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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 585 524 526
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +2
Contract jobs citing Multicast 66 100 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.25% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 59
Median daily rate £450 £376 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% -16.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £340 £279
% change year-on-year
+25.36% +21.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - -

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
8480 8003 7116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4435 3863
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 457 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +29.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 2016.

Multicast Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Multicast
Top 24 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 24 May 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 -44 60 £450 +23.28% 28
London -30 41 £500 +19.40% 25
South East -12 10 £413 -1.19% 2
City of London +22 9 £400 -5.88% 10
Hampshire - 6 £463 -
Scotland - 6 £500 - 1
East of England +11 5 £223 +3.48%
Havant - 5 £300 -
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Suffolk - 3 £223 -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £400 +19.40%
Milton Keynes +4 2 £400 -
West Midlands -11 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £525 -
Sheffield - 2 £525 -
Ipswich - 2 £223 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £525 -
Watford +6 1 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
Kent -18 1 £413 -17.50%
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Fareham - 1 £625 -
Berkshire - 1 £440 - 2
East Anglia - 1 - -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 89 (65.44%) Cisco
2 67 (49.26%) BGP
3 57 (41.91%) Finance
4 56 (41.18%) LAN
5 51 (37.50%) Linux
5 51 (37.50%) Firewall
6 49 (36.03%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 47 (34.56%) WAN
8 47 (34.56%) MPLS
9 43 (31.62%) OSPF
10 39 (28.68%) Juniper
11 35 (25.74%) CCNP
12 34 (25.00%) Windows
13 33 (24.26%) EIGRP
14 30 (22.06%) DNS
15 29 (21.32%) SAN
16 27 (19.85%) NetApp
16 27 (19.85%) CCNA
17 26 (19.12%) SQL
17 26 (19.12%) NAS
18 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
18 25 (18.38%) Unix
18 25 (18.38%) VLAN
19 24 (17.65%) TIBCO
20 23 (16.91%) CheckPoint
20 23 (16.91%) Banking
21 22 (16.18%) Rendezvous
22 21 (15.44%) Python
22 21 (15.44%) Java

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 11 (8.09%) IIS
2 10 (7.35%) Apache
2 10 (7.35%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (7.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (7.35%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.94%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (49.26%) BGP
2 56 (41.18%) LAN
3 51 (37.50%) Firewall
4 48 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 47 (34.56%) MPLS
5 47 (34.56%) WAN
6 43 (31.62%) OSPF
7 33 (24.26%) EIGRP
8 30 (22.06%) DNS
9 29 (21.32%) SAN
10 26 (19.12%) NAS
11 25 (18.38%) VLAN
12 19 (13.97%) Spanning Tree
13 18 (13.24%) DHCP
13 18 (13.24%) VPN
14 16 (11.76%) IPsec
15 15 (11.03%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (10.29%) HSRP
16 14 (10.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.35%) HBase
3 2 (1.47%) KDB
4 1 (0.74%) Big Data
4 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.74%) DB2
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.47%) Ant
2 2 (1.47%) GCC
2 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 57 (41.91%) Finance
2 23 (16.91%) Banking
3 12 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 7 (5.15%) Front Office
6 4 (2.94%) Military
6 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.21%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.47%) Back Office
8 2 (1.47%) German Language
8 2 (1.47%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.47%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.47%) Malay Language
8 2 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.47%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.47%) Retail
8 2 (1.47%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 29 (21.32%) Architect
3 15 (11.03%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (8.82%) Developer
4 12 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Senior Architect
8 8 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.15%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Network Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) Rendezvous
2 13 (9.56%) Middleware
3 10 (7.35%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (7.35%) HTML
3 10 (7.35%) XML
3 10 (7.35%) XSLT
4 5 (3.68%) Web Services
5 3 (2.21%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.21%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (2.21%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.74%) .NET
6 1 (0.74%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) JMS
6 1 (0.74%) WAP
6 1 (0.74%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.41%) Equities
5 6 (4.41%) Eurex
6 5 (3.68%) CMDB
7 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.94%) MPEG
8 3 (2.21%) Derivative
8 3 (2.21%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.21%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.21%) IPTV
8 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.21%) PKI
9 2 (1.47%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.47%) Fintech
9 2 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.47%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.50%) Linux
2 34 (25.00%) Windows
3 25 (18.38%) Unix
4 20 (14.71%) Solaris
5 14 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.41%) CatOS
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.74%) AIX
8 1 (0.74%) CentOS
8 1 (0.74%) SUSE
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.97%) Low Latency
2 17 (12.50%) Network Design
2 17 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (11.76%) ITIL
4 15 (11.03%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.29%) Project Management
5 14 (10.29%) Service Management
6 13 (9.56%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (9.56%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (8.82%) Benchmarking
7 12 (8.82%) Migration
7 12 (8.82%) Security Architecture
8 10 (7.35%) Change Management
8 10 (7.35%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.62%) ITSM
9 9 (6.62%) Multithreading
10 8 (5.88%) Network Architecture
10 8 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.12%) SQL
2 21 (15.44%) Java
2 21 (15.44%) Python
3 17 (12.50%) Perl
4 10 (7.35%) C++
4 10 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.62%) C
6 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.21%) Ruby
8 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
9 2 (1.47%) Tcl
10 1 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (36.03%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (25.74%) CCNP
3 27 (19.85%) CCNA
4 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 14 (10.29%) CCIE
7 12 (8.82%) Degree
8 4 (2.94%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.21%) CCDP
9 3 (2.21%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.47%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.47%) RHCE
11 1 (0.74%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.74%) CCSA
11 1 (0.74%) CCSP
11 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.74%) MCSE
11 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.74%) MiFID
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.29%) Hyper-V
2 14 (10.29%) NFS
3 13 (9.56%) Xen
4 12 (8.82%) KVM
4 12 (8.82%) SRDF
5 10 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) Snort
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Puppet
2 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.74%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.74%) OPNET
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.74%) TrustSec
3 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (65.44%) Cisco
2 39 (28.68%) Juniper
3 27 (19.85%) NetApp
4 24 (17.65%) TIBCO
5 23 (16.91%) CheckPoint
6 19 (13.97%) VMware
7 17 (12.50%) Oracle
8 16 (11.76%) F5
9 15 (11.03%) Red Hat
10 14 (10.29%) IBM
11 13 (9.56%) EMC
12 12 (8.82%) Intel
12 12 (8.82%) Sybase
13 11 (8.09%) Aruba
13 11 (8.09%) DataSynapse
14 10 (7.35%) HP
15 7 (5.15%) Palo Alto
15 7 (5.15%) Reuters
16 6 (4.41%) Remedy
17 5 (3.68%) Citrix
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