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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 303 335 342
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Contract jobs citing Multicast 93 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 2.62% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 35 32
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£400 £525 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £410 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.00
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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
2814 2595 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 11.82% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 1634 1753
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 74 141
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -25.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.69 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +25 36 £365 -41.60% 3
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 116 (73.89%) Cisco
2 92 (58.60%) BGP
3 90 (57.32%) Firewall
4 88 (56.05%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (46.50%) Finance
6 69 (43.95%) EIGRP
7 67 (42.68%) OSPF
8 66 (42.04%) CCNP
9 64 (40.76%) Juniper
10 61 (38.85%) Banking
11 60 (38.22%) F5
12 53 (33.76%) MPLS
13 52 (33.12%) LAN
14 49 (31.21%) Linux
14 49 (31.21%) Low Latency
15 46 (29.30%) CheckPoint
16 42 (26.75%) WAN
17 35 (22.29%) CCNA
18 34 (21.66%) Investment Banking
19 33 (21.02%) Windows
20 31 (19.75%) CCIE
21 29 (18.47%) VPLS
21 29 (18.47%) Cisco Nexus
22 28 (17.83%) TCP/IP
23 27 (17.20%) Python
23 27 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
24 26 (16.56%) Perl
25 25 (15.92%) Load Balancing
26 23 (14.65%) SQL
26 23 (14.65%) UNIX

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (3.82%) IIS
1 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.18%) Apache
3 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.55%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (2.55%) Lync
3 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) RMDS
2 4 (2.55%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 92 (58.60%) BGP
2 90 (57.32%) Firewall
3 69 (43.95%) EIGRP
4 67 (42.68%) OSPF
5 53 (33.76%) MPLS
6 52 (33.12%) LAN
7 42 (26.75%) WAN
8 29 (18.47%) VPLS
8 29 (18.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (17.83%) TCP/IP
10 27 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (12.74%) Wireless
11 20 (12.74%) RIP
12 17 (10.83%) DNS
12 17 (10.83%) IP Telephony
12 17 (10.83%) Network Security
13 16 (10.19%) HSRP
14 13 (8.28%) VPN
15 12 (7.64%) SAN
15 12 (7.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.91%) HBase
3 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (46.50%) Finance
2 61 (38.85%) Banking
3 34 (21.66%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.10%) Retail
6 6 (3.82%) Marketing
7 5 (3.18%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.64%) Back Office
9 1 (0.64%) Electronics
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) German Language
9 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (47.13%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.46%) Architect
3 16 (10.19%) Operations Engineer
4 14 (8.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (5.73%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (5.73%) NOC Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Network Operations Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Consultant
7 7 (4.46%) Security Architect
7 7 (4.46%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.01%) Rendezvous
2 7 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (3.82%) HTML
3 6 (3.82%) XML
4 5 (3.18%) Middleware
5 4 (2.55%) XSLT
6 2 (1.27%) CSS
6 2 (1.27%) RESTful
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.64%) .NET
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (5.73%) Fixed Income
3 4 (2.55%) MPEG
3 4 (2.55%) Video on Demand
3 4 (2.55%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.91%) TWAP
4 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.91%) VWAP
4 3 (1.91%) DTV
5 2 (1.27%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.27%) Replication
5 2 (1.27%) IPTV
5 2 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.27%) Open Source
6 1 (0.64%) e-Health
6 1 (0.64%) SecurID
6 1 (0.64%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.21%) Linux
2 33 (21.02%) Windows
3 23 (14.65%) UNIX
4 15 (9.55%) Solaris
5 11 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.82%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.27%) Debian
7 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) zOS
8 1 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.21%) Low Latency
2 25 (15.92%) Load Balancing
3 22 (14.01%) E-Commerce
4 21 (13.38%) ITIL
5 20 (12.74%) Network Architecture
6 19 (12.10%) Network Management
7 18 (11.46%) Project Management
8 17 (10.83%) Incident Management
9 16 (10.19%) Network Design
9 16 (10.19%) Migration
10 15 (9.55%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (8.92%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (8.28%) CRM
13 12 (7.64%) Capacity Management
14 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.73%) Benchmarking
14 9 (5.73%) Change Management
15 7 (4.46%) Time Management
16 6 (3.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.20%) Python
2 26 (16.56%) Perl
3 23 (14.65%) SQL
4 8 (5.10%) Java
5 6 (3.82%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.64%) C
7 1 (0.64%) C++
7 1 (0.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 88 (56.05%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (42.04%) CCNP
3 35 (22.29%) CCNA
4 31 (19.75%) CCIE
5 6 (3.82%) CCSP
5 6 (3.82%) CCSA
5 6 (3.82%) CCSE
6 4 (2.55%) PMP
6 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.91%) CISSP
8 2 (1.27%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.27%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.64%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.64%) Degree
9 1 (0.64%) VTSP
9 1 (0.64%) CCDP
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.64%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) NFS
1 9 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.10%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.10%) Xen
2 8 (5.10%) KVM
3 7 (4.46%) SRDF
4 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 2 (1.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.64%) XenApp
7 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.91%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.64%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) OpenView
4 1 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.64%) WSUS
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (73.89%) Cisco
2 64 (40.76%) Juniper
3 60 (38.22%) F5
4 46 (29.30%) CheckPoint
5 23 (14.65%) TIBCO
6 18 (11.46%) Fortinet
7 17 (10.83%) VMware
8 16 (10.19%) Reuters
8 16 (10.19%) Splunk
9 13 (8.28%) Red Hat
9 13 (8.28%) Blue Coat
10 12 (7.64%) Oracle
11 11 (7.01%) SolarWinds
12 10 (6.37%) Intel
13 9 (5.73%) EMC
13 9 (5.73%) NetApp
13 9 (5.73%) MarketAxess
14 8 (5.10%) Riverbed
14 8 (5.10%) Bloomberg
14 8 (5.10%) Microsoft
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