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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 622 657 631
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -26
Contract jobs citing MGCP 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.086% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £347 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +8.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
8373 8117 8317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.71% 13.91% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4640 4472
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 521 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 16 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 27 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
England +23 12 £347 -1.48% 2
London +13 7 £382 +15.75%
South East +10 3 - -
Berkshire +9 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
South West - 2 £313 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £382 -
North East - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £313 -
Leeds - 1 - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 25 (80.65%) H.323
3 23 (74.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco UCCE
5 15 (48.39%) SCCP
5 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (38.71%) Cisco UCCX
7 11 (35.48%) Unified Communications
8 10 (32.26%) CCNP
9 8 (25.81%) CCIE
9 8 (25.81%) XMPP
10 7 (22.58%) Tandberg
10 7 (22.58%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (19.35%) VXML
11 6 (19.35%) CAD
11 6 (19.35%) WAN
11 6 (19.35%) ISDN
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco ICM
11 6 (19.35%) CCVP
11 6 (19.35%) Software Licensing
12 5 (16.13%) PABX
12 5 (16.13%) Solaris
12 5 (16.13%) Unix
12 5 (16.13%) SS7
12 5 (16.13%) Wireless
12 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
12 5 (16.13%) CCNA
12 5 (16.13%) Diameter Protocol
12 5 (16.13%) NICE Systems
13 4 (12.90%) ITIL

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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) H.323
2 15 (48.39%) SCCP
3 11 (35.48%) Unified Communications
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco ICM
4 6 (19.35%) ISDN
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 5 (16.13%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (16.13%) PABX
5 5 (16.13%) SS7
5 5 (16.13%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.68%) Firewall
7 3 (9.68%) HTTP
7 3 (9.68%) LAN
7 3 (9.68%) PBX
7 3 (9.68%) PSTN
7 3 (9.68%) RTP
7 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Core Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) XMPP
2 6 (19.35%) VXML
3 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.45%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Solaris
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) CAD
1 6 (19.35%) Software Licensing
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Coaching
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Security
4 1 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (3.23%) E-Discovery
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.23%) Network Design
4 1 (3.23%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 8 (25.81%) CCIE
4 6 (19.35%) CCVP
5 5 (16.13%) CCNA
6 3 (9.68%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.23%) CCSA
8 1 (3.23%) CCSE
8 1 (3.23%) CISSP
8 1 (3.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco UCCE
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.23%) EnCase
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Tandberg
3 5 (16.13%) NICE Systems
4 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.23%) Aruba
6 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) VMware