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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multicast
Rank 462 487 483
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing Multicast 116 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 1.07% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 44 40
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£388 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £365 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £618 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
7429 6513 7064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.37% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3477 3383
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 390 636
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +17 110 £388 -26.19% 26
London +28 90 £375 -28.57% 18
City of London +23 32 £365 -41.60% 9
South East - 13 £550 - 4
South West -14 5 £225 -30.76% 2
Hampshire - 5 £550 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £388 -
Yorkshire -9 2 £438 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £438 -
Sheffield - 2 £438 -
Scotland -9 1 - -
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
Watford - - - -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 144 (63.16%) Cisco
2 118 (51.75%) Firewall
3 114 (50.00%) BGP
4 98 (42.98%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (39.04%) Finance
6 80 (35.09%) Juniper
7 78 (34.21%) CCNP
8 77 (33.77%) EIGRP
9 76 (33.33%) OSPF
10 74 (32.46%) Banking
11 68 (29.82%) Linux
12 67 (29.39%) LAN
12 67 (29.39%) MPLS
12 67 (29.39%) F5
13 55 (24.12%) Low Latency
13 55 (24.12%) WAN
14 53 (23.25%) CheckPoint
15 50 (21.93%) TCP/IP
16 41 (17.98%) Investment Banking
17 40 (17.54%) UNIX
17 40 (17.54%) CCNA
18 38 (16.67%) ITIL
19 37 (16.23%) Windows
19 37 (16.23%) Cisco Nexus
20 35 (15.35%) CCIE
21 33 (14.47%) Load Balancing
22 32 (14.04%) TIBCO
23 31 (13.60%) Perl
24 30 (13.16%) Python
24 30 (13.16%) Rendezvous

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (3.95%) MS Exchange
1 9 (3.95%) Lync
1 9 (3.95%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.51%) IIS
3 6 (2.63%) Apache
3 6 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) RMDS
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 118 (51.75%) Firewall
2 114 (50.00%) BGP
3 77 (33.77%) EIGRP
4 76 (33.33%) OSPF
5 67 (29.39%) LAN
5 67 (29.39%) MPLS
6 55 (24.12%) WAN
7 50 (21.93%) TCP/IP
8 37 (16.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (13.16%) VPLS
9 30 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (11.40%) DNS
10 26 (11.40%) Wireless
11 25 (10.96%) VPN
11 25 (10.96%) SAN
12 23 (10.09%) RIP
13 21 (9.21%) IP Telephony
13 21 (9.21%) Network Security
14 20 (8.77%) NAS
14 20 (8.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.75%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.75%) HBase
3 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.88%) Informix
3 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Subversion
2 6 (2.63%) JIRA
3 3 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 89 (39.04%) Finance
2 74 (32.46%) Banking
3 41 (17.98%) Investment Banking
4 17 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.51%) Retail
6 6 (2.63%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.63%) Games
6 6 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.63%) Front Office
7 5 (2.19%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) German Language
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 90 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 31 (13.60%) Architect
3 20 (8.77%) Consultant
4 18 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.70%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (4.82%) Developer
7 11 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.39%) Analyst
9 9 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (3.95%) NOC Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Technical Operations Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Technical Manager
10 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.51%) Network Consultant
11 7 (3.07%) Security Architect
12 6 (2.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.16%) Rendezvous
2 14 (6.14%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (6.14%) Middleware
3 9 (3.95%) XML
4 7 (3.07%) HTML
5 6 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (2.63%) OpenGL
5 6 (2.63%) DirectX
6 5 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.19%) XSLT
7 2 (0.88%) RESTful
7 2 (0.88%) CSS
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 9 (3.95%) PKI
3 9 (3.95%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.07%) MPEG
4 7 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.63%) Video on Demand
5 6 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.19%) IPTV
6 5 (2.19%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.75%) DTV
7 4 (1.75%) Equities
7 4 (1.75%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.32%) Replication
8 3 (1.32%) TWAP
8 3 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.82%) Linux
2 40 (17.54%) UNIX
3 37 (16.23%) Windows
4 20 (8.77%) Solaris
5 18 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.63%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.75%) CentOS
8 3 (1.32%) Debian
8 3 (1.32%) Fedora
8 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.88%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.88%) SUSE
10 1 (0.44%) zOS
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.12%) Low Latency
2 38 (16.67%) ITIL
3 33 (14.47%) Load Balancing
4 25 (10.96%) Network Architecture
5 24 (10.53%) Migration
6 22 (9.65%) E-Commerce
7 21 (9.21%) Network Design
8 20 (8.77%) Network Management
9 19 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (6.58%) Change Management
12 14 (6.14%) Incident Management
13 13 (5.70%) Benchmarking
13 13 (5.70%) Project Management
13 13 (5.70%) CRM
13 13 (5.70%) Electronic Trading
14 12 (5.26%) Service Management
15 11 (4.82%) Mentoring
16 9 (3.95%) Capacity Management
17 8 (3.51%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.60%) Perl
2 30 (13.16%) Python
3 23 (10.09%) SQL
4 16 (7.02%) C++
5 13 (5.70%) Java
6 11 (4.82%) C
7 10 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.07%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.63%) C#
10 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.88%) Ruby
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (42.98%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (34.21%) CCNP
3 40 (17.54%) CCNA
4 35 (15.35%) CCIE
5 20 (8.77%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.51%) CISSP
8 6 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.63%) Degree
8 6 (2.63%) CCSP
8 6 (2.63%) CCSE
8 6 (2.63%) CCSA
9 5 (2.19%) CCDP
10 4 (1.75%) CCIP
11 3 (1.32%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.32%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.32%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.32%) PMP
11 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.88%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.58%) NFS
2 11 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.82%) SRDF
3 10 (4.39%) Xen
3 10 (4.39%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.39%) KVM
4 9 (3.95%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.88%) XenServer
6 2 (0.88%) vSphere
6 2 (0.88%) Firmware
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) Control-M
2 5 (2.19%) Puppet
3 3 (1.32%) OpenView
3 3 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.88%) Cacti
4 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.88%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 144 (63.16%) Cisco
2 80 (35.09%) Juniper
3 67 (29.39%) F5
4 53 (23.25%) CheckPoint
5 32 (14.04%) TIBCO
6 25 (10.96%) Red Hat
7 20 (8.77%) VMware
8 19 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 19 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 18 (7.89%) Blue Coat
10 17 (7.46%) Fortinet
11 16 (7.02%) Oracle
12 14 (6.14%) Reuters
13 13 (5.70%) NetApp
13 13 (5.70%) EMC
13 13 (5.70%) Intel
14 12 (5.26%) Splunk
14 12 (5.26%) Bloomberg
15 10 (4.39%) MarketAxess
16 9 (3.95%) Avaya
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