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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 322 318 324
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Multicast 91 97 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 3.31% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 76
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£425 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £381 £351
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
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
3041 2933 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.97% 12.50% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1967 1816 1801
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 85 101
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -7 39 £425 -22.72% 2
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 93 (66.43%) Cisco
2 80 (57.14%) Firewall
3 72 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (47.86%) Finance
5 61 (43.57%) BGP
6 57 (40.71%) Juniper
7 54 (38.57%) WAN
8 51 (36.43%) OSPF
9 49 (35.00%) LAN
10 48 (34.29%) MPLS
11 46 (32.86%) Banking
12 43 (30.71%) Linux
13 37 (26.43%) CCNP
14 36 (25.71%) TCP/IP
15 35 (25.00%) F5
16 34 (24.29%) EIGRP
17 32 (22.86%) Windows
18 31 (22.14%) UNIX
18 31 (22.14%) CCIE
19 29 (20.71%) HSRP
19 29 (20.71%) Low Latency
20 27 (19.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 27 (19.29%) TIBCO
20 27 (19.29%) IPsec
21 26 (18.57%) Project Management
22 25 (17.86%) CheckPoint
23 24 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
23 24 (17.14%) Investment Banking
24 23 (16.43%) Rendezvous
24 23 (16.43%) Spanning Tree

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (6.43%) IIS
1 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (5.71%) Apache
2 8 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.14%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) ION MarketView
2 8 (5.71%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (57.14%) Firewall
2 61 (43.57%) BGP
3 54 (38.57%) WAN
4 51 (36.43%) OSPF
5 49 (35.00%) LAN
6 48 (34.29%) MPLS
7 36 (25.71%) TCP/IP
8 34 (24.29%) EIGRP
9 29 (20.71%) HSRP
10 27 (19.29%) IPsec
11 24 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (16.43%) Spanning Tree
13 21 (15.00%) RIP
14 19 (13.57%) VPN
14 19 (13.57%) Network Security
15 18 (12.86%) Junos
16 17 (12.14%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (12.14%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (11.43%) Wireless
18 15 (10.71%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.00%) HBase
3 6 (4.29%) Informix
4 2 (1.43%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) JIRA
2 8 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.71%) GCC
General
1 67 (47.86%) Finance
2 46 (32.86%) Banking
3 24 (17.14%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.14%) Front Office
6 3 (2.14%) Back Office
6 3 (2.14%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 15 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (6.43%) Architect
3 9 (6.43%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.71%) Developer
4 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (5.00%) Analyst
5 7 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.29%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) NOC Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Applications Support
8 4 (2.86%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.86%) Network Project Manager
8 4 (2.86%) Network Manager
8 4 (2.86%) Design Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Network Specialist
8 4 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.43%) Rendezvous
2 16 (11.43%) 802.1X
3 13 (9.29%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (8.57%) Middleware
5 9 (6.43%) HTML
5 9 (6.43%) XML
6 8 (5.71%) XSLT
6 8 (5.71%) Ultra Messaging
7 4 (2.86%) J2SE
7 4 (2.86%) XMPP
8 2 (1.43%) .NET
9 1 (0.71%) STL
9 1 (0.71%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.71%) FFmpeg
9 1 (0.71%) WebRTC
9 1 (0.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (13.57%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.00%) Eurex
4 11 (7.86%) Fixed Income
5 8 (5.71%) Equities
6 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.57%) Derivative
8 3 (2.14%) e-Health
8 3 (2.14%) BBC
8 3 (2.14%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.43%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.71%) Linux
2 32 (22.86%) Windows
3 31 (22.14%) UNIX
4 14 (10.00%) Solaris
5 10 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.71%) Low Latency
2 26 (18.57%) Project Management
3 17 (12.14%) Network Design
4 16 (11.43%) Electronic Trading
5 12 (8.57%) Change Management
5 12 (8.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 11 (7.86%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.14%) Network Management
7 10 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 9 (6.43%) ITIL
9 8 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.71%) Benchmarking
9 8 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 7 (5.00%) Network Architecture
11 6 (4.29%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.29%) Service Management
11 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.29%) WAN Optimisation
12 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.29%) SQL
2 16 (11.43%) Java
3 13 (9.29%) Python
4 10 (7.14%) Perl
5 8 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.57%) C++
7 3 (2.14%) C
7 3 (2.14%) Lisp
8 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 72 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (26.43%) CCNP
3 31 (22.14%) CCIE
4 14 (10.00%) CCNA
5 11 (7.86%) Degree
6 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.14%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.71%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCDP
9 1 (0.71%) CCIP
9 1 (0.71%) PMP
9 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCSA
9 1 (0.71%) CCSE
9 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.71%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (7.86%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.43%) SRDF
2 9 (6.43%) KVM
2 9 (6.43%) NFS
2 9 (6.43%) Xen
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Control-M
2 7 (5.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.86%) SCOM
5 3 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 93 (66.43%) Cisco
2 57 (40.71%) Juniper
3 35 (25.00%) F5
4 27 (19.29%) TIBCO
5 25 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 19 (13.57%) Oracle
7 15 (10.71%) IBM
8 11 (7.86%) VMware
9 10 (7.14%) ION Trading
9 10 (7.14%) Remedy
9 10 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.14%) Reuters
9 10 (7.14%) Riverbed
10 9 (6.43%) NetApp
10 9 (6.43%) HP
10 9 (6.43%) EMC
10 9 (6.43%) Intel
10 9 (6.43%) DataSynapse
11 8 (5.71%) Fortinet
12 7 (5.00%) Sybase
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