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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 632 620 624
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing MGCP 10 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.023% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.16% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £400 £318 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
8583 8083 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.43% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5212 4558 3902
Median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 478 409
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 7 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 June 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
Northern Ireland +9 7 £400 -
County Antrim +8 5 £400 -
Belfast +8 5 £400 -
England -10 3 - -
South East +6 2 - -
Berkshire -5 2 - -
London +5 1 - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 31 (83.78%) H.323
2 19 (51.35%) Cisco
3 18 (48.65%) Unix
3 18 (48.65%) Solaris
3 18 (48.65%) SS7
3 18 (48.65%) Telecoms
3 18 (48.65%) Diameter Protocol
4 16 (43.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (37.84%) VoIP
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (32.43%) SCCP
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco UCCX
7 11 (29.73%) Unified Communications
7 11 (29.73%) SLA
8 10 (27.03%) UMTS
8 10 (27.03%) WCDMA
8 10 (27.03%) CDMA
8 10 (27.03%) GPRS
8 10 (27.03%) GSM
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle
8 10 (27.03%) Sybase
8 10 (27.03%) NGN
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
9 9 (24.32%) Degree
9 9 (24.32%) CCNP
10 8 (21.62%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (21.62%) GGSN
11 7 (18.92%) Tandberg
11 7 (18.92%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco UCCE

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 (21.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) H.323
2 18 (48.65%) Diameter Protocol
2 18 (48.65%) SS7
3 14 (37.84%) VoIP
4 12 (32.43%) SCCP
5 11 (29.73%) Unified Communications
6 10 (27.03%) CDMA
6 10 (27.03%) GPRS
6 10 (27.03%) GSM
6 10 (27.03%) NGN
6 10 (27.03%) UMTS
6 10 (27.03%) WCDMA
7 8 (21.62%) GGSN
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
8 6 (16.22%) WAN
9 5 (13.51%) Firewall
9 5 (13.51%) ISDN
9 5 (13.51%) PABX
10 4 (10.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 18 (48.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Network Engineer
2 17 (45.95%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Network Support
5 6 (16.22%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) VoLTE Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Designer
8 1 (2.70%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) XMPP
2 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (18.92%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Solaris
1 18 (48.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Software Licensing
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Coaching
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) CCNP
2 9 (24.32%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) CCIE
4 3 (8.11%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (5.41%) CCDP
5 2 (5.41%) CCVP
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (32.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) Sybase
3 7 (18.92%) Tandberg
4 5 (13.51%) NICE Systems
5 3 (8.11%) Ericsson
5 3 (8.11%) Huawei
5 3 (8.11%) Nokia
5 3 (8.11%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) Riverbed