The table below looks at the statistics for MGCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGCP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 403 402 405
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing MGCP 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £438 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £408 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £468 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £263 £380
% change year-on-year
+52.57% -30.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MGCP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MGCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MGCP Jobs Demand Trend in London

MGCP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MGCP Daily Rate Trend in London

MGCP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MGCP Hourly Rate Trend in London

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (83.33%) H.323
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
3 15 (62.50%) VoIP
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (45.83%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (41.67%) Degree
6 10 (41.67%) OSPF
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
8 8 (33.33%) CCNP
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 8 (33.33%) BGP
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
8 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (29.17%) CCIE
10 6 (25.00%) SLA
10 6 (25.00%) SS7
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
10 6 (25.00%) Sybase
10 6 (25.00%) Unix
10 6 (25.00%) Solaris
10 6 (25.00%) CDMA
10 6 (25.00%) GPRS
10 6 (25.00%) GSM
10 6 (25.00%) CCNA
10 6 (25.00%) UMTS

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (8.33%) Lync
1 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) H.323
2 15 (62.50%) VoIP
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
4 10 (41.67%) DNS
4 10 (41.67%) OSPF
5 8 (33.33%) BGP
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) CDMA
6 6 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (25.00%) GPRS
6 6 (25.00%) GSM
6 6 (25.00%) NGN
6 6 (25.00%) SS7
6 6 (25.00%) UMTS
6 6 (25.00%) WCDMA
7 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) SCCP
7 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Network Support
2 6 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Communications Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Voice Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XMPP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Solaris
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (8.33%) E-Discovery
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Network Design
3 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
2 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) CCNP
4 7 (29.17%) CCIE
5 6 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.67%) CCDP
7 1 (4.17%) CCSA
7 1 (4.17%) CCSE
7 1 (4.17%) CISSP
7 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (8.33%) EnCase
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Infoblox
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Polycom
5 2 (8.33%) Red Box
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed