The table below looks at the statistics for Multicast skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast 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
Multicast
Rank 517 447 511
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +64
Contract jobs citing Multicast 112 134 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 1.88% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 97 29
Average daily rate
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£438 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+65.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -

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% -

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Multicast Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Multicast
Daily Rate Trend

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

Multicast Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Multicast
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multicast within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Multicast Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Multicast
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Multicast Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Multicast
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast 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
England -47 109 £450 -14.28% 17
London -14 80 £488 -7.14% 9
City of London +25 33 £575 -4.16% 5
South West - 10 £438 -
South East -8 9 £480 - 4
Dorset - 7 £438 -
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £345 - 2
East of England -27 5 £345 - 4
Cambridge - 3 £350 - 2
Hampshire -23 2 £220 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £480 - 3
Southampton - 1 £220 -
Watford - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Scunthorpe - - - -
Slough - - - - 3
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Multicast 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 Multicast.

1 107 (49.77%) Cisco
2 105 (48.84%) Firewall
3 81 (37.67%) BGP
4 80 (37.21%) Linux
5 76 (35.35%) Finance
6 65 (30.23%) WAN
7 62 (28.84%) TCP/IP
8 59 (27.44%) OSPF
9 55 (25.58%) Low Latency
10 53 (24.65%) MPLS
11 52 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
12 51 (23.72%) LAN
13 50 (23.26%) UNIX
13 50 (23.26%) Juniper
14 48 (22.33%) Windows
15 43 (20.00%) Python
16 42 (19.53%) EIGRP
16 42 (19.53%) Banking
17 40 (18.60%) CCNP
18 38 (17.67%) SQL
19 37 (17.21%) TIBCO
20 34 (15.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 34 (15.81%) Red Hat
20 34 (15.81%) Perl
21 33 (15.35%) Rendezvous
21 33 (15.35%) F5
22 32 (14.88%) Microsoft
23 31 (14.42%) VPN
23 31 (14.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 28 (13.02%) Project Management

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Multicast 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 Multicast. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.19%) Office Communications Server
1 9 (4.19%) Lync
2 8 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.40%) IIS
4 3 (1.40%) Apache
4 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.12%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.86%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (48.84%) Firewall
2 81 (37.67%) BGP
3 65 (30.23%) WAN
4 62 (28.84%) TCP/IP
5 59 (27.44%) OSPF
6 53 (24.65%) MPLS
7 51 (23.72%) LAN
8 42 (19.53%) EIGRP
9 31 (14.42%) VPN
10 24 (11.16%) VLAN
11 23 (10.70%) DNS
12 22 (10.23%) RIP
13 20 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
13 20 (9.30%) IP Telephony
14 19 (8.84%) Internet
15 18 (8.37%) FCoE
16 17 (7.91%) Junos
17 15 (6.98%) DWDM
17 15 (6.98%) Ethernet
17 15 (6.98%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.40%) HBase
3 2 (0.93%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (5.12%) Subversion
2 6 (2.79%) JIRA
3 4 (1.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.40%) GDB
General
1 76 (35.35%) Finance
2 42 (19.53%) Banking
3 22 (10.23%) Telecoms
3 22 (10.23%) Investment Banking
4 16 (7.44%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.65%) Retail
6 7 (3.26%) Front Office
7 4 (1.86%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) German Language
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 63 (29.30%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.56%) Architect
3 26 (12.09%) Developer
4 18 (8.37%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.37%) Applications Support
5 17 (7.91%) Linux Support
6 13 (6.05%) Consultant
7 12 (5.58%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.58%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.58%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (5.12%) C++ Developer
9 10 (4.65%) Analyst
9 10 (4.65%) Security Architect
10 9 (4.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Cisco Support
11 7 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Network Support
12 6 (2.79%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.35%) Rendezvous
2 9 (4.19%) Middleware
2 9 (4.19%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (3.72%) XML
4 5 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.86%) OpenGL
5 4 (1.86%) DirectX
5 4 (1.86%) Spring
5 4 (1.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (1.40%) XSLT
6 3 (1.40%) HTML
7 1 (0.47%) STL
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (9.77%) Fixed Income
3 12 (5.58%) Mathematics
3 12 (5.58%) Hedge funds
4 10 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.72%) TWAP
6 8 (3.72%) VWAP
7 7 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.26%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.26%) Equities
8 5 (2.33%) MPEG
8 5 (2.33%) Derivative
9 4 (1.86%) Statistics
9 4 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.86%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.40%) IPTV
10 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.21%) Linux
2 50 (23.26%) UNIX
3 48 (22.33%) Windows
4 31 (14.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (8.84%) Solaris
6 5 (2.33%) Debian
7 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.93%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.93%) SUSE
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) CentOS
8 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.58%) Low Latency
2 28 (13.02%) Project Management
3 24 (11.16%) Change Management
3 24 (11.16%) Electronic Trading
4 23 (10.70%) Migration
4 23 (10.70%) Network Monitoring
4 23 (10.70%) Capacity Management
5 21 (9.77%) Multithreading
6 20 (9.30%) ITIL
7 19 (8.84%) Network Design
8 18 (8.37%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (7.91%) Network Management
10 14 (6.51%) Change Control
11 11 (5.12%) DevOps
11 11 (5.12%) Network Architecture
11 11 (5.12%) Service Management
11 11 (5.12%) ITSM
12 10 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (3.72%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.00%) Python
2 38 (17.67%) SQL
3 34 (15.81%) Perl
4 25 (11.63%) Java
5 24 (11.16%) C++
6 14 (6.51%) Shell Script
7 13 (6.05%) C
8 11 (5.12%) VB
9 10 (4.65%) VBA
9 10 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.72%) C#
11 5 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.93%) Ruby
12 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (18.60%) CCNP
3 16 (7.44%) CCNA
4 14 (6.51%) CCIE
5 11 (5.12%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.19%) JNCIS
7 7 (3.26%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.79%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.33%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.86%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.40%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.40%) CCDP
12 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.93%) PMP
12 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.47%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
1 3 (1.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (9.30%) NFS
2 18 (8.37%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.65%) vSphere
4 10 (4.65%) vCloud
5 8 (3.72%) SRDF
6 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.40%) KVM
6 3 (1.40%) Xen
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.93%) XenServer
8 1 (0.47%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (3.72%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.79%) Control-M
4 4 (1.86%) OpenView
4 4 (1.86%) HP NNM
4 4 (1.86%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.40%) OPNET
5 3 (1.40%) Puppet
6 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.47%) Cacti
Vendors
1 107 (49.77%) Cisco
2 50 (23.26%) Juniper
3 37 (17.21%) TIBCO
4 34 (15.81%) Red Hat
5 33 (15.35%) F5
6 32 (14.88%) Microsoft
7 24 (11.16%) HP
8 23 (10.70%) CheckPoint
8 23 (10.70%) Reuters
9 21 (9.77%) MarketAxess
10 19 (8.84%) eSpeed
11 18 (8.37%) EMC
12 13 (6.05%) IBM
12 13 (6.05%) VMware
13 12 (5.58%) Avaya
14 11 (5.12%) Oracle
15 10 (4.65%) Websense
16 8 (3.72%) Intel
16 8 (3.72%) NetApp
17 7 (3.26%) Nortel
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