The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 448 448 507
Rank change year-on-year
0 +59
Contract jobs citing Multicast 109 102 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.59% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 79 34
Average daily rate
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£520 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £310 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £351 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.98% +12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -24.70%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +8 93 £525 +7.69% 23
East of England - 3 £304 - 3
South East -26 2 £195 -44.36% 3
West Midlands - 2 £320 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 110 (56.41%) Cisco
2 103 (52.82%) Firewall
3 79 (40.51%) WAN
4 78 (40.00%) Finance
5 75 (38.46%) Linux
6 63 (32.31%) BGP
7 62 (31.79%) Cisco Certification
8 55 (28.21%) LAN
9 53 (27.18%) TCP/IP
10 52 (26.67%) Windows
10 52 (26.67%) Juniper
11 51 (26.15%) CCNP
12 49 (25.13%) Banking
13 48 (24.62%) OSPF
14 47 (24.10%) UNIX
14 47 (24.10%) Python
15 46 (23.59%) MPLS
15 46 (23.59%) F5
16 45 (23.08%) Low Latency
17 43 (22.05%) SQL
18 39 (20.00%) EIGRP
19 36 (18.46%) HP
19 36 (18.46%) Perl
20 35 (17.95%) Project Management
21 34 (17.44%) TIBCO
22 33 (16.92%) Red Hat
23 30 (15.38%) Financial Institution
23 30 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 29 (14.87%) Network Security
24 29 (14.87%) Rendezvous

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.05%) IIS
1 4 (2.05%) Apache
1 4 (2.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.54%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) RMDS
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (52.82%) Firewall
2 79 (40.51%) WAN
3 63 (32.31%) BGP
4 55 (28.21%) LAN
5 53 (27.18%) TCP/IP
6 48 (24.62%) OSPF
7 46 (23.59%) MPLS
8 39 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 29 (14.87%) Network Security
10 28 (14.36%) VPN
11 25 (12.82%) DNS
12 21 (10.77%) SNMP
12 21 (10.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (9.74%) FCoE
13 19 (9.74%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (8.21%) VLAN
14 16 (8.21%) IPv6
15 15 (7.69%) Ethernet
15 15 (7.69%) NetScreen
15 15 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.05%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.05%) HBase
3 1 (0.51%) KDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Subversion
2 4 (2.05%) GDB
3 3 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 78 (40.00%) Finance
2 49 (25.13%) Banking
3 30 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 24 (12.31%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.13%) Front Office
7 7 (3.59%) Retail
8 3 (1.54%) Back Office
8 3 (1.54%) German Language
9 2 (1.03%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (32.82%) Network Engineer
2 24 (12.31%) Architect
2 24 (12.31%) Applications Support
3 21 (10.77%) Developer
4 17 (8.72%) Linux Support
5 16 (8.21%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 15 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (6.67%) C++ Developer
9 10 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (4.10%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.08%) Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) Consultant
14 5 (2.56%) Applications Support Engineer
14 5 (2.56%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.87%) Rendezvous
2 8 (4.10%) Middleware
2 8 (4.10%) XML
3 5 (2.56%) STL
3 5 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (2.05%) HTML
4 4 (2.05%) XSLT
4 4 (2.05%) Spring
5 1 (0.51%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (10.77%) Fixed Income
3 12 (6.15%) Hedge funds
4 11 (5.64%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.10%) Equities
6 5 (2.56%) TWAP
6 5 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.56%) VWAP
7 4 (2.05%) Derivative
8 3 (1.54%) Statistics
9 2 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.03%) STB
9 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.51%) NHS
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.51%) e-Health
10 1 (0.51%) Economics
10 1 (0.51%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 75 (38.46%) Linux
2 52 (26.67%) Windows
3 47 (24.10%) UNIX
4 30 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (11.28%) Solaris
6 4 (2.05%) Debian
7 3 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.03%) SUSE
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.08%) Low Latency
2 35 (17.95%) Project Management
3 28 (14.36%) Electronic Trading
4 25 (12.82%) Change Management
5 24 (12.31%) Capacity Management
6 21 (10.77%) Multithreading
7 20 (10.26%) Change Control
8 18 (9.23%) Network Management
9 17 (8.72%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (8.21%) Network Design
11 15 (7.69%) ITIL
12 13 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (6.15%) Service Delivery
13 12 (6.15%) Problem Management
14 11 (5.64%) ITSM
15 10 (5.13%) Service Management
15 10 (5.13%) DevOps
15 10 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (4.62%) Benchmarking
17 7 (3.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.10%) Python
2 43 (22.05%) SQL
3 36 (18.46%) Perl
4 21 (10.77%) Java
5 19 (9.74%) C++
6 14 (7.18%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.13%) VB
7 10 (5.13%) VBA
8 6 (3.08%) C
8 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.05%) C#
10 3 (1.54%) Tcl
11 2 (1.03%) Ruby
11 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 62 (31.79%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (26.15%) CCNP
3 18 (9.23%) JNCIS
4 16 (8.21%) CCIE
5 15 (7.69%) CCNA
6 10 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.59%) CCDP
8 6 (3.08%) JNCIE
8 6 (3.08%) Degree
8 6 (3.08%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.56%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.05%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.54%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.03%) VTSP
12 2 (1.03%) PMP
12 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.51%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) QA
1 3 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (10.77%) NFS
2 13 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.64%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.13%) vSphere
4 10 (5.13%) vCloud
5 9 (4.62%) SRDF
6 4 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.54%) KVM
7 3 (1.54%) Xen
7 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (3.08%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.56%) OPNET
4 3 (1.54%) HP NNM
4 3 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (1.54%) OpenView
5 2 (1.03%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 110 (56.41%) Cisco
2 52 (26.67%) Juniper
3 46 (23.59%) F5
4 36 (18.46%) HP
5 34 (17.44%) TIBCO
6 33 (16.92%) Red Hat
7 27 (13.85%) CheckPoint
8 21 (10.77%) Reuters
8 21 (10.77%) MarketAxess
9 20 (10.26%) Blue Coat
10 19 (9.74%) eSpeed
10 19 (9.74%) EMC
11 18 (9.23%) McAfee
12 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
12 16 (8.21%) ProCurve
13 15 (7.69%) IBM
14 13 (6.67%) VMware
15 10 (5.13%) Websense
16 9 (4.62%) Intel
16 9 (4.62%) NetApp
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