The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Multicast skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Multicast over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multicast
England / East of England
Rank 127 118 127
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Multicast 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.047% 0.16% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 1.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £245 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £46.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -1.08% -3.15%  

Multicast is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 379 343 379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.69% 14.06% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 182 186
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 62
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +95.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Multicast as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Multicast in the East of England

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Multicast in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Multicast in the East of England

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multicast in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multicast in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Suffolk -4 1 - -
Multicast
England

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Tellabs
2 2 (66.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Multicast
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Tellabs
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp