The table below looks at the statistics for MGW skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 633 613 609
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing MGW 10 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.041% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £431 £350
% change year-on-year
- +23.14%
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
8718 8059 7220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 14.38% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5279 4535 3866
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
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 427 479 396
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.30 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MGW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MGW Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MGW
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MGW within the UK.

MGW Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MGW
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MGW within the UK.

MGW Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MGW
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGW within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +3 10 - -
South East -3 10 - -
England -19 10 - -
Reading - 5 - -

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MGW 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 MGW.

1 14 (73.68%) 3G
2 13 (68.42%) SIGTRAN
2 13 (68.42%) 4G
3 12 (63.16%) Change Management
3 12 (63.16%) SOAP
4 11 (57.89%) LDAP
4 11 (57.89%) INAP
4 11 (57.89%) Nokia
4 11 (57.89%) High Availability
4 11 (57.89%) LTE
4 11 (57.89%) Diameter Protocol
4 11 (57.89%) SPML
5 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
6 9 (47.37%) Back Office
6 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
6 9 (47.37%) HNC
6 9 (47.37%) HND
7 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
8 7 (36.84%) Network Design
8 7 (36.84%) Front Office
8 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (36.84%) Project Management
8 7 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Megaco
9 3 (15.79%) RNC
10 2 (10.53%) XMPP
10 2 (10.53%) Huawei
10 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (10.53%) NGN
10 2 (10.53%) GGSN

MGW
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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (5.26%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) 3G
2 13 (68.42%) 4G
2 13 (68.42%) SIGTRAN
3 11 (57.89%) Diameter Protocol
3 11 (57.89%) INAP
3 11 (57.89%) LDAP
3 11 (57.89%) LTE
4 3 (15.79%) Megaco
4 3 (15.79%) RNC
5 2 (10.53%) GGSN
5 2 (10.53%) H.323
5 2 (10.53%) NGN
5 2 (10.53%) Nokia DX200
5 2 (10.53%) SGSN
5 2 (10.53%) SS7
6 1 (5.26%) ATM
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) ISUP
6 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 9 (47.37%) Back Office
2 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (36.84%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) SPML
3 2 (10.53%) XMPP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Change Management
2 11 (57.89%) High Availability
3 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
4 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (36.84%) Network Design
5 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 7 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) HNC
1 9 (47.37%) HND
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP Voice
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CME
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Nokia
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) GENBAND
2 2 (10.53%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) Velocent