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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 481 391 378
Rank change year-on-year -90 -13 +118
Contract jobs citing Multicast 96 81 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 3.74% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 68 45
10th Percentile £500 £309 £330
25th Percentile £550 £401 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £575 £540
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +6.48% +8.00%
75th Percentile £738 £650 £575
90th Percentile £788 £750 £660
England median daily rate £625 £525 £465
% change year-on-year +19.05% +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
10th Percentile - - £26.93
25th Percentile - - £36.70
Median hourly rate - - £46.13
75th Percentile - - £49.06
90th Percentile - - £49.63
England median hourly rate - - £46.13
% change year-on-year - - +2.51%

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 3,623 2,167 2,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.47% 8.93% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,516 1,498 1,507
10th Percentile £313 £293 £213
25th Percentile £450 £381 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £656 £579 £575
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 20 60
10th Percentile £20.95 £13.85 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.53 £18.50
Median hourly rate £29.12 £47.33 £37.13
Median % change year-on-year -38.47% +27.48% +65.00%
75th Percentile £46.96 £64.06 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £76.03 £52.63
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.96% +12.20% +8.61%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -34 8 £600 -20.00% 4
Multicast
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 49 (51.04%) Finance
2 48 (50.00%) Firewall
3 44 (45.83%) Linux
4 43 (44.79%) Python
5 38 (39.58%) Low Latency
6 35 (36.46%) BGP
7 33 (34.38%) TIBCO
7 33 (34.38%) Rendezvous
8 31 (32.29%) C++
8 31 (32.29%) Migration
9 29 (30.21%) Cisco
9 29 (30.21%) Electronic Trading
10 28 (29.17%) FIX Protocol
10 28 (29.17%) Banking
11 27 (28.13%) Ansible
11 27 (28.13%) Social Skills
12 25 (26.04%) VPN
12 25 (26.04%) OSPF
13 24 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
14 23 (23.96%) SQL
15 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
16 20 (20.83%) Project Management
16 20 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 20 (20.83%) Red Hat
16 20 (20.83%) Jenkins
17 19 (19.79%) MPLS
18 18 (18.75%) Unix
18 18 (18.75%) Windows
18 18 (18.75%) Investment Banking
19 17 (17.71%) Multithreading

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 (11.46%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.04%) nginx
3 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 5 (5.21%) RMDS
2 3 (3.13%) Eikon
3 1 (1.04%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) AWS
2 6 (6.25%) Azure
3 3 (3.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 3 (3.13%) IaaS
3 3 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 48 (50.00%) Firewall
2 35 (36.46%) BGP
3 25 (26.04%) OSPF
3 25 (26.04%) VPN
4 19 (19.79%) MPLS
5 16 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
7 12 (12.50%) IPsec
7 12 (12.50%) WAN
8 11 (11.46%) LAN
9 10 (10.42%) Network Security
9 10 (10.42%) Wireshark
10 9 (9.38%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (9.38%) Wireless
11 7 (7.29%) IPv6
12 6 (6.25%) DNS
12 6 (6.25%) SD-WAN
12 6 (6.25%) VLAN
12 6 (6.25%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) OLTP
4 2 (2.08%) KDB
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 10 (10.42%) Artifactory
4 9 (9.38%) Bitbucket
4 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.04%) GCC
7 1 (1.04%) GDB
7 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 49 (51.04%) Finance
2 28 (29.17%) Banking
3 27 (28.13%) Social Skills
4 18 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (13.54%) Front Office
7 5 (5.21%) Financial Institution
8 3 (3.13%) Legal
9 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Developer
2 23 (23.96%) Network Engineer
3 18 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Applications Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Architect
7 7 (7.29%) TIBCO Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.21%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Linux Scripter
9 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Support
10 4 (4.17%) Linux Support
10 4 (4.17%) TIBCO Support
11 3 (3.13%) Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Market Data Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Market Data Support Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Principal Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.38%) Rendezvous
2 28 (29.17%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (1.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 20 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 12 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 12 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 12 (12.50%) Equities
5 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (4.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.13%) Cloud Native
7 3 (3.13%) Derivative
7 3 (3.13%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.08%) CCTV
8 2 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.08%) Legacy Code
8 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (45.83%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Unix
2 18 (18.75%) Windows
3 16 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.13%) CentOS
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Solaris
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Low Latency
2 31 (32.29%) Migration
3 29 (30.21%) Electronic Trading
4 20 (20.83%) Project Management
5 17 (17.71%) High Availability
5 17 (17.71%) Multithreading
6 15 (15.63%) Change Management
7 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (13.54%) Market Making
9 12 (12.50%) Order Management
10 11 (11.46%) Benchmarking
10 11 (11.46%) Garbage Collection
10 11 (11.46%) OO
10 11 (11.46%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (10.42%) Agile
11 10 (10.42%) ITIL
11 10 (10.42%) Load Balancing
12 9 (9.38%) DevOps
13 8 (8.33%) Performance Management
14 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) Python
2 31 (32.29%) C++
3 23 (23.96%) SQL
4 15 (15.63%) Bash
5 13 (13.54%) Java
6 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.29%) C#
8 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.17%) Perl
10 2 (2.08%) Lisp
11 1 (1.04%) C
11 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.54%) CCIE
3 8 (8.33%) CCNP
4 6 (6.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 4 (4.17%) CCDP
6 3 (3.13%) Degree
6 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) GDPR
3 2 (2.08%) DICOM
3 2 (2.08%) HL7
3 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Docker
1 5 (5.21%) GridGain
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (28.13%) Ansible
2 24 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (7.29%) Nagios
4 3 (3.13%) Grafana
4 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.08%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.04%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) TIBCO
2 29 (30.21%) Cisco
3 20 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 17 (17.71%) Bloomberg
5 14 (14.58%) Currenex
5 14 (14.58%) Reuters
6 13 (13.54%) Azul
6 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
6 13 (13.54%) Sun
7 12 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 12 (12.50%) F5
8 10 (10.42%) Juniper
8 10 (10.42%) SolarWinds
9 9 (9.38%) Arista
10 8 (8.33%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.21%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.21%) VMware
12 4 (4.17%) Citrix
12 4 (4.17%) Oracle
12 4 (4.17%) Refinitiv