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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 589 591 534
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -57
Contract jobs citing MGCP 20 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.021% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 13
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £363 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
8210 7293 7310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.68% 12.97% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4495 3837 3625
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 410 573
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 20 April 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 4 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 20 April 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 -12 19 £350 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +8 11 £350 -6.66%
South East -1 11 £350 -26.31%
Reading +3 1 £468 +24.66%

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (54.84%) H.323
4 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
4 15 (48.39%) CCNP
4 15 (48.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (41.94%) VoIP
6 10 (32.26%) Lync
6 10 (32.26%) CCIE
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) RTP
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (22.58%) Megaco
9 7 (22.58%) MPLS
9 7 (22.58%) BGP
10 6 (19.35%) OSPF
10 6 (19.35%) Benchmarking
10 6 (19.35%) CCNA
10 6 (19.35%) ISDN
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (16.13%) LAN
11 5 (16.13%) WAN
11 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
11 5 (16.13%) Firewall
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
11 5 (16.13%) Verint
12 4 (12.90%) F5
12 4 (12.90%) XMPP

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (32.26%) Lync
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) FileNet
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) H.323
2 13 (41.94%) VoIP
3 8 (25.81%) RTP
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (22.58%) Megaco
4 7 (22.58%) MPLS
4 7 (22.58%) BGP
5 6 (19.35%) OSPF
5 6 (19.35%) ISDN
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (16.13%) LAN
6 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.68%) VPN
8 3 (9.68%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (48.39%) Telecoms
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Back Office
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Multimedia
4 3 (9.68%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Billing
6 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Operations Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Communications Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Telephony Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) IPTV
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Benchmarking
2 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Network Design
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Content Management
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (48.39%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) CCIE
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
5 4 (12.90%) CCVP
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Verint
4 4 (12.90%) F5
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) BT
6 2 (6.45%) SevOne
6 2 (6.45%) Ciena
6 2 (6.45%) NetScout
6 2 (6.45%) Reuters
6 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Nortel
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Nokia
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) Google
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