The first table below looks at the demand for MGCP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 125 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing MGCP 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.038% 0.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £438 £295
% change year-on-year
- +48.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
326 298 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.30% 12.72% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 145 169
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £37.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
MGCP
UK

MGCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MGCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MGCP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MGCP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MGCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MGCP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MGCP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCIE
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) H.323
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CCM
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) H.323
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
1 1 (12.50%) Time Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCIE
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix