The table below looks at the statistics for MGW skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 241 255 214
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -41
Contract jobs citing MGW 5 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.084% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.40% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate £462 £431 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +126.97%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
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 the South East

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

MGW Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MGW
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MGW Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MGW
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MGW Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MGW
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGW within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire - 3 £462 -
Berkshire +2 2 - -
MGW
England

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (57.14%) MPLS
2 12 (57.14%) xDSL
2 12 (57.14%) Intelligent Network
3 11 (52.38%) Softswitch
4 10 (47.62%) Unified Communications
5 6 (28.57%) Nokia
6 4 (19.05%) PBX
6 4 (19.05%) Huawei
6 4 (19.05%) NGN
6 4 (19.05%) Back Office
7 3 (14.29%) LTE
7 3 (14.29%) 4G
7 3 (14.29%) VoLTE
7 3 (14.29%) 3G
8 2 (9.52%) SLA
8 2 (9.52%) RTP
8 2 (9.52%) SS7
8 2 (9.52%) Unix
8 2 (9.52%) 3GPP
8 2 (9.52%) VoIP
8 2 (9.52%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
8 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (9.52%) Fault Management
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (4.76%) VPLS
9 1 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (4.76%) Degree

MGW
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Intelligent Network
1 12 (57.14%) MPLS
1 12 (57.14%) xDSL
2 11 (52.38%) Softswitch
3 10 (47.62%) Unified Communications
4 4 (19.05%) NGN
4 4 (19.05%) PBX
5 3 (14.29%) 3G
5 3 (14.29%) 4G
5 3 (14.29%) LTE
5 3 (14.29%) VoLTE
6 2 (9.52%) 3GPP
6 2 (9.52%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) RTP
6 2 (9.52%) SS7
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) 2G
7 1 (4.76%) SDH
7 1 (4.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
General
1 15 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Voice Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Circuit Switch Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Circuit Switching Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Fault Management
1 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) B2B
2 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) UML
2 1 (4.76%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Nokia
2 4 (19.05%) Huawei
3 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.76%) ComArch
4 1 (4.76%) Cramer