Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Multicast skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multicast over the 6 months to 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Multicast
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 156 222
Rank change year-on-year +10 +66 +24
Contract jobs citing Multicast 7 7 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 2.07% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 24
10th Percentile £314 £350 £331
25th Percentile £318 £404 £442
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £340 £575 £500
Median % change year-on-year -40.87% +15.00% +31.58%
75th Percentile £468 £681 £541
90th Percentile £652 £725 £679
Central London median daily rate £750 £575 £500
% change year-on-year +30.43% +15.00% +29.87%

Multicast is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 273 338 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.05% 9.64% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 244 562
10th Percentile £336 £206 £203
25th Percentile £405 £338 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £656
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 19
10th Percentile £11.98 £16.39 £17.76
25th Percentile £12.69 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate £14.75 £31.75 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -53.54% +41.11% +18.42%
75th Percentile £17.19 £42.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £18.13 £52.83 £43.37
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £30.05 £21.75
% change year-on-year -47.59% +38.16% +16.31%

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Multicast as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Multicast in the City of London

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Multicast in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Multicast in the City of London

Multicast
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Multicast in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Multicast in the City of London

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Multicast in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Multicast in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Multicast also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) GDB
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) JTAG
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) UPnP
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Multicast
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) BGP
1 3 (42.86%) OSPF
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) DECT
2 2 (28.57%) IPv4
2 2 (28.57%) IPv6
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) PPP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) UPnP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (14.29%) InfiniBand
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) GDB
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) GCC
3 2 (28.57%) GitLab
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Pricing Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Pricing Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
2 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Solace
3 1 (14.29%) ADVA
3 1 (14.29%) Arista
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) VMware