 52 (43.70%) Windows
3 27 (22.69%) Solaris
4 10 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.56%) Unix
6 4 (3.36%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.84%) AIX
8 1 (0.84%) CentOS
8 1 (0.84%) SUSE
8 1 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Benchmarking
1 24 (20.17%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (19.33%) Network Design
3 20 (16.81%) Change Control
4 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.08%) Migration
6 11 (9.24%) Electronic Trading
7 10 (8.40%) Low Latency
8 9 (7.56%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.72%) Network Architecture
10 7 (5.88%) ITIL
10 7 (5.88%) Project Management
11 5 (4.20%) Network Management
11 5 (4.20%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.36%) Server Virtualisation
12 4 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (2.52%) Data Security
13 3 (2.52%) ITSM
13 3 (2.52%) Software Delivery
13 3 (2.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.73%) SQL
2 17 (14.29%) Java
3 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.92%) Python
5 12 (10.08%) Perl
6 7 (5.88%) C
7 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.52%) C++
8 3 (2.52%) Ruby
9 2 (1.68%) PHP
9 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.68%) Tcl
10 1 (0.84%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (32.77%) CCNP
3 20 (16.81%) CCNA
4 11 (9.24%) CCDP
5 9 (7.56%) CCIE
6 5 (4.20%) Degree
7 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.52%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.52%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.68%) RHCE
10 1 (0.84%) CCDA
10 1 (0.84%) CCSP
10 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.84%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.84%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (21.85%) Hyper-V
2 26 (21.85%) NFS
3 24 (20.17%) KVM
3 24 (20.17%) SRDF
3 24 (20.17%) Xen
4 15 (12.61%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.84%) Snort
7 1 (0.84%) vCloud
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.84%) Nagios
2 1 (0.84%) OPNET
2 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) TeMIP
2 1 (0.84%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 81 (68.07%) Cisco
2 31 (26.05%) VMware
3 30 (25.21%) Juniper
4 28 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 28 (23.53%) Oracle
5 27 (22.69%) NetApp
6 25 (21.01%) EMC
7 24 (20.17%) Intel
8 23 (19.33%) TIBCO
9 17 (14.29%) IBM
10 15 (12.61%) DataSynapse
11 14 (11.76%) Sybase
12 11 (9.24%) F5
13 10 (8.40%) Red Hat
14 9 (7.56%) HP
15 8 (6.72%) Aruba
16 5 (4.20%) ION Trading
16 5 (4.20%) ProCurve
17 4 (3.36%) Riverbed
17 4 (3.36%) Splunk