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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 613 - 574
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MGCP 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% - 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.089% - 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£328 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £300
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
7831 7646 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.77% 13.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4478 4078 3617
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 416 465
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 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 8 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 31 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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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 - 7 £328 - 5
London - 5 £325 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
South East - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (56.67%) Telecoms
4 12 (40.00%) VoIP
5 11 (36.67%) CCNP
5 11 (36.67%) Megaco
5 11 (36.67%) H.323
5 11 (36.67%) VMware
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (26.67%) CCIE
6 8 (26.67%) BGP
6 8 (26.67%) CCNA
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) ISDN
7 7 (23.33%) MPLS
7 7 (23.33%) OSPF
7 7 (23.33%) RTP
7 7 (23.33%) Lync
8 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (20.00%) QA
8 6 (20.00%) Benchmarking
8 6 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (20.00%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) ISUP
8 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (16.67%) LAN

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (23.33%) Lync
2 6 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) VoIP
2 11 (36.67%) H.323
2 11 (36.67%) Megaco
3 8 (26.67%) BGP
3 8 (26.67%) ISDN
4 7 (23.33%) MPLS
4 7 (23.33%) OSPF
4 7 (23.33%) RTP
5 6 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) ISUP
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) IPv4
7 4 (13.33%) IPv6
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (56.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (6.67%) Billing
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) IPTV
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.33%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) C
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
3 8 (26.67%) CCIE
4 4 (13.33%) CCVP
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CCDP
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) Verint
5 2 (6.67%) NetScout
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Reuters
5 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.67%) SevOne
5 2 (6.67%) Ciena
6 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) Nortel
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.33%) Zeacom
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint