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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multicast
UK
Rank 520 559 481
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -78
Contract jobs citing Multicast 77 70 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.93% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 94
Median daily rate £450 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £550 £363
% change year-on-year
-48.18% +51.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 4
Median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £41.80 £45.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +3.78%

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
6713 7548 7809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.99% 14.53% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 4440 4257
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 327 448
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Multicast within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Multicast Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Multicast
Top 18 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +21 59 £450 -10.00% 16
London +23 44 £475 -5.00% 12
Scotland +33 11 £390 - 1
Aberdeen +1 11 £390 -
South East +6 8 - - 1
City of London +2 7 £523 +122.34% 2
New Malden - 7 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
West Midlands - 4 £285 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £285 - 1
Hampshire -8 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
East of England -2 2 £200 -
Suffolk -6 2 £200 -
Ipswich -10 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 80 (68.38%) Cisco
2 61 (52.14%) BGP
3 56 (47.86%) OSPF
3 56 (47.86%) TCP/IP
4 50 (42.74%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (38.46%) Firewall
5 45 (38.46%) MPLS
6 43 (36.75%) Finance
7 41 (35.04%) LAN
8 39 (33.33%) WAN
9 37 (31.62%) Juniper
10 36 (30.77%) Linux
11 30 (25.64%) Windows
12 29 (24.79%) Unix
13 28 (23.93%) CCNP
14 26 (22.22%) VMware
14 26 (22.22%) Banking
15 25 (21.37%) F5
15 25 (21.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (20.51%) Wireless
17 23 (19.66%) CCNA
17 23 (19.66%) VPLS
18 22 (18.80%) Cisco IOS
18 22 (18.80%) Middleware
18 22 (18.80%) Low Latency
19 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (17.95%) Solaris
19 21 (17.95%) SQL
20 20 (17.09%) Perl
20 20 (17.09%) VLAN

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 14 (11.97%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.55%) Apache
2 10 (8.55%) IIS
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (8.55%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.69%) DataSynapse
3 9 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 12 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (52.14%) BGP
2 56 (47.86%) OSPF
2 56 (47.86%) TCP/IP
3 45 (38.46%) Firewall
3 45 (38.46%) MPLS
4 41 (35.04%) LAN
5 39 (33.33%) WAN
6 25 (21.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (20.51%) Wireless
8 23 (19.66%) VPLS
9 22 (18.80%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (17.09%) VLAN
11 19 (16.24%) DNS
11 19 (16.24%) EIGRP
11 19 (16.24%) Internet
11 19 (16.24%) VRRP
12 18 (15.38%) HTTP
12 18 (15.38%) SNMP
13 15 (12.82%) Ethernet
13 15 (12.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.69%) HBase
3 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JMeter
1 1 (0.85%) JUnit
1 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (36.75%) Finance
2 26 (22.22%) Banking
3 17 (14.53%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.42%) Billing
6 4 (3.42%) Electronics
6 4 (3.42%) Legal
6 4 (3.42%) Marketing
7 3 (2.56%) Front Office
8 2 (1.71%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Retail
9 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.95%) Data Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Architect
4 13 (11.11%) Network Support
5 12 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Market Data Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Unix Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Implementation Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Unix Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.80%) Middleware
2 10 (8.55%) Rendezvous
3 9 (7.69%) HTML
3 9 (7.69%) XML
3 9 (7.69%) XSLT
4 7 (5.98%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (4.27%) 802.1X
6 4 (3.42%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (3.42%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.56%) .NET
7 3 (2.56%) CSS
7 3 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.71%) HEVC
8 2 (1.71%) PlayReady
8 2 (1.71%) RFC 2544
8 2 (1.71%) Web Services
8 2 (1.71%) Widevine
8 2 (1.71%) XMPP
9 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) CMDB
2 10 (8.55%) Video on Demand
3 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.69%) IPTV
4 8 (6.84%) Over-the-Top Content
4 8 (6.84%) STB
5 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.98%) Equities
6 6 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.42%) Online Banking
8 4 (3.42%) TWAP
8 4 (3.42%) VWAP
9 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.71%) MPEG
10 2 (1.71%) RIA
10 2 (1.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.77%) Linux
2 30 (25.64%) Windows
3 29 (24.79%) Unix
4 21 (17.95%) Solaris
5 11 (9.40%) CatOS
6 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.98%) FreeBSD
8 4 (3.42%) Android
9 3 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) Low Latency
2 19 (16.24%) Network Design
3 15 (12.82%) ITIL
3 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (12.82%) Project Management
4 14 (11.97%) Network Architecture
4 14 (11.97%) Problem Management
5 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.26%) QMS
6 11 (9.40%) Change Control
6 11 (9.40%) Release Management
7 10 (8.55%) Benchmarking
7 10 (8.55%) High Availability
8 9 (7.69%) Quality Management
9 8 (6.84%) DevOps
9 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.84%) Network Management
10 7 (5.98%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.95%) SQL
2 20 (17.09%) Perl
3 16 (13.68%) Java
4 14 (11.97%) Python
5 13 (11.11%) C
6 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.98%) C++
8 7 (5.98%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 50 (42.74%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (23.93%) CCNP
3 23 (19.66%) CCNA
4 14 (11.97%) CCIE
5 12 (10.26%) CCIP
6 9 (7.69%) Degree
6 9 (7.69%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.56%) CCSP
10 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.85%) CCSA
11 1 (0.85%) ISEB
11 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.85%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) MiFID
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.11%) SRDF
3 11 (9.40%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.40%) KVM
3 11 (9.40%) NFS
3 11 (9.40%) Xen
4 9 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (5.98%) Samba
5 7 (5.98%) Snort
6 3 (2.56%) vCloud
7 2 (1.71%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) Nagios
2 8 (6.84%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (5.98%) Kibana
3 7 (5.98%) logstash
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (5.98%) SmokePing
3 7 (5.98%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 2 (1.71%) Endace
4 2 (1.71%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.71%) Pingdom
4 2 (1.71%) TeMIP
4 2 (1.71%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.85%) Cacti
5 1 (0.85%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) SCOM
5 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (68.38%) Cisco
2 37 (31.62%) Juniper
3 26 (22.22%) VMware
4 25 (21.37%) F5
5 15 (12.82%) Oracle
6 14 (11.97%) IBM
6 14 (11.97%) TIBCO
7 13 (11.11%) Arista
7 13 (11.11%) EMC
7 13 (11.11%) Huawei
8 12 (10.26%) NetApp
8 12 (10.26%) Palo Alto
8 12 (10.26%) Sybase
9 11 (9.40%) HP
9 11 (9.40%) Intel
10 10 (8.55%) Reuters
11 9 (7.69%) BT
11 9 (7.69%) Siemens
12 8 (6.84%) CheckPoint
12 8 (6.84%) Red Hat