The table below looks at the statistics for MGW 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 MGW over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 405 414 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing MGW 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.005% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.035% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £380 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £462 £431 £200
% change year-on-year
+7.13% +115.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MGW
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
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MGW Jobs Demand Trend in London

MGW
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MGW Daily Rate Trend in London

MGW
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGW within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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
City of London - 1 - -
MGW
England

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) XMPP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Nokia
4 2 (25.00%) 3G
4 2 (25.00%) 2G
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) MVNO
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
5 1 (12.50%) WebEx
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) RANAP
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISUP
5 1 (12.50%) H.323

MGW
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 2G
1 2 (25.00%) 3G
1 2 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) H.323
2 1 (12.50%) ISUP
2 1 (12.50%) MVNO
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (12.50%) RANAP
2 1 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
2 1 (12.50%) WebEx
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XMPP
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GCP
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson