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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 317 315 358
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +43
Contract jobs citing Multicast 98 117 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 3.79% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 94 32
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£495 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -
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
3195 3090 3658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.03% 12.30% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 2015 2200
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 182
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +27 43 £575 -4.16% 9
Canary Wharf - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 98 (55.06%) Firewall
2 93 (52.25%) Cisco
3 80 (44.94%) Finance
4 79 (44.38%) Linux
5 59 (33.15%) WAN
5 59 (33.15%) BGP
6 58 (32.58%) Low Latency
7 48 (26.97%) UNIX
8 47 (26.40%) Windows
9 46 (25.84%) Python
10 45 (25.28%) SQL
11 44 (24.72%) TCP/IP
11 44 (24.72%) TIBCO
11 44 (24.72%) Cisco Certification
11 44 (24.72%) Banking
12 43 (24.16%) OSPF
13 41 (23.03%) Juniper
14 38 (21.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 38 (21.35%) Red Hat
14 38 (21.35%) Rendezvous
14 38 (21.35%) Perl
15 36 (20.22%) MPLS
16 35 (19.66%) LAN
16 35 (19.66%) CCNP
16 35 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 34 (19.10%) EIGRP
17 34 (19.10%) F5
18 33 (18.54%) Project Management
19 29 (16.29%) Electronic Trading
20 28 (15.73%) Change Management

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (1.69%) IIS
2 3 (1.69%) Apache
2 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.69%) Lync
2 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (55.06%) Firewall
2 59 (33.15%) BGP
2 59 (33.15%) WAN
3 44 (24.72%) TCP/IP
4 43 (24.16%) OSPF
5 36 (20.22%) MPLS
6 35 (19.66%) LAN
7 34 (19.10%) EIGRP
8 21 (11.80%) VPN
9 20 (11.24%) Fibre Channel
10 18 (10.11%) FCoE
11 16 (8.99%) DNS
12 15 (8.43%) VLAN
12 15 (8.43%) iSCSI
13 14 (7.87%) IP Telephony
14 13 (7.30%) RIP
15 11 (6.18%) SNMP
16 10 (5.62%) NetScreen
16 10 (5.62%) SAN
16 10 (5.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.69%) HBase
3 2 (1.12%) Informix
4 1 (0.56%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Subversion
2 6 (3.37%) JIRA
3 4 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.25%) GDB
4 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 80 (44.94%) Finance
2 44 (24.72%) Banking
3 24 (13.48%) Financial Institution
4 22 (12.36%) Investment Banking
5 13 (7.30%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.06%) Front Office
7 7 (3.93%) Retail
8 2 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (1.12%) German Language
8 2 (1.12%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (25.84%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.48%) Applications Support
3 21 (11.80%) Linux Support
4 20 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.24%) Architect
5 19 (10.67%) Developer
6 12 (6.74%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.74%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) C++ Developer
8 7 (3.93%) Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.37%) Applications Support Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Cisco Support
9 6 (3.37%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Consultant
9 6 (3.37%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.35%) Rendezvous
2 10 (5.62%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (4.49%) Middleware
4 6 (3.37%) XML
5 5 (2.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.25%) Spring
7 3 (1.69%) XSLT
7 3 (1.69%) HTML
8 2 (1.12%) STL
8 2 (1.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (14.04%) Fixed Income
3 13 (7.30%) Hedge funds
4 11 (6.18%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.49%) TWAP
5 8 (4.49%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.49%) VWAP
6 6 (3.37%) Equities
7 5 (2.81%) Derivative
8 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
9 2 (1.12%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.12%) Open Source
9 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.12%) STB
9 2 (1.12%) e-Health
9 2 (1.12%) SecurID
9 2 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.12%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 79 (44.38%) Linux
2 48 (26.97%) UNIX
3 47 (26.40%) Windows
4 35 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.43%) Solaris
6 6 (3.37%) Debian
7 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.12%) CentOS
7 2 (1.12%) SUSE
8 1 (0.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.58%) Low Latency
2 33 (18.54%) Project Management
3 29 (16.29%) Electronic Trading
4 28 (15.73%) Change Management
5 27 (15.17%) Capacity Management
6 18 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (10.11%) Multithreading
7 15 (8.43%) Change Control
8 12 (6.74%) Migration
9 11 (6.18%) Problem Management
9 11 (6.18%) Network Design
9 11 (6.18%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (6.18%) DevOps
10 10 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.62%) ITSM
10 10 (5.62%) Service Management
11 9 (5.06%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.06%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.49%) Network Management
12 8 (4.49%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.84%) Python
2 45 (25.28%) SQL
3 38 (21.35%) Perl
4 21 (11.80%) Java
5 14 (7.87%) C++
6 10 (5.62%) VB
6 10 (5.62%) VBA
6 10 (5.62%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.93%) C
9 6 (3.37%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.25%) C#
11 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (24.72%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (19.66%) CCNP
3 12 (6.74%) JNCIS
4 10 (5.62%) CCIE
5 6 (3.37%) CCNA
6 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.12%) CCDP
7 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.12%) PMP
7 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.24%) NFS
2 13 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.62%) vSphere
3 10 (5.62%) vCloud
4 8 (4.49%) SRDF
5 3 (1.69%) KVM
5 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.69%) Xen
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (3.37%) Control-M
3 4 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.69%) Puppet
4 3 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 93 (52.25%) Cisco
2 44 (24.72%) TIBCO
3 41 (23.03%) Juniper
4 38 (21.35%) Red Hat
5 34 (19.10%) F5
6 25 (14.04%) MarketAxess
6 25 (14.04%) Reuters
6 25 (14.04%) HP
7 23 (12.92%) eSpeed
8 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
9 18 (10.11%) CheckPoint
9 18 (10.11%) EMC
10 13 (7.30%) IBM
10 13 (7.30%) VMware
10 13 (7.30%) McAfee
11 12 (6.74%) Blue Coat
11 12 (6.74%) ProCurve
12 11 (6.18%) Oracle
13 10 (5.62%) Websense
14 8 (4.49%) NetApp
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