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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 309 324 352
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Contract jobs citing Multicast 97 97 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 3.43% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 76 37
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£538 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £310 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £351 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -24.70%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2882 2831 3631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.26% 11.67% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1790 2112
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 172
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +14 35 £550 -4.38% 10
Docklands, London +7 2 £525 +0.96%
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 96 (56.14%) Cisco
2 92 (53.80%) Firewall
3 77 (45.03%) Finance
4 71 (41.52%) Linux
5 68 (39.77%) WAN
6 53 (30.99%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (29.82%) BGP
8 50 (29.24%) Banking
9 48 (28.07%) Windows
10 47 (27.49%) Low Latency
11 46 (26.90%) Python
12 45 (26.32%) SQL
13 44 (25.73%) UNIX
14 43 (25.15%) TCP/IP
14 43 (25.15%) CCNP
14 43 (25.15%) F5
15 42 (24.56%) LAN
15 42 (24.56%) Juniper
16 38 (22.22%) Perl
17 37 (21.64%) OSPF
18 36 (21.05%) TIBCO
19 35 (20.47%) Red Hat
20 34 (19.88%) HP
21 33 (19.30%) Project Management
22 32 (18.71%) EIGRP
22 32 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 30 (17.54%) Rendezvous
23 30 (17.54%) Financial Institution
24 29 (16.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 29 (16.96%) Electronic Trading

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.34%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (2.34%) IIS
1 4 (2.34%) Apache
1 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (53.80%) Firewall
2 68 (39.77%) WAN
3 51 (29.82%) BGP
4 43 (25.15%) TCP/IP
5 42 (24.56%) LAN
6 37 (21.64%) OSPF
7 32 (18.71%) EIGRP
8 27 (15.79%) MPLS
9 22 (12.87%) VPN
9 22 (12.87%) Network Security
10 20 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (11.11%) FCoE
11 19 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
12 16 (9.36%) DNS
13 15 (8.77%) NetScreen
13 15 (8.77%) iSCSI
13 15 (8.77%) VLAN
14 14 (8.19%) SNMP
15 12 (7.02%) IPsec
16 10 (5.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.34%) HBase
3 1 (0.58%) KDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Subversion
2 4 (2.34%) GDB
3 3 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.17%) Git (software)
General
1 77 (45.03%) Finance
2 50 (29.24%) Banking
3 30 (17.54%) Financial Institution
4 24 (14.04%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.43%) Front Office
5 11 (6.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.09%) Retail
7 4 (2.34%) German Language
8 3 (1.75%) Back Office
9 2 (1.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (28.65%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.20%) Applications Support
3 23 (13.45%) Architect
4 18 (10.53%) Developer
4 18 (10.53%) Linux Support
5 17 (9.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (9.36%) Support Engineer
7 13 (7.60%) Security Engineer
8 11 (6.43%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) C++ Developer
10 9 (5.26%) Network Architect
10 9 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (4.68%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.68%) Network Security Engineer
12 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.51%) Applications Support Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) Consultant
14 5 (2.92%) Cisco Support Engineer
14 5 (2.92%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.54%) Rendezvous
2 8 (4.68%) XML
2 8 (4.68%) Middleware
3 5 (2.92%) STL
3 5 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (2.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (2.34%) Spring
4 4 (2.34%) HTML
4 4 (2.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (12.87%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.02%) Hedge funds
4 11 (6.43%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.68%) Equities
6 5 (2.92%) TWAP
6 5 (2.92%) VWAP
6 5 (2.92%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.34%) Derivative
8 2 (1.17%) STB
8 2 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) SecurID
9 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.58%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 71 (41.52%) Linux
2 48 (28.07%) Windows
3 44 (25.73%) UNIX
4 32 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (10.53%) Solaris
6 4 (2.34%) Debian
7 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.49%) Low Latency
2 33 (19.30%) Project Management
3 29 (16.96%) Electronic Trading
4 27 (15.79%) Change Management
5 24 (14.04%) Capacity Management
6 18 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 18 (10.53%) Change Control
7 17 (9.94%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (7.60%) Problem Management
9 12 (7.02%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.43%) Network Design
11 10 (5.85%) Service Management
11 10 (5.85%) ITSM
11 10 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.85%) DevOps
12 9 (5.26%) Network Management
12 9 (5.26%) Benchmarking
13 8 (4.68%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (4.09%) Network Architecture
15 6 (3.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.90%) Python
2 45 (26.32%) SQL
3 38 (22.22%) Perl
4 18 (10.53%) Java
5 16 (9.36%) C++
6 11 (6.43%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.85%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.85%) VB
7 10 (5.85%) VBA
8 6 (3.51%) C
8 6 (3.51%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.34%) C#
10 3 (1.75%) Tcl
11 2 (1.17%) Ruby
11 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (30.99%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (25.15%) CCNP
3 17 (9.94%) JNCIS
4 13 (7.60%) CCIE
5 6 (3.51%) CCNA
6 5 (2.92%) CCDP
7 4 (2.34%) Degree
8 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.75%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.17%) VTSP
10 1 (0.58%) PMP
10 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.58%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 21 (12.28%) NFS
2 13 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.85%) vSphere
4 10 (5.85%) vCloud
5 9 (5.26%) SRDF
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.75%) KVM
7 3 (1.75%) Xen
7 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.17%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 96 (56.14%) Cisco
2 43 (25.15%) F5
3 42 (24.56%) Juniper
4 36 (21.05%) TIBCO
5 35 (20.47%) Red Hat
6 34 (19.88%) HP
7 22 (12.87%) Reuters
7 22 (12.87%) MarketAxess
8 21 (12.28%) Blue Coat
8 21 (12.28%) CheckPoint
9 20 (11.70%) eSpeed
10 19 (11.11%) EMC
11 17 (9.94%) ProCurve
11 17 (9.94%) McAfee
12 14 (8.19%) IBM
13 13 (7.60%) Microsoft
13 13 (7.60%) VMware
14 10 (5.85%) Websense
15 9 (5.26%) NetApp
15 9 (5.26%) Intel
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