The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IGMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IGMP over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
UK
Rank 602 - 619
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IGMP 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% - 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IGMP 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6534 7871 7887
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.79% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4036 4697 4305
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 337 437
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +17.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

IGMP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IGMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IGMP in the UK

IGMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IGMP in the UK

IGMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IGMP in the UK

IGMP
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IGMP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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
England - 5 £450 - 4
London - 4 £450 - 3
City of London - 1 £433 -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

IGMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IGMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IGMP.

1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) OSPF
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 16 (66.67%) BGP
3 16 (66.67%) MPLS
4 15 (62.50%) SNMP
5 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 14 (58.33%) CCNP
5 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (54.17%) VLAN
7 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 12 (50.00%) Juniper
7 12 (50.00%) DNS
8 11 (45.83%) Ethernet
8 11 (45.83%) FTP
9 10 (41.67%) HTTP
9 10 (41.67%) Linux
9 10 (41.67%) Middleware
9 10 (41.67%) ICMP
9 10 (41.67%) IPTV
9 10 (41.67%) Video on Demand
9 10 (41.67%) Network Architecture
9 10 (41.67%) Multicast
9 10 (41.67%) Over-the-Top Content
10 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (37.50%) VMware
10 9 (37.50%) VRRP
10 9 (37.50%) CCNA

IGMP
Top Related IT Skills 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 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
1 17 (70.83%) OSPF
2 16 (66.67%) BGP
2 16 (66.67%) MPLS
3 15 (62.50%) SNMP
4 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 13 (54.17%) VLAN
6 12 (50.00%) DNS
7 11 (45.83%) Ethernet
7 11 (45.83%) FTP
8 10 (41.67%) HTTP
8 10 (41.67%) ICMP
8 10 (41.67%) Multicast
9 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (37.50%) IPv4
9 9 (37.50%) IPv6
9 9 (37.50%) VRRP
10 8 (33.33%) Frame Relay
10 8 (33.33%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Billing
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Data Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Support
5 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) IPTV
1 10 (41.67%) Over-the-Top Content
1 10 (41.67%) Video on Demand
2 8 (33.33%) STB
3 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.17%) Derivative
5 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Network Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Network Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CCNP
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCNA
3 8 (33.33%) CCIP
3 8 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.17%) CCDP
6 1 (4.17%) CCIE
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Cacti
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) RANCID
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Juniper
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Huawei
5 7 (29.17%) NetScout
6 6 (25.00%) F5
7 5 (20.83%) Blue Coat
7 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
7 5 (20.83%) Ericsson
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) Aruba
8 4 (16.67%) Meraki
9 3 (12.50%) HP
10 2 (8.33%) QNX
10 2 (8.33%) Sun
11 1 (4.17%) Avaya
11 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds