The table below looks at the statistics for Multicast skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 589 556 523
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -33
Contract jobs citing Multicast 72 93 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.17% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 72
Median daily rate £475 £425 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £320
% change year-on-year
- +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
8734 7973 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.22% 13.96% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5344 4566 4060
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 494 441
Median hourly rate £29.25 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.71% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.83 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Multicast
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Multicast as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -23 70 £475 +11.76% 18
London -40 47 £413 -2.94% 17
City of London +23 12 £380 -10.58% 6
South Yorkshire - 10 £525 -
Yorkshire - 10 £525 -
Sheffield - 9 £525 -
South East +12 8 £413 -17.50% 1
Berkshire +7 4 £438 +28.67% 1
Milton Keynes +17 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £400 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Reading - 2 £438 - 1
Slough - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £425 -
Kent +12 1 £413 -17.50%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Stirling - 1 £500 -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Multicast 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 Multicast.

1 96 (69.57%) Cisco
2 72 (52.17%) BGP
3 66 (47.83%) LAN
3 66 (47.83%) Linux
4 64 (46.38%) WAN
5 54 (39.13%) Firewall
6 53 (38.41%) Windows
7 49 (35.51%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (35.51%) Finance
8 45 (32.61%) MPLS
9 43 (31.16%) TCP/IP
10 41 (29.71%) OSPF
11 40 (28.99%) SQL
12 37 (26.81%) CCNP
13 36 (26.09%) SAN
14 35 (25.36%) VMware
14 35 (25.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (24.64%) NetApp
16 33 (23.91%) Solaris
16 33 (23.91%) Oracle
16 33 (23.91%) NAS
17 31 (22.46%) Fibre Channel
17 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
17 31 (22.46%) Juniper
18 30 (21.74%) TIBCO
18 30 (21.74%) Rendezvous
18 30 (21.74%) NFS
18 30 (21.74%) Banking
18 30 (21.74%) Hyper-V
18 30 (21.74%) iSCSI

Multicast
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 20 (14.49%) IIS
2 19 (13.77%) Apache
2 19 (13.77%) Oracle Coherence
2 19 (13.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 19 (13.77%) Tomcat
2 19 (13.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 12 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) ION MarketView
2 4 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.72%) Eikon
3 1 (0.72%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (52.17%) BGP
2 66 (47.83%) LAN
3 64 (46.38%) WAN
4 54 (39.13%) Firewall
5 45 (32.61%) MPLS
6 43 (31.16%) TCP/IP
7 41 (29.71%) OSPF
8 36 (26.09%) SAN
9 33 (23.91%) NAS
10 31 (22.46%) Fibre Channel
11 30 (21.74%) iSCSI
12 29 (21.01%) FCoE
13 21 (15.22%) EIGRP
14 20 (14.49%) VPN
15 19 (13.77%) HTTP
15 19 (13.77%) VLAN
16 16 (11.59%) Wireless
17 13 (9.42%) DNS
18 12 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (7.97%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 18 (13.04%) HBase
3 2 (1.45%) DB2
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
4 1 (0.72%) OLAP
4 1 (0.72%) OLTP
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.45%) Ant
2 2 (1.45%) GCC
2 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 49 (35.51%) Finance
2 30 (21.74%) Banking
3 9 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.07%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.90%) German Language
6 4 (2.90%) Military
7 2 (1.45%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.45%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.45%) Malay Language
7 2 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.45%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.45%) Retail
7 2 (1.45%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.72%) Back Office
8 1 (0.72%) Front Office
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (44.93%) Network Engineer
2 37 (26.81%) Architect
3 28 (20.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (14.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 14 (10.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.07%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.35%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Electronic Trading Support
10 6 (4.35%) Linux Support
10 6 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.74%) Rendezvous
2 23 (16.67%) Middleware
3 18 (13.04%) HTML
3 18 (13.04%) XML
3 18 (13.04%) XSLT
4 5 (3.62%) 802.1X
4 5 (3.62%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (3.62%) Web Services
5 1 (0.72%) COM
5 1 (0.72%) J2EE
5 1 (0.72%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.72%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.52%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.62%) CMDB
6 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.90%) Eurex
6 4 (2.90%) MPEG
7 3 (2.17%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.17%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.45%) BBC
8 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.45%) IPTV
8 2 (1.45%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) Clustering
9 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (47.83%) Linux
2 53 (38.41%) Windows
3 33 (23.91%) Solaris
4 14 (10.14%) Unix
5 13 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.62%) CatOS
7 3 (2.17%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) CentOS
9 1 (0.72%) SUSE
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) Benchmarking
1 28 (20.29%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.22%) Network Design
4 16 (11.59%) ITIL
5 15 (10.87%) Change Control
6 14 (10.14%) Electronic Trading
6 14 (10.14%) Migration
6 14 (10.14%) Project Management
7 13 (9.42%) Low Latency
8 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.07%) ITSM
8 7 (5.07%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.07%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.35%) Release Management
10 5 (3.62%) Change Management
10 5 (3.62%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.62%) QMS
10 5 (3.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.99%) SQL
2 22 (15.94%) Java
3 18 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.32%) Python
5 15 (10.87%) Perl
6 9 (6.52%) C
7 5 (3.62%) C++
8 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.17%) Ruby
10 2 (1.45%) PHP
10 2 (1.45%) Tcl
11 1 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (35.51%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (26.81%) CCNP
3 22 (15.94%) CCNA
4 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.52%) CCIE
7 7 (5.07%) CCDP
8 6 (4.35%) Degree
9 4 (2.90%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.17%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.45%) RHCE
12 1 (0.72%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.72%) CCDA
12 1 (0.72%) CCSP
12 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.72%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (25.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 30 (21.74%) NFS
3 29 (21.01%) Xen
4 28 (20.29%) KVM
4 28 (20.29%) SRDF
5 19 (13.77%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) Snort
8 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) OPNET
3 1 (0.72%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.72%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.72%) TrustSec
3 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (69.57%) Cisco
2 35 (25.36%) VMware
3 34 (24.64%) NetApp
4 33 (23.91%) Oracle
5 31 (22.46%) Juniper
6 30 (21.74%) TIBCO
7 29 (21.01%) EMC
8 28 (20.29%) Intel
9 27 (19.57%) CheckPoint
10 22 (15.94%) IBM
11 19 (13.77%) DataSynapse
12 18 (13.04%) Sybase
13 14 (10.14%) Red Hat
14 13 (9.42%) HP
15 12 (8.70%) F5
16 9 (6.52%) Aruba
17 6 (4.35%) ProCurve
17 6 (4.35%) Reuters
18 5 (3.62%) ION Trading
19 4 (2.90%) Bloomberg
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