Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 612 717 784
Rank change year-on-year +105 +67 +5
Contract jobs citing Multicast 154 135 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.08% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 95 43
England median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% -7.50%
10th Percentile £295 £313 £314
90th Percentile £700 £613 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year - -2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 -
% change year-on-year -3.74% - -

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 10,253 12,545 12,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.37% 13.17% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,231 7,591 7,991
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £192 £200 £190
90th Percentile £606 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 579 681
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% +6.95% -16.89%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £25.40 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +33.68% -2.56% -13.33%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +96 84 £513 +13.89% 14
South East +42 27 £450 - 2
Midlands +53 17 £425 +2.41% 1
East of England +55 16 £288 -22.30% 3
West Midlands +48 10 £406 -2.11% 1
East Midlands +29 7 £450 +12.50%
South West -14 7 - -
North of England +24 2 £488 -7.36% 1
North West +22 2 £488 +21.12% 1
Multicast
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 82 (53.25%) BGP
2 80 (51.95%) Cisco
3 71 (46.10%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (43.51%) OSPF
5 62 (40.26%) MPLS
6 54 (35.06%) CCNP
7 50 (32.47%) Firewall
8 46 (29.87%) Wireless
8 46 (29.87%) Juniper
8 46 (29.87%) WAN
9 45 (29.22%) VPN
10 43 (27.92%) EIGRP
11 40 (25.97%) Data Centre
12 39 (25.32%) Finance
13 33 (21.43%) Banking
13 33 (21.43%) ITIL
13 33 (21.43%) LAN
14 32 (20.78%) CCIE
15 29 (18.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (18.18%) Low Latency
16 28 (18.18%) Linux
17 27 (17.53%) Java
18 26 (16.88%) DHCP
18 26 (16.88%) VLAN
19 25 (16.23%) Python
20 23 (14.94%) Ethernet
20 23 (14.94%) TCP/IP
20 23 (14.94%) F5
21 22 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
21 22 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.25%) Apache
3 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.65%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) IaaS
2 9 (5.84%) SaaS
3 8 (5.19%) Azure
4 6 (3.90%) GCP
5 4 (2.60%) AWS
5 4 (2.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Akamai
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 82 (53.25%) BGP
2 67 (43.51%) OSPF
3 62 (40.26%) MPLS
4 50 (32.47%) Firewall
5 46 (29.87%) WAN
5 46 (29.87%) Wireless
6 45 (29.22%) VPN
7 43 (27.92%) EIGRP
8 33 (21.43%) LAN
9 29 (18.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (16.88%) DHCP
10 26 (16.88%) VLAN
11 23 (14.94%) Ethernet
11 23 (14.94%) TCP/IP
12 22 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (14.29%) IGMP
13 20 (12.99%) VoIP
14 19 (12.34%) Junos
14 19 (12.34%) Wireshark
15 18 (11.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) Big Data
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.60%) Apache Hive
3 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.60%) InfluxDB
3 4 (2.60%) OpenTSDB
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.60%) Sqoop
4 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.30%) HBase
5 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (3.90%) GDB
3 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.90%) JIRA
4 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.95%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 39 (25.32%) Finance
2 33 (21.43%) Banking
3 22 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 13 (8.44%) Front Office
6 6 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.25%) Marketing
8 3 (1.95%) Military
9 2 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.30%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.30%) Retail
10 1 (0.65%) Back Office
10 1 (0.65%) Police
Job Titles
1 69 (44.81%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.34%) Developer
3 18 (11.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.04%) Senior Developer
4 17 (11.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Designer
6 11 (7.14%) Architect
6 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Network Designer
8 8 (5.19%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 8 (5.19%) Project Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) IP Designer
10 6 (3.90%) Juniper Engineer
11 4 (2.60%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.74%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (7.14%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.90%) Django
4 5 (3.25%) Kafka
5 4 (2.60%) JSON
5 4 (2.60%) Middleware
6 3 (1.95%) Spring
7 2 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.30%) REST
7 2 (1.30%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.65%) HTML
8 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.97%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.04%) Equities
4 13 (8.44%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.19%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.25%) PMI
9 4 (2.60%) CCTV
9 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.60%) MPEG
10 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.95%) User Experience
11 2 (1.30%) BBC
11 2 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.65%) ASIC
12 1 (0.65%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.18%) Linux
2 19 (12.34%) Windows
3 16 (10.39%) Unix
4 7 (4.55%) CentOS
4 7 (4.55%) Debian
5 5 (3.25%) Solaris
6 3 (1.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.43%) ITIL
2 28 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.99%) Algorithmic Trading
4 20 (12.99%) Network Design
5 19 (12.34%) Load Balancing
6 18 (11.69%) Migration
7 17 (11.04%) Memory Management
7 17 (11.04%) Multithreading
7 17 (11.04%) Test Automation
8 15 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (9.09%) Change Management
9 14 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (9.09%) OO
9 14 (9.09%) Project Management
10 13 (8.44%) Multithreaded Programming
10 13 (8.44%) Network Management
11 10 (6.49%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.53%) Java
2 25 (16.23%) Python
3 15 (9.74%) Perl
4 14 (9.09%) C++
5 7 (4.55%) SQL
6 6 (3.90%) Tcl
7 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.30%) R
8 2 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (46.10%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (35.06%) CCNP
3 32 (20.78%) CCIE
4 22 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 20 (12.99%) Degree
6 18 (11.69%) JNCIE
6 18 (11.69%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.49%) CCNA
8 7 (4.55%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.90%) CCDP
10 5 (3.25%) CCIE Service Provider
10 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.25%) PMI Certification
10 5 (3.25%) PMP
11 4 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (2.60%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.95%) AWS Certification
12 3 (1.95%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.25%) Docker
3 4 (2.60%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) KVM
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) SRDF
6 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) Puppet
2 13 (8.44%) Ansible
2 13 (8.44%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.55%) Cacti
4 6 (3.90%) Salt
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.25%) Iperf
5 5 (3.25%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.25%) OPNET
6 4 (2.60%) Consul
6 4 (2.60%) Mesos
6 4 (2.60%) Nagios
6 4 (2.60%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.60%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.95%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) Terraform
8 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 80 (51.95%) Cisco
2 46 (29.87%) Juniper
3 23 (14.94%) F5
4 20 (12.99%) CheckPoint
4 20 (12.99%) Fortinet
4 20 (12.99%) Palo Alto
5 19 (12.34%) Aruba
6 13 (8.44%) NetScout
6 13 (8.44%) Solace
7 11 (7.14%) Citrix
7 11 (7.14%) HP
7 11 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.84%) Arista
8 9 (5.84%) BT
9 8 (5.19%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.90%) Intel
10 6 (3.90%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.90%) Openreach
10 6 (3.90%) SaltStack
10 6 (3.90%) VMware