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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 457 428 512
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +84
Contract jobs citing Multicast 124 132 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 2.02% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 96 33
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£478 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.04% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -
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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
7747 6541 8360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3663 3882
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 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 361 651
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 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 -2 98 £495 -5.71% 16
South West - 11 £438 - 1
South East -6 5 £450 - 6
East of England -26 5 £345 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
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UK

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 112 (51.38%) Firewall
2 110 (50.46%) Cisco
3 86 (39.45%) Linux
4 82 (37.61%) Finance
5 76 (34.86%) BGP
6 70 (32.11%) WAN
7 58 (26.61%) TCP/IP
7 58 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (26.61%) Low Latency
8 56 (25.69%) OSPF
9 55 (25.23%) MPLS
10 54 (24.77%) Juniper
10 54 (24.77%) Windows
11 53 (24.31%) UNIX
12 50 (22.94%) Python
12 50 (22.94%) LAN
13 48 (22.02%) CCNP
14 45 (20.64%) SQL
15 44 (20.18%) TIBCO
15 44 (20.18%) Banking
16 42 (19.27%) EIGRP
17 38 (17.43%) Rendezvous
17 38 (17.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 38 (17.43%) Red Hat
17 38 (17.43%) Perl
18 37 (16.97%) F5
19 36 (16.51%) Project Management
20 35 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 31 (14.22%) VPN
22 29 (13.30%) HP

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
1 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (1.83%) Lync
1 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (1.38%) IIS
2 3 (1.38%) Apache
2 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.83%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (51.38%) Firewall
2 76 (34.86%) BGP
3 70 (32.11%) WAN
4 58 (26.61%) TCP/IP
5 56 (25.69%) OSPF
6 55 (25.23%) MPLS
7 50 (22.94%) LAN
8 42 (19.27%) EIGRP
9 31 (14.22%) VPN
10 25 (11.47%) DNS
11 22 (10.09%) VLAN
12 20 (9.17%) Fibre Channel
12 20 (9.17%) RIP
13 18 (8.26%) Ethernet
13 18 (8.26%) FCoE
14 17 (7.80%) Network Security
14 17 (7.80%) SNMP
15 16 (7.34%) IP Telephony
16 15 (6.88%) iSCSI
16 15 (6.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.38%) HBase
3 2 (0.92%) Informix
4 1 (0.46%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Subversion
2 6 (2.75%) JIRA
3 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.83%) GDB
4 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (37.61%) Finance
2 44 (20.18%) Banking
3 25 (11.47%) Financial Institution
4 22 (10.09%) Investment Banking
5 20 (9.17%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.13%) Front Office
7 7 (3.21%) Retail
8 3 (1.38%) Games
9 2 (0.92%) Publishing
9 2 (0.92%) Marketing
9 2 (0.92%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (28.90%) Network Engineer
2 24 (11.01%) Applications Support
3 23 (10.55%) Developer
4 21 (9.63%) Architect
4 21 (9.63%) Linux Support
5 20 (9.17%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.50%) Java Developer
6 12 (5.50%) Analyst
6 12 (5.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (5.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (5.05%) C++ Developer
8 8 (3.67%) Consultant
8 8 (3.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) Security Architect
10 6 (2.75%) Security Engineer
10 6 (2.75%) Cisco Support
10 6 (2.75%) Applications Support Engineer
10 6 (2.75%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.43%) Rendezvous
2 10 (4.59%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (3.67%) Middleware
4 7 (3.21%) XML
5 5 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.83%) Spring
7 3 (1.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (1.38%) OpenGL
7 3 (1.38%) DirectX
7 3 (1.38%) XSLT
7 3 (1.38%) HTML
8 2 (0.92%) STL
8 2 (0.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.46%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (11.47%) Fixed Income
3 13 (5.96%) Hedge funds
3 13 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.05%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.05%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.67%) VWAP
5 8 (3.67%) TWAP
6 6 (2.75%) Equities
7 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.29%) Derivative
8 4 (1.83%) Statistics
8 4 (1.83%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.83%) MPEG
9 3 (1.38%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.92%) Open Source
10 2 (0.92%) Replication
10 2 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.45%) Linux
2 54 (24.77%) Windows
3 53 (24.31%) UNIX
4 35 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (9.17%) Solaris
6 6 (2.75%) Debian
7 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.92%) CentOS
7 2 (0.92%) SUSE
7 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.46%) zOS
8 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.61%) Low Latency
2 36 (16.51%) Project Management
3 29 (13.30%) Electronic Trading
4 28 (12.84%) Change Management
5 27 (12.39%) Capacity Management
6 22 (10.09%) Multithreading
7 20 (9.17%) Change Control
8 18 (8.26%) Network Management
8 18 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (8.26%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (8.26%) ITIL
9 16 (7.34%) Network Design
10 14 (6.42%) Migration
11 11 (5.05%) Problem Management
11 11 (5.05%) DevOps
12 10 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (4.59%) ITSM
12 10 (4.59%) Service Management
13 9 (4.13%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.94%) Python
2 45 (20.64%) SQL
3 38 (17.43%) Perl
4 25 (11.47%) Java
5 21 (9.63%) C++
6 12 (5.50%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.05%) C
8 10 (4.59%) VB
8 10 (4.59%) VBA
8 10 (4.59%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.21%) C#
10 6 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.92%) Ruby
11 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (22.02%) CCNP
3 18 (8.26%) CCNA
4 14 (6.42%) CCIE
4 14 (6.42%) JNCIS
5 10 (4.59%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.67%) JNCIA
7 6 (2.75%) JNCIE
7 6 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.29%) CCDP
9 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.83%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.38%) PMP
10 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.92%) Degree
11 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.46%) CCDA
12 1 (0.46%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) QA
1 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.17%) NFS
2 14 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.59%) vSphere
4 10 (4.59%) vCloud
5 8 (3.67%) SRDF
6 3 (1.38%) KVM
6 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.38%) Xen
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.59%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (3.67%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.75%) Control-M
4 4 (1.83%) OpenView
4 4 (1.83%) HP NNM
5 3 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.38%) OPNET
5 3 (1.38%) Puppet
5 3 (1.38%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 110 (50.46%) Cisco
2 54 (24.77%) Juniper
3 44 (20.18%) TIBCO
4 38 (17.43%) Red Hat
5 37 (16.97%) F5
6 29 (13.30%) HP
7 28 (12.84%) Microsoft
8 25 (11.47%) Reuters
8 25 (11.47%) MarketAxess
9 23 (10.55%) eSpeed
10 21 (9.63%) CheckPoint
11 18 (8.26%) EMC
12 14 (6.42%) McAfee
13 13 (5.96%) VMware
13 13 (5.96%) IBM
14 12 (5.50%) Blue Coat
14 12 (5.50%) ProCurve
15 11 (5.05%) Oracle
15 11 (5.05%) Avaya
16 10 (4.59%) Websense
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