The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 307 304 361
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +57
Contract jobs citing Multicast 103 122 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 4.01% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 98 30
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£550 £520 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £317 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.23%
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
3078 3041 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.68% 12.07% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 1966 2138
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +35 44 £575 -4.16% 9
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 97 (55.43%) Firewall
2 88 (50.29%) Cisco
3 80 (45.71%) Linux
4 77 (44.00%) Finance
5 58 (33.14%) WAN
6 55 (31.43%) Low Latency
7 54 (30.86%) BGP
8 52 (29.71%) Python
9 51 (29.14%) UNIX
10 47 (26.86%) Windows
10 47 (26.86%) SQL
10 47 (26.86%) TCP/IP
10 47 (26.86%) Banking
11 46 (26.29%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (26.29%) TIBCO
12 41 (23.43%) Perl
13 40 (22.86%) Red Hat
14 39 (22.29%) Rendezvous
15 38 (21.71%) CCNP
16 37 (21.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 37 (21.14%) OSPF
16 37 (21.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 36 (20.57%) Juniper
17 36 (20.57%) LAN
17 36 (20.57%) F5
18 35 (20.00%) Project Management
19 32 (18.29%) EIGRP
20 31 (17.71%) MPLS
20 31 (17.71%) Change Management
21 30 (17.14%) Electronic Trading

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (1.71%) Apache
1 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.71%) IIS
1 3 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) Lync
3 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (55.43%) Firewall
2 58 (33.14%) WAN
3 54 (30.86%) BGP
4 47 (26.86%) TCP/IP
5 37 (21.14%) OSPF
6 36 (20.57%) LAN
7 32 (18.29%) EIGRP
8 31 (17.71%) MPLS
9 22 (12.57%) Network Security
9 22 (12.57%) VPN
10 17 (9.71%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (9.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (9.14%) FCoE
11 16 (9.14%) DNS
12 14 (8.00%) iSCSI
12 14 (8.00%) VLAN
12 14 (8.00%) SNMP
13 12 (6.86%) IPsec
14 11 (6.29%) IPv6
14 11 (6.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.71%) HBase
3 2 (1.14%) Informix
4 1 (0.57%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Subversion
2 6 (3.43%) JIRA
3 4 (2.29%) GDB
4 3 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
General
1 77 (44.00%) Finance
2 47 (26.86%) Banking
3 25 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 24 (13.71%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.29%) Front Office
6 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.86%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Publishing
8 2 (1.14%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.43%) Applications Support
3 22 (12.57%) Linux Support
4 21 (12.00%) Developer
5 20 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 17 (9.71%) Architect
7 15 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.29%) C++ Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
12 6 (3.43%) Cisco Support
12 6 (3.43%) Network Architect
12 6 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.43%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.29%) Rendezvous
2 10 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (4.57%) Middleware
4 7 (4.00%) XML
5 5 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.86%) STL
6 4 (2.29%) Spring
7 3 (1.71%) HTML
7 3 (1.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (14.86%) Fixed Income
3 13 (7.43%) Hedge funds
4 11 (6.29%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.00%) Equities
6 6 (3.43%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.43%) VWAP
6 6 (3.43%) TWAP
7 5 (2.86%) Derivative
8 2 (1.14%) STB
8 2 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Open Source
9 1 (0.57%) NHS
9 1 (0.57%) SecurID
9 1 (0.57%) e-Health
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 80 (45.71%) Linux
2 51 (29.14%) UNIX
3 47 (26.86%) Windows
4 37 (21.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.00%) Solaris
6 5 (2.86%) Debian
7 2 (1.14%) SUSE
8 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.43%) Low Latency
2 35 (20.00%) Project Management
3 31 (17.71%) Change Management
4 30 (17.14%) Electronic Trading
5 28 (16.00%) Capacity Management
6 20 (11.43%) Multithreading
7 14 (8.00%) Change Control
7 14 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.29%) Problem Management
8 11 (6.29%) DevOps
9 10 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.71%) ITSM
9 10 (5.71%) Service Management
10 9 (5.14%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.14%) Network Design
11 8 (4.57%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (4.00%) Network Architecture
12 7 (4.00%) Network Management
12 7 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.71%) Python
2 47 (26.86%) SQL
3 41 (23.43%) Perl
4 20 (11.43%) Java
5 18 (10.29%) C++
6 11 (6.29%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.71%) VB
7 10 (5.71%) VBA
8 7 (4.00%) C
9 6 (3.43%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.29%) C#
11 2 (1.14%) Ruby
11 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (26.29%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (21.71%) CCNP
3 12 (6.86%) JNCIS
4 10 (5.71%) CCIE
5 6 (3.43%) CCNA
6 3 (1.71%) CCDP
6 3 (1.71%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) PMP
8 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.57%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.29%) NFS
2 13 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.29%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.71%) vSphere
4 10 (5.71%) vCloud
5 6 (3.43%) SRDF
6 3 (1.71%) KVM
6 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (3.43%) Control-M
3 3 (1.71%) Puppet
3 3 (1.71%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (50.29%) Cisco
2 46 (26.29%) TIBCO
3 40 (22.86%) Red Hat
4 36 (20.57%) Juniper
4 36 (20.57%) F5
5 27 (15.43%) HP
6 26 (14.86%) Reuters
6 26 (14.86%) MarketAxess
7 24 (13.71%) eSpeed
8 19 (10.86%) CheckPoint
9 17 (9.71%) Blue Coat
10 16 (9.14%) EMC
10 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
11 13 (7.43%) IBM
11 13 (7.43%) McAfee
11 13 (7.43%) VMware
12 12 (6.86%) ProCurve
13 11 (6.29%) Oracle
14 10 (5.71%) Websense
15 6 (3.43%) Intel
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Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + 600 MAX
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago