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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multicast
Rank 574 536 542
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Contract jobs citing Multicast 66 99 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.20% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 53
Average daily rate £500 £394 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £301 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £650 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £340 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 £46.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% +68.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year
-0.54% -

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
8540 8244 7307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.79% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5165 4488 3859
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 445 405
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016.

Multicast Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Multicast
Top 23 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 29 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -54 61 £500 +29.03% 23
London -28 35 £500 -13.04% 18
South East -21 15 £380 +13.43% 2
Hampshire - 14 £320 -
Fareham - 8 £625 -
City of London +31 7 £450 -25.92% 8
East of England +13 5 £223 +3.48% 1
Scotland -14 5 - - 1
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Havant - 5 £300 -
Suffolk - 4 £223 -
Ipswich - 3 £223 -
West Midlands -21 2 - - 1
Berkshire +6 1 £440 +17.33% 2
South West -4 1 £330 -5.71%
Wiltshire -4 1 £330 -5.71%
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1
Colchester - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £320 -
Sheffield - 1 £525 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 86 (61.87%) Cisco
2 62 (44.60%) BGP
3 58 (41.73%) LAN
3 58 (41.73%) Finance
4 56 (40.29%) TCP/IP
5 54 (38.85%) MPLS
6 48 (34.53%) Firewall
7 46 (33.09%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (32.37%) OSPF
9 44 (31.65%) Linux
10 41 (29.50%) WAN
11 37 (26.62%) DNS
12 34 (24.46%) EIGRP
12 34 (24.46%) Juniper
13 33 (23.74%) VLAN
14 31 (22.30%) Windows
15 30 (21.58%) CCNP
16 29 (20.86%) SAN
17 28 (20.14%) NetApp
17 28 (20.14%) Low Latency
18 27 (19.42%) CCNA
18 27 (19.42%) Unix
19 26 (18.71%) NAS
19 26 (18.71%) Data Centre
20 25 (17.99%) Banking
21 22 (15.83%) Java
22 21 (15.11%) SQL
22 21 (15.11%) Python
23 20 (14.39%) ITIL
23 20 (14.39%) VPN

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (4.32%) IIS
1 6 (4.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.60%) Apache
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.16%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.72%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (44.60%) BGP
2 58 (41.73%) LAN
3 56 (40.29%) TCP/IP
4 54 (38.85%) MPLS
5 48 (34.53%) Firewall
6 45 (32.37%) OSPF
7 41 (29.50%) WAN
8 37 (26.62%) DNS
9 34 (24.46%) EIGRP
10 33 (23.74%) VLAN
11 29 (20.86%) SAN
12 26 (18.71%) NAS
13 20 (14.39%) VPN
14 19 (13.67%) DHCP
15 17 (12.23%) Spanning Tree
16 16 (11.51%) IPsec
16 16 (11.51%) Wireless
17 14 (10.07%) HSRP
18 13 (9.35%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (9.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.60%) HBase
3 2 (1.44%) KDB
4 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Subversion
1 5 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) Ant
3 2 (1.44%) GCC
3 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
General
1 58 (41.73%) Finance
2 25 (17.99%) Banking
3 17 (12.23%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.91%) Front Office
5 5 (3.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.88%) Military
6 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.16%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) German Language
9 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.72%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) Malay Language
9 1 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.72%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.72%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Network Engineer
2 30 (21.58%) Architect
3 16 (11.51%) Developer
4 13 (9.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (7.19%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.19%) Senior Architect
6 9 (6.47%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.76%) Network Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Security Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Senior Technical Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Data Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Performance Specialist
10 5 (3.60%) FIX Specialist
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.79%) Rendezvous
2 14 (10.07%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (7.91%) Middleware
4 4 (2.88%) HTML
4 4 (2.88%) Ultra Messaging
4 4 (2.88%) Web Services
4 4 (2.88%) XML
4 4 (2.88%) XSLT
5 3 (2.16%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.16%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.44%) .NET
7 1 (0.72%) J2EE
7 1 (0.72%) JMS
7 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.72%) Spring
7 1 (0.72%) WAP
7 1 (0.72%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.07%) Equities
3 10 (7.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (6.47%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.76%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.04%) CMDB
6 7 (5.04%) Fintech
7 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.32%) Eurex
8 5 (3.60%) Fixed Income
8 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.88%) Derivative
9 4 (2.88%) MPEG
9 4 (2.88%) PKI
10 3 (2.16%) IPTV
11 2 (1.44%) Clustering
11 2 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.44%) HP StoreVirtual
12 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.65%) Linux
2 31 (22.30%) Windows
3 27 (19.42%) Unix
4 14 (10.07%) Solaris
5 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.47%) CatOS
7 3 (2.16%) SUSE
7 3 (2.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.72%) CentOS
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.14%) Low Latency
2 20 (14.39%) ITIL
2 20 (14.39%) Server Virtualisation
2 20 (14.39%) Service Management
3 19 (13.67%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (12.95%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (11.51%) Project Management
6 15 (10.79%) Network Design
7 14 (10.07%) Electronic Trading
7 14 (10.07%) Multithreading
8 13 (9.35%) Security Architecture
9 12 (8.63%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.47%) Change Management
10 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.47%) ITSM
10 9 (6.47%) Migration
10 9 (6.47%) Release Management
11 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.83%) Java
2 21 (15.11%) Python
2 21 (15.11%) SQL
3 16 (11.51%) Perl
4 11 (7.91%) C
4 11 (7.91%) C++
5 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.60%) Ruby
7 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.44%) PHP
9 2 (1.44%) Tcl
10 1 (0.72%) C#
10 1 (0.72%) Korn
10 1 (0.72%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 46 (33.09%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (21.58%) CCNP
3 27 (19.42%) CCNA
4 18 (12.95%) Security Cleared
5 17 (12.23%) SC Cleared
6 15 (10.79%) Degree
7 14 (10.07%) CCIE
8 3 (2.16%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.44%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.44%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.44%) RHCE
10 1 (0.72%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.72%) CCDP
10 1 (0.72%) CCSA
10 1 (0.72%) CCSP
10 1 (0.72%) MCSE
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) MiFID
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.91%) NFS
3 8 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.04%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.04%) Xen
5 6 (4.32%) KVM
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.32%) SRDF
6 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.72%) Snort
7 1 (0.72%) vCloud
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Puppet
2 3 (2.16%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.44%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.72%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.72%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.72%) OpenView
4 1 (0.72%) OPNET
4 1 (0.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (61.87%) Cisco
2 34 (24.46%) Juniper
3 28 (20.14%) NetApp
4 20 (14.39%) CheckPoint
5 17 (12.23%) TIBCO
6 15 (10.79%) F5
7 14 (10.07%) Red Hat
7 14 (10.07%) VMware
8 13 (9.35%) Oracle
9 10 (7.19%) IBM
10 9 (6.47%) HP
11 8 (5.76%) Aruba
11 8 (5.76%) EMC
12 7 (5.04%) BT
12 7 (5.04%) Palo Alto
12 7 (5.04%) Reuters
12 7 (5.04%) Sybase
13 6 (4.32%) DataSynapse
13 6 (4.32%) Intel
13 6 (4.32%) Remedy
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