The table below looks at the statistics for MGW skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 589 580 546
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -34
Contract jobs citing MGW 24 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
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£431 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £289 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £490 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+23.14% -30.00%
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
7937 7246 6967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.21% 13.69% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3937 3536
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 381 526
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MGW within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGW within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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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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 -16 24 £431 +23.14% 1
South East -4 13 £432 +39.27% 1
Berkshire +19 9 - -
Leeds - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 6 - -
London -12 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £432 - 1
City of London - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Hook - 2 £432 - 1
Bracknell -4 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MGW 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 MGW.

1 20 (60.61%) Telecoms
2 17 (51.52%) SS7
2 17 (51.52%) SIGTRAN
3 16 (48.48%) 3G
4 11 (33.33%) Nokia
4 11 (33.33%) ISUP
5 10 (30.30%) 2G
5 10 (30.30%) LTE
5 10 (30.30%) 4G
6 8 (24.24%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (21.21%) SGSN
7 7 (21.21%) Migration
8 6 (18.18%) SCCP
8 6 (18.18%) Remedy
8 6 (18.18%) SMS
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 6 (18.18%) HNC
8 6 (18.18%) UNIX
8 6 (18.18%) Statistics
8 6 (18.18%) RTP
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (18.18%) Network Architecture
8 6 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (15.15%) ATM
10 4 (12.12%) Wireless
10 4 (12.12%) GGSN
10 4 (12.12%) Degree
10 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
10 4 (12.12%) Tekelec
11 3 (9.09%) VoLTE

MGW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MGW 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 MGW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) SS7
1 17 (51.52%) SIGTRAN
2 16 (48.48%) 3G
3 11 (33.33%) ISUP
4 10 (30.30%) 2G
4 10 (30.30%) LTE
4 10 (30.30%) 4G
5 8 (24.24%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (21.21%) SGSN
7 6 (18.18%) RTP
7 6 (18.18%) SCCP
7 6 (18.18%) SMS
8 5 (15.15%) ATM
9 4 (12.12%) Wireless
9 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
9 4 (12.12%) GGSN
10 3 (9.09%) VoLTE
10 3 (9.09%) Softswitch
10 3 (9.09%) RNC
10 3 (9.09%) SDH
General
1 20 (60.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Danish Language
2 2 (6.06%) Swedish Language
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Databuild Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Design Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Transmission Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) CS Core Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Statistics
2 2 (6.06%) iPhone
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) BYOD
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
3 2 (6.06%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) Network Planning
3 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Validation
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) HNC
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Nokia
2 6 (18.18%) Remedy
2 6 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (12.12%) Tekelec
4 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 3 (9.09%) Agilent
4 3 (9.09%) Siemens
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
5 2 (6.06%) Verint
6 1 (3.03%) Cramer
6 1 (3.03%) ComArch
6 1 (3.03%) Huawei
6 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.03%) Sybase
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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