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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
Rank 624 648 632
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing MGCP 12 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.20% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £347 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £335 -
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -
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
8132 7895 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.44% 13.67% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4960 4557 4738
Median daily rate £400 £387 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 539 480
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 16 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 1 October 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
England +18 12 £347 -7.40% 1
London +5 6 £382 +1.86%
South East +10 3 - -
Berkshire +10 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 £313 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
City of London +22 1 £382 -11.21%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £313 -

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (90.91%) Cisco
1 20 (90.91%) H.323
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (45.45%) SCCP
6 9 (40.91%) CCIE
7 8 (36.36%) Unified Communications
8 7 (31.82%) Tandberg
8 7 (31.82%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (31.82%) VXML
9 6 (27.27%) CAD
9 6 (27.27%) CCNP
9 6 (27.27%) CCNA
9 6 (27.27%) Software Licensing
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco ICM
10 5 (22.73%) PABX
10 5 (22.73%) NICE Systems
11 4 (18.18%) CCVP
11 4 (18.18%) RTP
11 4 (18.18%) ITIL
11 4 (18.18%) PBX
11 4 (18.18%) XMPP
12 3 (13.64%) WAN
12 3 (13.64%) HTTP
12 3 (13.64%) SS7
12 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (9.09%) Firewall
13 2 (9.09%) Telecoms

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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) H.323
2 10 (45.45%) SCCP
3 8 (36.36%) Unified Communications
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco ICM
5 5 (22.73%) PABX
6 4 (18.18%) PBX
6 4 (18.18%) RTP
7 3 (13.64%) HTTP
7 3 (13.64%) SS7
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 2 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) ISDN
8 2 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (9.09%) VPN
9 1 (4.55%) Telepresence
9 1 (4.55%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) VXML
2 4 (18.18%) XMPP
3 1 (4.55%) CCXML
3 1 (4.55%) RFC 2833
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Solaris
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) CAD
1 6 (27.27%) Software Licensing
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
3 1 (4.55%) Contact Management
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.55%) Network Design
3 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCIE
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) CCNP
4 4 (18.18%) CCVP
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) CCSA
7 1 (4.55%) CCSE
7 1 (4.55%) CISSP
7 1 (4.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.55%) EnCase
4 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Tandberg
3 5 (22.73%) NICE Systems
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase