Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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.

Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 871 893
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 -2
Contract jobs citing IGMP 18 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.12% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
UK median daily rate £238 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.70% -10.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £182 £363 £414
90th Percentile £354 £471 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £463 -
% change year-on-year -48.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £44.60 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.93% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year +1.71% - -

IGMP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14137 16320 15778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 15.50% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8593 9844 9128
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 837 1018
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £48.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.27 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% +19.05% +5.00%

IGMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IGMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IGMP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IGMP in the UK

IGMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IGMP in the UK

IGMP
Top 7 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 6 months to 23 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
England +15 15 £238 -38.71% 3
UK excluding London +37 8 £238 -48.65%
London -19 7 £248 -34.00% 3
North of England +64 5 £238 -
North West +25 5 £238 -
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Juniper
3 9 (50.00%) VLAN
3 9 (50.00%) Multicast
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (44.44%) MPLS
4 8 (44.44%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) BGP
5 7 (38.89%) IPsec
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 6 (33.33%) RIP
7 5 (27.78%) NFS
7 5 (27.78%) CCNA
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) F5
8 4 (22.22%) Redback
8 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
8 4 (22.22%) PPP
8 4 (22.22%) VoIP
9 3 (16.67%) WLAN
9 3 (16.67%) LAN
9 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (16.67%) Unix
9 3 (16.67%) Windows

IGMP
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) OSPF
2 9 (50.00%) Multicast
2 9 (50.00%) VLAN
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) MPLS
4 7 (38.89%) BGP
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (38.89%) IPsec
5 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 6 (33.33%) RIP
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 4 (22.22%) PPP
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) ADSL
8 3 (16.67%) L2TP
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 3 (16.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) IP Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) IP Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper Support
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Onboarding Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (5.56%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CCNP
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) NFS
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) iptables
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) FortiGate
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
1 2 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
1 12 (66.67%) Juniper
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) Redback
4 3 (16.67%) BT
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Huawei
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Arista
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) Nokia