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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
Rank 593 569 537
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -32
Contract jobs citing IGMP 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.077% 0.015% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£330 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £175
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
7789 6720 6936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.95% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3470 3376
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 411 579
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IGMP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

IGMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IGMP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
England -4 6 £330 - 5
London +6 5 £330 - 3
City of London +17 2 £323 - 1
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Luton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Biggleswade - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
4 3 (50.00%) SevOne
4 3 (50.00%) Junos
4 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (50.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (50.00%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) GLBP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) VRRP
5 2 (33.33%) WAAS

IGMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) VRRP
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Junos
4 3 (50.00%) HSRP
4 3 (50.00%) GLBP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (50.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 2 (33.33%) Iperf
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) SevOne
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) F5
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