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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 359 332 328
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing Multicast 49 74 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 2.66% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 50
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£575 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £298 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 - £35.00
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
2965 2783 3101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 11.93% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1897 1839 1920
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 83 140
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -2 17 £625 +47.05% 5
Docklands, London 0 2 £650 +4.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 96 (67.13%) Cisco
2 83 (58.04%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (53.85%) Firewall
4 75 (52.45%) Finance
5 73 (51.05%) BGP
6 66 (46.15%) Banking
7 60 (41.96%) CCNP
8 56 (39.16%) EIGRP
9 54 (37.76%) OSPF
10 52 (36.36%) Juniper
11 51 (35.66%) Linux
11 51 (35.66%) F5
11 51 (35.66%) Low Latency
12 48 (33.57%) LAN
13 44 (30.77%) MPLS
14 42 (29.37%) Investment Banking
15 41 (28.67%) WAN
16 35 (24.48%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (23.78%) Windows
18 33 (23.08%) CCNA
18 33 (23.08%) CheckPoint
19 31 (21.68%) CCIE
20 28 (19.58%) Python
20 28 (19.58%) TIBCO
21 27 (18.88%) Rendezvous
21 27 (18.88%) Cisco ASA
22 26 (18.18%) VPLS
22 26 (18.18%) Perl
22 26 (18.18%) SQL
23 25 (17.48%) TCP/IP

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 9 (6.29%) IIS
2 8 (5.59%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.59%) Apache
3 7 (4.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (4.90%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) RMDS
2 4 (2.80%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 77 (53.85%) Firewall
2 73 (51.05%) BGP
3 56 (39.16%) EIGRP
4 54 (37.76%) OSPF
5 48 (33.57%) LAN
6 44 (30.77%) MPLS
7 41 (28.67%) WAN
8 35 (24.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (18.88%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (18.18%) VPLS
11 25 (17.48%) TCP/IP
12 21 (14.69%) Wireless
13 19 (13.29%) HSRP
14 15 (10.49%) iSCSI
15 14 (9.79%) Network Security
15 14 (9.79%) SAN
15 14 (9.79%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (9.09%) FCoE
16 13 (9.09%) DNS
16 13 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.20%) HBase
3 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.40%) KDB
3 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) JIRA
1 2 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (52.45%) Finance
2 66 (46.15%) Banking
3 42 (29.37%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.20%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.50%) Front Office
5 5 (3.50%) Marketing
6 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) German Language
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (44.76%) Network Engineer
2 15 (10.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (9.79%) Architect
4 12 (8.39%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (5.59%) NOC Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) Developer
6 8 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.59%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 7 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Technical Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.88%) Rendezvous
2 11 (7.69%) Middleware
3 9 (6.29%) XML
3 9 (6.29%) HTML
4 8 (5.59%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (4.90%) XSLT
6 6 (4.20%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (2.80%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.10%) J2SE
9 2 (1.40%) RESTful
10 1 (0.70%) CSS
10 1 (0.70%) STL
10 1 (0.70%) .NET
10 1 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 10 (6.99%) Eurex
4 7 (4.90%) Equities
5 5 (3.50%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.80%) Derivative
7 3 (2.10%) DTV
8 2 (1.40%) IPTV
8 2 (1.40%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) MPEG
8 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.40%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.70%) Open Source
9 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.70%) TWAP
9 1 (0.70%) NHS
9 1 (0.70%) VWAP
9 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.66%) Linux
2 34 (23.78%) Windows
3 21 (14.69%) UNIX
4 18 (12.59%) Solaris
5 10 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Debian
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.66%) Low Latency
2 24 (16.78%) Load Balancing
3 20 (13.99%) E-Commerce
4 19 (13.29%) Project Management
4 19 (13.29%) Electronic Trading
5 18 (12.59%) Incident Management
6 15 (10.49%) ITIL
7 13 (9.09%) Network Management
7 13 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (9.09%) CRM
7 13 (9.09%) Network Design
8 11 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 11 (7.69%) Benchmarking
9 9 (6.29%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.59%) Change Management
10 8 (5.59%) Network Architecture
11 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (4.20%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.20%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 5 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.58%) Python
2 26 (18.18%) Perl
2 26 (18.18%) SQL
3 14 (9.79%) Java
4 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.80%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.70%) C
7 1 (0.70%) Tcl
7 1 (0.70%) Lisp
7 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 83 (58.04%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (41.96%) CCNP
3 33 (23.08%) CCNA
4 31 (21.68%) CCIE
5 3 (2.10%) Avaya Certification
5 3 (2.10%) PMP
5 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.10%) CCSP
5 3 (2.10%) Degree
5 3 (2.10%) CCSA
5 3 (2.10%) CCSE
6 2 (1.40%) JNCIS
6 2 (1.40%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.70%) VTSP
7 1 (0.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 12 (8.39%) Xen
2 12 (8.39%) NFS
2 12 (8.39%) KVM
3 10 (6.99%) SRDF
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.10%) Firmware
6 2 (1.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.70%) XenApp
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.10%) Control-M
3 2 (1.40%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.40%) Iperf
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) OpenView
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (67.13%) Cisco
2 52 (36.36%) Juniper
3 51 (35.66%) F5
4 33 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 28 (19.58%) TIBCO
6 21 (14.69%) VMware
7 19 (13.29%) Fortinet
8 18 (12.59%) Oracle
9 15 (10.49%) Reuters
10 14 (9.79%) Blue Coat
10 14 (9.79%) Splunk
11 13 (9.09%) Intel
12 12 (8.39%) SolarWinds
12 12 (8.39%) NetApp
12 12 (8.39%) EMC
13 11 (7.69%) Red Hat
14 10 (6.99%) IBM
15 8 (5.59%) MarketAxess
15 8 (5.59%) DataSynapse
15 8 (5.59%) HP
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