Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 647 776 752
Rank change year-on-year +129 -24 +9
Contract jobs citing Multicast 202 121 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 0.88% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 76 52
UK median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £275
90th Percentile £675 £625 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £395
% change year-on-year -15.79% +20.25% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -1.06% +22.08%
10th Percentile £30.00 £43.25 £46.70
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +24.68%

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 11,842 13,726 12,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 13.27% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,284 8,436 7,810
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £200 £201 £205
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £385
% change year-on-year +1.27% +2.60% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 765 765
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -22.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -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 19 July 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 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Multicast in the UK

Multicast
Top 13 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 19 July 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 +132 196 £425 -10.53% 40
UK excluding London +67 103 £400 -15.79% 12
London +57 95 £500 +4.99% 28
South West +4 28 £425 -10.53% 1
South East +34 25 £400 -15.79% 6
Midlands +40 18 £400 +23.08% 2
East of England +26 17 £410 +10.07% 1
West Midlands +13 12 £400 +23.08% 1
North of England +32 11 £363 -19.44% 2
North West +18 11 £363 -17.14%
East Midlands - 6 £395 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £465 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 141 (69.80%) BGP
2 134 (66.34%) Cisco
3 132 (65.35%) OSPF
4 111 (54.95%) Firewall
5 110 (54.46%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (40.59%) CCNP
7 65 (32.18%) MPLS
8 63 (31.19%) WAN
8 63 (31.19%) Wireless
9 62 (30.69%) LAN
10 61 (30.20%) VPN
10 61 (30.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 59 (29.21%) Data Centre
12 57 (28.22%) EIGRP
13 52 (25.74%) Linux
14 51 (25.25%) Juniper
14 51 (25.25%) Finance
15 48 (23.76%) TCP/IP
16 45 (22.28%) CheckPoint
17 38 (18.81%) Low Latency
18 37 (18.32%) Network Design
19 35 (17.33%) Cisco IOS
19 35 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
20 33 (16.34%) HSRP
20 33 (16.34%) Python
21 32 (15.84%) CCIE
21 32 (15.84%) VLAN
22 31 (15.35%) Banking
22 31 (15.35%) Network Architecture
23 30 (14.85%) Security Cleared

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 7 (3.47%) Confluence
2 5 (2.48%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.98%) Apache
3 4 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Akamai
3 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.99%) IaaS
3 2 (0.99%) PaaS
3 2 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 141 (69.80%) BGP
2 132 (65.35%) OSPF
3 111 (54.95%) Firewall
4 65 (32.18%) MPLS
5 63 (31.19%) WAN
5 63 (31.19%) Wireless
6 62 (30.69%) LAN
7 61 (30.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 61 (30.20%) VPN
8 57 (28.22%) EIGRP
9 48 (23.76%) TCP/IP
10 35 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (17.33%) Cisco IOS
11 33 (16.34%) HSRP
12 32 (15.84%) VLAN
13 30 (14.85%) Ethernet
13 30 (14.85%) VoIP
14 29 (14.36%) IGMP
14 29 (14.36%) IPsec
15 25 (12.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.48%) Big Data
2 4 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.49%) InfluxDB
3 3 (1.49%) OpenTSDB
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2017
3 3 (1.49%) Sqoop
4 2 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.50%) HBase
5 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.93%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.45%) JIRA
3 8 (3.96%) GDB
4 4 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.50%) Hudson
6 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (25.25%) Finance
2 31 (15.35%) Banking
3 27 (13.37%) Telecoms
4 20 (9.90%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.96%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.96%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Electronics
6 3 (1.49%) Law
6 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.49%) Military
6 3 (1.49%) Retail
7 2 (0.99%) International Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 134 (66.34%) Network Engineer
2 35 (17.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (9.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 15 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (6.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (6.44%) Consultant
6 13 (6.44%) Network Consultant
7 7 (3.47%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (2.97%) CCTV Engineer
8 6 (2.97%) Data Engineer
8 6 (2.97%) Project Engineer
8 6 (2.97%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (2.97%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (2.97%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 6 (2.97%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (2.48%) Architect
9 5 (2.48%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (2.48%) Designer
9 5 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.48%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.91%) Spine.js
2 8 (3.96%) YAML
3 7 (3.47%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.97%) LDAP
5 4 (1.98%) Jinja
5 4 (1.98%) JSON
5 4 (1.98%) Kafka
5 4 (1.98%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.98%) XML
6 3 (1.49%) HTML
6 3 (1.49%) Spring
7 2 (0.99%) CSS
7 2 (0.99%) Django
7 2 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.99%) Middleware
8 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.50%) SOAP
8 1 (0.50%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (29.21%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.45%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.96%) CCTV
5 5 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.98%) Clustering
6 4 (1.98%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.49%) MPEG
7 3 (1.49%) User Experience
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.99%) PKI
8 2 (0.99%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.50%) e-Health
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.74%) Linux
2 18 (8.91%) Unix
3 15 (7.43%) Windows
4 11 (5.45%) CentOS
4 11 (5.45%) Debian
5 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.49%) Solaris
6 3 (1.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.81%) Low Latency
2 37 (18.32%) Network Design
3 31 (15.35%) Network Architecture
4 27 (13.37%) ITIL
5 23 (11.39%) Load Balancing
5 23 (11.39%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (11.39%) Network Virtualisation
6 15 (7.43%) High Availability
7 14 (6.93%) Network Management
8 13 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (5.94%) DevOps
9 12 (5.94%) NsoIT
10 11 (5.45%) Migration
10 11 (5.45%) Problem Management
10 11 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
11 10 (4.95%) Project Management
12 9 (4.46%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.34%) Python
2 12 (5.94%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.46%) Perl
4 4 (1.98%) Java
4 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.49%) C
5 3 (1.49%) SQL
6 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (54.46%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (40.59%) CCNP
3 32 (15.84%) CCIE
4 30 (14.85%) Security Cleared
5 29 (14.36%) SC Cleared
6 17 (8.42%) CCNA
6 17 (8.42%) JNCIE
7 16 (7.92%) Degree
8 12 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (5.45%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.97%) CISSP
10 6 (2.97%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.48%) CCIE Service Provider
11 5 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.49%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (1.49%) CCSP
12 3 (1.49%) CCVP
12 3 (1.49%) HND
12 3 (1.49%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) COBIT
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.47%) Docker
3 5 (2.48%) Firmware
3 5 (2.48%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.49%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.99%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (7.43%) Ansible
2 11 (5.45%) vCenter Server
3 7 (3.47%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.48%) Puppet
6 4 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.49%) Cacti
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.49%) Consul
7 3 (1.49%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.49%) Mesos
7 3 (1.49%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.99%) Nagios
8 2 (0.99%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.99%) systemd
9 1 (0.50%) Iperf
Vendors
1 134 (66.34%) Cisco
2 51 (25.25%) Juniper
3 45 (22.28%) CheckPoint
4 30 (14.85%) Fortinet
5 28 (13.86%) F5
6 27 (13.37%) SolarWinds
7 26 (12.87%) Arista
8 24 (11.88%) Citrix
9 23 (11.39%) Palo Alto
10 18 (8.91%) VMware
11 12 (5.94%) Aruba
12 9 (4.46%) NetApp
13 8 (3.96%) Reuters
14 7 (3.47%) Bloomberg
14 7 (3.47%) Riverbed
14 7 (3.47%) Splunk
15 6 (2.97%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.97%) Meraki
15 6 (2.97%) Microsoft
16 5 (2.48%) HP