The table below looks at the statistics for IGMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IGMP over the 3 months to 5 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
Rank 611 - 643
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IGMP 16 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% - 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% - 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £433 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
7611 7835 8312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.17% 14.32% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4599 4756
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 475 451
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

IGMP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IGMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IGMP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
England - 12 £433 -
Berkshire - 6 £463 -
South East - 6 £463 -
London - 5 £433 -
Slough - 4 - -
City of London - 3 £433 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) OSPF
4 13 (59.09%) BGP
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
5 12 (54.55%) CCNP
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (50.00%) SNMP
6 11 (50.00%) DNS
6 11 (50.00%) VLAN
7 10 (45.45%) Linux
8 9 (40.91%) MPLS
9 8 (36.36%) FTP
9 8 (36.36%) Windows
9 8 (36.36%) IPv4
9 8 (36.36%) IPv6
9 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
9 8 (36.36%) STB
9 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (31.82%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (31.82%) Video on Demand
10 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
10 7 (31.82%) VMware
10 7 (31.82%) IPTV
10 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (31.82%) HTTP
10 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
10 7 (31.82%) ICMP
10 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
10 7 (31.82%) Middleware

IGMP
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) OSPF
3 13 (59.09%) BGP
3 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
4 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) SNMP
4 11 (50.00%) VLAN
5 9 (40.91%) MPLS
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (36.36%) FTP
6 8 (36.36%) IPv4
6 8 (36.36%) IPv6
7 7 (31.82%) Ethernet
7 7 (31.82%) HTTP
7 7 (31.82%) ICMP
8 6 (27.27%) EIGRP
8 6 (27.27%) HSRP
8 6 (27.27%) VPN
8 6 (27.27%) VRRP
8 6 (27.27%) WAN
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Billing
3 5 (22.73%) Legal
4 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 2 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (4.55%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
3 3 (13.64%) OpenEmbedded
3 3 (13.64%) OpenGL
3 3 (13.64%) WebKit
3 3 (13.64%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) STB
2 7 (31.82%) IPTV
2 7 (31.82%) Over-the-Top Content
2 7 (31.82%) Video on Demand
3 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.64%) Digital TV
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) Derivative
5 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Android
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Network Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) DRM
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CCNP
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) CCIP
3 5 (22.73%) JNCIA
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Huawei
5 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 4 (18.18%) Ericsson
5 4 (18.18%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) NetScout
6 3 (13.64%) Aruba
6 3 (13.64%) CA
6 3 (13.64%) Conax
6 3 (13.64%) Meraki
6 3 (13.64%) Nagra
6 3 (13.64%) Verimatrix
7 2 (9.09%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Sun