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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 591 569 571
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing MGCP 4 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.049% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 17
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£325 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -14.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 £350
% change year-on-year
- -5.64%
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
8141 7236 8937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.44% 13.57% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4382 3894 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 417 704
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
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 17 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 22 August 2014. 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 -27 4 £325 +8.33% 1
London +15 2 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) H.323
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) Megaco
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) ISUP
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) PBX
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) CCIE
7 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) SSL
7 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) H.323
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Megaco
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) ISUP
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) DPNSS
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) Release Management
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Polycom
3 1 (11.11%) Zeacom
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