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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multicast
Rank 475 436 517
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +81
Contract jobs citing Multicast 127 139 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.93% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 99 32
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£495 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £310 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £238
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +47.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.23%

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
8084 7210 9059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.54% 13.51% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4373 3882 4077
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 418 712
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -24 124 £510 -2.85% 30
London -22 98 £550 +4.76% 23
City of London +28 43 £575 -4.16% 10
South West -22 10 £438 +50.86%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £345 -
South East -11 5 £450 +28.38% 4
East of England -21 5 £345 -
Wiltshire -7 4 - -
Cambridge - 3 £350 -
Hampshire -10 2 £195 -44.36% 1
Berkshire - 2 £480 - 3
West Midlands - 2 £320 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £320 - 1
Reading - 2 £480 - 1
Southampton - 2 £195 -
Staines - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Watford - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Basildon - - - -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 113 (51.60%) Firewall
2 108 (49.32%) Cisco
3 91 (41.55%) Linux
4 82 (37.44%) Finance
5 71 (32.42%) WAN
5 71 (32.42%) BGP
6 61 (27.85%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (27.85%) TCP/IP
7 58 (26.48%) Low Latency
8 56 (25.57%) UNIX
8 56 (25.57%) Python
9 55 (25.11%) Windows
10 52 (23.74%) CCNP
10 52 (23.74%) MPLS
11 51 (23.29%) Juniper
11 51 (23.29%) LAN
12 49 (22.37%) OSPF
12 49 (22.37%) Banking
13 47 (21.46%) SQL
14 46 (21.00%) TIBCO
15 45 (20.55%) Perl
16 43 (19.63%) Red Hat
17 40 (18.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 39 (17.81%) F5
18 39 (17.81%) Rendezvous
18 39 (17.81%) EIGRP
19 38 (17.35%) Project Management
20 37 (16.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 33 (15.07%) VPN
22 31 (14.16%) HP

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (1.37%) IIS
1 3 (1.37%) Apache
1 3 (1.37%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.37%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (0.91%) Lync
2 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.46%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 12 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.83%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (51.60%) Firewall
2 71 (32.42%) WAN
2 71 (32.42%) BGP
3 61 (27.85%) TCP/IP
4 52 (23.74%) MPLS
5 51 (23.29%) LAN
6 49 (22.37%) OSPF
7 39 (17.81%) EIGRP
8 33 (15.07%) VPN
9 29 (13.24%) Network Security
10 26 (11.87%) DNS
11 21 (9.59%) IPv6
11 21 (9.59%) VLAN
12 20 (9.13%) SNMP
13 19 (8.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (8.22%) Ethernet
14 18 (8.22%) Fibre Channel
15 17 (7.76%) FCoE
15 17 (7.76%) Internet
16 15 (6.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.37%) HBase
3 2 (0.91%) Informix
4 1 (0.46%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (4.11%) Subversion
2 6 (2.74%) JIRA
3 4 (1.83%) GDB
4 3 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (37.44%) Finance
2 49 (22.37%) Banking
3 26 (11.87%) Financial Institution
4 25 (11.42%) Investment Banking
5 17 (7.76%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.02%) Front Office
7 5 (2.28%) Retail
8 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 2 (0.91%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (31.96%) Network Engineer
2 28 (12.79%) Developer
3 27 (12.33%) Applications Support
4 22 (10.05%) Linux Support
5 20 (9.13%) Support Engineer
6 19 (8.68%) Architect
7 15 (6.85%) C++ Developer
7 15 (6.85%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (6.39%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (5.02%) Security Engineer
10 10 (4.57%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.57%) Analyst
11 9 (4.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (3.65%) Consultant
12 8 (3.65%) Network Security Engineer
13 7 (3.20%) Applications Support Engineer
14 6 (2.74%) Network Architect
14 6 (2.74%) Cisco Support
14 6 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
14 6 (2.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.81%) Rendezvous
2 10 (4.57%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (3.65%) Middleware
4 7 (3.20%) XML
5 5 (2.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.83%) STL
6 4 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (1.83%) Spring
7 3 (1.37%) HTML
7 3 (1.37%) XSLT
8 2 (0.91%) OpenGL
8 2 (0.91%) DirectX
8 2 (0.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.46%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (11.87%) Fixed Income
3 13 (5.94%) Hedge funds
4 11 (5.02%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.65%) Equities
5 8 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.74%) VWAP
6 6 (2.74%) TWAP
7 5 (2.28%) Derivative
8 4 (1.83%) Statistics
8 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.91%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.91%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.91%) IPTV
9 2 (0.91%) STB
9 2 (0.91%) MPEG
9 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.46%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 91 (41.55%) Linux
2 56 (25.57%) UNIX
3 55 (25.11%) Windows
4 40 (18.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (9.13%) Solaris
6 5 (2.28%) Debian
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.91%) SUSE
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
8 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.48%) Low Latency
2 38 (17.35%) Project Management
3 31 (14.16%) Change Management
4 30 (13.70%) Electronic Trading
5 28 (12.79%) Capacity Management
6 23 (10.50%) Multithreading
7 19 (8.68%) Change Control
8 17 (7.76%) Network Management
8 17 (7.76%) ITIL
9 15 (6.85%) Network Design
9 15 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (6.39%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (5.02%) DevOps
11 11 (5.02%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (5.02%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.57%) DNA
12 10 (4.57%) Service Management
12 10 (4.57%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.57%) ITSM
12 10 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.57%) Python
2 47 (21.46%) SQL
3 45 (20.55%) Perl
4 26 (11.87%) C++
5 24 (10.96%) Java
6 17 (7.76%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.02%) VB
8 10 (4.57%) VBA
8 10 (4.57%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.11%) C
10 6 (2.74%) C#
10 6 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.91%) Ruby
11 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.91%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 61 (27.85%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (23.74%) CCNP
3 18 (8.22%) CCNA
4 14 (6.39%) CCIE
4 14 (6.39%) JNCIS
5 10 (4.57%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.65%) JNCIA
7 6 (2.74%) JNCIE
7 6 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.74%) CCDP
8 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.83%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.37%) Degree
10 2 (0.91%) PMP
10 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.46%) CCDA
11 1 (0.46%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.37%) QA
1 3 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.68%) NFS
2 13 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.57%) vSphere
4 10 (4.57%) vCloud
5 7 (3.20%) SRDF
6 3 (1.37%) KVM
6 3 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.37%) Xen
6 3 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (3.20%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.74%) Control-M
4 5 (2.28%) OPNET
5 4 (1.83%) HP NNM
5 4 (1.83%) OpenView
6 3 (1.37%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (1.37%) Puppet
7 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 108 (49.32%) Cisco
2 51 (23.29%) Juniper
3 46 (21.00%) TIBCO
4 43 (19.63%) Red Hat
5 39 (17.81%) F5
6 31 (14.16%) HP
7 27 (12.33%) Reuters
8 26 (11.87%) MarketAxess
9 24 (10.96%) eSpeed
9 24 (10.96%) Microsoft
10 23 (10.50%) CheckPoint
11 17 (7.76%) EMC
11 17 (7.76%) Blue Coat
12 14 (6.39%) McAfee
12 14 (6.39%) IBM
13 13 (5.94%) VMware
14 12 (5.48%) ProCurve
15 11 (5.02%) Oracle
16 10 (4.57%) Websense
17 9 (4.11%) Avaya
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