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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 500 482 440
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -42
Contract jobs citing Multicast 91 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.28% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 62
Average daily rate
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£376 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 - £35.00
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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
7636 6621 6596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 13.32% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3578 3387
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 367 544
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -9 49 £575 +27.77% 13
South East -5 22 £320 +42.22% 1
West Midlands -7 9 £340 - 1
South West +9 5 £350 -23.07% 1
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
East of England +13 1 £215 -18.09% 1
North East - 1 £288 -
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Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 145 (69.71%) Cisco
2 120 (57.69%) Firewall
3 107 (51.44%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (50.48%) BGP
5 94 (45.19%) Finance
6 82 (39.42%) F5
7 81 (38.94%) OSPF
8 78 (37.50%) Juniper
9 74 (35.58%) CCNP
10 71 (34.13%) EIGRP
11 70 (33.65%) TCP/IP
12 69 (33.17%) Banking
13 66 (31.73%) LAN
13 66 (31.73%) Linux
14 62 (29.81%) MPLS
15 59 (28.37%) WAN
16 55 (26.44%) CCNA
16 55 (26.44%) CheckPoint
17 51 (24.52%) Low Latency
18 50 (24.04%) Cisco Nexus
18 50 (24.04%) Load Balancing
19 47 (22.60%) ITIL
20 44 (21.15%) TIBCO
21 43 (20.67%) Rendezvous
21 43 (20.67%) DNS
22 42 (20.19%) Investment Banking
23 41 (19.71%) Windows
24 40 (19.23%) CCIE
25 39 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
26 37 (17.79%) Wireless

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 14 (6.73%) IIS
2 11 (5.29%) Apache
3 10 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 9 (4.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (11.06%) RMDS
2 4 (1.92%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 120 (57.69%) Firewall
2 105 (50.48%) BGP
3 81 (38.94%) OSPF
4 71 (34.13%) EIGRP
5 70 (33.65%) TCP/IP
6 66 (31.73%) LAN
7 62 (29.81%) MPLS
8 59 (28.37%) WAN
9 50 (24.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 43 (20.67%) DNS
11 39 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (17.79%) Wireless
13 35 (16.83%) HSRP
14 26 (12.50%) VPLS
14 26 (12.50%) VPN
15 25 (12.02%) DHCP
15 25 (12.02%) Ethernet
15 25 (12.02%) SAN
16 24 (11.54%) NAS
17 22 (10.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.37%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.37%) HBase
3 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.96%) KDB
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.48%) DB2
4 1 (0.48%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.96%) Subversion
2 2 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 94 (45.19%) Finance
2 69 (33.17%) Banking
3 42 (20.19%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.73%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.77%) Marketing
6 6 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.88%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.40%) Front Office
8 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.96%) Back Office
8 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (35.58%) Network Engineer
2 25 (12.02%) Architect
3 18 (8.65%) Consultant
4 16 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 15 (7.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (6.73%) Technical Manager
7 13 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.77%) Technical Project Manager
8 12 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (4.81%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.33%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.33%) NOC Engineer
10 9 (4.33%) Developer
10 9 (4.33%) Security Consultant
11 8 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (3.85%) Technical Operations Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.67%) Rendezvous
2 18 (8.65%) Middleware
3 12 (5.77%) HTML
3 12 (5.77%) XML
4 9 (4.33%) XSLT
5 8 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (2.88%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.44%) J2SE
8 3 (1.44%) J2EE
9 2 (0.96%) .NET
9 2 (0.96%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.96%) DirectX
9 2 (0.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (0.96%) RESTful
10 1 (0.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.48%) CSS
10 1 (0.48%) STL
10 1 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (8.17%) PKI
3 16 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.29%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.81%) Eurex
6 8 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.37%) Equities
8 6 (2.88%) Streaming Video
9 5 (2.40%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.40%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.92%) Derivative
11 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.44%) DTV
12 2 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.96%) IPTV
12 2 (0.96%) MPEG
12 2 (0.96%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (31.73%) Linux
2 41 (19.71%) Windows
3 34 (16.35%) UNIX
4 28 (13.46%) Solaris
5 11 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.40%) Fedora
7 4 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.96%) CentOS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.52%) Low Latency
2 50 (24.04%) Load Balancing
3 47 (22.60%) ITIL
4 25 (12.02%) Project Management
5 24 (11.54%) Service Management
6 22 (10.58%) Change Management
6 22 (10.58%) Network Architecture
7 20 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 19 (9.13%) Electronic Trading
9 18 (8.65%) Incident Management
9 18 (8.65%) Migration
10 16 (7.69%) Network Design
10 16 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (7.21%) Validation
11 15 (7.21%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (6.73%) Benchmarking
13 13 (6.25%) CRM
14 12 (5.77%) Network Management
14 12 (5.77%) ITIL V3
14 12 (5.77%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.94%) SQL
2 28 (13.46%) Python
3 26 (12.50%) Perl
4 19 (9.13%) Java
5 11 (5.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.88%) C++
7 5 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.44%) C
9 2 (0.96%) C#
10 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.48%) Tcl
10 1 (0.48%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 107 (51.44%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (35.58%) CCNP
3 55 (26.44%) CCNA
4 40 (19.23%) CCIE
5 26 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 18 (8.65%) SC Cleared
7 16 (7.69%) CISSP
8 14 (6.73%) DV Cleared
9 12 (5.77%) CCIP
10 10 (4.81%) Degree
11 9 (4.33%) CCDP
11 9 (4.33%) PMP
11 9 (4.33%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.44%) CCSP
12 3 (1.44%) Avaya Certification
12 3 (1.44%) CCSE
12 3 (1.44%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.44%) CCSA
13 2 (0.96%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.48%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.69%) NFS
3 15 (7.21%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.21%) Xen
4 14 (6.73%) KVM
5 13 (6.25%) SRDF
6 7 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.92%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.44%) Firmware
9 2 (0.96%) vSphere
10 1 (0.48%) XenApp
10 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.40%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (2.40%) Iperf
2 4 (1.92%) WSUS
3 3 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.44%) Control-M
4 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.96%) Puppet
4 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.96%) Cacti
5 1 (0.48%) SCOM
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) OpenView
Vendors
1 145 (69.71%) Cisco
2 82 (39.42%) F5
3 78 (37.50%) Juniper
4 55 (26.44%) CheckPoint
5 44 (21.15%) TIBCO
6 28 (13.46%) Blue Coat
7 27 (12.98%) SolarWinds
8 26 (12.50%) VMware
9 24 (11.54%) Oracle
10 21 (10.10%) Bloomberg
11 19 (9.13%) Fortinet
12 17 (8.17%) Radianz
13 16 (7.69%) NetScout
13 16 (7.69%) Red Hat
13 16 (7.69%) NetApp
13 16 (7.69%) Intel
13 16 (7.69%) TippingPoint
14 15 (7.21%) Tradeweb
14 15 (7.21%) Tufin
14 15 (7.21%) LogLogic
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