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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multicast
England / London
Rank 352 376 317
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -59
Contract jobs citing Multicast 44 43 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.56% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 81
Median daily rate £475 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £575 £363
% change year-on-year
-50.43% +58.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £46.25

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
2477 2755 2850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.80% 12.84% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1682 1798 1850
Median daily rate £440 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 68 83
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -3 7 £523 +122.34% 3
New Malden - 7 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 42 (56.76%) Cisco
2 36 (48.65%) TCP/IP
3 32 (43.24%) Finance
4 29 (39.19%) BGP
5 28 (37.84%) Firewall
5 28 (37.84%) Linux
6 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (33.78%) Windows
7 25 (33.78%) OSPF
7 25 (33.78%) Banking
8 22 (29.73%) Unix
8 22 (29.73%) Low Latency
9 21 (28.38%) LAN
9 21 (28.38%) WAN
10 20 (27.03%) Perl
10 20 (27.03%) VMware
11 19 (25.68%) SQL
11 19 (25.68%) Solaris
11 19 (25.68%) F5
12 18 (24.32%) EIGRP
13 17 (22.97%) Juniper
14 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (18.92%) CCNP
15 14 (18.92%) Java
15 14 (18.92%) Python
16 13 (17.57%) MPLS
16 13 (17.57%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (17.57%) Change Control
16 13 (17.57%) HSRP
16 13 (17.57%) Arista

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 12 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.81%) Apache
2 8 (10.81%) IIS
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.46%) DataSynapse
3 7 (9.46%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (9.46%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.65%) TCP/IP
2 29 (39.19%) BGP
3 28 (37.84%) Firewall
4 25 (33.78%) OSPF
5 21 (28.38%) LAN
5 21 (28.38%) WAN
6 18 (24.32%) EIGRP
7 13 (17.57%) HSRP
7 13 (17.57%) MPLS
8 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (16.22%) IPsec
8 12 (16.22%) SAN
9 11 (14.86%) DNS
10 10 (13.51%) DHCP
10 10 (13.51%) Network Security
10 10 (13.51%) SNMP
10 10 (13.51%) Spanning Tree
10 10 (13.51%) Wireless
11 9 (12.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (12.16%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) Hadoop
2 7 (9.46%) HBase
2 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (43.24%) Finance
2 25 (33.78%) Banking
3 10 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.05%) Front Office
5 3 (4.05%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Architect
2 12 (16.22%) Data Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.81%) Market Data Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Support
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Systems Integrator
8 4 (5.41%) Unix Systems Integrator
8 4 (5.41%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) Middleware
2 7 (9.46%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
2 7 (9.46%) Rendezvous
2 7 (9.46%) XML
2 7 (9.46%) XSLT
3 5 (6.76%) 802.1X
4 4 (5.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (5.41%) Ultra Messaging
4 4 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.05%) .NET
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 3 (4.05%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (2.70%) RFC 2544
6 2 (2.70%) XMPP
7 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.46%) Equities
4 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (5.41%) Online Banking
6 4 (5.41%) TWAP
6 4 (5.41%) VWAP
7 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.70%) RIA
7 2 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.35%) CMDB
8 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.35%) IPTV
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Linux
2 25 (33.78%) Windows
3 22 (29.73%) Unix
4 19 (25.68%) Solaris
5 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.46%) FreeBSD
7 3 (4.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Low Latency
2 13 (17.57%) Change Control
2 13 (17.57%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.51%) High Availability
4 9 (12.16%) Benchmarking
5 7 (9.46%) DevOps
5 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
5 7 (9.46%) Open Source
6 6 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (8.11%) Network Design
6 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.76%) Change Management
7 5 (6.76%) Migration
7 5 (6.76%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.76%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.41%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (5.41%) ITIL
8 4 (5.41%) Network Management
8 4 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) Perl
2 19 (25.68%) SQL
3 14 (18.92%) Java
3 14 (18.92%) Python
4 8 (10.81%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.46%) C++
5 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.46%) tcsh
6 4 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.92%) CCNP
3 11 (14.86%) CCIE
4 7 (9.46%) CCNA
5 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.41%) Degree
7 3 (4.05%) CCSP
8 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.35%) CCDP
9 1 (1.35%) CCSA
9 1 (1.35%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) MiFID
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.86%) SRDF
3 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.16%) KVM
3 9 (12.16%) NFS
3 9 (12.16%) Xen
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (9.46%) Samba
4 7 (9.46%) Snort
5 4 (5.41%) vCloud
6 2 (2.70%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Nagios
2 7 (9.46%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (9.46%) Kibana
2 7 (9.46%) logstash
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (9.46%) SmokePing
2 7 (9.46%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 2 (2.70%) Endace
3 2 (2.70%) OpenAM
3 2 (2.70%) Pingdom
3 2 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.35%) Cacti
4 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Cisco
2 20 (27.03%) VMware
3 19 (25.68%) F5
4 17 (22.97%) Juniper
5 13 (17.57%) Arista
6 12 (16.22%) IBM
6 12 (16.22%) Oracle
6 12 (16.22%) Palo Alto
7 11 (14.86%) CheckPoint
7 11 (14.86%) EMC
7 11 (14.86%) TIBCO
8 10 (13.51%) Reuters
8 10 (13.51%) Sybase
9 9 (12.16%) Intel
9 9 (12.16%) NetApp
10 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
11 6 (8.11%) Aruba
12 5 (6.76%) Fixnetix
13 4 (5.41%) AppDynamics
13 4 (5.41%) Fortinet