The first table below looks at the demand for Multicast skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 25 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 Manchester 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Multicast 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £351 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.70% +12.16%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 130 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.82% 11.54% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 71 61
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multicast across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Multicast Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Multicast
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Multicast across the Manchester region.

Multicast Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) SNMP
3 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) Nortel
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) Avaya
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
4 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
5 2 (33.33%) CCDP

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) SNMP
3 4 (66.67%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) IPv6
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCDP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Nortel
2 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper