The table below looks at the statistics for MGW skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 111 115 116
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing MGW 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 1.51% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £431 £395
% change year-on-year
-41.99% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00
MGW
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
461 530 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.92% 21.38% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 277 236
Median daily rate £363 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 24
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MGW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MGW Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MGW
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MGW Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MGW
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MGW across the Berkshire region.

MGW Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MGW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MGW.

1 12 (92.31%) INAP
2 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) SIGTRAN
2 11 (84.62%) 4G
2 11 (84.62%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (69.23%) High Availability
3 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 9 (69.23%) LTE
3 9 (69.23%) SPML
3 9 (69.23%) Nokia
3 9 (69.23%) Change Management
3 9 (69.23%) LDAP
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
4 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
4 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Back Office
5 7 (53.85%) HNC
5 7 (53.85%) HND
6 5 (38.46%) Front Office
6 5 (38.46%) Project Management
6 5 (38.46%) Network Design
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) ISUP
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) OpenView
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Nokia DX200

MGW
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) INAP
2 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) 4G
2 11 (84.62%) Diameter Protocol
2 11 (84.62%) SIGTRAN
3 9 (69.23%) LDAP
3 9 (69.23%) LTE
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) ISUP
4 2 (15.38%) Nokia DX200
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) ATM
5 1 (7.69%) CDMA
5 1 (7.69%) GGSN
5 1 (7.69%) GPRS
5 1 (7.69%) Megaco
5 1 (7.69%) SGSN
5 1 (7.69%) Softswitch
5 1 (7.69%) SS7
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) Back Office
3 5 (38.46%) Front Office
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
1 9 (69.23%) SPML
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
1 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Change Management
1 9 (69.23%) High Availability
2 8 (61.54%) Integration Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Network Design
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) HNC
1 7 (53.85%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Nokia
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) GENBAND
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase