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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 402 - 387
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MGW 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£433 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
+44.14% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2898 2932 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.32% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 1919 1888
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (50.00%) Softswitch
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office

MGW
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) xDSL
1 1 (50.00%) Softswitch
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson