Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 506 623 754
Rank change year-on-year +117 +131 -12
Contract jobs citing Multicast 52 200 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.86% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 132 78
Median daily rate £540 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.06% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £370 £350 £350
90th Percentile £698 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £540 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +27.06% -10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% -1.06%
10th Percentile £42.96 £30.00 £43.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.23% -1.06%

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 4,676 10,767 12,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.08% 12.68% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,714 6,687 7,842
Median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £205
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 496 698
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.73% +10.00% +1.18%

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 14 July 2020.

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
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 14 July 2020. 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 +141 39 £550 +10.00% 19
East of England +55 8 £415 +1.22% 1
South East +140 4 £425 +6.25% 2
North of England +91 1 £350 -3.45% 3
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Multicast
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 30 (57.69%) Firewall
2 29 (55.77%) Cisco
3 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (44.23%) CCNP
5 19 (36.54%) BGP
5 19 (36.54%) VPN
6 18 (34.62%) Linux
7 16 (30.77%) Juniper
7 16 (30.77%) Finance
8 15 (28.85%) Python
9 14 (26.92%) LAN
9 14 (26.92%) WAN
10 13 (25.00%) OSPF
10 13 (25.00%) Network Management
11 12 (23.08%) Low Latency
12 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
12 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
12 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
12 11 (21.15%) DHCP
12 11 (21.15%) DNS
13 10 (19.23%) Project Management
14 9 (17.31%) Wireless
14 9 (17.31%) MPLS
14 9 (17.31%) Internet
14 9 (17.31%) Fortinet
14 9 (17.31%) Palo Alto
15 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
15 8 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (15.38%) Electronic Trading

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 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Akamai
1 2 (3.85%) Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 30 (57.69%) Firewall
2 19 (36.54%) BGP
2 19 (36.54%) VPN
3 14 (26.92%) LAN
3 14 (26.92%) WAN
4 13 (25.00%) OSPF
5 11 (21.15%) DHCP
5 11 (21.15%) DNS
5 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
6 9 (17.31%) Internet
6 9 (17.31%) MPLS
6 9 (17.31%) Wireless
7 8 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 7 (13.46%) EIGRP
8 7 (13.46%) IGMP
8 7 (13.46%) Network Security
8 7 (13.46%) TACACS
9 6 (11.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.92%) GDB
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Front Office
4 5 (9.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Police
6 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) C++ Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Linux Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Network Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Market Data Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) 802.1X
2 6 (11.54%) Rendezvous
3 5 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (5.77%) STL
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Fibre Optics
2 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.85%) Derivative
5 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Network Management
2 12 (23.08%) Low Latency
3 10 (19.23%) Project Management
4 8 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (13.46%) Concurrent Programming
6 6 (11.54%) Change Management
6 6 (11.54%) DevOps
7 5 (9.62%) SOA
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.69%) Open Source
8 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.69%) Service Management
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.77%) High Availability
9 3 (5.77%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Python
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.62%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (44.23%) CCNP
3 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.38%) CCNA
4 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) CCIE
5 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 4 (7.69%) JNCIP
6 4 (7.69%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.77%) CCDP
8 1 (1.92%) CCDA
8 1 (1.92%) VCDX
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware NSX
2 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.92%) Firmware
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.85%) Ansible
3 2 (3.85%) Cacti
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.85%) Nagios
3 2 (3.85%) NetMRI
3 2 (3.85%) Statseeker
3 2 (3.85%) vRealize
3 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.92%) Endace
4 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Cisco
2 16 (30.77%) Juniper
3 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
4 9 (17.31%) Fortinet
4 9 (17.31%) Palo Alto
5 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 7 (13.46%) SolarWinds
7 6 (11.54%) TIBCO
8 5 (9.62%) Arista
8 5 (9.62%) F5
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.69%) Bloomberg
9 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
9 4 (7.69%) Dell
9 4 (7.69%) NetScout
9 4 (7.69%) Reuters
10 3 (5.77%) Currenex
10 3 (5.77%) Sun
10 3 (5.77%) VMware
11 2 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks