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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 602 - 548
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MGCP 11 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% - 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£318 - £195
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 - £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £199
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
7937 7246 6967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.21% 13.69% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3937 3536
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 381 526
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 - 11 £318 - 5
London - 8 £318 - 1
East of England - 3 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (39.29%) Megaco
3 11 (39.29%) H.323
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) VoIP
4 10 (35.71%) CCNP
5 8 (28.57%) CCIE
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) BGP
6 7 (25.00%) Lync
6 7 (25.00%) MPLS
6 7 (25.00%) RTP
6 7 (25.00%) ISDN
6 7 (25.00%) CCNA
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) OSPF
7 6 (21.43%) Benchmarking
7 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
7 6 (21.43%) ISUP
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (21.43%) QA
7 6 (21.43%) Diameter Protocol
7 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (14.29%) CCVP

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (25.00%) Lync
2 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) VoIP
1 11 (39.29%) H.323
1 11 (39.29%) Megaco
2 8 (28.57%) BGP
3 7 (25.00%) RTP
3 7 (25.00%) ISDN
3 7 (25.00%) MPLS
4 6 (21.43%) OSPF
4 6 (21.43%) EIGRP
4 6 (21.43%) ISUP
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (21.43%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
6 4 (14.29%) Firewall
6 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) IPv4
7 3 (10.71%) IPv6
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Multimedia
4 2 (7.14%) Billing
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) IPTV
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) IVR
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Benchmarking
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Network Design
2 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) C
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 8 (28.57%) CCIE
4 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (14.29%) CCVP
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) CCDP
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Juniper
4 3 (10.71%) F5
4 3 (10.71%) Verint
5 2 (7.14%) SevOne
5 2 (7.14%) Ciena
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) Reuters
5 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.14%) NetScout
6 1 (3.57%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.57%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) Nortel
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Zeacom
6 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.57%) Google