Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 548 464
Rank change year-on-year -37 -84 -10
Contract jobs citing Multicast 46 68 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.09% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 119
London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £324 £274 £310
90th Percentile £557 £701 £625
England median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year +22.76% - -

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 5401 6228 5907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.84% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3620 4076 3903
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +5.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £217
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 140 176
London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -3.83% +6.80%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.11% +8.74% +5.00%

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Multicast in London

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Multicast in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Multicast in London

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multicast in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Multicast in London

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast in London.

Contractor 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 25 November 2017. 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 -14 15 £525 +31.66% 5
West London - 4 £329 -
East London -8 1 £538 -20.37%
Multicast
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 London region with a requirement for Multicast.

1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 31 (67.39%) BGP
3 27 (58.70%) Firewall
4 26 (56.52%) OSPF
5 25 (54.35%) EIGRP
5 25 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (45.65%) Finance
7 19 (41.30%) CCNP
8 17 (36.96%) Palo Alto
9 15 (32.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (32.61%) Juniper
9 15 (32.61%) CheckPoint
10 12 (26.09%) MPLS
10 12 (26.09%) Network Security
11 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (23.91%) Banking
11 11 (23.91%) CCIE
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.74%) Network Design
12 10 (21.74%) VLAN
12 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
13 9 (19.57%) Low Latency
13 9 (19.57%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
13 9 (19.57%) VPN
13 9 (19.57%) Python
14 8 (17.39%) ITIL
14 8 (17.39%) HP
14 8 (17.39%) Citrix
14 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds

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 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) nginx
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Quicktime
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) BGP
2 27 (58.70%) Firewall
3 26 (56.52%) OSPF
4 25 (54.35%) EIGRP
5 15 (32.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (26.09%) MPLS
6 12 (26.09%) Network Security
7 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (21.74%) VLAN
9 9 (19.57%) VPN
10 7 (15.22%) IPv4
10 7 (15.22%) VoIP
10 7 (15.22%) WAN
11 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.04%) Wireless
12 5 (10.87%) IPsec
12 5 (10.87%) RIP
12 5 (10.87%) Spanning Tree
13 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
13 4 (8.70%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.17%) InfluxDB
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.17%) OpenTSDB
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) AppScan
1 1 (2.17%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.17%) Paros
1 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.17%) WebScarab
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Front Office
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.35%) Flash
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) Rendezvous
2 2 (4.35%) RFC 2544
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) CGI
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Fintech
3 2 (4.35%) IPTV
3 2 (4.35%) MPEG
3 2 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (4.35%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.17%) Arduino
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.17%) Equities
4 1 (2.17%) IVR
4 1 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Network Design
2 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
2 9 (19.57%) Low Latency
2 9 (19.57%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (17.39%) High Availability
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Network Optimisation
5 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 6 (13.04%) Statistics
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) IT Strategy
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.35%) DRM
7 2 (4.35%) Information Security
7 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Python
2 7 (15.22%) Perl
3 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (41.30%) CCNP
3 11 (23.91%) CCIE
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (6.52%) CCMSE
5 3 (6.52%) CCSE
5 3 (6.52%) CCSP
6 2 (4.35%) CCDP
6 2 (4.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (4.35%) CCVP
7 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.17%) CCIP
7 1 (2.17%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) iptables
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.52%) Cacti
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.17%) Juniper STRM
4 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) Mesos
4 1 (2.17%) Nessus
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) Palo Alto
3 15 (32.61%) CheckPoint
3 15 (32.61%) Juniper
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 8 (17.39%) HP
5 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
6 7 (15.22%) F5
6 7 (15.22%) Tufin
7 6 (13.04%) Arista
8 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
9 3 (6.52%) NetScout
10 2 (4.35%) ION Trading
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.35%) Splunk
10 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
11 1 (2.17%) Avaya
11 1 (2.17%) Fidessa
11 1 (2.17%) Genesys