The table below looks at the statistics for MGCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGCP over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 595 599 589
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing MGCP 11 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.028% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.19% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Median daily rate £394 £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.01% -20.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MGCP
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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
7683 7496 6607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.60% 14.97% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4733 4276 3640
Median daily rate £400 £353 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 432 383
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

MGCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MGCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGCP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 6 - -
London -1 4 £425 +33.85%
East Midlands - 1 £363 -
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MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MGCP 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 England region with a requirement for MGCP.

1 25 (80.65%) H.323
2 19 (61.29%) SS7
2 19 (61.29%) Telecoms
2 19 (61.29%) Unix
2 19 (61.29%) Solaris
2 19 (61.29%) Diameter Protocol
3 16 (51.61%) VoIP
4 12 (38.71%) SLA
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 11 (35.48%) WCDMA
5 11 (35.48%) UMTS
5 11 (35.48%) CDMA
5 11 (35.48%) GPRS
5 11 (35.48%) GSM
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle
5 11 (35.48%) Sybase
5 11 (35.48%) NGN
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
6 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (29.03%) CCNP
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
8 8 (25.81%) GGSN
8 8 (25.81%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (19.35%) EIGRP
10 6 (19.35%) WAN
11 5 (16.13%) ISDN
11 5 (16.13%) Firewall

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) H.323
2 19 (61.29%) Diameter Protocol
2 19 (61.29%) SS7
3 16 (51.61%) VoIP
4 11 (35.48%) CDMA
4 11 (35.48%) GPRS
4 11 (35.48%) GSM
4 11 (35.48%) NGN
4 11 (35.48%) UMTS
4 11 (35.48%) WCDMA
5 8 (25.81%) GGSN
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (19.35%) EIGRP
7 6 (19.35%) WAN
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
8 5 (16.13%) ISDN
8 5 (16.13%) SCCP
9 4 (12.90%) BGP
9 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
9 4 (12.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (61.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Network Engineer
2 18 (58.06%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Network Support
4 7 (22.58%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Data Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) VoLTE Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XMPP
2 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Solaris
1 19 (61.29%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Project Management
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.45%) Coaching
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 9 (29.03%) CCNP
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (6.45%) CCDP
4 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Sybase
3 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Ericsson
4 3 (9.68%) Huawei
4 3 (9.68%) Nokia
4 3 (9.68%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Riverbed