The table below looks at the statistics for IGMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IGMP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
Rank 420 415 405
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing IGMP 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.020% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £465 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +26.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £441 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IGMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3193 3109 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.95% 12.27% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2111 2053 2122
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £570 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 91 147
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

IGMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IGMP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IGMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

IGMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IGMP across the London region.

IGMP Daily Rate Trend in London

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IGMP 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 IGMP.

1 6 (100.00%) RIP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) DWDM
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) WAAS
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 6 (100.00%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) SevOne

IGMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IGMP 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 IGMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) RIP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DWDM
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) WAAS
1 6 (100.00%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Network Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 5 (83.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) SevOne