Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 13 November 2019 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
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 650 763 814
Rank change year-on-year +113 +51 -8
Contract jobs citing Multicast 156 135 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.99% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 96 43
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% -7.50%
10th Percentile £296 £313 £314
90th Percentile £708 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -1.47% -5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 -
% change year-on-year -3.74% - -

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 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 11,341 13,611 13,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.43% 13.12% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,803 8,184 8,494
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £194 £200 £185
90th Percentile £600 £606 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 644 740
UK median hourly rate £25.68 £19.00 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.16% -2.26% -14.87%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.12 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +27.03% -2.63% -24.00%

Multicast
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multicast over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Multicast over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Multicast within the UK over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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 +112 153 £450 - 27
London +101 84 £525 +13.51% 18
UK excluding London +75 70 £419 -1.47% 11
South East +33 26 £450 - 3
Midlands +54 17 £425 +2.41% 2
East of England +40 16 £288 -22.30% 3
West Midlands +39 10 £406 -2.11% 2
East Midlands +32 7 £450 +12.50%
South West -4 7 - -
North of England +20 2 £488 -7.36% 1
North West 0 2 £488 +21.12% 1
Scotland - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 with a requirement for Multicast.

1 82 (52.56%) Cisco
1 82 (52.56%) BGP
2 72 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (44.87%) OSPF
4 62 (39.74%) MPLS
5 55 (35.26%) CCNP
6 51 (32.69%) Firewall
7 46 (29.49%) Wireless
7 46 (29.49%) Juniper
7 46 (29.49%) WAN
8 45 (28.85%) EIGRP
9 44 (28.21%) VPN
10 39 (25.00%) Finance
10 39 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 34 (21.79%) ITIL
12 33 (21.15%) Banking
13 31 (19.87%) LAN
13 31 (19.87%) CCIE
14 28 (17.95%) Linux
14 28 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (17.95%) Low Latency
15 27 (17.31%) Java
15 27 (17.31%) DHCP
16 26 (16.67%) Python
16 26 (16.67%) VLAN
17 24 (15.38%) Security Cleared
18 23 (14.74%) Ethernet
18 23 (14.74%) TCP/IP
19 22 (14.10%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (14.10%) IGMP

Multicast
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.05%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.21%) Apache
3 2 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.64%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) IaaS
2 9 (5.77%) SaaS
3 8 (5.13%) Azure
4 6 (3.85%) GCP
5 4 (2.56%) AWS
5 4 (2.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Akamai
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 82 (52.56%) BGP
2 70 (44.87%) OSPF
3 62 (39.74%) MPLS
4 51 (32.69%) Firewall
5 46 (29.49%) WAN
5 46 (29.49%) Wireless
6 45 (28.85%) EIGRP
7 44 (28.21%) VPN
8 31 (19.87%) LAN
9 28 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (17.31%) DHCP
11 26 (16.67%) VLAN
12 23 (14.74%) Ethernet
12 23 (14.74%) TCP/IP
13 22 (14.10%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (14.10%) IGMP
14 21 (13.46%) VoIP
15 19 (12.18%) Junos
15 19 (12.18%) Wireshark
16 18 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) Big Data
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.56%) Apache Hive
3 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.56%) InfluxDB
3 4 (2.56%) OpenTSDB
3 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.56%) Sqoop
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.28%) HBase
5 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (3.85%) GDB
3 6 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.85%) JIRA
4 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.92%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 39 (25.00%) Finance
2 33 (21.15%) Banking
3 22 (14.10%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.97%) Investment Banking
5 13 (8.33%) Front Office
6 6 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.21%) Marketing
8 3 (1.92%) Military
9 2 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.28%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.28%) Retail
10 1 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 69 (44.23%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.18%) Developer
2 19 (12.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (10.90%) Java Developer
3 17 (10.90%) Senior Developer
3 17 (10.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (8.33%) Designer
5 11 (7.05%) Architect
5 11 (7.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 10 (6.41%) Network Designer
7 8 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Project Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) IP Designer
9 6 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (6.41%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.85%) Django
4 5 (3.21%) Kafka
5 4 (2.56%) JSON
5 4 (2.56%) Middleware
6 3 (1.92%) Spring
7 2 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.28%) REST
7 2 (1.28%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (0.64%) HTML
8 1 (0.64%) LDAP
8 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.90%) Equities
4 13 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.77%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.49%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.21%) PMI
9 4 (2.56%) CCTV
9 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.56%) MPEG
10 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.92%) User Experience
11 2 (1.28%) BBC
11 2 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.64%) ASIC
12 1 (0.64%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.95%) Linux
2 19 (12.18%) Windows
3 16 (10.26%) Unix
4 7 (4.49%) CentOS
4 7 (4.49%) Debian
5 5 (3.21%) Solaris
6 3 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.79%) ITIL
2 28 (17.95%) Low Latency
3 22 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.82%) Algorithmic Trading
4 20 (12.82%) Network Design
5 19 (12.18%) Load Balancing
6 18 (11.54%) Migration
7 17 (10.90%) Memory Management
7 17 (10.90%) Multithreading
7 17 (10.90%) Test Automation
8 15 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (8.97%) Change Management
9 14 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (8.97%) OO
9 14 (8.97%) Project Management
10 13 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
10 13 (8.33%) Network Management
11 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.31%) Java
2 26 (16.67%) Python
3 15 (9.62%) Perl
4 14 (8.97%) C++
5 7 (4.49%) SQL
6 6 (3.85%) Tcl
7 5 (3.21%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.28%) R
8 2 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.64%) PHP
9 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (35.26%) CCNP
3 31 (19.87%) CCIE
4 24 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 20 (12.82%) Degree
5 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
6 18 (11.54%) JNCIE
7 11 (7.05%) CCNA
8 7 (4.49%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.85%) CCDP
10 5 (3.21%) CCIE Service Provider
10 5 (3.21%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
10 5 (3.21%) PMP
11 4 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (2.56%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.92%) AWS Certification
12 3 (1.92%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.21%) Docker
3 4 (2.56%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.28%) Firmware
6 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.64%) KVM
6 1 (0.64%) NFS
6 1 (0.64%) SRDF
6 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (8.97%) Puppet
2 13 (8.33%) Ansible
2 13 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.49%) Cacti
4 6 (3.85%) Salt
5 5 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.21%) Iperf
5 5 (3.21%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.21%) OPNET
6 4 (2.56%) Consul
6 4 (2.56%) Mesos
6 4 (2.56%) Nagios
6 4 (2.56%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.92%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.28%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.64%) Kibana
9 1 (0.64%) Terraform
9 1 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 82 (52.56%) Cisco
2 46 (29.49%) Juniper
3 22 (14.10%) F5
4 20 (12.82%) Aruba
5 19 (12.18%) CheckPoint
5 19 (12.18%) Fortinet
5 19 (12.18%) Palo Alto
6 13 (8.33%) NetScout
6 13 (8.33%) Solace
7 11 (7.05%) HP
7 11 (7.05%) SolarWinds
8 10 (6.41%) BT
8 10 (6.41%) Citrix
9 9 (5.77%) Arista
10 8 (5.13%) Blue Coat
11 7 (4.49%) Meraki
12 6 (3.85%) Openreach
12 6 (3.85%) SaltStack
12 6 (3.85%) SevOne
12 6 (3.85%) VMware