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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multicast
UK / England
Rank 534 549 479
Rank change year-on-year +15 -70  
Contract jobs citing Multicast 43 63 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.88% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 80
Median daily rate £450 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £625 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Median hourly rate £47.00 £37.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.02% -22.10%  
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6059 7164 7137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.69% 14.72% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 4319 3946
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 305 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multicast in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multicast in England

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multicast in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 23 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
London +15 33 £450 -10.00% 17
South East +4 6 £385 -38.40% 3
Yorkshire +9 1 £525 -
East of England -7 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £285 -
Multicast
UK

Multicast
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 55 (58.51%) Cisco
2 41 (43.62%) TCP/IP
3 37 (39.36%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (39.36%) BGP
4 36 (38.30%) Firewall
5 34 (36.17%) Finance
6 33 (35.11%) Linux
7 32 (34.04%) OSPF
8 30 (31.91%) LAN
9 28 (29.79%) WAN
10 26 (27.66%) Windows
10 26 (27.66%) MPLS
11 25 (26.60%) Unix
11 25 (26.60%) VMware
12 24 (25.53%) Juniper
13 23 (24.47%) Perl
13 23 (24.47%) Banking
14 22 (23.40%) SQL
15 21 (22.34%) CCNP
15 21 (22.34%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (21.28%) F5
16 20 (21.28%) Solaris
17 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (18.09%) Python
18 17 (18.09%) Middleware
19 16 (17.02%) SNMP
19 16 (17.02%) VPLS
19 16 (17.02%) Low Latency
20 15 (15.96%) Network Security
20 15 (15.96%) Java

Multicast
Top Related 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 13 (13.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.57%) Apache
2 9 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.57%) IIS
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.51%) DataSynapse
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (43.62%) TCP/IP
2 37 (39.36%) BGP
3 36 (38.30%) Firewall
4 32 (34.04%) OSPF
5 30 (31.91%) LAN
6 28 (29.79%) WAN
7 26 (27.66%) MPLS
8 21 (22.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (17.02%) SNMP
9 16 (17.02%) VPLS
10 15 (15.96%) EIGRP
10 15 (15.96%) Network Security
10 15 (15.96%) SAN
11 13 (13.83%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (13.83%) Ethernet
11 13 (13.83%) HTTP
11 13 (13.83%) VLAN
12 12 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (12.77%) Internet
12 12 (12.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.51%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.06%) JMeter
3 1 (1.06%) JUnit
3 1 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (36.17%) Finance
2 23 (24.47%) Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.26%) Marketing
7 3 (3.19%) Front Office
8 2 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.06%) Billing
9 1 (1.06%) Electronics
9 1 (1.06%) Legal
9 1 (1.06%) Retail
9 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.77%) Architect
3 10 (10.64%) Data Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Developer
3 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (9.57%) Network Support
5 8 (8.51%) Market Data Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Systems Integrator
7 5 (5.32%) Unix Systems Integrator
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) Middleware
2 9 (9.57%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (9.57%) Rendezvous
3 8 (8.51%) HTML
3 8 (8.51%) XML
3 8 (8.51%) XSLT
4 6 (6.38%) .NET
5 4 (4.26%) 802.1X
5 4 (4.26%) CSS
5 4 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (4.26%) Ultra Messaging
5 4 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.19%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (3.19%) QuickFIX
6 3 (3.19%) WCF
7 2 (2.13%) XMPP
8 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (7.45%) Equities
4 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.32%) IPTV
6 4 (4.26%) Online Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (4.26%) STB
6 4 (4.26%) TWAP
6 4 (4.26%) Video on Demand
6 4 (4.26%) VWAP
7 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.13%) RIA
7 2 (2.13%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.06%) CMDB
8 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.11%) Linux
2 26 (27.66%) Windows
3 25 (26.60%) Unix
4 20 (21.28%) Solaris
5 9 (9.57%) FreeBSD
6 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.19%) AIX
7 3 (3.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Low Latency
2 14 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (13.83%) Change Control
4 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.64%) Benchmarking
5 10 (10.64%) High Availability
5 10 (10.64%) Multithreading
6 9 (9.57%) Network Management
6 9 (9.57%) Open Source
7 7 (7.45%) Network Design
8 6 (6.38%) DevOps
8 6 (6.38%) ITIL
8 6 (6.38%) Migration
8 6 (6.38%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.26%) Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (4.26%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (4.26%) Project Management
10 4 (4.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) Perl
2 22 (23.40%) SQL
3 17 (18.09%) Python
4 15 (15.96%) Java
5 9 (9.57%) tcsh
6 8 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.45%) C++
8 4 (4.26%) C
9 3 (3.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (39.36%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (22.34%) CCNP
3 15 (15.96%) CCNA
4 9 (9.57%) CCIE
5 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.32%) CCIP
7 5 (5.32%) Degree
7 5 (5.32%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.19%) CCSP
8 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.06%) CCSA
9 1 (1.06%) ISEB
9 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) MiFID
3 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.77%) SRDF
3 10 (10.64%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.64%) KVM
3 10 (10.64%) NFS
3 10 (10.64%) Xen
4 9 (9.57%) Samba
4 9 (9.57%) Snort
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.19%) vCloud
7 2 (2.13%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Nagios
2 9 (9.57%) Kibana
2 9 (9.57%) logstash
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle ZFS
2 9 (9.57%) SmokePing
3 8 (8.51%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (7.45%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 2 (2.13%) Cacti
5 2 (2.13%) OpenAM
5 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.13%) Pingdom
5 2 (2.13%) Puppet
5 2 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.06%) Control-M
6 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (58.51%) Cisco
2 25 (26.60%) VMware
3 24 (25.53%) Juniper
4 20 (21.28%) F5
5 14 (14.89%) Oracle
6 13 (13.83%) IBM
6 13 (13.83%) TIBCO
7 12 (12.77%) EMC
8 11 (11.70%) NetApp
8 11 (11.70%) Sybase
9 10 (10.64%) Intel
9 10 (10.64%) Reuters
10 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
10 8 (8.51%) Huawei
10 8 (8.51%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.45%) Palo Alto
12 6 (6.38%) Arista
12 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.32%) Fixnetix
14 4 (4.26%) AppDynamics
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