The table below looks at the statistics for MGCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGCP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
UK
Rank 587 595 600
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing MGCP 8 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.046% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.32% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
Median daily rate £413 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £455 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate - £401 £281
% change year-on-year
- +42.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6862 7258 7390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.55% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4145 4226 4179
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 365 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.38 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +25.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

MGCP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MGCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MGCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MGCP
Daily Rate Trend

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

MGCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MGCP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MGCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MGCP
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGCP within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
England +3 8 £413 +3.06% 1
London +2 6 £413 +3.12%
South East +17 2 - -
Berkshire +4 1 - -
Maidenhead -4 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MGCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MGCP.

1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) H.323
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 9 (45.00%) ISDN
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (35.00%) CCNP
7 7 (35.00%) WAN
7 7 (35.00%) VXML
8 6 (30.00%) SCCP
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) CAD
8 6 (30.00%) RTP
8 6 (30.00%) DHCP
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) PBX
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) CCNA
8 6 (30.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco ICM
9 5 (25.00%) CCVP
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) OSPF
10 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (20.00%) CCIE
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (20.00%) VoIP
10 4 (20.00%) Wireless
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) H.323
2 9 (45.00%) ISDN
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco ICM
4 6 (30.00%) DHCP
4 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) PBX
4 6 (30.00%) RTP
4 6 (30.00%) SCCP
5 5 (25.00%) OSPF
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) VoIP
6 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Network Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Security Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Collaboration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) VXML
2 3 (15.00%) RFC 2833
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XMPP
3 1 (5.00%) CCXML
3 1 (5.00%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) CAD
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (15.00%) E-Discovery
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Security
5 1 (5.00%) Contact Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 5 (25.00%) CCVP
5 4 (20.00%) CCIE
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (5.00%) CCSA
8 1 (5.00%) CCSE
8 1 (5.00%) CISSP
8 1 (5.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (15.00%) EnCase
3 3 (15.00%) Nagios
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Sonus
5 1 (5.00%) Aruba
5 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Genesys
5 1 (5.00%) NetScout
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Reuters
5 1 (5.00%) SevOne
5 1 (5.00%) VMware