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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 552 484 451
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -33
Contract jobs citing Multicast 81 126 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 1.54% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 82 97
Average daily rate
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£425 £489 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
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
8062 8177 7057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 14.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4454 3809
Average daily rate £375 £363 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 456 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 11 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 4 September 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 -49 78 £425 -14.14% 27
London -13 76 £425 -22.72% 21
City of London -15 21 £450 -21.73% 10
Northern Ireland +9 3 - -
County Antrim +8 3 - -
Belfast +8 3 - -
West Midlands +9 1 £250 -21.87% 2
Berkshire -3 1 £340 -29.16%
Docklands, London -8 1 £613 +16.66%
South East -28 1 £340 -24.44% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 136 (71.96%) Cisco
2 117 (61.90%) Firewall
3 107 (56.61%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (50.26%) BGP
5 83 (43.92%) OSPF
6 82 (43.39%) WAN
7 80 (42.33%) Juniper
8 78 (41.27%) MPLS
9 74 (39.15%) LAN
10 73 (38.62%) TCP/IP
10 73 (38.62%) Finance
11 65 (34.39%) F5
12 61 (32.28%) CCNP
13 55 (29.10%) Linux
14 54 (28.57%) EIGRP
15 51 (26.98%) Banking
16 49 (25.93%) CheckPoint
17 46 (24.34%) CCIE
18 45 (23.81%) UNIX
18 45 (23.81%) Data Centre
19 44 (23.28%) VPN
20 39 (20.63%) ITIL
20 39 (20.63%) HSRP
21 38 (20.11%) DNS
21 38 (20.11%) IPsec
22 36 (19.05%) Windows
22 36 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
23 35 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
24 33 (17.46%) DHCP
25 32 (16.93%) Wireless

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (5.82%) IIS
2 7 (3.70%) Apache
2 7 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.59%) Lync
4 3 (1.59%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.35%) RMDS
2 7 (3.70%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 117 (61.90%) Firewall
2 95 (50.26%) BGP
3 83 (43.92%) OSPF
4 82 (43.39%) WAN
5 78 (41.27%) MPLS
6 74 (39.15%) LAN
7 73 (38.62%) TCP/IP
8 54 (28.57%) EIGRP
9 44 (23.28%) VPN
10 39 (20.63%) HSRP
11 38 (20.11%) DNS
11 38 (20.11%) IPsec
12 36 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (17.46%) DHCP
15 32 (16.93%) Wireless
16 30 (15.87%) Spanning Tree
17 27 (14.29%) RIP
18 23 (12.17%) SSL
19 22 (11.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.70%) Informix
3 6 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.17%) HBase
4 2 (1.06%) KDB
Development Applications
1 13 (6.88%) JIRA
2 10 (5.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.59%) Ant
3 3 (1.59%) Maven
3 3 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.59%) Hudson
3 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.06%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.53%) GCC
General
1 73 (38.62%) Finance
2 51 (26.98%) Banking
3 27 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.29%) Marketing
6 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.12%) Front Office
7 3 (1.59%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 18 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 15 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (6.88%) Architect
4 13 (6.88%) Consultant
5 12 (6.35%) Network Consultant
6 10 (5.29%) Technical Project Manager
6 10 (5.29%) Design Engineer
6 10 (5.29%) Technical Manager
7 9 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (4.76%) Developer
8 8 (4.23%) Analyst
8 8 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.17%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Network Specialist
10 6 (3.17%) NOC Engineer
11 5 (2.65%) Network Project Manager
11 5 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.70%) Rendezvous
2 19 (10.05%) 802.1X
3 14 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (5.82%) Middleware
6 8 (4.23%) XML
6 8 (4.23%) HTML
7 6 (3.17%) XSLT
8 5 (2.65%) Ultra Messaging
9 4 (2.12%) XMPP
9 4 (2.12%) J2SE
10 3 (1.59%) J2EE
11 2 (1.06%) .NET
11 2 (1.06%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.06%) Spring
11 2 (1.06%) FFmpeg
12 1 (0.53%) WebRTC
12 1 (0.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (0.53%) STL
12 1 (0.53%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 27 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (7.41%) Eurex
4 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.29%) Fixed Income
6 9 (4.76%) PKI
7 8 (4.23%) Equities
7 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.17%) e-Health
9 6 (3.17%) Derivative
10 5 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (2.12%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.59%) BBC
13 2 (1.06%) CMDB
14 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.53%) DataPower
14 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.10%) Linux
2 45 (23.81%) UNIX
3 36 (19.05%) Windows
4 19 (10.05%) Solaris
5 10 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.06%) CentOS
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) Debian
10 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.63%) ITIL
2 31 (16.40%) Load Balancing
3 30 (15.87%) Project Management
4 29 (15.34%) Low Latency
5 26 (13.76%) Network Design
6 15 (7.94%) Service Management
6 15 (7.94%) Change Management
6 15 (7.94%) Migration
7 14 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (6.88%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.88%) Network Architecture
8 13 (6.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.29%) Network Management
9 10 (5.29%) ITIL V3
9 10 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (5.29%) Validation
10 9 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.76%) Load Testing
11 8 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.23%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.05%) SQL
2 18 (9.52%) Java
3 12 (6.35%) Perl
4 10 (5.29%) Python
5 6 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.12%) C#
6 4 (2.12%) C++
7 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.59%) Lisp
8 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.06%) C
9 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 107 (56.61%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (32.28%) CCNP
3 46 (24.34%) CCIE
4 31 (16.40%) CCNA
5 16 (8.47%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.88%) Degree
7 11 (5.82%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.82%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.23%) PMP
8 8 (4.23%) PMI Certification
8 8 (4.23%) CCIP
9 6 (3.17%) CCDP
10 4 (2.12%) CISSP
10 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.06%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.53%) CCSA
12 1 (0.53%) CCSE
12 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 9 (4.76%) NFS
3 8 (4.23%) Xen
3 8 (4.23%) SRDF
4 7 (3.70%) KVM
5 6 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.59%) Docker
8 2 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (6.88%) Control-M
2 6 (3.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (2.65%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (2.65%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.65%) SCOM
4 3 (1.59%) WSUS
4 3 (1.59%) Puppet
4 3 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.53%) Netcool
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.53%) Iperf
Vendors
1 136 (71.96%) Cisco
2 80 (42.33%) Juniper
3 65 (34.39%) F5
4 49 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 27 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 23 (12.17%) Oracle
7 12 (6.35%) IBM
7 12 (6.35%) VMware
8 11 (5.82%) Riverbed
9 10 (5.29%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.29%) Remedy
10 9 (4.76%) ION Trading
10 9 (4.76%) Blue Coat
10 9 (4.76%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.76%) HP
10 9 (4.76%) Reuters
10 9 (4.76%) NetApp
11 8 (4.23%) Bloomberg
11 8 (4.23%) EMC
11 8 (4.23%) Intel
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