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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
Rank 623 576 569
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -7
Contract jobs citing IGMP 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% 0.070% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
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£438 £465 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +26.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £441 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £450
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
8504 7122 8560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.52% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4798 3887 4044
Average daily rate £365 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 442 639
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 8 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 20 October 2014. 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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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
London +15 6 £438 -5.91%
England -27 6 £438 -5.91% 4
East of England - - - - 4
Hoddesdon - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (85.71%) RIP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Nortel
1 6 (85.71%) DWDM
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) BIG-IP
1 6 (85.71%) Wireshark
1 6 (85.71%) WAAS
1 6 (85.71%) F5
1 6 (85.71%) Low Latency
1 6 (85.71%) Multicast
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) CCIE
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) SevOne

IGMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) RIP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) DWDM
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless
1 6 (85.71%) BIG-IP
1 6 (85.71%) Wireshark
1 6 (85.71%) WAAS
1 6 (85.71%) Multicast
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) STB
1 1 (14.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Low Latency
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCIE
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Nortel
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
3 2 (28.57%) SevOne