The table below looks at the statistics for Multicast skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 387 380 352
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing Multicast 39 48 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.60% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 52
Median daily rate £500 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £324 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £735 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year
-0.54% -
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
2942 2998 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 13.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1920 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 88
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Multicast as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 9 £400 -36.00% 7
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Multicast also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 44 (51.76%) Finance
2 40 (47.06%) Cisco
3 39 (45.88%) Linux
4 36 (42.35%) TCP/IP
5 31 (36.47%) BGP
5 31 (36.47%) Firewall
6 29 (34.12%) Windows
7 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (30.59%) Low Latency
8 25 (29.41%) Banking
9 22 (25.88%) Unix
9 22 (25.88%) Juniper
10 21 (24.71%) Java
10 21 (24.71%) SQL
11 20 (23.53%) WAN
12 19 (22.35%) OSPF
12 19 (22.35%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (21.18%) EIGRP
14 17 (20.00%) TIBCO
15 16 (18.82%) LAN
15 16 (18.82%) CCNP
15 16 (18.82%) Solaris
15 16 (18.82%) Python
15 16 (18.82%) Investment Banking
15 16 (18.82%) Spanning Tree
16 15 (17.65%) Perl
16 15 (17.65%) Rendezvous
17 13 (15.29%) Oracle
17 13 (15.29%) VMware
17 13 (15.29%) FIX Protocol

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.24%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) JBoss
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.35%) TCP/IP
2 31 (36.47%) BGP
2 31 (36.47%) Firewall
3 20 (23.53%) WAN
4 19 (22.35%) OSPF
5 18 (21.18%) EIGRP
6 16 (18.82%) LAN
6 16 (18.82%) Spanning Tree
7 12 (14.12%) HSRP
8 11 (12.94%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (12.94%) iSCSI
8 11 (12.94%) SAN
9 10 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (10.59%) DHCP
10 9 (10.59%) MPLS
10 9 (10.59%) VPN
11 8 (9.41%) DNS
11 8 (9.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (9.41%) FCoE
11 8 (9.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.06%) HBase
3 2 (2.35%) KDB
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.53%) Subversion
2 2 (2.35%) Ant
2 2 (2.35%) GCC
2 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (51.76%) Finance
2 25 (29.41%) Banking
3 16 (18.82%) Investment Banking
4 10 (11.76%) Front Office
5 7 (8.24%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.53%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.35%) Back Office
8 1 (1.18%) German Language
8 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.18%) Japanese Language
8 1 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Malay Language
8 1 (1.18%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Russian Language
8 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Architect
2 15 (17.65%) Developer
3 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.06%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Data Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Performance Specialist
5 6 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco Support
6 5 (5.88%) FIX Specialist
6 5 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Data Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) Rendezvous
2 13 (15.29%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (12.94%) Middleware
4 6 (7.06%) HTML
4 6 (7.06%) XML
4 6 (7.06%) XSLT
5 4 (4.71%) Ultra Messaging
6 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.53%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (3.53%) Web Services
7 1 (1.18%) .NET
7 1 (1.18%) JMS
7 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.18%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Equities
2 10 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (10.59%) Data Structures
4 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
6 6 (7.06%) Fintech
7 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.88%) Eurex
8 4 (4.71%) Fixed Income
8 4 (4.71%) PKI
9 3 (3.53%) Derivative
9 3 (3.53%) IPTV
10 2 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.35%) Hedge funds
10 2 (2.35%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (1.18%) FlexPod
11 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
11 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.88%) Linux
2 29 (34.12%) Windows
3 22 (25.88%) Unix
4 16 (18.82%) Solaris
5 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.35%) SUSE
6 2 (2.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.18%) CatOS
7 1 (1.18%) CentOS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Low Latency
2 19 (22.35%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (15.29%) Electronic Trading
3 13 (15.29%) Multithreading
4 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.59%) Migration
6 8 (9.41%) Benchmarking
6 8 (9.41%) Change Management
6 8 (9.41%) Network Design
7 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.24%) Network Architecture
8 6 (7.06%) Data Management
8 6 (7.06%) Project Management
8 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.88%) Network Management
9 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) Java
1 21 (24.71%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) Python
3 15 (17.65%) Perl
4 9 (10.59%) C++
5 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.71%) C
6 4 (4.71%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) Korn
9 1 (1.18%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (18.82%) CCNP
3 11 (12.94%) CCNA
4 9 (10.59%) CCIE
5 8 (9.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.35%) CCDP
6 2 (2.35%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.35%) RHCE
7 1 (1.18%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.18%) CCSP
7 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) MiFID
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.12%) NFS
3 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.41%) KVM
3 8 (9.41%) SRDF
3 8 (9.41%) Xen
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.18%) Snort
7 1 (1.18%) vCloud
7 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.35%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.18%) OpenView
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (47.06%) Cisco
2 22 (25.88%) Juniper
3 17 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 13 (15.29%) Oracle
4 13 (15.29%) VMware
5 11 (12.94%) F5
5 11 (12.94%) NetApp
5 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
6 10 (11.76%) EMC
6 10 (11.76%) IBM
7 8 (9.41%) Aruba
7 8 (9.41%) Intel
7 8 (9.41%) Sybase
8 7 (8.24%) DataSynapse
8 7 (8.24%) HP
8 7 (8.24%) Reuters
9 6 (7.06%) Citrix
10 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 5 (5.88%) Palo Alto