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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 655 634 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing MGCP 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.014% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £382 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
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
8769 7967 7521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 13.99% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5350 4544 3991
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 483 433
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 8 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 25 July 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 -9 3 £382 +17.53%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
London -8 2 £382 +18.91%
South East +2 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £382 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (79.41%) H.323
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (41.18%) SS7
5 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
5 14 (41.18%) Solaris
5 14 (41.18%) Unix
5 14 (41.18%) Diameter Protocol
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 12 (35.29%) SCCP
7 11 (32.35%) Unified Communications
8 10 (29.41%) CCNP
8 10 (29.41%) VoIP
9 8 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (23.53%) GGSN
10 7 (20.59%) Tandberg
10 7 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco UCCE
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (20.59%) WAN
10 7 (20.59%) SLA
10 7 (20.59%) CCIE
11 6 (17.65%) WCDMA
11 6 (17.65%) UMTS
11 6 (17.65%) CDMA
11 6 (17.65%) GPRS
11 6 (17.65%) GSM
11 6 (17.65%) ISDN
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle

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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) H.323
2 14 (41.18%) Diameter Protocol
2 14 (41.18%) SS7
3 12 (35.29%) SCCP
4 11 (32.35%) Unified Communications
5 10 (29.41%) VoIP
6 8 (23.53%) GGSN
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (20.59%) WAN
8 6 (17.65%) CDMA
8 6 (17.65%) EIGRP
8 6 (17.65%) Firewall
8 6 (17.65%) GPRS
8 6 (17.65%) GSM
8 6 (17.65%) ISDN
8 6 (17.65%) NGN
8 6 (17.65%) UMTS
8 6 (17.65%) WCDMA
9 5 (14.71%) PABX
9 5 (14.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support
7 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) VoLTE Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Security Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) XMPP
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Handset
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Solaris
1 14 (41.18%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Software Licensing
2 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Coaching
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (2.94%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (2.94%) E-Discovery
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.94%) Network Design
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) CCIE
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (5.88%) CCDP
6 2 (5.88%) CCVP
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) CCSA
7 1 (2.94%) CCSE
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco CME
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.94%) EnCase
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) Tandberg
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Sybase
4 5 (14.71%) NICE Systems
5 3 (8.82%) Ericsson
5 3 (8.82%) Huawei
5 3 (8.82%) Nokia
5 3 (8.82%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
5 3 (8.82%) Samsung
5 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Infoblox