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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 564 530 521
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Contract jobs citing Multicast 79 106 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.32% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 76 68
Median daily rate £439 £425 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £340 £239
% change year-on-year
+38.23% +42.40%
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
8718 8059 7220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 14.38% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5279 4535 3866
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 479 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.30 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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 June 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 27 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 June 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 -31 77 £439 +3.23% 17
London -28 54 £413 -2.94% 15
City of London +22 11 £400 -5.88% 6
South East +1 9 £425 +1.19% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
Berkshire +4 5 £439 +29.04% 1
West Midlands -29 5 - - 1
Milton Keynes +11 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £400 -
Reading - 2 £438 -
East of England - 2 £200 -
Scotland - 2 £425 -
Slough - 2 - -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Kent +7 1 £413 -17.50%
North East - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £200 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £200 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 95 (65.52%) Cisco
2 72 (49.66%) BGP
3 64 (44.14%) Linux
4 63 (43.45%) LAN
5 59 (40.69%) WAN
6 54 (37.24%) Finance
7 52 (35.86%) Firewall
7 52 (35.86%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (34.48%) MPLS
9 48 (33.10%) TCP/IP
10 47 (32.41%) Windows
11 40 (27.59%) OSPF
12 39 (26.90%) SQL
12 39 (26.90%) CCNP
13 35 (24.14%) SAN
14 33 (22.76%) NetApp
15 32 (22.07%) Juniper
15 32 (22.07%) Solaris
15 32 (22.07%) NAS
16 31 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (21.38%) TIBCO
16 31 (21.38%) VMware
17 30 (20.69%) Rendezvous
18 29 (20.00%) Oracle
19 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
19 28 (19.31%) CCNA
19 28 (19.31%) Banking
20 27 (18.62%) EIGRP
20 27 (18.62%) Fibre Channel
20 27 (18.62%) Performance Tuning

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 19 (13.10%) IIS
2 18 (12.41%) Apache
2 18 (12.41%) Oracle Coherence
2 18 (12.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 18 (12.41%) Tomcat
2 18 (12.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.59%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (3.45%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.69%) Eikon
3 1 (0.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
2 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (49.66%) BGP
2 63 (43.45%) LAN
3 59 (40.69%) WAN
4 52 (35.86%) Firewall
5 50 (34.48%) MPLS
6 48 (33.10%) TCP/IP
7 40 (27.59%) OSPF
8 35 (24.14%) SAN
9 32 (22.07%) NAS
10 27 (18.62%) EIGRP
10 27 (18.62%) Fibre Channel
11 26 (17.93%) iSCSI
12 25 (17.24%) FCoE
13 21 (14.48%) VLAN
14 19 (13.10%) VPN
15 18 (12.41%) DNS
15 18 (12.41%) HTTP
16 15 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (10.34%) Wireless
17 14 (9.66%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.72%) Hadoop
2 17 (11.72%) HBase
3 2 (1.38%) DB2
3 2 (1.38%) KDB
4 1 (0.69%) Big Data
4 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) OLAP
4 1 (0.69%) OLTP
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.38%) Ant
2 2 (1.38%) GCC
2 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.38%) Subversion
General
1 54 (37.24%) Finance
2 28 (19.31%) Banking
3 8 (5.52%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.76%) Front Office
5 4 (2.76%) German Language
5 4 (2.76%) Military
6 3 (2.07%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.38%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.38%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.38%) Malay Language
7 2 (1.38%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.38%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (1.38%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (39.31%) Network Engineer
2 35 (24.14%) Architect
3 23 (15.86%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (11.72%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 14 (9.66%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (8.28%) Analyst
8 11 (7.59%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Developer
10 8 (5.52%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.52%) C++ Developer
11 7 (4.83%) Senior Architect
11 7 (4.83%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.14%) Electronic Trading Support
12 6 (4.14%) Lead Architect
12 6 (4.14%) Linux Support
12 6 (4.14%) Technical Architect
13 5 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
13 5 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.69%) Rendezvous
2 22 (15.17%) Middleware
3 17 (11.72%) HTML
3 17 (11.72%) XML
3 17 (11.72%) XSLT
4 8 (5.52%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (3.45%) 802.1X
5 5 (3.45%) Web Services
6 2 (1.38%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.38%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (0.69%) COM
7 1 (0.69%) J2EE
7 1 (0.69%) JMS
7 1 (0.69%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.14%) Eurex
4 6 (4.14%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.45%) CMDB
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.76%) MPEG
7 3 (2.07%) Derivative
7 3 (2.07%) Equities
7 3 (2.07%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.07%) IPTV
7 3 (2.07%) PKI
7 3 (2.07%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.38%) BBC
8 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.38%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (44.14%) Linux
2 47 (32.41%) Windows
3 32 (22.07%) Solaris
4 21 (14.48%) Unix
5 13 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.14%) CatOS
7 3 (2.07%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.69%) AIX
9 1 (0.69%) CentOS
9 1 (0.69%) SUSE
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.62%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (16.55%) Benchmarking
3 22 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.41%) ITIL
4 18 (12.41%) Network Design
5 16 (11.03%) Electronic Trading
6 15 (10.34%) Low Latency
7 14 (9.66%) Project Management
8 13 (8.97%) Migration
9 10 (6.90%) Change Control
10 9 (6.21%) ITSM
10 9 (6.21%) Server Virtualisation
11 8 (5.52%) Service Management
12 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.83%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (4.14%) Change Management
13 6 (4.14%) DevOps
13 6 (4.14%) Multithreading
13 6 (4.14%) Release Management
13 6 (4.14%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.90%) SQL
2 23 (15.86%) Java
3 19 (13.10%) Python
4 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.72%) Perl
5 11 (7.59%) C
6 9 (6.21%) C++
7 5 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.07%) Ruby
8 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.38%) PHP
9 2 (1.38%) Tcl
10 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (35.86%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (26.90%) CCNP
3 28 (19.31%) CCNA
4 15 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.90%) CCIE
7 7 (4.83%) Degree
8 5 (3.45%) CCDP
9 4 (2.76%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.07%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.38%) RHCE
12 1 (0.69%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.69%) CCDA
12 1 (0.69%) CCSP
12 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) MiFID
2 2 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (21.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (17.93%) Hyper-V
2 26 (17.93%) NFS
3 25 (17.24%) Xen
4 24 (16.55%) KVM
4 24 (16.55%) SRDF
5 18 (12.41%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.14%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.69%) Snort
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Puppet
2 2 (1.38%) OPNET
2 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.69%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.69%) TrustSec
3 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (65.52%) Cisco
2 33 (22.76%) NetApp
3 32 (22.07%) Juniper
4 31 (21.38%) TIBCO
4 31 (21.38%) VMware
5 29 (20.00%) Oracle
6 25 (17.24%) EMC
7 24 (16.55%) CheckPoint
7 24 (16.55%) Intel
8 21 (14.48%) IBM
9 19 (13.10%) Sybase
10 18 (12.41%) DataSynapse
11 14 (9.66%) Red Hat
12 12 (8.28%) HP
13 11 (7.59%) F5
14 7 (4.83%) Aruba
14 7 (4.83%) Reuters
15 6 (4.14%) Remedy
16 5 (3.45%) BT
16 5 (3.45%) ION Trading