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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 348 315 355
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +40
Contract jobs citing Multicast 78 106 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 3.41% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 89 31
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£488 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £388 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+65.86% -
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
3193 3109 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.95% 12.27% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2111 2053 2122
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £570 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 91 147
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +15 32 £525 -12.50% 5
Canary Wharf - - - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 95 (55.23%) Cisco
2 94 (54.65%) Firewall
3 74 (43.02%) Finance
4 70 (40.70%) Linux
5 68 (39.53%) BGP
6 58 (33.72%) WAN
7 52 (30.23%) OSPF
8 51 (29.65%) Low Latency
9 48 (27.91%) TCP/IP
10 45 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
11 43 (25.00%) UNIX
12 42 (24.42%) Windows
12 42 (24.42%) Banking
13 41 (23.84%) LAN
13 41 (23.84%) Juniper
14 40 (23.26%) MPLS
15 38 (22.09%) EIGRP
16 37 (21.51%) TIBCO
16 37 (21.51%) Python
16 37 (21.51%) SQL
17 35 (20.35%) F5
18 33 (19.19%) CCNP
18 33 (19.19%) Rendezvous
18 33 (19.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 30 (17.44%) Red Hat
20 29 (16.86%) Perl
21 27 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 26 (15.12%) Project Management
23 25 (14.53%) CheckPoint
24 24 (13.95%) Microsoft

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (2.91%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.91%) Office Communications Server
1 5 (2.91%) Lync
1 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.74%) IIS
3 3 (1.74%) Apache
3 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (54.65%) Firewall
2 68 (39.53%) BGP
3 58 (33.72%) WAN
4 52 (30.23%) OSPF
5 48 (27.91%) TCP/IP
6 41 (23.84%) LAN
7 40 (23.26%) MPLS
8 38 (22.09%) EIGRP
9 22 (12.79%) VPN
10 20 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
11 18 (10.47%) IP Telephony
11 18 (10.47%) FCoE
11 18 (10.47%) RIP
12 16 (9.30%) DNS
13 15 (8.72%) iSCSI
13 15 (8.72%) VLAN
14 12 (6.98%) Internet
15 11 (6.40%) DWDM
15 11 (6.40%) Junos
16 10 (5.81%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.74%) HBase
3 2 (1.16%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Subversion
2 6 (3.49%) JIRA
3 4 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.74%) GDB
General
1 74 (43.02%) Finance
2 42 (24.42%) Banking
3 21 (12.21%) Investment Banking
4 16 (9.30%) Financial Institution
4 16 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.81%) Retail
6 7 (4.07%) Front Office
7 2 (1.16%) Publishing
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (1.16%) German Language
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (27.33%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.37%) Architect
3 18 (10.47%) Developer
3 18 (10.47%) Support Engineer
4 17 (9.88%) Applications Support
5 16 (9.30%) Linux Support
6 12 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Security Architect
9 9 (5.23%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Cisco Support
10 7 (4.07%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Network Support
11 6 (3.49%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) C++ Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.19%) Rendezvous
2 9 (5.23%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (4.65%) Middleware
4 6 (3.49%) XML
5 5 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.33%) Spring
7 3 (1.74%) XSLT
7 3 (1.74%) HTML
8 1 (0.58%) CSS
8 1 (0.58%) STL
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (11.63%) Fixed Income
3 12 (6.98%) Hedge funds
4 10 (5.81%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.65%) TWAP
5 8 (4.65%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.65%) VWAP
6 7 (4.07%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.49%) Equities
8 5 (2.91%) Derivative
9 4 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.16%) Open Source
10 2 (1.16%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.16%) Replication
10 2 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.16%) e-Health
10 2 (1.16%) SecurID
10 2 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.16%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.70%) Linux
2 43 (25.00%) UNIX
3 42 (24.42%) Windows
4 27 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (8.14%) Solaris
6 5 (2.91%) Debian
7 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.16%) CentOS
7 2 (1.16%) SUSE
8 1 (0.58%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.65%) Low Latency
2 26 (15.12%) Project Management
3 23 (13.37%) Change Management
3 23 (13.37%) Electronic Trading
4 22 (12.79%) Capacity Management
5 19 (11.05%) Migration
6 18 (10.47%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (9.88%) Multithreading
8 15 (8.72%) Network Design
8 15 (8.72%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (7.56%) Network Architecture
10 11 (6.40%) Network Management
10 11 (6.40%) ITIL
10 11 (6.40%) DevOps
11 10 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.81%) Service Management
11 10 (5.81%) ITSM
12 9 (5.23%) Change Control
13 8 (4.65%) Benchmarking
13 8 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.51%) SQL
1 37 (21.51%) Python
2 29 (16.86%) Perl
3 21 (12.21%) Java
4 13 (7.56%) C++
5 10 (5.81%) VB
5 10 (5.81%) VBA
5 10 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.07%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.07%) C
7 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.33%) C#
9 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (26.16%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (19.19%) CCNP
3 12 (6.98%) CCIE
4 9 (5.23%) CCNA
5 7 (4.07%) JNCIS
6 3 (1.74%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.16%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) CCDP
7 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PMP
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CCSA
8 1 (0.58%) CCSE
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.63%) NFS
2 15 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.81%) vSphere
4 10 (5.81%) vCloud
5 8 (4.65%) SRDF
6 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.74%) KVM
6 3 (1.74%) Xen
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.16%) XenServer
8 1 (0.58%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (3.49%) Control-M
3 4 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.74%) Puppet
5 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (55.23%) Cisco
2 41 (23.84%) Juniper
3 37 (21.51%) TIBCO
4 35 (20.35%) F5
5 30 (17.44%) Red Hat
6 25 (14.53%) CheckPoint
7 24 (13.95%) Microsoft
8 21 (12.21%) Reuters
9 20 (11.63%) HP
9 20 (11.63%) MarketAxess
10 18 (10.47%) eSpeed
10 18 (10.47%) EMC
11 13 (7.56%) IBM
11 13 (7.56%) VMware
12 11 (6.40%) Oracle
13 10 (5.81%) Websense
14 9 (5.23%) Avaya
15 8 (4.65%) NetApp
15 8 (4.65%) Intel
15 8 (4.65%) Blue Coat