The table below looks at the statistics for MGW skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MGW 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
+26.12% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 167 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.21% 16.97% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 79 91
Average daily rate £345 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 22
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £31.56 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MGW Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MGW
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

MGW Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MGW
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MGW 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 MGW.

1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Verint

MGW
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MGW 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 MGW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Verint