Period
to 28 November 2021

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 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
UK > England
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 649 460 633
Rank change year-on-year -189 +173 +128
Contract jobs citing Multicast 111 63 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 1.60% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 108
10th Percentile £351 £370 £290
25th Percentile £475 £411 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% - +1.12%
75th Percentile £625 £586 £600
90th Percentile £650 £625 £708
UK median daily rate £600 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.75 £55.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -38.64% - -
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £55.00 £49.19
% change year-on-year -38.64% +11.81% +5.78%

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 7,911 3,931 10,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.29% 12.96% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,204 2,544 6,250
10th Percentile £206 £213 £185
25th Percentile £356 £325 £308
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £445 £420
Median % change year-on-year +6.74% +5.95% -1.18%
75th Percentile £588 £538 £525
90th Percentile £688 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 187 525
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.00 £12.75
25th Percentile £14.89 £17.69 £15.40
Median hourly rate £22.00 £34.95 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -37.05% +62.56% +13.16%
75th Percentile £47.63 £47.50 £46.40
90th Percentile £63.00 £57.50 £53.25
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -34.33% +48.89% +19.94%

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Multicast in England

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Multicast in England.

Daily rate trend for Multicast in England

Multicast
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Multicast in England over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Multicast in England

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Multicast in England.

Hourly rate trend for Multicast in England

Multicast
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Multicast in England over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

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 6 months to 28 November 2021. 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 -166 81 £600 +27.32% 13
East of England -42 10 £325 -16.13%
South West -44 7 £475 - 1
South East -91 3 £525 +68.00%
West Midlands -63 1 £500 +22.85%
Midlands -74 1 £500 +22.85%
Multicast
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 54 (48.65%) Firewall
2 48 (43.24%) Linux
3 47 (42.34%) Cisco
4 36 (32.43%) Ansible
5 34 (30.63%) Finance
5 34 (30.63%) BGP
6 32 (28.83%) Python
7 30 (27.03%) Electronic Trading
8 28 (25.23%) SQL
9 27 (24.32%) Jenkins
10 26 (23.42%) WAN
10 26 (23.42%) TIBCO
10 26 (23.42%) Rendezvous
11 25 (22.52%) OSPF
11 25 (22.52%) Network Security
12 24 (21.62%) Project Management
13 23 (20.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (20.72%) LAN
13 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
13 23 (20.72%) Windows
13 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (19.82%) Red Hat
15 21 (18.92%) MPLS
15 21 (18.92%) VPN
16 20 (18.02%) Banking
16 20 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (17.12%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (17.12%) Scrum
17 19 (17.12%) GCP
17 19 (17.12%) Problem-Solving

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 11 (9.91%) Confluence
2 8 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.80%) MTS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) GCP
2 10 (9.01%) AWS
3 9 (8.11%) Azure
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (5.41%) IaaS
5 6 (5.41%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (5.41%) PaaS
5 6 (5.41%) SoftLayer
6 5 (4.50%) GitHub
7 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (48.65%) Firewall
2 34 (30.63%) BGP
3 26 (23.42%) WAN
4 25 (22.52%) Network Security
4 25 (22.52%) OSPF
5 23 (20.72%) LAN
5 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
6 21 (18.92%) MPLS
6 21 (18.92%) VPN
7 14 (12.61%) IPv6
8 13 (11.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (10.81%) DNS
9 12 (10.81%) IPv4
10 11 (9.91%) Wireless
11 10 (9.01%) Ethernet
12 9 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (7.21%) Broadband
13 8 (7.21%) DHCP
13 8 (7.21%) PPP
13 8 (7.21%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.60%) KDB
4 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.80%) Big Data
5 2 (1.80%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) HBase
6 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (24.32%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.81%) Artifactory
3 12 (10.81%) Bitbucket
4 11 (9.91%) JIRA
5 10 (9.01%) GDB
6 8 (7.21%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.41%) GitLab
7 6 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.60%) GCC
10 2 (1.80%) Robot Framework
General
1 34 (30.63%) Finance
2 20 (18.02%) Banking
3 17 (15.32%) Social Skills
4 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (9.01%) Front Office
6 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.60%) International Banking
9 3 (2.70%) Electronics
9 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.80%) Legal
10 2 (1.80%) Marketing
10 2 (1.80%) Military
10 2 (1.80%) Police
10 2 (1.80%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.90%) Law
11 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.90%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Linux Support
3 16 (14.41%) Electronic Trading Support
3 16 (14.41%) Linux Scripter
4 15 (13.51%) Developer
5 12 (10.81%) TIBCO Support
6 10 (9.01%) C++ Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.21%) Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Principal Network Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.60%) Designer
11 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Support
11 4 (3.60%) Network Designer
11 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) Rendezvous
2 7 (6.31%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (6.31%) Middleware
3 4 (3.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (3.60%) STL
4 3 (2.70%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.80%) Vue.js
5 2 (1.80%) Vuetify.js
6 1 (0.90%) HTML
6 1 (0.90%) RESTful
6 1 (0.90%) XML
6 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.11%) Derivative
4 8 (7.21%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.31%) Public Cloud
6 6 (5.41%) Credit Derivative
6 6 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (4.50%) Equities
7 5 (4.50%) Legacy Code
8 4 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.70%) Eurex
9 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.80%) CCTV
10 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.80%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.90%) NHS
11 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) Linux
2 23 (20.72%) Windows
3 20 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.41%) OpenWrt
5 5 (4.50%) Solaris
5 5 (4.50%) Unix
6 2 (1.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Electronic Trading
2 24 (21.62%) Project Management
3 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (17.12%) Scrum
5 18 (16.22%) High Availability
6 17 (15.32%) Low Latency
7 16 (14.41%) DevOps
8 15 (13.51%) Change Management
8 15 (13.51%) Network Design
9 12 (10.81%) Capacity Management
9 12 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.01%) Migration
12 9 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.21%) Algorithmic Trading
13 8 (7.21%) ITIL
13 8 (7.21%) Multithreading
13 8 (7.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.83%) Python
2 28 (25.23%) SQL
3 15 (13.51%) C++
4 10 (9.01%) Java
5 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.11%) C
6 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.41%) C#
8 2 (1.80%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.51%) CCIE
3 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.21%) Degree
6 7 (6.31%) CCNP
7 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.80%) CCNA
7 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.90%) CCDP
8 1 (0.90%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.90%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.90%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) SLA
2 6 (5.41%) JTAG
3 3 (2.70%) QA
4 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.41%) VMware NSX
3 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.50%) KVM
3 5 (4.50%) NFS
3 5 (4.50%) SRDF
3 5 (4.50%) Xen
4 3 (2.70%) Docker
4 3 (2.70%) Firmware
4 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (32.43%) Ansible
2 14 (12.61%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (10.81%) Terraform
4 7 (6.31%) Puppet
5 6 (5.41%) Nagios
6 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.70%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.80%) Packer
8 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.90%) Iperf
Vendors
1 47 (42.34%) Cisco
2 26 (23.42%) TIBCO
3 22 (19.82%) Red Hat
4 15 (13.51%) Bloomberg
5 14 (12.61%) CheckPoint
5 14 (12.61%) VMware
6 13 (11.71%) Sun
7 12 (10.81%) Currenex
7 12 (10.81%) Google
7 12 (10.81%) Refinitiv
8 10 (9.01%) Palo Alto
9 9 (8.11%) IBM
10 8 (7.21%) Citrix
10 8 (7.21%) Juniper
10 8 (7.21%) McAfee
10 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.31%) Fortinet
11 7 (6.31%) SolarWinds
11 7 (6.31%) Zscaler
12 6 (5.41%) F5