The table below looks at the statistics for MGCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGCP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 115 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing MGCP 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 0.68% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £328 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.25% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MGCP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
568 733 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.35% 27.03% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 324 233
Average daily rate £363 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £201 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MGCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MGCP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MGCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MGCP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MGCP across the Berkshire region.

MGCP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MGCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MGCP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MGCP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MGCP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £401 -
MGCP
South East

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MGCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MGCP.

1 9 (100.00%) H.323
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
2 8 (88.89%) SS7
2 8 (88.89%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Sybase
3 5 (55.56%) CDMA
3 5 (55.56%) GPRS
3 5 (55.56%) GSM
3 5 (55.56%) UMTS
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) WCDMA
3 5 (55.56%) SLA
3 5 (55.56%) NGN
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) GGSN
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (11.11%) Billing
6 1 (11.11%) Huawei
6 1 (11.11%) SGSN
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) CCVP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MGCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MGCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) H.323
2 8 (88.89%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (88.89%) SS7
3 5 (55.56%) CDMA
3 5 (55.56%) GPRS
3 5 (55.56%) GSM
3 5 (55.56%) NGN
3 5 (55.56%) UMTS
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) WCDMA
4 3 (33.33%) GGSN
5 1 (11.11%) SGSN
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Core Network Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Network Support
4 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Solaris
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCVP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Meraki
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks