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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 535 520 486
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -34
Contract jobs citing Multicast 76 102 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.36% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 70
Median daily rate £438 £425 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £340 £239
% change year-on-year
+38.23% +42.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Multicast
UK

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
7879 7480 6637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.02% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 4285 3609
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 447 370
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -19 53 £413 -2.94% 13
South East +11 9 £425 +1.19% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
West Midlands -24 5 - - 1
East of England - 2 £200 -
North East - 1 - -
Multicast
UK

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 85 (62.96%) Cisco
2 63 (46.67%) Linux
2 63 (46.67%) BGP
3 56 (41.48%) LAN
4 52 (38.52%) WAN
5 51 (37.78%) Firewall
6 48 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (34.07%) Windows
8 45 (33.33%) MPLS
8 45 (33.33%) Finance
9 43 (31.85%) TCP/IP
10 38 (28.15%) SQL
11 35 (25.93%) CCNP
12 34 (25.19%) OSPF
12 34 (25.19%) SAN
13 32 (23.70%) NetApp
13 32 (23.70%) Juniper
14 31 (22.96%) Solaris
14 31 (22.96%) NAS
15 30 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (22.22%) TIBCO
15 30 (22.22%) VMware
16 29 (21.48%) Rendezvous
17 28 (20.74%) Oracle
17 28 (20.74%) Banking
18 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 26 (19.26%) Fibre Channel
19 26 (19.26%) Performance Tuning
20 25 (18.52%) Data Centre
20 25 (18.52%) iSCSI

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 18 (13.33%) IIS
2 17 (12.59%) Apache
2 17 (12.59%) Oracle Coherence
2 17 (12.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 17 (12.59%) Tomcat
2 17 (12.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (3.70%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.74%) Eikon
3 1 (0.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (46.67%) BGP
2 56 (41.48%) LAN
3 52 (38.52%) WAN
4 51 (37.78%) Firewall
5 45 (33.33%) MPLS
6 43 (31.85%) TCP/IP
7 34 (25.19%) OSPF
7 34 (25.19%) SAN
8 31 (22.96%) NAS
9 26 (19.26%) Fibre Channel
10 25 (18.52%) iSCSI
11 24 (17.78%) FCoE
12 23 (17.04%) EIGRP
13 20 (14.81%) VLAN
14 18 (13.33%) DNS
14 18 (13.33%) VPN
15 17 (12.59%) HTTP
16 13 (9.63%) DHCP
17 12 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
18 11 (8.15%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) Hadoop
2 16 (11.85%) HBase
3 2 (1.48%) DB2
3 2 (1.48%) KDB
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
4 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) OLAP
4 1 (0.74%) OLTP
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.48%) Ant
2 2 (1.48%) GCC
2 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.48%) Subversion
General
1 45 (33.33%) Finance
2 28 (20.74%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.96%) Front Office
5 4 (2.96%) German Language
5 4 (2.96%) Military
6 3 (2.22%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.48%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.48%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.48%) Malay Language
7 2 (1.48%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.48%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (38.52%) Network Engineer
2 34 (25.19%) Architect
3 22 (16.30%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (11.85%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.93%) C++ Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Senior Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.44%) Electronic Trading Support
11 6 (4.44%) Lead Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Linux Support
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.48%) Rendezvous
2 21 (15.56%) Middleware
3 16 (11.85%) HTML
3 16 (11.85%) XML
3 16 (11.85%) XSLT
4 8 (5.93%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (3.70%) Web Services
6 4 (2.96%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.48%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.48%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.74%) COM
8 1 (0.74%) J2EE
8 1 (0.74%) JMS
8 1 (0.74%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.44%) Eurex
4 6 (4.44%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.96%) MPEG
7 3 (2.22%) Derivative
7 3 (2.22%) Equities
7 3 (2.22%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.22%) IPTV
7 3 (2.22%) PKI
7 3 (2.22%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.48%) BBC
8 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.67%) Linux
2 46 (34.07%) Windows
3 31 (22.96%) Solaris
4 21 (15.56%) Unix
5 13 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.22%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.74%) AIX
8 1 (0.74%) CatOS
8 1 (0.74%) CentOS
8 1 (0.74%) SUSE
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (17.04%) Benchmarking
3 21 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.85%) Electronic Trading
5 15 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 13 (9.63%) ITIL
6 13 (9.63%) Migration
6 13 (9.63%) Network Design
7 10 (7.41%) Change Control
8 9 (6.67%) ITSM
8 9 (6.67%) Project Management
8 9 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (5.93%) Service Management
10 7 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (4.44%) Change Management
11 6 (4.44%) DevOps
11 6 (4.44%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.44%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.44%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.15%) SQL
2 22 (16.30%) Java
3 19 (14.07%) Python
4 17 (12.59%) Perl
5 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.67%) C++
7 8 (5.93%) C
8 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.22%) Ruby
9 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.48%) PHP
10 2 (1.48%) Tcl
11 1 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 48 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (25.93%) CCNP
3 25 (18.52%) CCNA
4 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.41%) CCIE
7 7 (5.19%) Degree
8 5 (3.70%) CCDP
9 4 (2.96%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.22%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.48%) RHCE
12 1 (0.74%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.74%) CCDA
12 1 (0.74%) CCSP
12 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) MiFID
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 25 (18.52%) NFS
3 24 (17.78%) Xen
4 23 (17.04%) KVM
4 23 (17.04%) SRDF
5 17 (12.59%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) Snort
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) OPNET
2 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.74%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) TrustSec
3 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (62.96%) Cisco
2 32 (23.70%) Juniper
2 32 (23.70%) NetApp
3 30 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 30 (22.22%) VMware
4 28 (20.74%) Oracle
5 24 (17.78%) CheckPoint
5 24 (17.78%) EMC
6 23 (17.04%) Intel
7 20 (14.81%) IBM
8 18 (13.33%) Sybase
9 17 (12.59%) DataSynapse
10 14 (10.37%) Red Hat
11 11 (8.15%) F5
12 8 (5.93%) HP
13 7 (5.19%) Reuters
14 6 (4.44%) Aruba
14 6 (4.44%) Remedy
15 5 (3.70%) ION Trading
15 5 (3.70%) ProCurve