Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MGW skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MGW over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Media Gateway (MGW)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 152 164
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +3
Contract jobs citing MGW 12 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.30% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 0.78% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median daily rate - - £475
South East median daily rate - - £478
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £27.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50

MGW is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 714 894 1,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.05% 22.69% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 422 561
Berkshire median daily rate £416 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £243 £213 £250
90th Percentile £600 £530 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -53.85% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.30 £16.80
90th Percentile £43.25 £55.52 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -42.86% +58.80%

MGW
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing MGW as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MGW in Berkshire

MGW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MGW in Berkshire

MGW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MGW in Berkshire

MGW
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGW within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
MGW
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MGW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MGW.

1 12 (100.00%) Nokia
2 10 (83.33%) Siemens
3 9 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (66.67%) 4G
4 8 (66.67%) 3G
5 6 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
5 6 (50.00%) LDAP
5 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (41.67%) Nokia Networks
7 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
7 4 (33.33%) VoLTE
7 4 (33.33%) VoWiFi
7 4 (33.33%) Mitel
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Validation
8 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
9 2 (16.67%) Samsung
9 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 2 (16.67%) Back Office
10 1 (8.33%) Replication
10 1 (8.33%) Megaco
10 1 (8.33%) ISUP
10 1 (8.33%) Change Management
10 1 (8.33%) Front Office
10 1 (8.33%) HNC
10 1 (8.33%) HND
10 1 (8.33%) Unix
10 1 (8.33%) Linux
10 1 (8.33%) LTE

MGW
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (66.67%) 3G
2 8 (66.67%) 4G
3 6 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (33.33%) VoLTE
4 4 (33.33%) VoWiFi
5 1 (8.33%) ISUP
5 1 (8.33%) LTE
5 1 (8.33%) Megaco
5 1 (8.33%) Value-Added Service
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Control Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Nokia
2 10 (83.33%) Siemens
3 5 (41.67%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (33.33%) Mitel
5 2 (16.67%) Samsung