The first table below looks at the demand for Multicast 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 Multicast over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 308 314 360
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +46
Contract jobs citing Multicast 94 93 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 3.30% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 72 31
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £351 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -24.70%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2841 2815 3595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.05% 11.61% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1774 1770 2080
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 110 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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England

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multicast across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
City of London +20 32 £550 -4.34% 10
Docklands, London +6 2 £525 +0.96%
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
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England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 92 (55.76%) Cisco
2 89 (53.94%) Firewall
3 75 (45.45%) Finance
4 68 (41.21%) WAN
4 68 (41.21%) Linux
5 51 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (29.70%) BGP
7 48 (29.09%) Windows
8 46 (27.88%) Banking
9 43 (26.06%) UNIX
9 43 (26.06%) SQL
9 43 (26.06%) LAN
9 43 (26.06%) TCP/IP
9 43 (26.06%) Low Latency
10 42 (25.45%) F5
10 42 (25.45%) Python
11 41 (24.85%) CCNP
11 41 (24.85%) Juniper
12 36 (21.82%) TIBCO
13 35 (21.21%) OSPF
14 34 (20.61%) Project Management
14 34 (20.61%) Perl
15 33 (20.00%) HP
16 31 (18.79%) Rendezvous
16 31 (18.79%) Red Hat
17 30 (18.18%) EIGRP
18 29 (17.58%) Financial Institution
19 28 (16.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 28 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 27 (16.36%) MPLS

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (2.42%) Apache
1 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.42%) IIS
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.21%) MS Project
2 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (53.94%) Firewall
2 68 (41.21%) WAN
3 49 (29.70%) BGP
4 43 (26.06%) LAN
4 43 (26.06%) TCP/IP
5 35 (21.21%) OSPF
6 30 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 27 (16.36%) MPLS
8 22 (13.33%) VPN
8 22 (13.33%) Network Security
9 19 (11.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (10.91%) FCoE
10 18 (10.91%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (9.70%) DNS
12 15 (9.09%) iSCSI
12 15 (9.09%) NetScreen
13 14 (8.48%) SNMP
13 14 (8.48%) VLAN
14 12 (7.27%) IPsec
15 10 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.42%) HBase
3 1 (0.61%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Subversion
1 4 (2.42%) GDB
2 3 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (45.45%) Finance
2 46 (27.88%) Banking
3 29 (17.58%) Financial Institution
4 22 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.06%) Front Office
7 7 (4.24%) Retail
8 3 (1.82%) German Language
8 3 (1.82%) Back Office
9 2 (1.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (28.48%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.55%) Applications Support
3 22 (13.33%) Architect
4 18 (10.91%) Developer
5 17 (10.30%) Linux Support
5 17 (10.30%) Support Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Security Engineer
8 11 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) C++ Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.85%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.64%) Consultant
13 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (3.03%) Cisco Support Engineer
14 5 (3.03%) Lead Architect
14 5 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.79%) Rendezvous
2 8 (4.85%) XML
3 6 (3.64%) Middleware
4 5 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (3.03%) STL
5 4 (2.42%) XSLT
5 4 (2.42%) HTML
5 4 (2.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (11.52%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.27%) Hedge funds
4 11 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.64%) Equities
6 5 (3.03%) TWAP
6 5 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.03%) VWAP
7 4 (2.42%) Derivative
8 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.21%) STB
9 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.61%) e-Health
9 1 (0.61%) SecurID
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (41.21%) Linux
2 48 (29.09%) Windows
3 43 (26.06%) UNIX
4 28 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (11.52%) Solaris
6 5 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.06%) Low Latency
2 34 (20.61%) Project Management
3 26 (15.76%) Electronic Trading
4 25 (15.15%) Change Management
5 23 (13.94%) Capacity Management
6 18 (10.91%) Multithreading
7 17 (10.30%) Change Control
8 14 (8.48%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (7.27%) Problem Management
10 11 (6.67%) Network Design
10 11 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.06%) Service Management
11 10 (6.06%) ITSM
11 10 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.06%) DevOps
12 9 (5.45%) Network Management
13 8 (4.85%) Benchmarking
13 8 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (4.24%) Network Architecture
15 6 (3.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.06%) SQL
2 42 (25.45%) Python
3 34 (20.61%) Perl
4 18 (10.91%) Java
5 14 (8.48%) C++
6 11 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.06%) VB
7 10 (6.06%) VBA
7 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.42%) C
8 4 (2.42%) C#
8 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.82%) Tcl
10 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (24.85%) CCNP
3 16 (9.70%) JNCIS
4 13 (7.88%) CCIE
5 6 (3.64%) CCNA
6 4 (2.42%) CCDP
6 4 (2.42%) Degree
7 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.21%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.21%) VTSP
9 1 (0.61%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.61%) PMP
9 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.91%) NFS
2 13 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.06%) vSphere
4 10 (6.06%) vCloud
5 8 (4.85%) SRDF
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.82%) KVM
7 3 (1.82%) Xen
7 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (55.76%) Cisco
2 42 (25.45%) F5
3 41 (24.85%) Juniper
4 36 (21.82%) TIBCO
5 33 (20.00%) HP
6 31 (18.79%) Red Hat
7 23 (13.94%) Reuters
8 21 (12.73%) MarketAxess
8 21 (12.73%) CheckPoint
9 20 (12.12%) Blue Coat
10 19 (11.52%) eSpeed
11 18 (10.91%) EMC
12 17 (10.30%) McAfee
13 16 (9.70%) ProCurve
14 14 (8.48%) IBM
15 13 (7.88%) VMware
15 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
16 10 (6.06%) Websense
17 8 (4.85%) Intel
17 8 (4.85%) Oracle
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