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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 478 431 485
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +54
Contract jobs citing Multicast 109 126 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.95% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 92 31
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£444 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £354 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+65.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -
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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
7832 6446 7645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.68% 13.68% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4505 3618 3723
Average daily rate £370 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 413 580
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -22 80 £488 -7.14% 9
South West - 10 £438 - 1
South East -19 9 £480 - 1
East of England -26 5 £345 - 5
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 109 (51.17%) Cisco
2 107 (50.23%) Firewall
3 82 (38.50%) BGP
4 75 (35.21%) Linux
4 75 (35.21%) Finance
5 65 (30.52%) WAN
6 60 (28.17%) TCP/IP
6 60 (28.17%) OSPF
7 54 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
8 53 (24.88%) MPLS
9 52 (24.41%) Juniper
9 52 (24.41%) LAN
10 51 (23.94%) Low Latency
11 49 (23.00%) UNIX
12 48 (22.54%) Windows
13 43 (20.19%) EIGRP
14 42 (19.72%) Banking
15 41 (19.25%) CCNP
15 41 (19.25%) Python
16 37 (17.37%) SQL
16 37 (17.37%) TIBCO
17 36 (16.90%) F5
18 33 (15.49%) Rendezvous
18 33 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 32 (15.02%) VPN
19 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
20 30 (14.08%) Red Hat
21 29 (13.62%) Perl
22 27 (12.68%) Project Management
22 27 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (4.23%) Lync
1 9 (4.23%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.41%) IIS
4 3 (1.41%) Apache
4 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.16%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (50.23%) Firewall
2 82 (38.50%) BGP
3 65 (30.52%) WAN
4 60 (28.17%) TCP/IP
4 60 (28.17%) OSPF
5 53 (24.88%) MPLS
6 52 (24.41%) LAN
7 43 (20.19%) EIGRP
8 32 (15.02%) VPN
9 23 (10.80%) VLAN
9 23 (10.80%) RIP
9 23 (10.80%) DNS
10 20 (9.39%) Fibre Channel
10 20 (9.39%) IP Telephony
11 19 (8.92%) Internet
12 18 (8.45%) FCoE
13 17 (7.98%) Junos
14 15 (7.04%) Ethernet
14 15 (7.04%) DWDM
14 15 (7.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.41%) HBase
2 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.94%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Subversion
2 6 (2.82%) JIRA
3 4 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.41%) GDB
4 3 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (35.21%) Finance
2 42 (19.72%) Banking
3 22 (10.33%) Telecoms
4 21 (9.86%) Investment Banking
5 16 (7.51%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.69%) Retail
7 7 (3.29%) Front Office
8 4 (1.88%) Games
9 2 (0.94%) German Language
9 2 (0.94%) Marketing
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (30.05%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.68%) Architect
3 22 (10.33%) Developer
4 18 (8.45%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.98%) Applications Support
6 16 (7.51%) Linux Support
7 13 (6.10%) Consultant
8 12 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.63%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (5.63%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (4.69%) Security Architect
9 10 (4.69%) Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) C++ Developer
10 9 (4.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Cisco Support
11 7 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 6 (2.82%) Network Support
12 6 (2.82%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.49%) Rendezvous
2 9 (4.23%) Middleware
2 9 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (3.76%) XML
4 5 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (1.88%) Spring
5 4 (1.88%) OpenGL
5 4 (1.88%) DirectX
6 3 (1.41%) XSLT
6 3 (1.41%) HTML
7 1 (0.47%) CSS
7 1 (0.47%) STL
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (9.39%) Fixed Income
3 12 (5.63%) Mathematics
3 12 (5.63%) Hedge funds
4 10 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.76%) VWAP
6 8 (3.76%) TWAP
7 7 (3.29%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.29%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.82%) Equities
9 5 (2.35%) MPEG
9 5 (2.35%) Derivative
10 4 (1.88%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.88%) Statistics
10 4 (1.88%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.41%) IPTV
11 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 75 (35.21%) Linux
2 49 (23.00%) UNIX
3 48 (22.54%) Windows
4 27 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (8.92%) Solaris
6 5 (2.35%) Debian
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) CentOS
7 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.94%) SUSE
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.94%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.94%) Low Latency
2 27 (12.68%) Project Management
3 24 (11.27%) Migration
4 23 (10.80%) Change Management
4 23 (10.80%) Electronic Trading
4 23 (10.80%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (10.33%) Capacity Management
5 22 (10.33%) ITIL
6 21 (9.86%) Multithreading
7 19 (8.92%) Network Design
8 18 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (7.98%) Network Management
10 14 (6.57%) Change Control
11 13 (6.10%) Network Architecture
12 11 (5.16%) Service Management
12 11 (5.16%) ITSM
12 11 (5.16%) DevOps
13 10 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (3.76%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.25%) Python
2 37 (17.37%) SQL
3 29 (13.62%) Perl
4 25 (11.74%) Java
5 21 (9.86%) C++
6 13 (6.10%) C
7 11 (5.16%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.69%) VB
8 10 (4.69%) VBA
9 8 (3.76%) C#
10 5 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.94%) Ruby
11 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 54 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (19.25%) CCNP
3 17 (7.98%) CCNA
4 14 (6.57%) CCIE
5 11 (5.16%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.23%) JNCIS
7 7 (3.29%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.35%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.88%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.41%) CCDP
11 3 (1.41%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.94%) PMP
12 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.47%) CISSP
13 1 (0.47%) CCSP
13 1 (0.47%) CCIP
13 1 (0.47%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.41%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.39%) NFS
2 18 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.69%) vSphere
4 10 (4.69%) vCloud
5 8 (3.76%) SRDF
6 3 (1.41%) Xen
6 3 (1.41%) KVM
6 3 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.94%) XenServer
8 1 (0.47%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (3.76%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.82%) Control-M
4 4 (1.88%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.88%) HP NNM
4 4 (1.88%) OpenView
5 3 (1.41%) OPNET
5 3 (1.41%) Puppet
6 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.47%) Cacti
Vendors
1 109 (51.17%) Cisco
2 52 (24.41%) Juniper
3 37 (17.37%) TIBCO
4 36 (16.90%) F5
5 32 (15.02%) Microsoft
6 30 (14.08%) Red Hat
7 26 (12.21%) CheckPoint
8 24 (11.27%) HP
9 21 (9.86%) Reuters
10 20 (9.39%) MarketAxess
11 18 (8.45%) EMC
11 18 (8.45%) eSpeed
12 13 (6.10%) IBM
12 13 (6.10%) VMware
13 12 (5.63%) Avaya
14 11 (5.16%) Oracle
15 10 (4.69%) Websense
16 8 (3.76%) Blue Coat
16 8 (3.76%) NetApp
16 8 (3.76%) Intel
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