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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 491 442 503
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +61
Contract jobs citing Multicast 109 129 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.97% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 29
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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 £274 £361 £306
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
7845 6537 7857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.62% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4506 3652 3813
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
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 432 414 589
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -2.38%
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 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 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 21 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 -37 80 £488 -7.14% 9
South West - 10 £438 - 1
South East -16 9 £480 - 1
East of England -19 5 £345 - 5
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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UK

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 108 (50.94%) Cisco
2 106 (50.00%) Firewall
3 82 (38.68%) BGP
4 76 (35.85%) Linux
5 75 (35.38%) Finance
6 65 (30.66%) WAN
7 60 (28.30%) OSPF
8 59 (27.83%) TCP/IP
9 53 (25.00%) MPLS
9 53 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 52 (24.53%) LAN
10 52 (24.53%) Low Latency
11 51 (24.06%) Juniper
12 49 (23.11%) UNIX
13 48 (22.64%) Windows
14 43 (20.28%) EIGRP
15 42 (19.81%) Python
15 42 (19.81%) Banking
16 41 (19.34%) CCNP
17 38 (17.92%) SQL
18 37 (17.45%) TIBCO
19 34 (16.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 34 (16.04%) F5
20 33 (15.57%) Rendezvous
21 32 (15.09%) Microsoft
22 31 (14.62%) VPN
22 31 (14.62%) Red Hat
23 30 (14.15%) Perl
24 28 (13.21%) Project Management
24 28 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (4.25%) Office Communications Server
1 9 (4.25%) Lync
2 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.42%) IIS
4 3 (1.42%) Apache
4 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (50.00%) Firewall
2 82 (38.68%) BGP
3 65 (30.66%) WAN
4 60 (28.30%) OSPF
5 59 (27.83%) TCP/IP
6 53 (25.00%) MPLS
7 52 (24.53%) LAN
8 43 (20.28%) EIGRP
9 31 (14.62%) VPN
10 23 (10.85%) RIP
10 23 (10.85%) VLAN
11 22 (10.38%) DNS
12 20 (9.43%) IP Telephony
12 20 (9.43%) Fibre Channel
13 19 (8.96%) Internet
14 18 (8.49%) FCoE
15 17 (8.02%) Junos
16 15 (7.08%) iSCSI
16 15 (7.08%) DWDM
17 14 (6.60%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.42%) HBase
3 2 (0.94%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (5.19%) Subversion
2 6 (2.83%) JIRA
3 4 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.42%) GDB
General
1 75 (35.38%) Finance
2 42 (19.81%) Banking
3 22 (10.38%) Telecoms
4 21 (9.91%) Investment Banking
5 16 (7.55%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.72%) Retail
7 7 (3.30%) Front Office
8 4 (1.89%) Games
9 2 (0.94%) Marketing
9 2 (0.94%) German Language
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 63 (29.72%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.74%) Architect
3 22 (10.38%) Developer
4 18 (8.49%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.49%) Applications Support
5 17 (8.02%) Linux Support
6 12 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 12 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (5.66%) Consultant
7 10 (4.72%) Analyst
7 10 (4.72%) C++ Developer
7 10 (4.72%) Security Architect
8 9 (4.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.30%) Cisco Support
9 7 (3.30%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 6 (2.83%) Network Support
10 6 (2.83%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (2.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.57%) Rendezvous
2 9 (4.25%) Middleware
2 9 (4.25%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (3.77%) XML
4 5 (2.36%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.89%) OpenGL
5 4 (1.89%) DirectX
5 4 (1.89%) Spring
5 4 (1.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (1.42%) XSLT
6 3 (1.42%) HTML
7 1 (0.47%) STL
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (9.91%) Fixed Income
3 12 (5.66%) Mathematics
3 12 (5.66%) Hedge funds
4 10 (4.72%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.77%) TWAP
6 8 (3.77%) VWAP
7 7 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.30%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.83%) Equities
9 5 (2.36%) MPEG
9 5 (2.36%) Derivative
10 4 (1.89%) Statistics
10 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.89%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.42%) IPTV
11 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.85%) Linux
2 49 (23.11%) UNIX
3 48 (22.64%) Windows
4 28 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (8.96%) Solaris
6 5 (2.36%) Debian
7 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.94%) CentOS
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.94%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.94%) SUSE
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.53%) Low Latency
2 28 (13.21%) Project Management
3 24 (11.32%) Change Management
3 24 (11.32%) Electronic Trading
4 23 (10.85%) Migration
4 23 (10.85%) Network Monitoring
4 23 (10.85%) Capacity Management
5 21 (9.91%) ITIL
5 21 (9.91%) Multithreading
6 19 (8.96%) Network Design
7 18 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (8.02%) Network Management
9 14 (6.60%) Change Control
10 11 (5.19%) DevOps
10 11 (5.19%) Network Architecture
10 11 (5.19%) Service Management
10 11 (5.19%) ITSM
11 10 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.25%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (3.77%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.81%) Python
2 38 (17.92%) SQL
3 30 (14.15%) Perl
4 25 (11.79%) Java
5 21 (9.91%) C++
6 13 (6.13%) C
7 11 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.72%) VB
8 10 (4.72%) VBA
9 8 (3.77%) C#
10 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.94%) Ruby
11 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (19.34%) CCNP
3 17 (8.02%) CCNA
4 14 (6.60%) CCIE
5 11 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.25%) JNCIS
7 7 (3.30%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.36%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.42%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.42%) CCDP
12 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.94%) PMP
12 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.47%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
1 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (9.43%) NFS
2 18 (8.49%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.72%) vSphere
4 10 (4.72%) vCloud
5 8 (3.77%) SRDF
6 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.42%) KVM
6 3 (1.42%) Xen
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.94%) XenServer
8 1 (0.47%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.83%) Control-M
4 4 (1.89%) OpenView
4 4 (1.89%) HP NNM
4 4 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.42%) OPNET
5 3 (1.42%) Puppet
6 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.47%) Cacti
Vendors
1 108 (50.94%) Cisco
2 51 (24.06%) Juniper
3 37 (17.45%) TIBCO
4 34 (16.04%) F5
5 32 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 31 (14.62%) Red Hat
7 24 (11.32%) CheckPoint
7 24 (11.32%) HP
8 22 (10.38%) Reuters
9 21 (9.91%) MarketAxess
10 19 (8.96%) eSpeed
11 18 (8.49%) EMC
12 13 (6.13%) IBM
12 13 (6.13%) VMware
13 12 (5.66%) Avaya
14 11 (5.19%) Oracle
15 10 (4.72%) Websense
16 8 (3.77%) Intel
16 8 (3.77%) NetApp
17 7 (3.30%) Nortel
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