The first table below looks at the demand for MGCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGCP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 556 494 545
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +51
Contract jobs citing MGCP 8 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.051% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 13
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £191 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £295
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +48.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6492 6597 8506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 15.34% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3497 3387 4071
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 538 562
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.73 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
MGCP
UK

MGCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MGCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

MGCP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MGCP Daily Rate Trend in England

MGCP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MGCP Hourly Rate Trend in England

MGCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGCP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +1 3 £425 -
London -30 3 £375 +3.44%
East of England - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
MGCP
UK

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) H.323
3 19 (90.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (66.67%) CCNP
6 12 (57.14%) CCVP
7 11 (52.38%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
9 7 (33.33%) VMware
9 7 (33.33%) OSPF
10 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 6 (28.57%) LAN
10 6 (28.57%) VoIP
10 6 (28.57%) WAN
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (19.05%) XMPP
12 4 (19.05%) Firewall
12 4 (19.05%) CCIE
12 4 (19.05%) SCCP
12 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
13 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
13 3 (14.29%) BGP
13 3 (14.29%) PBX
13 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 3 (14.29%) CCNA
13 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
14 2 (9.52%) CMS
14 2 (9.52%) Cisco ICM
14 2 (9.52%) Marketing

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) H.323
2 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
3 7 (33.33%) OSPF
4 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) VoIP
4 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (19.05%) SCCP
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 3 (14.29%) PBX
8 2 (9.52%) ISDN
8 2 (9.52%) RIP
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (52.38%) Voice Engineer
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Voice Network Engineer
5 6 (28.57%) Network Administrator
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Administrator
5 6 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (28.57%) Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Expert
6 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco IPT Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Voice Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Data Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Use Case
1 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
1 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
1 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNP
3 12 (57.14%) CCVP
4 4 (19.05%) CCIE
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Verint
5 1 (4.76%) Zeacom
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) BT