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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 626 608 614
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing MGCP 18 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.027% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.19% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £400 £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -20.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +25.00%
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
8497 8097 7264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.70% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5154 4542 3957
Median daily rate £393 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 473 413
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 12 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 30 May 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 +4 11 £394 +24.01%
Northern Ireland +11 7 £400 -
South East -7 6 - -
Belfast +6 5 £400 -
County Antrim +6 5 £400 -
Berkshire -8 5 - -
London -1 4 £425 +33.85%
East Midlands - 1 £363 -
Derby - 1 £363 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £363 -
Surrey - 1 - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 32 (84.21%) H.323
2 19 (50.00%) SS7
2 19 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (50.00%) Unix
2 19 (50.00%) Solaris
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (42.11%) VoIP
4 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (31.58%) SLA
5 12 (31.58%) SCCP
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco UCCX
6 11 (28.95%) Unified Communications
6 11 (28.95%) NGN
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database
6 11 (28.95%) UMTS
6 11 (28.95%) WCDMA
6 11 (28.95%) CDMA
6 11 (28.95%) GPRS
6 11 (28.95%) GSM
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle
6 11 (28.95%) Sybase
7 10 (26.32%) Degree
8 9 (23.68%) CCNP
9 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
9 8 (21.05%) GGSN
9 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (18.42%) Tandberg
10 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing

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 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) H.323
2 19 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 19 (50.00%) SS7
3 16 (42.11%) VoIP
4 12 (31.58%) SCCP
5 11 (28.95%) CDMA
5 11 (28.95%) GPRS
5 11 (28.95%) GSM
5 11 (28.95%) NGN
5 11 (28.95%) UMTS
5 11 (28.95%) Unified Communications
5 11 (28.95%) WCDMA
6 8 (21.05%) GGSN
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.79%) WAN
9 5 (13.16%) Firewall
9 5 (13.16%) ISDN
9 5 (13.16%) PABX
10 4 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Network Engineer
2 18 (47.37%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Network Support
5 7 (18.42%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Data Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Voice Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) VoLTE Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Data Network Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Designer
9 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.63%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Designer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Voice Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) XMPP
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Solaris
1 19 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Software Licensing
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.26%) Coaching
4 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) Degree
3 9 (23.68%) CCNP
4 7 (18.42%) CCIE
5 3 (7.89%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (5.26%) CCDP
6 2 (5.26%) CCVP
6 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Sybase
3 7 (18.42%) Tandberg
4 5 (13.16%) NICE Systems
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) Ericsson
6 3 (7.89%) Huawei
6 3 (7.89%) Nokia
6 3 (7.89%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (5.26%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.26%) Riverbed