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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
UK
Rank 577 - 606
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IGMP 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £433 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -

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
6864 7264 7480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.30% 14.53% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4199 4225 4224
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 359 417
Median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 7 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 - 9 £433 - 2
South East - 5 - -
London - 4 £433 - 2
City of London - 3 £433 -
Slough - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) SNMP
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco
3 11 (55.00%) DNS
3 11 (55.00%) OSPF
3 11 (55.00%) VLAN
4 10 (50.00%) BGP
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) MPLS
4 10 (50.00%) CCNP
5 9 (45.00%) FTP
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (40.00%) STB
6 8 (40.00%) IPTV
6 8 (40.00%) HTTP
6 8 (40.00%) IPv4
6 8 (40.00%) IPv6
6 8 (40.00%) Middleware
6 8 (40.00%) ICMP
6 8 (40.00%) Video on Demand
6 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
6 8 (40.00%) Over-the-Top Content
7 7 (35.00%) Juniper
7 7 (35.00%) CCNA
7 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) VMware

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 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) SNMP
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) DNS
3 11 (55.00%) OSPF
3 11 (55.00%) VLAN
4 10 (50.00%) BGP
4 10 (50.00%) MPLS
5 9 (45.00%) FTP
6 8 (40.00%) HTTP
6 8 (40.00%) ICMP
6 8 (40.00%) IPv4
6 8 (40.00%) IPv6
7 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (30.00%) ATM
8 6 (30.00%) Frame Relay
8 6 (30.00%) Multicast
8 6 (30.00%) RSVP
8 6 (30.00%) VPLS
8 6 (30.00%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Billing
2 5 (25.00%) Legal
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper Support
6 1 (5.00%) SAN Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.00%) OpenEmbedded
2 2 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (10.00%) WebKit
2 2 (10.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) IPTV
1 8 (40.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 8 (40.00%) STB
1 8 (40.00%) Video on Demand
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Digital TV
5 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.00%) Derivative
5 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (10.00%) VxWorks
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) DRM
5 2 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 2 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNP
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) CCIP
3 6 (30.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Huawei
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 4 (20.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) NetScout
6 3 (15.00%) Aruba
6 3 (15.00%) Meraki
7 2 (10.00%) CA
7 2 (10.00%) Conax
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Nagra
7 2 (10.00%) QNX
7 2 (10.00%) Verimatrix
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.00%) Sun