The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 571 557 549
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing MGCP 4 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.060% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 17
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£325 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £361 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7542 6630 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.59% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 3684 3826
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 386 641
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 September 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
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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
London 0 2 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South East - - - -
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MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) H.323
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) Megaco
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) PBX
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) ISUP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (12.50%) Lync
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (12.50%) Polycom
6 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) H.323
2 3 (37.50%) Megaco
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) ISUP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) PBX
3 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) DPNSS
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) SS7
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Release Management
1 1 (12.50%) High Availability
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCVP
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) Zeacom
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) BT