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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 490 478 440
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -38
Contract jobs citing Multicast 100 90 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.42% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 64 70
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £277 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £550 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £279 £290
% change year-on-year
+21.97% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
7188 6327 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.14% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3471 3201
Average daily rate £354 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 361 514
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 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 29 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 -7 67 £425 -5.55% 27
South East - 14 £418 - 3
West Midlands -1 9 £340 - 2
South West +17 5 £350 -23.07%
East Midlands - 3 £425 - 1
East of England -1 1 £215 -22.86% 1
North East - 1 £288 -
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Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 154 (70.97%) Cisco
2 132 (60.83%) Firewall
3 117 (53.92%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (50.69%) BGP
5 102 (47.00%) Finance
6 93 (42.86%) Juniper
7 89 (41.01%) F5
8 85 (39.17%) OSPF
9 76 (35.02%) CCNP
10 72 (33.18%) EIGRP
11 71 (32.72%) TCP/IP
12 65 (29.95%) MPLS
13 64 (29.49%) Banking
14 61 (28.11%) LAN
15 60 (27.65%) Linux
16 57 (26.27%) CheckPoint
17 55 (25.35%) WAN
18 54 (24.88%) Cisco Nexus
18 54 (24.88%) Low Latency
19 49 (22.58%) CCNA
20 48 (22.12%) Load Balancing
21 45 (20.74%) CCIE
22 44 (20.28%) DNS
23 43 (19.82%) TIBCO
24 42 (19.35%) Rendezvous
24 42 (19.35%) Windows
24 42 (19.35%) ITIL
25 41 (18.89%) Investment Banking
26 39 (17.97%) Wireless
26 39 (17.97%) Cisco ASA

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 11 (5.07%) IIS
2 8 (3.69%) Apache
3 7 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.76%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (2.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (2.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (10.60%) RMDS
2 6 (2.76%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 132 (60.83%) Firewall
2 110 (50.69%) BGP
3 85 (39.17%) OSPF
4 72 (33.18%) EIGRP
5 71 (32.72%) TCP/IP
6 65 (29.95%) MPLS
7 61 (28.11%) LAN
8 55 (25.35%) WAN
9 54 (24.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 44 (20.28%) DNS
11 39 (17.97%) Wireless
11 39 (17.97%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (17.97%) HSRP
12 30 (13.82%) DHCP
12 30 (13.82%) VPLS
13 25 (11.52%) Network Security
13 25 (11.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 23 (10.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 21 (9.68%) IPsec
15 21 (9.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.30%) HBase
2 5 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.92%) KDB
3 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.92%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.38%) JIRA
3 2 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 102 (47.00%) Finance
2 64 (29.49%) Banking
3 41 (18.89%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.91%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.07%) Marketing
6 6 (2.76%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.76%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.30%) Front Office
8 2 (0.92%) Back Office
8 2 (0.92%) Games
8 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (39.63%) Network Engineer
2 22 (10.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (7.83%) Architect
4 16 (7.37%) Consultant
5 15 (6.91%) Network Consultant
6 13 (5.99%) Technical Manager
7 12 (5.53%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (5.53%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.07%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (4.15%) NOC Engineer
9 9 (4.15%) Developer
10 8 (3.69%) Technical Operations Engineer
10 8 (3.69%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.69%) Security Consultant
10 8 (3.69%) Network Security Consultant
10 8 (3.69%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.23%) Firewall Consultant
11 7 (3.23%) Network Specialist
11 7 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.35%) Rendezvous
2 14 (6.45%) Middleware
3 10 (4.61%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (4.15%) XML
4 9 (4.15%) HTML
5 6 (2.76%) Ultra Messaging
5 6 (2.76%) XSLT
6 5 (2.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.38%) J2SE
7 3 (1.38%) J2EE
8 2 (0.92%) RESTful
8 2 (0.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (0.92%) .NET
8 2 (0.92%) OpenGL
8 2 (0.92%) DirectX
9 1 (0.46%) CSS
9 1 (0.46%) STL
9 1 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.05%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (6.45%) Eurex
6 13 (5.99%) Fixed Income
6 13 (5.99%) PKI
7 7 (3.23%) Equities
7 7 (3.23%) Streaming Video
7 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.30%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.84%) Derivative
9 4 (1.84%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.38%) DTV
10 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.92%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.92%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.65%) Linux
2 42 (19.35%) Windows
3 38 (17.51%) UNIX
4 21 (9.68%) Solaris
5 13 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.38%) Fedora
9 2 (0.92%) CentOS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.46%) Debian
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.88%) Low Latency
2 48 (22.12%) Load Balancing
3 42 (19.35%) ITIL
4 30 (13.82%) Project Management
5 28 (12.90%) Change Management
6 24 (11.06%) Network Architecture
6 24 (11.06%) Service Management
7 21 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (9.22%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.29%) Network Design
9 18 (8.29%) Incident Management
10 16 (7.37%) Network Management
10 16 (7.37%) Migration
11 14 (6.45%) Capacity Management
12 12 (5.53%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (5.53%) Validation
12 12 (5.53%) CRM
13 11 (5.07%) ITIL V3
14 10 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (4.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.82%) Python
2 26 (11.98%) Perl
3 25 (11.52%) SQL
4 16 (7.37%) Java
5 8 (3.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.76%) C++
7 3 (1.38%) Lisp
7 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.38%) C
8 2 (0.92%) C#
9 1 (0.46%) Tcl
9 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 117 (53.92%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (35.02%) CCNP
3 49 (22.58%) CCNA
4 45 (20.74%) CCIE
5 20 (9.22%) Security Cleared
6 15 (6.91%) CISSP
7 14 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.07%) Degree
8 11 (5.07%) DV Cleared
9 9 (4.15%) CCIP
9 9 (4.15%) PMP
9 9 (4.15%) PMI Certification
10 6 (2.76%) CCDP
11 3 (1.38%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.46%) CCSP
12 1 (0.46%) CCSE
12 1 (0.46%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.46%) CCSA
12 1 (0.46%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.61%) NFS
3 9 (4.15%) Xen
3 9 (4.15%) SRDF
3 9 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.69%) KVM
5 5 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.38%) Firmware
7 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.92%) vSphere
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.30%) Iperf
1 5 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.84%) WSUS
2 4 (1.84%) Control-M
3 2 (0.92%) Cacti
3 2 (0.92%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.92%) Puppet
3 2 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) OpenView
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 154 (70.97%) Cisco
2 93 (42.86%) Juniper
3 89 (41.01%) F5
4 57 (26.27%) CheckPoint
5 43 (19.82%) TIBCO
6 29 (13.36%) Blue Coat
7 28 (12.90%) SolarWinds
8 21 (9.68%) Bloomberg
9 20 (9.22%) VMware
10 18 (8.29%) Fortinet
10 18 (8.29%) Oracle
11 17 (7.83%) Reuters
11 17 (7.83%) Radianz
11 17 (7.83%) NetScout
12 16 (7.37%) TippingPoint
12 16 (7.37%) Red Hat
13 15 (6.91%) LogLogic
13 15 (6.91%) Tradeweb
13 15 (6.91%) Tufin
13 15 (6.91%) Lancope
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