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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multicast
UK / England
Rank 513 550 470
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -80
Contract jobs citing Multicast 59 66 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.97% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 95
Median daily rate £450 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £575 £363
% change year-on-year
-50.43% +58.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Median hourly rate £47.00 - £46.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 - £45.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £46.25

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
6258 6798 7137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.49% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3920 4088 3970
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 293 425
Median hourly rate £20.74 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multicast across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Multicast Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +9 44 £475 -5.00% 11
South East +5 8 - - 2
West Midlands - 4 £285 - 1
East of England - 2 £200 -
North West - 1 - -
Multicast
UK

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 61 (62.89%) Cisco
2 44 (45.36%) BGP
3 43 (44.33%) TCP/IP
4 42 (43.30%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (41.24%) Firewall
6 37 (38.14%) OSPF
7 34 (35.05%) Finance
8 33 (34.02%) Linux
9 30 (30.93%) Juniper
10 29 (29.90%) Windows
11 27 (27.84%) Unix
12 26 (26.80%) LAN
12 26 (26.80%) WAN
12 26 (26.80%) MPLS
13 25 (25.77%) Banking
14 24 (24.74%) VMware
14 24 (24.74%) F5
15 22 (22.68%) Low Latency
16 20 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (20.62%) CCNP
16 20 (20.62%) Solaris
16 20 (20.62%) Perl
16 20 (20.62%) SQL
17 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (18.56%) EIGRP
19 17 (17.53%) Middleware
20 16 (16.49%) Network Security
20 16 (16.49%) VPLS
21 15 (15.46%) Java
21 15 (15.46%) CCNA

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 13 (13.40%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.28%) Apache
2 9 (9.28%) IIS
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.25%) DataSynapse
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (45.36%) BGP
2 43 (44.33%) TCP/IP
3 40 (41.24%) Firewall
4 37 (38.14%) OSPF
5 26 (26.80%) LAN
5 26 (26.80%) MPLS
5 26 (26.80%) WAN
6 20 (20.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (18.56%) EIGRP
8 16 (16.49%) Network Security
8 16 (16.49%) VPLS
9 15 (15.46%) DNS
10 14 (14.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (14.43%) SAN
10 14 (14.43%) SNMP
10 14 (14.43%) VLAN
10 14 (14.43%) VRRP
11 13 (13.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 13 (13.40%) HSRP
11 13 (13.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Hadoop
2 8 (8.25%) HBase
3 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JMeter
1 1 (1.03%) JUnit
1 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (35.05%) Finance
2 25 (25.77%) Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Investment Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.19%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.12%) Marketing
6 3 (3.09%) Front Office
7 2 (2.06%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Billing
8 1 (1.03%) Electronics
8 1 (1.03%) Legal
8 1 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Data Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Architect
4 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (8.25%) Market Data Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Network Support
6 7 (7.22%) Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Systems Integrator
8 4 (4.12%) Unix Systems Integrator
8 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) Middleware
2 9 (9.28%) Rendezvous
3 8 (8.25%) HTML
3 8 (8.25%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) XSLT
4 7 (7.22%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (5.15%) 802.1X
6 4 (4.12%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (4.12%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (3.09%) .NET
7 3 (3.09%) CSS
7 3 (3.09%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (2.06%) HEVC
8 2 (2.06%) PlayReady
8 2 (2.06%) RFC 2544
8 2 (2.06%) Widevine
8 2 (2.06%) XMPP
9 1 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.22%) Equities
4 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (6.19%) Video on Demand
5 5 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.15%) IPTV
6 4 (4.12%) Online Banking
6 4 (4.12%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (4.12%) STB
6 4 (4.12%) TWAP
6 4 (4.12%) VWAP
7 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.06%) MPEG
7 2 (2.06%) RIA
7 2 (2.06%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.02%) Linux
2 29 (29.90%) Windows
3 27 (27.84%) Unix
4 20 (20.62%) Solaris
5 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.22%) FreeBSD
7 3 (3.09%) AIX
7 3 (3.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) Low Latency
2 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (13.40%) Change Control
4 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.31%) Benchmarking
5 10 (10.31%) High Availability
5 10 (10.31%) Network Architecture
6 9 (9.28%) Network Design
7 8 (8.25%) Network Management
8 7 (7.22%) DevOps
8 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.22%) Open Source
9 6 (6.19%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (6.19%) Migration
9 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.15%) Change Management
10 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.15%) Security Architecture
11 4 (4.12%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) Perl
1 20 (20.62%) SQL
2 15 (15.46%) Java
3 14 (14.43%) Python
4 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.22%) C++
5 7 (7.22%) tcsh
6 4 (4.12%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (43.30%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (20.62%) CCNP
3 15 (15.46%) CCNA
4 14 (14.43%) CCIE
5 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) CCIP
6 5 (5.15%) Degree
6 5 (5.15%) JNCIA
6 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.09%) CCSP
8 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.03%) CCDP
9 1 (1.03%) CCSA
9 1 (1.03%) ISEB
9 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.03%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) MiFID
3 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.37%) SRDF
3 10 (10.31%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.31%) KVM
3 10 (10.31%) NFS
3 10 (10.31%) Xen
4 8 (8.25%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (7.22%) Samba
5 7 (7.22%) Snort
6 4 (4.12%) vCloud
7 2 (2.06%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Nagios
2 8 (8.25%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (7.22%) Kibana
3 7 (7.22%) logstash
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (7.22%) SmokePing
3 7 (7.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 2 (2.06%) Endace
4 2 (2.06%) OpenAM
4 2 (2.06%) Pingdom
4 2 (2.06%) TeMIP
4 2 (2.06%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.03%) Cacti
5 1 (1.03%) Control-M
5 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.03%) Puppet
5 1 (1.03%) SCOM
5 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (62.89%) Cisco
2 30 (30.93%) Juniper
3 24 (24.74%) F5
3 24 (24.74%) VMware
4 14 (14.43%) Oracle
5 13 (13.40%) Arista
5 13 (13.40%) IBM
5 13 (13.40%) TIBCO
6 12 (12.37%) EMC
6 12 (12.37%) Palo Alto
7 11 (11.34%) CheckPoint
7 11 (11.34%) NetApp
7 11 (11.34%) Sybase
8 10 (10.31%) Intel
8 10 (10.31%) Reuters
9 8 (8.25%) Huawei
9 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.19%) Aruba
11 5 (5.15%) Fixnetix
11 5 (5.15%) Splunk