Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 16 October 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.

Multicast
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 733 682
Rank change year-on-year -18 -51 -48
Contract jobs citing Multicast 87 112 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.73% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 76 132
England median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% -11.28%
10th Percentile £270 £249 £271
90th Percentile £550 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £434
% change year-on-year - +3.75% -11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
England median hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK median hourly rate - £36.25 -

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12729 15308 14761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.96% 15.63% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7788 9406 8556
England median daily rate £405 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 659 750 969
England median hourly rate £18.50 £23.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +16.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.00% +25.00% -

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Multicast as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Multicast in England

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Multicast in England

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multicast in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Multicast in England

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multicast in England

Multicast
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 65 £450 +9.09% 20
South East +12 12 £525 +29.23%
Midlands +35 4 £319 -
West Midlands +29 3 £325 -
South West - 3 - -
East of England -24 2 - - 1
North of England +53 1 £450 -14.29%
North West - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
Multicast
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 England region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 59 (67.82%) Cisco
2 53 (60.92%) BGP
3 46 (52.87%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (50.57%) Firewall
5 42 (48.28%) CCNP
6 39 (44.83%) OSPF
7 31 (35.63%) Finance
8 30 (34.48%) EIGRP
9 27 (31.03%) MPLS
10 26 (29.89%) CCIE
10 26 (29.89%) Network Design
11 25 (28.74%) Juniper
12 22 (25.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (24.14%) VPN
14 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
14 19 (21.84%) LAN
15 18 (20.69%) WAN
15 18 (20.69%) CheckPoint
16 17 (19.54%) Wireless
16 17 (19.54%) Data Centre
17 16 (18.39%) F5
17 16 (18.39%) Linux
17 16 (18.39%) Banking
18 15 (17.24%) IPv6
19 14 (16.09%) DHCP
19 14 (16.09%) Python
19 14 (16.09%) Palo Alto
20 13 (14.94%) Low Latency
20 13 (14.94%) Windows
20 13 (14.94%) DNS

Multicast
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.15%) MTS
2 1 (1.15%) nginx
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.75%) Quicktime
5 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) RMDS
2 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
1 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (60.92%) BGP
2 44 (50.57%) Firewall
3 39 (44.83%) OSPF
4 30 (34.48%) EIGRP
5 27 (31.03%) MPLS
6 22 (25.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (24.14%) VPN
8 19 (21.84%) LAN
8 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
9 18 (20.69%) WAN
10 17 (19.54%) Wireless
11 15 (17.24%) IPv6
12 14 (16.09%) DHCP
13 13 (14.94%) DNS
13 13 (14.94%) IPv4
14 11 (12.64%) Network Security
14 11 (12.64%) VLAN
15 10 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (11.49%) Ethernet
15 10 (11.49%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.15%) Big Data
1 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.15%) InfluxDB
1 1 (1.15%) MySQL
1 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.15%) OpenTSDB
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) GCC
1 2 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.15%) AppScan
2 1 (1.15%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.15%) Paros
2 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.15%) WebScarab
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
3 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
4 10 (11.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) IP Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco Support
7 4 (4.60%) Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Embedded Software Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Rendezvous
2 5 (5.75%) Flash
3 4 (4.60%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.30%) RFC 2544
4 2 (2.30%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.15%) .NET
5 1 (1.15%) CGI
5 1 (1.15%) CSS
5 1 (1.15%) Middleware
5 1 (1.15%) Web Services
5 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) Streaming Video
3 5 (5.75%) IPTV
3 5 (5.75%) MPEG
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (3.45%) Fintech
6 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) Arduino
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) Equities
7 1 (1.15%) Eurex
7 1 (1.15%) IVR
7 1 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Windows
3 6 (6.90%) Unix
4 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Network Design
2 13 (14.94%) Low Latency
3 11 (12.64%) Change Management
3 11 (12.64%) High Availability
3 11 (12.64%) ITIL
4 10 (11.49%) Project Management
5 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.05%) Migration
7 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.90%) Presales
8 5 (5.75%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.75%) DRM
8 5 (5.75%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.60%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (4.60%) Change Control
9 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) Python
2 8 (9.20%) Perl
3 6 (6.90%) Lisp
3 6 (6.90%) SQL
4 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.60%) C
5 4 (4.60%) C++
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (52.87%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (48.28%) CCNP
3 26 (29.89%) CCIE
4 12 (13.79%) CCNA
5 6 (6.90%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 6 (6.90%) CCIP
5 6 (6.90%) JNCIS
6 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) CCSE
8 3 (3.45%) CCDP
8 3 (3.45%) CCIE Service Provider
8 3 (3.45%) CCMSE
8 3 (3.45%) CCSP
8 3 (3.45%) Degree
8 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.30%) CCVP
10 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.15%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.15%) CCSA
10 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) COBIT
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.15%) MiFID
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.30%) iptables
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.45%) Cacti
2 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.15%) Mesos
4 1 (1.15%) Nessus
4 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.15%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 59 (67.82%) Cisco
2 25 (28.74%) Juniper
3 18 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 16 (18.39%) F5
5 14 (16.09%) Palo Alto
6 7 (8.05%) Aruba
6 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.05%) TIBCO
7 6 (6.90%) Arista
7 6 (6.90%) Huawei
7 6 (6.90%) Riverbed
7 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.75%) Bloomberg
8 5 (5.75%) Citrix
8 5 (5.75%) ION Trading
8 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.60%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.60%) HP
10 3 (3.45%) Brocade
10 3 (3.45%) NetScout