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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Media Gateway (MGW)
UK
Rank 583 620 606
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Contract jobs citing MGW 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £351 £462 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +5.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £481 £438
% change year-on-year
-27.13% +9.94%
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
6820 7569 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4245 4478 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 314 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 10 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +46 11 £351 -24.13% 3
South East +28 9 - - 3
Berkshire +23 5 - - 1
Reading +12 5 - - 1
Surrey - 4 - - 2
Camberley - 4 - - 2
London +21 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £351 -
Yorkshire - 1 £351 -
Hull - 1 £351 -

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (66.67%) LTE
3 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
4 6 (40.00%) VoLTE
4 6 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (33.33%) Remedy
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) PBX
5 5 (33.33%) MS Project
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) STL
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) UMTS
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) RTP
6 4 (26.67%) GSM
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) GGSN
6 4 (26.67%) SGSN
6 4 (26.67%) GCC

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:

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LTE
2 6 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (40.00%) VoLTE
3 5 (33.33%) PBX
3 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (26.67%) GGSN
4 4 (26.67%) GSM
4 4 (26.67%) RANAP
4 4 (26.67%) RTP
4 4 (26.67%) SGSN
4 4 (26.67%) UMTS
4 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
5 3 (20.00%) 3G
6 2 (13.33%) 4G
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) INAP
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) GCC
1 4 (26.67%) GDB
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) Trac
General
1 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Voice Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) CS Core Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Ericsson Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (26.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Cross-Platform Development
2 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 5 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Huawei
5 2 (13.33%) Nokia
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (13.33%) Tekelec
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 19 days ago