The table below looks at the statistics for MGW skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank - 59 -
Contract jobs citing MGW 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £270 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £298 £250
% change year-on-year
+32.60% +19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 79 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.32% 12.56% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 42
Average daily rate £300 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.25 £14.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.64% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.20 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MGW Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham