The table below looks at the statistics for IGMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IGMP over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
Rank - 607 581
Contract jobs citing IGMP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.026% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7515 7666 6490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.61% 14.86% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4422 4285 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 434 384
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

IGMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IGMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IGMP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IGMP within the UK.

IGMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IGMP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IGMP within the UK.

IGMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IGMP 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 IGMP.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) WAAS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) IOS XR
1 2 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

IGMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IGMP 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 IGMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) IOS XR
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) VRRP
1 2 (100.00%) WAAS
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper