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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 494 513 476
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Contract jobs citing Multicast 100 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.20% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 55 66
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 £295
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 - £35.00

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
8185 7226 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.69% 13.09% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4470 3816 3720
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 399 579
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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 +6 94 £400 -11.11% 17
London -18 51 £575 +27.77% 7
South East +15 23 £335 +48.88% 5
City of London +14 18 £625 +47.05% 3
Surrey - 16 - -
Birmingham +8 9 £340 - 1
West Midlands -3 9 £340 - 1
South West +8 5 £310 -31.86% 1
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £350 -
Northampton - 3 £425 -
Berkshire - 3 £375 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £335 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London +1 2 £650 +4.00%
Wales - 2 £400 -
West Wales - 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £310 - 1
Swansea - 2 £400 -
East of England +18 1 £215 -18.09% 2
Hertfordshire +4 1 £215 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £320 -
Watford - 1 £215 -
Durham - 1 £288 -
Oxford - 1 £320 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £245 -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Cheltenham - 1 £310 - 1
Chertsey - 1 - -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 153 (70.83%) Cisco
2 126 (58.33%) Firewall
3 106 (49.07%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (47.69%) BGP
5 99 (45.83%) Finance
6 89 (41.20%) F5
7 81 (37.50%) Juniper
8 79 (36.57%) OSPF
9 74 (34.26%) TCP/IP
10 71 (32.87%) EIGRP
11 70 (32.41%) CCNP
11 70 (32.41%) Banking
12 65 (30.09%) Linux
13 63 (29.17%) LAN
13 63 (29.17%) CheckPoint
14 62 (28.70%) MPLS
15 56 (25.93%) ITIL
15 56 (25.93%) Load Balancing
16 55 (25.46%) WAN
16 55 (25.46%) DNS
17 54 (25.00%) CCNA
18 52 (24.07%) TIBCO
19 51 (23.61%) Low Latency
20 50 (23.15%) Rendezvous
21 48 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
22 43 (19.91%) Windows
23 42 (19.44%) Investment Banking
24 41 (18.98%) CCIE
25 36 (16.67%) UNIX
25 36 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (6.94%) IIS
2 11 (5.09%) Apache
2 11 (5.09%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
4 9 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (13.89%) RMDS
2 4 (1.85%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 126 (58.33%) Firewall
2 103 (47.69%) BGP
3 79 (36.57%) OSPF
4 74 (34.26%) TCP/IP
5 71 (32.87%) EIGRP
6 63 (29.17%) LAN
7 62 (28.70%) MPLS
8 55 (25.46%) WAN
8 55 (25.46%) DNS
9 48 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (16.20%) DHCP
12 33 (15.28%) Wireless
13 29 (13.43%) HSRP
14 28 (12.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 28 (12.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 27 (12.50%) Wireshark
16 25 (11.57%) SAN
16 25 (11.57%) Ethernet
16 25 (11.57%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.24%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.24%) HBase
3 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.93%) KDB
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) DB2
4 1 (0.46%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.93%) Subversion
2 2 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 99 (45.83%) Finance
2 70 (32.41%) Banking
3 42 (19.44%) Investment Banking
4 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.56%) Marketing
6 6 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.31%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.31%) Front Office
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Retail
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (34.26%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.50%) Consultant
3 26 (12.04%) Architect
4 24 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 15 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (6.48%) Firewall Consultant
6 14 (6.48%) Technical Manager
7 13 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
8 12 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Security Consultant
11 8 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
11 8 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
11 8 (3.70%) Technical Operations Engineer
12 7 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.24%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.15%) Rendezvous
2 19 (8.80%) Middleware
3 12 (5.56%) XML
3 12 (5.56%) HTML
4 9 (4.17%) XSLT
5 8 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (3.24%) Ultra Messaging
7 5 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (1.39%) J2SE
8 3 (1.39%) J2EE
9 2 (0.93%) .NET
9 2 (0.93%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.93%) DirectX
9 2 (0.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.93%) RESTful
10 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.65%) Management Information System
2 20 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (6.48%) PKI
4 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.09%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.63%) Eurex
6 7 (3.24%) Equities
7 5 (2.31%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.31%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.31%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.85%) Derivative
9 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.39%) DTV
10 2 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.93%) IPTV
10 2 (0.93%) e-Health
10 2 (0.93%) MPEG
10 2 (0.93%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 65 (30.09%) Linux
2 43 (19.91%) Windows
3 36 (16.67%) UNIX
4 28 (12.96%) Solaris
5 11 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.31%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.31%) Fedora
8 4 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.93%) CentOS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.93%) ITIL
1 56 (25.93%) Load Balancing
2 51 (23.61%) Low Latency
3 34 (15.74%) Service Management
4 33 (15.28%) Network Architecture
5 29 (13.43%) Change Management
6 25 (11.57%) Project Management
7 20 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 19 (8.80%) Electronic Trading
9 18 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 18 (8.33%) Network Design
10 16 (7.41%) Migration
11 15 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (6.48%) Network Management
13 13 (6.02%) Benchmarking
13 13 (6.02%) CRM
14 12 (5.56%) Validation
14 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (5.56%) ITIL V3
14 12 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.43%) Python
2 28 (12.96%) Perl
2 28 (12.96%) SQL
3 20 (9.26%) Java
4 11 (5.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.24%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.78%) C++
7 4 (1.85%) C
8 2 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 106 (49.07%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (32.41%) CCNP
3 54 (25.00%) CCNA
4 41 (18.98%) CCIE
5 27 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 23 (10.65%) CISSP
7 18 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.09%) DV Cleared
9 9 (4.17%) Degree
9 9 (4.17%) CCIP
9 9 (4.17%) PMP
9 9 (4.17%) PMI Certification
10 8 (3.70%) CCDP
11 5 (2.31%) CCSP
11 5 (2.31%) CCSE
11 5 (2.31%) CCSA
12 3 (1.39%) JNCIP
13 2 (0.93%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.93%) Avaya Certification
14 1 (0.46%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.94%) NFS
2 15 (6.94%) Hyper-V
2 15 (6.94%) Xen
3 14 (6.48%) KVM
4 12 (5.56%) SRDF
5 7 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.31%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.39%) Firmware
9 2 (0.93%) vSphere
10 1 (0.46%) XenApp
10 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (2.31%) Iperf
2 4 (1.85%) WSUS
3 3 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.39%) Control-M
4 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.93%) Puppet
4 2 (0.93%) Cacti
5 1 (0.46%) SCOM
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) OpenView
5 1 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 153 (70.83%) Cisco
2 89 (41.20%) F5
3 81 (37.50%) Juniper
4 63 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 52 (24.07%) TIBCO
6 34 (15.74%) Blue Coat
6 34 (15.74%) SolarWinds
7 28 (12.96%) Bloomberg
8 27 (12.50%) VMware
9 24 (11.11%) Radianz
10 23 (10.65%) NetScout
10 23 (10.65%) Oracle
10 23 (10.65%) TippingPoint
11 22 (10.19%) Tradeweb
11 22 (10.19%) Tufin
11 22 (10.19%) LogLogic
12 19 (8.80%) Fortinet
13 16 (7.41%) Red Hat
14 15 (6.94%) NetApp
14 15 (6.94%) Intel
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