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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 563 516
Rank change year-on-year +26 -47  
Contract jobs citing Multicast 53 74 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.94% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 77
Median daily rate £435 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £227 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £623 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £470 £340
% change year-on-year -32.18% +38.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 5883 7880 7535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.67% 15.91% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3497 4892 4304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 351 431
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +6 43 £438 -2.77% 11
South East +19 7 £500 +17.64% 3
West Midlands +24 2 £310 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £313 - 1
Multicast
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (57.29%) Cisco
2 48 (50.00%) BGP
3 44 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (39.58%) CCNP
5 37 (38.54%) OSPF
6 34 (35.42%) Firewall
7 33 (34.38%) MPLS
8 31 (32.29%) TCP/IP
9 29 (30.21%) Finance
10 27 (28.13%) Juniper
10 27 (28.13%) LAN
11 25 (26.04%) WAN
11 25 (26.04%) Linux
12 24 (25.00%) Windows
12 24 (25.00%) CCIE
13 23 (23.96%) EIGRP
13 23 (23.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (22.92%) VPN
14 22 (22.92%) Python
15 21 (21.88%) Perl
16 20 (20.83%) Network Design
17 18 (18.75%) Low Latency
18 17 (17.71%) F5
18 17 (17.71%) Unix
18 17 (17.71%) IPv6
19 16 (16.67%) SQL
19 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
19 16 (16.67%) Banking
20 15 (15.63%) Ethernet
20 15 (15.63%) Data Centre

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 8 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.29%) IIS
3 6 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.08%) Apache
4 2 (2.08%) DataSynapse
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.04%) MTS
5 1 (1.04%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.21%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (50.00%) BGP
2 37 (38.54%) OSPF
3 34 (35.42%) Firewall
4 33 (34.38%) MPLS
5 31 (32.29%) TCP/IP
6 27 (28.13%) LAN
7 25 (26.04%) WAN
8 23 (23.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (23.96%) EIGRP
9 22 (22.92%) VPN
10 17 (17.71%) IPv6
11 15 (15.63%) Ethernet
12 13 (13.54%) SNMP
12 13 (13.54%) VPLS
13 12 (12.50%) Wireless
14 11 (11.46%) Wireshark
15 10 (10.42%) VXLAN
16 9 (9.38%) Spanning Tree
17 8 (8.33%) IPv4
17 8 (8.33%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Banking
2 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.46%) Marketing
4 6 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.38%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Architect
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Support
5 5 (5.21%) Data Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Network Support
5 5 (5.21%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.17%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 4 (4.17%) Market Data Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 7 (7.29%) Middleware
2 7 (7.29%) Rendezvous
3 5 (5.21%) Flash
4 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.17%) 802.1X
4 4 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (4.17%) QuickFIX
4 4 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (4.17%) Ultra Messaging
4 4 (4.17%) WCF
4 4 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.13%) CSS
5 3 (3.13%) HTML
5 3 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (2.08%) XML
6 2 (2.08%) XSLT
7 1 (1.04%) RFC 2544
7 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.29%) IPTV
3 7 (7.29%) Streaming Video
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) MPEG
4 5 (5.21%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (4.17%) Equities
6 1 (1.04%) Arduino
6 1 (1.04%) Eurex
6 1 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.04%) RIA
6 1 (1.04%) STB
6 1 (1.04%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Linux
2 24 (25.00%) Windows
3 17 (17.71%) Unix
4 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.38%) Solaris
5 8 (8.33%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Network Design
2 18 (18.75%) Low Latency
3 10 (10.42%) Project Management
4 9 (9.38%) Change Control
4 9 (9.38%) High Availability
4 9 (9.38%) Migration
5 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.33%) Change Management
5 8 (8.33%) Open Source
5 8 (8.33%) Presales
6 7 (7.29%) ITIL
7 6 (6.25%) Network Management
8 5 (5.21%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.21%) DRM
8 5 (5.21%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (4.17%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.17%) MVC
9 4 (4.17%) OOP
9 4 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) Python
2 21 (21.88%) Perl
3 16 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (8.33%) tcsh
5 7 (7.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.25%) Lisp
7 5 (5.21%) Java
8 4 (4.17%) C#
8 4 (4.17%) C++
9 3 (3.13%) C
10 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.08%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 44 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (39.58%) CCNP
3 24 (25.00%) CCIE
4 13 (13.54%) CCNA
5 8 (8.33%) CCIP
5 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 6 (6.25%) JNCIS
7 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.17%) Degree
8 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.13%) CCSP
10 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.08%) CCDP
10 2 (2.08%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.04%) CCSA
11 1 (1.04%) CCSE
11 1 (1.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) MiFID
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Samba
1 8 (8.33%) Snort
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.13%) KVM
3 3 (3.13%) NFS
3 3 (3.13%) SRDF
3 3 (3.13%) vCloud
3 3 (3.13%) Xen
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Nagios
2 8 (8.33%) Kibana
2 8 (8.33%) logstash
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (8.33%) SmokePing
3 5 (5.21%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (4.17%) Cacti
5 3 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.13%) Puppet
5 3 (3.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.04%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 55 (57.29%) Cisco
2 27 (28.13%) Juniper
3 17 (17.71%) F5
4 14 (14.58%) VMware
5 11 (11.46%) TIBCO
6 9 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.38%) Huawei
6 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.29%) Arista
7 7 (7.29%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.29%) Palo Alto
7 7 (7.29%) Reuters
8 6 (6.25%) IBM
9 5 (5.21%) Citrix
9 5 (5.21%) ION Trading
9 5 (5.21%) NetScout
10 4 (4.17%) Bloomberg
10 4 (4.17%) Informatica
10 4 (4.17%) Riverbed
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