Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 117 200
Rank change year-on-year -59 +83 +48
Contract jobs citing Multicast 10 7 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 2.75% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 17
10th Percentile £490 " "
25th Percentile £500 £411 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £423 £625
Median % change year-on-year +30.18% -32.40% +35.14%
75th Percentile £600 £517 £700
90th Percentile £640 £567 "
Central London median daily rate £550 £423 £625
% change year-on-year +30.18% -32.40% +31.58%

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 367 255 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.29% 13.19% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 208 470
10th Percentile £308 £238 £200
25th Percentile £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £613 £556 £575
90th Percentile £688 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
10th Percentile £16.20 £22.70 £12.20
25th Percentile £21.00 " £15.88
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.10
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +20.42% +2.14%
75th Percentile £37.75 £38.25 £21.25
90th Percentile " £52.35 £26.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +15.00% +6.95%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) OSPF
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
4 4 (40.00%) IPv6
4 4 (40.00%) Broadband
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Nagios
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP

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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) BGP
1 6 (60.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Broadband
3 4 (40.00%) IPv6
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (20.00%) HSRP
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) NX-OS
6 1 (10.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) BigQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) GDB
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) GitLab
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Principal Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Engineering Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Eurex
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) JTAG
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Arista
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters