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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multicast
UK
Rank 505 563 491
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -72
Contract jobs citing Multicast 82 67 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.92% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 89
Median daily rate £495 £575 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% +48.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £640 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 3
Median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £43.00 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -4.44%

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
6864 7264 7480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.30% 14.53% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4199 4225 4224
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 359 417
Median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 2017.

Multicast Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Multicast
Top 19 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 23 January 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 +30 64 £511 -11.08% 11
London +16 49 £540 +0.46% 10
Scotland +37 14 £328 -7.09%
Aberdeen 0 13 £390 +10.63%
South East +14 9 £650 +8.33% 1
City of London -5 7 £573 +143.61% 2
New Malden - 7 - -
Berkshire - 5 - - 1
Hampshire 0 4 £650 +8.33%
West Midlands -6 4 £285 -
Birmingham - 4 £285 -
Slough - 3 - -
East of England - 2 £200 -
Suffolk - 2 £200 -
Fareham -22 1 £650 +8.33%
Ipswich - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Glasgow - 1 £265 -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 60 (51.28%) TCP/IP
2 60 (51.28%) BGP
3 47 (40.17%) OSPF
4 46 (39.32%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (38.46%) Firewall
5 45 (38.46%) Finance
6 39 (33.33%) MPLS
7 38 (32.48%) LAN
8 37 (31.62%) Windows
8 37 (31.62%) WAN
9 34 (29.06%) Linux
10 32 (27.35%) Juniper
11 25 (21.37%) CCNP
11 25 (21.37%) Unix
12 24 (20.51%) VMware
12 24 (20.51%) Network Design
13 23 (19.66%) Banking
14 21 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (17.95%) Solaris
14 21 (17.95%) SQL
15 20 (17.09%) CCNA
15 20 (17.09%) Middleware
15 20 (17.09%) VPLS
15 20 (17.09%) VLAN
15 20 (17.09%) Wireless
15 20 (17.09%) F5
16 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (16.24%) Low Latency
16 19 (16.24%) Perl

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%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (51.28%) BGP
1 60 (51.28%) TCP/IP
2 47 (40.17%) OSPF
3 45 (38.46%) Firewall
4 39 (33.33%) MPLS
5 38 (32.48%) LAN
6 37 (31.62%) WAN
7 21 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (17.09%) VLAN
8 20 (17.09%) VPLS
8 20 (17.09%) Wireless
9 18 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (13.68%) DNS
10 16 (13.68%) HTTP
10 16 (13.68%) VRRP
11 15 (12.82%) EIGRP
11 15 (12.82%) Internet
11 15 (12.82%) SAN
11 15 (12.82%) SNMP
12 13 (11.11%) IPv6
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
General
1 45 (38.46%) Finance
2 23 (19.66%) Banking
3 16 (13.68%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Billing
5 3 (2.56%) Electronics
5 3 (2.56%) Front Office
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.24%) Data Engineer
3 17 (14.53%) Architect
4 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (8.55%) Network Support
6 9 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Market Data Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Unix Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Data Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Unix Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) 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%) ELK Stack
5 4 (3.42%) 802.1X
5 4 (3.42%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (3.42%) Ultra Messaging
5 4 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.56%) .NET
6 3 (2.56%) HEVC
6 3 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (2.56%) PlayReady
6 3 (2.56%) Widevine
7 2 (1.71%) CSS
7 2 (1.71%) RFC 2544
7 2 (1.71%) Web Services
7 2 (1.71%) XMPP
8 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.26%) CMDB
3 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.69%) Video on Demand
4 8 (6.84%) IPTV
5 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.98%) Equities
6 6 (5.13%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (5.13%) STB
7 5 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.27%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.42%) Online Banking
8 4 (3.42%) TWAP
8 4 (3.42%) VWAP
9 3 (2.56%) MPEG
10 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.71%) RIA
10 2 (1.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Windows
2 34 (29.06%) Linux
3 25 (21.37%) 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 3 (2.56%) AIX
8 3 (2.56%) Android
9 1 (0.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Network Design
2 19 (16.24%) Low Latency
3 17 (14.53%) Change Control
4 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (11.97%) Network Architecture
5 14 (11.97%) Problem Management
5 14 (11.97%) Project Management
6 13 (11.11%) ITIL
7 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.26%) QMS
8 11 (9.40%) Release Management
9 10 (8.55%) Benchmarking
9 10 (8.55%) High Availability
10 9 (7.69%) DevOps
10 9 (7.69%) Quality Management
11 7 (5.98%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.98%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.98%) Open Source
12 6 (5.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.95%) SQL
2 19 (16.24%) Perl
3 16 (13.68%) Java
4 14 (11.97%) C
5 13 (11.11%) Python
6 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.98%) C++
8 7 (5.98%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 46 (39.32%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.37%) CCNP
3 20 (17.09%) CCNA
4 12 (10.26%) CCIE
5 8 (6.84%) CCIP
5 8 (6.84%) Degree
6 7 (5.98%) JNCIA
6 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.27%) CCDP
7 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.71%) CCSP
8 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.85%) CCSA
9 1 (0.85%) ISEB
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) 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 19 (16.24%) 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 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) 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 3 (2.56%) TeMIP
5 2 (1.71%) Endace
5 2 (1.71%) OpenAM
5 2 (1.71%) Pingdom
5 2 (1.71%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.85%) Control-M
6 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (68.38%) Cisco
2 32 (27.35%) Juniper
3 24 (20.51%) VMware
4 20 (17.09%) F5
5 16 (13.68%) CheckPoint
6 15 (12.82%) Oracle
7 14 (11.97%) IBM
7 14 (11.97%) TIBCO
8 13 (11.11%) EMC
9 12 (10.26%) NetApp
9 12 (10.26%) Sybase
10 11 (9.40%) HP
10 11 (9.40%) Intel
11 10 (8.55%) BT
11 10 (8.55%) Palo Alto
12 9 (7.69%) DataSynapse
12 9 (7.69%) Huawei
12 9 (7.69%) Reuters
12 9 (7.69%) Siemens
13 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
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