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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 445 470 470
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs citing Multicast 112 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.16% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 44 41
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£375 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £408 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +41 90 £375 -28.57% 16
South East - 15 £500 - 2
South West -14 5 £245 -24.61% 2
Yorkshire -7 2 £438 -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 137 (63.72%) Cisco
2 113 (52.56%) BGP
3 112 (52.09%) Firewall
4 96 (44.65%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (38.14%) Finance
6 77 (35.81%) OSPF
7 76 (35.35%) EIGRP
7 76 (35.35%) CCNP
8 75 (34.88%) Juniper
9 69 (32.09%) Banking
10 68 (31.63%) MPLS
11 65 (30.23%) LAN
12 63 (29.30%) F5
13 61 (28.37%) Linux
14 52 (24.19%) WAN
15 51 (23.72%) Low Latency
16 49 (22.79%) CheckPoint
17 43 (20.00%) TCP/IP
18 42 (19.53%) CCNA
19 38 (17.67%) Investment Banking
20 37 (17.21%) Cisco Nexus
21 36 (16.74%) UNIX
22 34 (15.81%) Windows
22 34 (15.81%) ITIL
22 34 (15.81%) CCIE
23 30 (13.95%) VPLS
23 30 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
24 29 (13.49%) Load Balancing
25 28 (13.02%) TIBCO
26 27 (12.56%) Wireless

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (4.19%) MS Exchange
1 9 (4.19%) Lync
1 9 (4.19%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.72%) IIS
3 6 (2.79%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.79%) Apache
4 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.40%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) RMDS
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 113 (52.56%) BGP
2 112 (52.09%) Firewall
3 77 (35.81%) OSPF
4 76 (35.35%) EIGRP
5 68 (31.63%) MPLS
6 65 (30.23%) LAN
7 52 (24.19%) WAN
8 43 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 37 (17.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (13.95%) VPLS
10 30 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (12.56%) Wireless
12 24 (11.16%) VPN
12 24 (11.16%) RIP
12 24 (11.16%) SAN
13 22 (10.23%) DNS
14 21 (9.77%) VLAN
14 21 (9.77%) IP Telephony
14 21 (9.77%) Ethernet
14 21 (9.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.86%) HBase
3 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.93%) Informix
4 1 (0.47%) DB2
4 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Subversion
2 6 (2.79%) JIRA
3 3 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (38.14%) Finance
2 69 (32.09%) Banking
3 38 (17.67%) Investment Banking
4 18 (8.37%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.72%) Retail
6 6 (2.79%) Marketing
6 6 (2.79%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.79%) Games
7 5 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.86%) Front Office
9 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 87 (40.47%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.95%) Architect
3 17 (7.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (7.44%) Consultant
5 14 (6.51%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.05%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (5.12%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.65%) Analyst
9 9 (4.19%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.19%) NOC Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Technical Manager
10 8 (3.72%) Technical Operations Engineer
10 8 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.26%) Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Security Architect
12 6 (2.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.79%) Graphics Programmer
12 6 (2.79%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.09%) Rendezvous
2 14 (6.51%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (5.58%) Middleware
4 9 (4.19%) XML
5 7 (3.26%) HTML
6 6 (2.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (2.79%) OpenGL
6 6 (2.79%) DirectX
7 5 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (2.33%) XSLT
8 2 (0.93%) RESTful
8 2 (0.93%) CSS
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (4.65%) Mathematics
2 10 (4.65%) Fixed Income
3 9 (4.19%) PKI
4 7 (3.26%) MPEG
4 7 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.79%) Video on Demand
5 6 (2.79%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (2.79%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.33%) Streaming Video
6 5 (2.33%) IPTV
6 5 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.86%) VWAP
7 4 (1.86%) TWAP
7 4 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.86%) DTV
8 3 (1.40%) Replication
8 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 61 (28.37%) Linux
2 36 (16.74%) UNIX
3 34 (15.81%) Windows
4 18 (8.37%) Solaris
5 13 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.79%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.86%) CentOS
8 3 (1.40%) Debian
8 3 (1.40%) Fedora
8 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.93%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.47%) zOS
10 1 (0.47%) AIX
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.72%) Low Latency
2 34 (15.81%) ITIL
3 29 (13.49%) Load Balancing
4 26 (12.09%) Migration
5 23 (10.70%) E-Commerce
6 22 (10.23%) Network Design
7 21 (9.77%) Network Architecture
8 19 (8.84%) Network Management
9 17 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (7.91%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (6.51%) Incident Management
10 14 (6.51%) Project Management
11 13 (6.05%) CRM
12 12 (5.58%) Benchmarking
13 11 (5.12%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (4.65%) Capacity Management
14 10 (4.65%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.65%) Change Management
15 9 (4.19%) Service Management
16 7 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.09%) Perl
1 26 (12.09%) Python
2 23 (10.70%) SQL
3 12 (5.58%) Java
4 9 (4.19%) C
4 9 (4.19%) C++
5 7 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.79%) C#
7 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (44.65%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (35.35%) CCNP
3 42 (19.53%) CCNA
4 34 (15.81%) CCIE
5 16 (7.44%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.79%) Degree
7 6 (2.79%) CCSE
7 6 (2.79%) CCSA
7 6 (2.79%) CCSP
8 5 (2.33%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.86%) PMP
9 4 (1.86%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.86%) CISSP
9 4 (1.86%) CCDP
9 4 (1.86%) CCIP
10 3 (1.40%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.93%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.93%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.58%) NFS
2 11 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.65%) Xen
3 10 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.65%) SRDF
3 10 (4.65%) KVM
4 9 (4.19%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.93%) XenServer
6 2 (0.93%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) Firmware
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) Ceph
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.79%) Control-M
2 3 (1.40%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Cacti
3 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.93%) OpenView
3 2 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.47%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (63.72%) Cisco
2 75 (34.88%) Juniper
3 63 (29.30%) F5
4 49 (22.79%) CheckPoint
5 28 (13.02%) TIBCO
6 20 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 20 (9.30%) VMware
7 19 (8.84%) Microsoft
8 17 (7.91%) Fortinet
9 16 (7.44%) Oracle
10 15 (6.98%) SolarWinds
11 13 (6.05%) Reuters
11 13 (6.05%) Blue Coat
12 12 (5.58%) Splunk
12 12 (5.58%) NetApp
12 12 (5.58%) EMC
12 12 (5.58%) Intel
13 10 (4.65%) MarketAxess
14 9 (4.19%) eSpeed
15 8 (3.72%) Riverbed
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