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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 260 266 245
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing MGW 2 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.12% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.67% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £250 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +23.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £431 £350
% change year-on-year
-41.99% +23.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00
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
1573 1793 1838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.98% 18.27% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 972 863
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 127 99
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.20% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MGW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGW within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 2 £250 -
MGW
England

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MGW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MGW.

1 13 (92.86%) INAP
2 12 (85.71%) 3G
2 12 (85.71%) SIGTRAN
2 12 (85.71%) 4G
2 12 (85.71%) Diameter Protocol
3 11 (78.57%) High Availability
3 11 (78.57%) SPML
3 11 (78.57%) LTE
3 11 (78.57%) Change Management
3 11 (78.57%) LDAP
3 11 (78.57%) SOAP
3 11 (78.57%) Nokia
4 10 (71.43%) Service Delivery
4 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Back Office
5 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
5 9 (64.29%) HNC
5 9 (64.29%) HND
6 7 (50.00%) Network Design
6 7 (50.00%) Front Office
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
6 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) ISUP
7 2 (14.29%) Nokia DX200
8 1 (7.14%) Presales
8 1 (7.14%) GGSN
8 1 (7.14%) SGSN
8 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Softswitch

MGW
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) INAP
2 12 (85.71%) 3G
2 12 (85.71%) 4G
2 12 (85.71%) Diameter Protocol
2 12 (85.71%) SIGTRAN
3 11 (78.57%) LDAP
3 11 (78.57%) LTE
4 2 (14.29%) ISUP
4 2 (14.29%) Nokia DX200
5 1 (7.14%) 3GPP
5 1 (7.14%) ATM
5 1 (7.14%) CDMA
5 1 (7.14%) GPRS
5 1 (7.14%) GSM
5 1 (7.14%) ISDN
5 1 (7.14%) PSTN
5 1 (7.14%) Softswitch
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) UMTS
5 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
General
1 9 (64.29%) Back Office
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
1 11 (78.57%) SPML
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
1 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Change Management
1 11 (78.57%) High Availability
2 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (50.00%) Network Design
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) HNC
1 9 (64.29%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) GENBAND
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase