The table below looks at the statistics for MGCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGCP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 559 546 521
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Contract jobs citing MGCP 17 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.040% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 9
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£350 £378 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £438
% change year-on-year
-7.28% -13.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7686 6595 7037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.12% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3354 3398
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 378 605
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

MGCP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MGCP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MGCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MGCP Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 17 £350 -26.31% 3
South East -26 12 £350 -26.31%
Berkshire +5 10 £350 -6.66%
London -13 4 £475 +9.19% 2
City of London - 2 £475 - 1
Reading +3 1 £468 +24.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MGCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MGCP.

1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (53.13%) H.323
4 16 (50.00%) VoIP
5 14 (43.75%) CCNP
5 14 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 10 (31.25%) Lync
8 9 (28.13%) CCIE
8 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.00%) RTP
10 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (15.63%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (15.63%) VMware
12 5 (15.63%) LAN
12 5 (15.63%) WAN
12 5 (15.63%) CCNA
12 5 (15.63%) Firewall
12 5 (15.63%) Megaco
12 5 (15.63%) Benchmarking
12 5 (15.63%) BGP
12 5 (15.63%) MPLS
12 5 (15.63%) Verint
12 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
13 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (12.50%) OSPF
13 4 (12.50%) EIGRP

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MGCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MGCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (31.25%) Lync
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) H.323
2 16 (50.00%) VoIP
3 8 (25.00%) RTP
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
5 5 (15.63%) BGP
5 5 (15.63%) Firewall
5 5 (15.63%) Megaco
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 5 (15.63%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) MPLS
6 4 (12.50%) OSPF
6 4 (12.50%) SAN
6 4 (12.50%) ISDN
6 4 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 3 (9.38%) SS7
7 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IP Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Service Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
1 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) IPTV
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Benchmarking
2 4 (12.50%) Network Design
3 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 9 (28.13%) CCIE
4 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 3 (9.38%) MCSE
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) MCITP
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) CCVP
7 1 (3.13%) VCP4
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.38%) ISA Server
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Verint
4 4 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) Avaya
5 3 (9.38%) Polycom
5 3 (9.38%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) BT
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Nokia
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.13%) Reuters
7 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.13%) Nortel
7 1 (3.13%) RightFax
7 1 (3.13%) Zeacom
7 1 (3.13%) SevOne
7 1 (3.13%) Ciena
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago