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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 494 447 529
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +82
Contract jobs citing Multicast 123 145 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 2.02% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 32
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £650 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £305 -
% change year-on-year
+41.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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
8244 7164 8815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.41% 13.60% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4569 3904 4038
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 410 686
Average hourly rate £24.18 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 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 1 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 -34 120 £475 -9.52% 16
London -15 93 £488 -7.14% 8
City of London +32 40 £495 -17.50% 5
South West - 11 £438 -
South East -9 6 £480 - 6
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £345 - 2
East of England -23 5 £345 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £350 - 2
Reading - 2 £480 -
Berkshire - 2 £480 - 2
Hampshire -11 1 £220 - 4
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Southampton - 1 £220 - 3
Staines - 1 £450 -
Watford - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Scunthorpe - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 115 (50.88%) Firewall
2 114 (50.44%) Cisco
3 89 (39.38%) Linux
4 86 (38.05%) Finance
5 84 (37.17%) BGP
6 71 (31.42%) WAN
7 64 (28.32%) TCP/IP
8 62 (27.43%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (26.99%) OSPF
10 60 (26.55%) Low Latency
11 57 (25.22%) Juniper
12 56 (24.78%) MPLS
13 54 (23.89%) UNIX
14 53 (23.45%) LAN
15 52 (23.01%) Windows
16 49 (21.68%) CCNP
17 48 (21.24%) Python
18 47 (20.80%) Banking
19 44 (19.47%) EIGRP
20 42 (18.58%) SQL
21 41 (18.14%) TIBCO
22 39 (17.26%) Perl
22 39 (17.26%) F5
23 38 (16.81%) Red Hat
24 36 (15.93%) Rendezvous
24 36 (15.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 35 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 34 (15.04%) Project Management
27 33 (14.60%) Microsoft
28 31 (13.72%) VPN

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (3.10%) Office Communications Server
1 7 (3.10%) Lync
2 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.33%) IIS
4 3 (1.33%) Apache
4 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (50.88%) Firewall
2 84 (37.17%) BGP
3 71 (31.42%) WAN
4 64 (28.32%) TCP/IP
5 61 (26.99%) OSPF
6 56 (24.78%) MPLS
7 53 (23.45%) LAN
8 44 (19.47%) EIGRP
9 31 (13.72%) VPN
10 26 (11.50%) DNS
11 23 (10.18%) RIP
12 22 (9.73%) VLAN
13 20 (8.85%) Fibre Channel
14 18 (7.96%) IP Telephony
14 18 (7.96%) Ethernet
14 18 (7.96%) FCoE
15 17 (7.52%) Junos
15 17 (7.52%) Internet
16 16 (7.08%) SNMP
17 15 (6.64%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.33%) HBase
3 2 (0.88%) Informix
4 1 (0.44%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Subversion
2 6 (2.65%) JIRA
3 4 (1.77%) GDB
3 4 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 86 (38.05%) Finance
2 47 (20.80%) Banking
3 23 (10.18%) Investment Banking
4 22 (9.73%) Financial Institution
5 20 (8.85%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.54%) Retail
6 8 (3.54%) Front Office
7 3 (1.33%) Games
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) German Language
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (29.65%) Network Engineer
2 27 (11.95%) Developer
3 23 (10.18%) Architect
4 21 (9.29%) Applications Support
5 20 (8.85%) Support Engineer
6 19 (8.41%) Linux Support
7 13 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.31%) C++ Developer
8 12 (5.31%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Analyst
9 11 (4.87%) Consultant
10 9 (3.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.10%) Cisco Support
12 7 (3.10%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.10%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.10%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 6 (2.65%) Security Engineer
13 6 (2.65%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.93%) Rendezvous
2 10 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (3.54%) Middleware
3 8 (3.54%) XML
4 5 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.77%) Spring
6 3 (1.33%) XSLT
6 3 (1.33%) HTML
6 3 (1.33%) OpenGL
6 3 (1.33%) DirectX
6 3 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (0.88%) STL
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (10.18%) Fixed Income
3 13 (5.75%) Hedge funds
4 12 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.87%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.87%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.54%) TWAP
6 8 (3.54%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.54%) VWAP
7 7 (3.10%) Equities
8 5 (2.21%) Derivative
8 5 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.77%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.77%) MPEG
9 4 (1.77%) Statistics
10 3 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 89 (39.38%) Linux
2 54 (23.89%) UNIX
3 52 (23.01%) Windows
4 35 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.85%) Solaris
6 6 (2.65%) Debian
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) CentOS
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.88%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.88%) SUSE
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.44%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.55%) Low Latency
2 34 (15.04%) Project Management
3 27 (11.95%) Electronic Trading
4 26 (11.50%) Change Management
5 25 (11.06%) Capacity Management
6 22 (9.73%) Multithreading
7 20 (8.85%) ITIL
7 20 (8.85%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (8.41%) Change Control
8 19 (8.41%) Network Management
9 18 (7.96%) Migration
9 18 (7.96%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (7.52%) Network Design
11 11 (4.87%) DevOps
12 10 (4.42%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (4.42%) Service Management
12 10 (4.42%) ITSM
13 9 (3.98%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.98%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.24%) Python
2 42 (18.58%) SQL
3 39 (17.26%) Perl
4 25 (11.06%) Java
5 24 (10.62%) C++
6 15 (6.64%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.31%) C
8 11 (4.87%) VB
9 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.42%) VBA
10 7 (3.10%) C#
11 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.88%) Ruby
13 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 62 (27.43%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (21.68%) CCNP
3 20 (8.85%) CCNA
4 15 (6.64%) CCIE
5 13 (5.75%) JNCIS
6 10 (4.42%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.10%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.65%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.77%) CCDP
9 4 (1.77%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.33%) PMP
10 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.44%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) QA
1 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (8.85%) NFS
2 16 (7.08%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.42%) vSphere
4 10 (4.42%) vCloud
5 8 (3.54%) SRDF
6 3 (1.33%) Xen
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.33%) KVM
7 2 (0.88%) XenServer
8 1 (0.44%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (3.54%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.65%) Control-M
4 4 (1.77%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.77%) OpenView
4 4 (1.77%) HP NNM
5 3 (1.33%) OPNET
5 3 (1.33%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.33%) Puppet
6 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 114 (50.44%) Cisco
2 57 (25.22%) Juniper
3 41 (18.14%) TIBCO
4 39 (17.26%) F5
5 38 (16.81%) Red Hat
6 33 (14.60%) Microsoft
7 28 (12.39%) HP
8 24 (10.62%) Reuters
9 23 (10.18%) CheckPoint
9 23 (10.18%) MarketAxess
10 21 (9.29%) eSpeed
11 18 (7.96%) EMC
12 13 (5.75%) VMware
12 13 (5.75%) Avaya
12 13 (5.75%) IBM
13 11 (4.87%) Blue Coat
13 11 (4.87%) Oracle
13 11 (4.87%) McAfee
13 11 (4.87%) ProCurve
14 10 (4.42%) Websense
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