The table below looks at the statistics for Megaco skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Megaco over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Megaco (H.248)
Rank - 108 94
Contract jobs citing Megaco 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.047% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
289 268 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.57% 12.67% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 129 78
Average daily rate £310 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 53
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £29.30 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Megaco
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Megaco across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Megaco Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Megaco
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Megaco across the West Midlands region.

Megaco Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands