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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 587 550 493
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -57
Contract jobs citing Multicast 37 73 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 1.00% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 56 78
Median daily rate £475 £436 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -9.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £293 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £418 £431
% change year-on-year
+19.76% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £40.00
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
7591 7288 7913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.33% 13.84% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4253 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 491 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 September 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 September 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 -27 27 £425 -3.95% 10
Yorkshire - 5 £500 -
East of England - 3 - -
South East +14 1 £400 - 3
West Midlands -28 1 - -
Multicast
UK

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (71.68%) Cisco
2 63 (55.75%) BGP
3 56 (49.56%) Windows
4 50 (44.25%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (43.36%) Firewall
6 47 (41.59%) Finance
6 47 (41.59%) Linux
7 44 (38.94%) WAN
8 41 (36.28%) TCP/IP
9 40 (35.40%) LAN
10 34 (30.09%) CCNP
11 33 (29.20%) OSPF
12 32 (28.32%) SQL
13 31 (27.43%) Juniper
14 30 (26.55%) Data Centre
15 29 (25.66%) VMware
15 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (24.78%) Banking
16 28 (24.78%) MPLS
17 26 (23.01%) Oracle
18 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
18 25 (22.12%) Solaris
18 25 (22.12%) SAN
18 25 (22.12%) CheckPoint
18 25 (22.12%) Hyper-V
18 25 (22.12%) Fibre Channel
19 24 (21.24%) FCoE
19 24 (21.24%) Performance Tuning
19 24 (21.24%) iSCSI
19 24 (21.24%) NetApp

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 14 (12.39%) Apache
1 14 (12.39%) IIS
1 14 (12.39%) Oracle Coherence
1 14 (12.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 14 (12.39%) Tomcat
1 14 (12.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.88%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (55.75%) BGP
2 49 (43.36%) Firewall
3 44 (38.94%) WAN
4 41 (36.28%) TCP/IP
5 40 (35.40%) LAN
6 33 (29.20%) OSPF
7 28 (24.78%) MPLS
8 25 (22.12%) Fibre Channel
8 25 (22.12%) SAN
9 24 (21.24%) FCoE
9 24 (21.24%) iSCSI
10 23 (20.35%) NAS
11 21 (18.58%) EIGRP
12 19 (16.81%) Spanning Tree
13 14 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (12.39%) HSRP
13 14 (12.39%) HTTP
14 13 (11.50%) VPN
15 11 (9.73%) IPsec
16 10 (8.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) Hadoop
2 13 (11.50%) HBase
3 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.77%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) OLAP
4 1 (0.88%) OLTP
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Ant
1 1 (0.88%) GCC
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.88%) Subversion
1 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (41.59%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.96%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.54%) German Language
7 2 (1.77%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.77%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.77%) Malay Language
7 2 (1.77%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.77%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.77%) Retail
7 2 (1.77%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Network Engineer
2 30 (26.55%) Architect
3 24 (21.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 16 (14.16%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.73%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Data Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Applications Support
9 7 (6.19%) Design Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Lead Architect
9 7 (6.19%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Electronic Trading Support
10 6 (5.31%) Linux Support
10 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Developer
11 5 (4.42%) FX Support Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.47%) Rendezvous
2 18 (15.93%) Middleware
3 14 (12.39%) HTML
3 14 (12.39%) XML
3 14 (12.39%) XSLT
4 4 (3.54%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.65%) HEVC
5 3 (2.65%) PlayReady
5 3 (2.65%) RFC 2544
5 3 (2.65%) Widevine
6 1 (0.88%) COM
6 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.55%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.50%) Hedge funds
3 12 (10.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.54%) MPEG
7 3 (2.65%) Streaming Video
7 3 (2.65%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.77%) BBC
8 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.88%) Eurex
9 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.88%) IPTV
9 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) TWAP
9 1 (0.88%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 56 (49.56%) Windows
2 47 (41.59%) Linux
3 25 (22.12%) Solaris
4 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.08%) Unix
6 4 (3.54%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.88%) SUSE
8 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (20.35%) Benchmarking
2 23 (20.35%) Network Design
3 20 (17.70%) Change Control
4 18 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.39%) Low Latency
6 13 (11.50%) Electronic Trading
6 13 (11.50%) Network Architecture
7 10 (8.85%) Migration
8 8 (7.08%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.19%) Project Management
10 6 (5.31%) Change Management
11 5 (4.42%) Security Architecture
12 4 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.54%) ITIL
12 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (3.54%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 3 (2.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.32%) SQL
2 17 (15.04%) Java
3 14 (12.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.73%) Python
5 10 (8.85%) Perl
6 7 (6.19%) C
7 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.65%) C++
8 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.77%) Ruby
8 2 (1.77%) Tcl
9 1 (0.88%) Korn
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (44.25%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (30.09%) CCNP
3 17 (15.04%) CCIE
4 13 (11.50%) CCNA
5 11 (9.73%) CCDP
6 8 (7.08%) Degree
7 2 (1.77%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.88%) CCDA
8 1 (0.88%) CCSP
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.88%) RHCE
8 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.88%) MiFID
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (22.12%) Hyper-V
3 24 (21.24%) NFS
4 23 (20.35%) KVM
4 23 (20.35%) SRDF
4 23 (20.35%) Xen
5 14 (12.39%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.88%) Snort
7 1 (0.88%) vCloud
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Nagios
1 3 (2.65%) TeMIP
2 2 (1.77%) Endace
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.88%) OPNET
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 81 (71.68%) Cisco
2 31 (27.43%) Juniper
3 29 (25.66%) VMware
4 26 (23.01%) Oracle
5 25 (22.12%) CheckPoint
6 24 (21.24%) EMC
6 24 (21.24%) NetApp
7 23 (20.35%) Intel
8 22 (19.47%) TIBCO
9 17 (15.04%) F5
10 16 (14.16%) IBM
11 14 (12.39%) Aruba
11 14 (12.39%) DataSynapse
12 13 (11.50%) Sybase
13 10 (8.85%) HP
14 9 (7.96%) Palo Alto
14 9 (7.96%) Red Hat
15 5 (4.42%) ION Trading
15 5 (4.42%) ProCurve
16 4 (3.54%) Riverbed