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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 576 576 504
Rank change year-on-year
0 -72
Contract jobs citing Multicast 58 88 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 1.08% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 86
Median daily rate £419 £425 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+69.49% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 - -

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
8373 8117 8317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.71% 13.91% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4640 4472
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 521 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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
Top 20 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 27 August 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 -11 57 £425 - 13
London -36 38 £406 -4.41% 11
City of London +18 14 £373 -17.22% 2
South Yorkshire - 8 £525 -
Yorkshire - 8 £525 -
Sheffield - 7 £513 -
South East +15 6 £419 +23.16% 1
Berkshire +11 4 £438 +28.67% 1
West Midlands -28 4 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £438 - 1
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 83 (68.60%) Cisco
2 66 (54.55%) BGP
3 57 (47.11%) Linux
4 52 (42.98%) Windows
5 51 (42.15%) WAN
6 50 (41.32%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (40.50%) LAN
8 48 (39.67%) Firewall
9 45 (37.19%) Finance
10 40 (33.06%) CCNP
11 39 (32.23%) TCP/IP
12 33 (27.27%) SQL
12 33 (27.27%) MPLS
13 32 (26.45%) Data Centre
14 31 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (25.62%) OSPF
14 31 (25.62%) VMware
15 30 (24.79%) Juniper
16 28 (23.14%) SAN
16 28 (23.14%) CheckPoint
16 28 (23.14%) Oracle
17 27 (22.31%) Solaris
17 27 (22.31%) NetApp
17 27 (22.31%) Fibre Channel
18 26 (21.49%) Hyper-V
18 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
18 26 (21.49%) NFS
18 26 (21.49%) Banking
18 26 (21.49%) iSCSI
19 25 (20.66%) EMC

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 15 (12.40%) Apache
1 15 (12.40%) IIS
1 15 (12.40%) Oracle Coherence
1 15 (12.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 15 (12.40%) Tomcat
1 15 (12.40%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.83%) Eikon
3 1 (0.83%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (54.55%) BGP
2 51 (42.15%) WAN
3 49 (40.50%) LAN
4 48 (39.67%) Firewall
5 39 (32.23%) TCP/IP
6 33 (27.27%) MPLS
7 31 (25.62%) OSPF
8 28 (23.14%) SAN
9 27 (22.31%) Fibre Channel
10 26 (21.49%) iSCSI
11 25 (20.66%) FCoE
11 25 (20.66%) NAS
12 19 (15.70%) EIGRP
13 15 (12.40%) HTTP
14 14 (11.57%) VPN
15 13 (10.74%) Spanning Tree
16 12 (9.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (9.92%) Junos
16 12 (9.92%) VLAN
16 12 (9.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) Hadoop
2 14 (11.57%) HBase
3 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) OLAP
4 1 (0.83%) OLTP
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Ant
1 2 (1.65%) GCC
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.65%) Subversion
2 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (37.19%) Finance
2 26 (21.49%) Banking
3 11 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.44%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.31%) German Language
7 2 (1.65%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.65%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.65%) Malay Language
7 2 (1.65%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.65%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.65%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (46.28%) Network Engineer
2 32 (26.45%) Architect
3 24 (19.83%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (13.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 16 (13.22%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.09%) Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.79%) Lead Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Electronic Trading Support
8 6 (4.96%) Linux Support
8 6 (4.96%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Developer
9 5 (4.13%) FX Support Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.01%) Rendezvous
2 19 (15.70%) Middleware
3 14 (11.57%) HTML
3 14 (11.57%) XML
3 14 (11.57%) XSLT
4 5 (4.13%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.83%) COM
6 1 (0.83%) HEVC
6 1 (0.83%) PlayReady
6 1 (0.83%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.83%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.83%) Web Services
6 1 (0.83%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.45%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.74%) Hedge funds
3 11 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) MPEG
6 3 (2.48%) IPTV
6 3 (2.48%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.65%) BBC
7 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.65%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.65%) PKI
8 1 (0.83%) CMDB
8 1 (0.83%) Eurex
8 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.11%) Linux
2 52 (42.98%) Windows
3 27 (22.31%) Solaris
4 10 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.44%) Unix
6 4 (3.31%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.83%) AIX
8 1 (0.83%) CatOS
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) SUSE
8 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) Benchmarking
1 24 (19.83%) Network Design
1 24 (19.83%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (16.53%) Change Control
3 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.92%) Migration
5 11 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
6 10 (8.26%) Low Latency
7 9 (7.44%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.61%) ITIL
8 8 (6.61%) Network Architecture
8 8 (6.61%) Project Management
9 5 (4.13%) Network Management
9 5 (4.13%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.31%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (3.31%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.48%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.48%) Software Delivery
11 3 (2.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) Java
3 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.74%) Python
5 12 (9.92%) Perl
6 7 (5.79%) C
7 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.48%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.65%) Tcl
10 1 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 50 (41.32%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (33.06%) CCNP
3 20 (16.53%) CCNA
4 11 (9.09%) CCDP
5 9 (7.44%) CCIE
6 5 (4.13%) Degree
7 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.48%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.48%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.65%) RHCE
10 1 (0.83%) CCDA
10 1 (0.83%) CCSP
10 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (21.49%) Hyper-V
2 26 (21.49%) NFS
3 24 (19.83%) KVM
3 24 (19.83%) SRDF
3 24 (19.83%) Xen
4 15 (12.40%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) Snort
7 1 (0.83%) vCloud
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.83%) Nagios
2 1 (0.83%) OPNET
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) TeMIP
2 1 (0.83%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 83 (68.60%) Cisco
2 31 (25.62%) VMware
3 30 (24.79%) Juniper
4 28 (23.14%) CheckPoint
4 28 (23.14%) Oracle
5 27 (22.31%) NetApp
6 25 (20.66%) EMC
7 24 (19.83%) Intel
8 23 (19.01%) TIBCO
9 17 (14.05%) IBM
10 15 (12.40%) DataSynapse
11 14 (11.57%) Sybase
12 11 (9.09%) F5
13 10 (8.26%) HP
13 10 (8.26%) Red Hat
14 9 (7.44%) Aruba
15 5 (4.13%) ION Trading
15 5 (4.13%) ProCurve
16 4 (3.31%) Riverbed
16 4 (3.31%) Splunk