The table below looks at the statistics for Multicast skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 369 350 335
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs citing Multicast 53 85 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 2.74% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 64 64
Median daily rate £413 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £340 £239
% change year-on-year
+38.23% +42.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Multicast
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
3013 3106 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.96% 13.26% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 2004 1801
Median daily rate £430 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 96 80
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.60
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Multicast as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Multicast Jobs Demand Trend in London

Multicast
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Multicast Daily Rate Trend in London

Multicast
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multicast across the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Multicast Daily Rate Histogram in London

Multicast
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multicast across the London region.

Multicast Hourly Rate Trend in London

Multicast
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the London 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
City of London +28 11 £400 -5.88% 5
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 48 (57.14%) Linux
2 45 (53.57%) Cisco
3 37 (44.05%) Finance
4 35 (41.67%) Windows
5 34 (40.48%) Firewall
6 33 (39.29%) BGP
7 31 (36.90%) SQL
8 28 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 27 (32.14%) WAN
9 27 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (30.95%) LAN
11 24 (28.57%) TIBCO
11 24 (28.57%) Solaris
12 23 (27.38%) Rendezvous
13 22 (26.19%) Banking
14 21 (25.00%) CCNP
15 20 (23.81%) Oracle
15 20 (23.81%) VMware
15 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (22.62%) SAN
16 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
16 19 (22.62%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
17 18 (21.43%) NFS
17 18 (21.43%) Juniper
17 18 (21.43%) NetApp
17 18 (21.43%) iSCSI
18 17 (20.24%) EMC
18 17 (20.24%) Perl
18 17 (20.24%) Unix

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 11 (13.10%) Apache
1 11 (13.10%) IIS
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle Coherence
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 11 (13.10%) Tomcat
1 11 (13.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.19%) Eikon
2 1 (1.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.48%) Firewall
2 33 (39.29%) BGP
3 28 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 27 (32.14%) WAN
5 26 (30.95%) LAN
6 19 (22.62%) SAN
7 18 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (21.43%) iSCSI
8 16 (19.05%) FCoE
8 16 (19.05%) NAS
8 16 (19.05%) OSPF
9 14 (16.67%) MPLS
10 11 (13.10%) HTTP
11 10 (11.90%) EIGRP
11 10 (11.90%) VPN
12 9 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (9.52%) Junos
14 7 (8.33%) HSRP
14 7 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
15 6 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) Hadoop
2 10 (11.90%) HBase
3 2 (2.38%) KDB
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) OLAP
4 1 (1.19%) OLTP
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Ant
1 2 (2.38%) GCC
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 37 (44.05%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) Banking
3 8 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.76%) Front Office
5 4 (4.76%) German Language
6 3 (3.57%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.38%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.38%) Japanese Language
7 2 (2.38%) Malay Language
7 2 (2.38%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (2.38%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (2.38%) Russian Language
7 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
8 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 20 (23.81%) Architect
3 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Support
7 6 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Linux Support
8 5 (5.95%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) FX Support Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) Rendezvous
2 14 (16.67%) Middleware
3 10 (11.90%) HTML
3 10 (11.90%) XML
3 10 (11.90%) XSLT
4 8 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (4.76%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.57%) Web Services
7 2 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (2.38%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (1.19%) COM
8 1 (1.19%) JMS
8 1 (1.19%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.14%) Hedge funds
5 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.95%) Eurex
6 3 (3.57%) Derivative
6 3 (3.57%) Equities
6 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.57%) IPTV
6 3 (3.57%) PKI
7 2 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.19%) Economics
8 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Physics
8 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.14%) Linux
2 35 (41.67%) Windows
3 24 (28.57%) Solaris
4 17 (20.24%) Unix
5 12 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (19.05%) Benchmarking
2 16 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
3 13 (15.48%) Low Latency
4 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.90%) Network Design
6 9 (10.71%) Change Control
6 9 (10.71%) Migration
7 8 (9.52%) Project Management
8 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.95%) Network Management
9 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.76%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.76%) Change Management
10 4 (4.76%) DevOps
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.57%) Data Security
11 3 (3.57%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) SQL
2 17 (20.24%) Perl
2 17 (20.24%) Python
3 15 (17.86%) Java
4 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.52%) C++
6 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.76%) C
8 3 (3.57%) Ruby
8 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.38%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) Korn
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (25.00%) CCNP
3 12 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (5.95%) CCDP
5 4 (4.76%) Degree
6 3 (3.57%) CCIE
6 3 (3.57%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.38%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.38%) RHCE
8 1 (1.19%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CCDA
8 1 (1.19%) CCSP
8 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) MiFID
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (21.43%) NFS
3 16 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 16 (19.05%) KVM
3 16 (19.05%) SRDF
3 16 (19.05%) Xen
4 11 (13.10%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.19%) Snort
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.19%) OPNET
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Cisco
2 24 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 20 (23.81%) Oracle
3 20 (23.81%) VMware
4 18 (21.43%) Juniper
4 18 (21.43%) NetApp
5 17 (20.24%) EMC
6 16 (19.05%) Intel
7 13 (15.48%) IBM
8 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 12 (14.29%) Sybase
9 11 (13.10%) DataSynapse
10 10 (11.90%) CheckPoint
11 8 (9.52%) F5
12 7 (8.33%) HP
12 7 (8.33%) Reuters
13 5 (5.95%) ION Trading
13 5 (5.95%) ProCurve
14 4 (4.76%) Bloomberg
14 4 (4.76%) eSpeed