Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 4 December 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
England > London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 500 333 463
Rank change year-on-year -167 +130 +125
Contract jobs citing Multicast 81 55 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 3.18% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 71
10th Percentile £500 £411 £313
25th Percentile £550 £450 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £475 £520
Median % change year-on-year +26.32% -8.65% +4.00%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £675
90th Percentile £720 £625 £725
England median daily rate £600 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.53
England median hourly rate £33.75 £55.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -38.64% +155.52% -53.71%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,734 1,729 3,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.90% 10.64% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,588 1,197 2,653
10th Percentile £263 £263 £183
25th Percentile £413 £388 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £650 £575 £556
90th Percentile £738 £650 £650
England median daily rate £475 £440 £415
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.02% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 19 108
10th Percentile £11.54 £21.00 £13.96
25th Percentile £15.00 £22.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -17.27% +30.95% -2.33%
75th Percentile £37.75 £39.13 £44.98
90th Percentile £56.38 £58.60 £50.38
England median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -37.14% +62.79% +13.16%

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Multicast in London

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Multicast in London

Multicast
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Multicast in London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Multicast in London

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Multicast in London

Multicast
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the London region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
Central London -51 10 £550 +30.18% 5
East London - 2 - - 1
Multicast
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 London region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 42 (51.85%) Firewall
2 39 (48.15%) Linux
3 36 (44.44%) Ansible
4 35 (43.21%) Cisco
4 35 (43.21%) Finance
5 29 (35.80%) Jenkins
5 29 (35.80%) Electronic Trading
6 28 (34.57%) BGP
6 28 (34.57%) SQL
7 27 (33.33%) TIBCO
7 27 (33.33%) Rendezvous
8 24 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (29.63%) Python
9 23 (28.40%) Windows
9 23 (28.40%) Project Management
10 21 (25.93%) Network Security
11 20 (24.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (24.69%) Red Hat
12 19 (23.46%) OSPF
12 19 (23.46%) Banking
12 19 (23.46%) GCP
13 17 (20.99%) WAN
13 17 (20.99%) C++
14 16 (19.75%) Bloomberg
14 16 (19.75%) Low Latency
14 16 (19.75%) High Availability
15 15 (18.52%) DevOps
15 15 (18.52%) LAN
16 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
16 14 (17.28%) Sun

Multicast
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (13.58%) Confluence
2 9 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.47%) MTS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.46%) GCP
2 10 (12.35%) AWS
3 9 (11.11%) Azure
4 7 (8.64%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (7.41%) IaaS
5 6 (7.41%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (7.41%) PaaS
5 6 (7.41%) SoftLayer
6 5 (6.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (51.85%) Firewall
2 28 (34.57%) BGP
3 21 (25.93%) Network Security
4 19 (23.46%) OSPF
5 17 (20.99%) WAN
6 15 (18.52%) LAN
7 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
8 12 (14.81%) VPN
9 10 (12.35%) MPLS
10 8 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (8.64%) Ethernet
11 7 (8.64%) IPv6
11 7 (8.64%) Wireless
12 6 (7.41%) DNS
12 6 (7.41%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 6 (7.41%) InfiniBand
13 5 (6.17%) FCoE
13 5 (6.17%) IP Telephony
13 5 (6.17%) iSCSI
13 5 (6.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.94%) KDB
4 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) HBase
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (35.80%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.05%) Artifactory
2 13 (16.05%) Bitbucket
3 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.41%) JIRA
5 5 (6.17%) GDB
5 5 (6.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.94%) GCC
7 1 (1.23%) GitLab
General
1 35 (43.21%) Finance
2 19 (23.46%) Banking
3 13 (16.05%) Social Skills
4 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (12.35%) Front Office
6 5 (6.17%) Investment Banking
7 4 (4.94%) International Banking
8 3 (3.70%) Retail Banking
9 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.47%) Legal
9 2 (2.47%) Marketing
9 2 (2.47%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (1.23%) Electronics
10 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Linux Support
3 17 (20.99%) Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Electronic Trading Support
4 16 (19.75%) Linux Scripter
5 13 (16.05%) TIBCO Support
6 11 (13.58%) C++ Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.41%) Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Principal Network Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.94%) TIBCO Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Designer
11 3 (3.70%) Firewall Support
11 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 7 (8.64%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (8.64%) Middleware
3 4 (4.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (4.94%) STL
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
4 1 (1.23%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.23%) Vuetify.js
4 1 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
3 9 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 8 (9.88%) Derivative
5 7 (8.64%) Public Cloud
6 6 (7.41%) Credit Derivative
6 6 (7.41%) Equities
7 5 (6.17%) Legacy Code
8 3 (3.70%) Eurex
9 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
10 1 (1.23%) Pricing Data
10 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) Linux
2 23 (28.40%) Windows
3 20 (24.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.41%) Unix
5 5 (6.17%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Electronic Trading
2 23 (28.40%) Project Management
3 16 (19.75%) High Availability
3 16 (19.75%) Low Latency
4 15 (18.52%) DevOps
5 13 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.35%) Capacity Management
7 10 (12.35%) Change Management
8 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 9 (11.11%) Network Design
8 9 (11.11%) OO
8 9 (11.11%) Scrum
9 8 (9.88%) Migration
10 7 (8.64%) Algorithmic Trading
10 7 (8.64%) Benchmarking
10 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.64%) Network Segmentation
10 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) Python
3 17 (20.99%) C++
4 10 (12.35%) Java
5 6 (7.41%) C#
6 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) VMware NSX
3 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.17%) KVM
3 5 (6.17%) NFS
3 5 (6.17%) SRDF
3 5 (6.17%) Xen
4 1 (1.23%) Docker
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (44.44%) Ansible
2 14 (17.28%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (14.81%) Terraform
4 7 (8.64%) Puppet
5 6 (7.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Cisco
2 27 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 20 (24.69%) Red Hat
4 16 (19.75%) Bloomberg
5 14 (17.28%) Sun
6 13 (16.05%) Currenex
6 13 (16.05%) Refinitiv
7 12 (14.81%) Google
8 11 (13.58%) VMware
9 9 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 9 (11.11%) Palo Alto
10 8 (9.88%) IBM
10 8 (9.88%) McAfee
11 7 (8.64%) Citrix
11 7 (8.64%) Fortinet
11 7 (8.64%) Zscaler
12 6 (7.41%) Nokia
12 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
13 5 (6.17%) F5