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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 333 337 370
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Contract jobs citing Multicast 79 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.82% 1.75% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 37
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £390 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £290 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Multicast
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 24 £425 -5.55% 3
Docklands, London -5 1 £625 +38.88%
Ealing - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 77 (55.80%) Cisco
1 77 (55.80%) Firewall
2 68 (49.28%) Linux
3 62 (44.93%) WAN
4 55 (39.86%) Windows
5 54 (39.13%) UNIX
6 52 (37.68%) SQL
7 50 (36.23%) LAN
8 49 (35.51%) TIBCO
9 48 (34.78%) Project Management
10 46 (33.33%) Perl
11 45 (32.61%) Rendezvous
11 45 (32.61%) Finance
12 44 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
12 44 (31.88%) Juniper
13 42 (30.43%) Banking
13 42 (30.43%) Low Latency
14 39 (28.26%) Python
15 37 (26.81%) Reuters
15 37 (26.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 37 (26.81%) BGP
16 36 (26.09%) Red Hat
16 36 (26.09%) Change Management
16 36 (26.09%) CCNP
17 35 (25.36%) Electronic Trading
18 33 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 31 (22.46%) TCP/IP
20 30 (21.74%) Capacity Management
21 29 (21.01%) eSpeed
21 29 (21.01%) MarketAxess

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (5.80%) IIS
1 8 (5.80%) Apache
1 8 (5.80%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (5.80%) WebSphere
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.25%) RMDS
2 1 (0.72%) 3000 Xtra
2 1 (0.72%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (55.80%) Firewall
2 62 (44.93%) WAN
3 50 (36.23%) LAN
4 37 (26.81%) BGP
5 31 (22.46%) TCP/IP
6 27 (19.57%) Network Security
7 24 (17.39%) OSPF
8 21 (15.22%) MPLS
9 18 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (12.32%) NAS
10 17 (12.32%) FCoE
10 17 (12.32%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (12.32%) EIGRP
10 17 (12.32%) SAN
11 13 (9.42%) IPsec
11 13 (9.42%) VoIP
12 12 (8.70%) Wireless
12 12 (8.70%) NetScaler
13 11 (7.97%) NetScreen
13 11 (7.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) HBase
2 8 (5.80%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.72%) KDB
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.72%) GDB
General
1 45 (32.61%) Finance
2 42 (30.43%) Banking
3 17 (12.32%) Investment Banking
4 15 (10.87%) Financial Institution
5 12 (8.70%) Front Office
6 6 (4.35%) Back Office
7 5 (3.62%) Retail
7 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.90%) German Language
9 2 (1.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Network Engineer
1 36 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 24 (17.39%) Architect
3 20 (14.49%) Applications Support
4 18 (13.04%) Linux Support
5 15 (10.87%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (10.14%) Applications Support Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Analyst
7 12 (8.70%) Linux Support Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Lead Architect
10 7 (5.07%) Market Data Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Network Architect
10 7 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.35%) Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Network Analyst
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.61%) Rendezvous
2 9 (6.52%) XML
3 8 (5.80%) XSLT
3 8 (5.80%) HTML
3 8 (5.80%) Middleware
4 4 (2.90%) STL
4 4 (2.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (21.01%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.62%) e-Health
3 5 (3.62%) SecurID
4 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.17%) Equities
6 2 (1.45%) NHS
6 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.72%) STB
7 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.72%) DTV
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 68 (49.28%) Linux
2 55 (39.86%) Windows
3 54 (39.13%) UNIX
4 33 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (19.57%) Solaris
6 8 (5.80%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) Project Management
2 42 (30.43%) Low Latency
3 36 (26.09%) Change Management
4 35 (25.36%) Electronic Trading
5 30 (21.74%) Capacity Management
6 18 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (12.32%) Benchmarking
8 12 (8.70%) Change Control
9 11 (7.97%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.35%) Network Design
11 5 (3.62%) Network Management
11 5 (3.62%) Multithreading
11 5 (3.62%) ITIL
12 4 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (2.90%) Time Management
13 3 (2.17%) Network Architecture
13 3 (2.17%) Load Balancing
13 3 (2.17%) Asset Management
13 3 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.68%) SQL
2 46 (33.33%) Perl
3 39 (28.26%) Python
4 9 (6.52%) Java
5 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.62%) C++
7 4 (2.90%) C
8 3 (2.17%) Tcl
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (26.09%) CCNP
3 14 (10.14%) JNCIS
4 13 (9.42%) Degree
5 7 (5.07%) CCIE
5 7 (5.07%) CCNA
6 5 (3.62%) CCDP
7 4 (2.90%) VTSP
8 3 (2.17%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) PMP
9 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 17 (12.32%) SRDF
1 17 (12.32%) NFS
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.45%) KVM
3 2 (1.45%) Xen
3 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (3.62%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.72%) Nagios
3 1 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 77 (55.80%) Cisco
2 49 (35.51%) TIBCO
3 44 (31.88%) Juniper
4 37 (26.81%) Reuters
5 36 (26.09%) Red Hat
6 29 (21.01%) eSpeed
6 29 (21.01%) MarketAxess
7 28 (20.29%) F5
8 23 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 18 (13.04%) Blue Coat
10 17 (12.32%) NetApp
10 17 (12.32%) Oracle
10 17 (12.32%) HP
10 17 (12.32%) EMC
10 17 (12.32%) Intel
11 13 (9.42%) McAfee
12 11 (7.97%) ProCurve
12 11 (7.97%) Sybase
13 8 (5.80%) IBM
13 8 (5.80%) Bloomberg
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