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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 363 315 342
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +27
Contract jobs citing Multicast 43 96 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.46% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 3.42% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 82 35
Average daily rate £500 £381 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £266 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+56.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
2681 2809 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.62% 13.39% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1823 1696
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 83 73
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 8 £235 -35.61% 8
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 65 (57.52%) Firewall
2 52 (46.02%) TCP/IP
3 50 (44.25%) Cisco
4 46 (40.71%) BGP
5 45 (39.82%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (38.94%) Linux
7 43 (38.05%) Windows
8 39 (34.51%) OSPF
8 39 (34.51%) Finance
9 38 (33.63%) EIGRP
9 38 (33.63%) SQL
10 36 (31.86%) Juniper
11 32 (28.32%) Unix
12 31 (27.43%) CCNP
13 30 (26.55%) CCIE
13 30 (26.55%) DHCP
13 30 (26.55%) Python
13 30 (26.55%) Low Latency
14 29 (25.66%) DNS
15 28 (24.78%) TIBCO
16 27 (23.89%) Banking
16 27 (23.89%) Electronic Trading
17 26 (23.01%) WAN
17 26 (23.01%) F5
18 25 (22.12%) Rendezvous
19 24 (21.24%) MPLS
19 24 (21.24%) IPsec
19 24 (21.24%) Oracle
19 24 (21.24%) Data Centre
20 23 (20.35%) SQL Server

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (3.54%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.77%) IIS
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (18.58%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (57.52%) Firewall
2 52 (46.02%) TCP/IP
3 46 (40.71%) BGP
4 39 (34.51%) OSPF
5 38 (33.63%) EIGRP
6 30 (26.55%) DHCP
7 29 (25.66%) DNS
8 26 (23.01%) WAN
9 24 (21.24%) IPsec
9 24 (21.24%) MPLS
10 23 (20.35%) LAN
11 22 (19.47%) VPN
12 19 (16.81%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (15.93%) Spanning Tree
14 16 (14.16%) ADSL
14 16 (14.16%) BIG-IP
14 16 (14.16%) DMVPN
14 16 (14.16%) SSL
15 13 (11.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (11.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) KDB
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.88%) HBase
3 1 (0.88%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Subversion
2 4 (3.54%) Ant
2 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.65%) Hudson
3 3 (2.65%) JIRA
3 3 (2.65%) Maven
3 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.77%) ClearQuest
General
1 39 (34.51%) Finance
2 27 (23.89%) Banking
3 19 (16.81%) Investment Banking
4 12 (10.62%) Front Office
5 6 (5.31%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Back Office
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (20.35%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.58%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (14.16%) Architect
3 16 (14.16%) Developer
3 16 (14.16%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Consultant
7 8 (7.08%) Design Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Network Architect
8 7 (6.19%) Network Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) Performance Specialist
9 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) FIX Specialist
10 5 (4.42%) Geneos Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.12%) Rendezvous
2 13 (11.50%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (7.96%) Middleware
4 5 (4.42%) Spring
5 4 (3.54%) Ultra Messaging
6 3 (2.65%) 802.1X
6 3 (2.65%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.77%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.88%) .NET
8 1 (0.88%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.88%) HTML
8 1 (0.88%) JMS
8 1 (0.88%) RFC 2544
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.88%) XML
8 1 (0.88%) XSLT
8 1 (0.88%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.27%) Equities
3 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.96%) Data Structures
5 8 (7.08%) Fintech
6 6 (5.31%) Derivative
6 6 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.42%) Fixed Income
8 4 (3.54%) Eurex
8 4 (3.54%) PKI
8 4 (3.54%) Streaming Video
8 4 (3.54%) Video on Demand
9 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.65%) Learning Management System
9 3 (2.65%) Streaming Media
10 2 (1.77%) CMDB
10 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.94%) Linux
2 43 (38.05%) Windows
3 32 (28.32%) Unix
4 7 (6.19%) Solaris
5 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.65%) SUSE
6 3 (2.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) CatOS
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) Low Latency
2 27 (23.89%) Electronic Trading
3 22 (19.47%) Project Management
4 21 (18.58%) Problem Management
5 20 (17.70%) Release Management
6 18 (15.93%) ITIL
7 16 (14.16%) Capacity Management
8 15 (13.27%) Load Testing
8 15 (13.27%) Network Design
9 14 (12.39%) Multithreading
10 13 (11.50%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (10.62%) DevOps
12 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (7.96%) Network Architecture
14 8 (7.08%) Data Management
14 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.08%) Migration
15 7 (6.19%) Change Management
15 7 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (6.19%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.63%) SQL
2 30 (26.55%) Python
3 19 (16.81%) Java
4 11 (9.73%) C++
5 10 (8.85%) Perl
6 9 (7.96%) C
7 4 (3.54%) C#
8 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.88%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 45 (39.82%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (27.43%) CCNP
3 30 (26.55%) CCIE
4 11 (9.73%) CCNA
4 11 (9.73%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) Docker
3 4 (3.54%) NFS
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) KVM
5 1 (0.88%) SRDF
5 1 (0.88%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (5.31%) Puppet
3 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.88%) Control-M
5 1 (0.88%) OpenView
5 1 (0.88%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 50 (44.25%) Cisco
2 36 (31.86%) Juniper
3 28 (24.78%) TIBCO
4 26 (23.01%) F5
5 24 (21.24%) Oracle
6 22 (19.47%) ION Trading
6 22 (19.47%) Splunk
7 18 (15.93%) CheckPoint
8 8 (7.08%) Aruba
8 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.19%) Palo Alto
10 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.31%) Sybase
11 5 (4.42%) Informatica
11 5 (4.42%) Solace
11 5 (4.42%) VMware
12 4 (3.54%) Altiris
12 4 (3.54%) IBM
13 3 (2.65%) Citrix
13 3 (2.65%) HP
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