Period
to 24 October 2017

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 24 October 2017 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
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 170 162
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +9
Contract jobs citing MGW 8 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.59% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Berkshire median daily rate £220 £250 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -47.37% +35.71%
South East median daily rate £220 £250 £431
% change year-on-year -12.00% -42.00% +23.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 780 1012 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.23% 22.73% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 496 540
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £213
90th Percentile £613 £525 £535
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 49
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -46.30% +50.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.30
90th Percentile £43.83 £47.50 £45.74
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% +11.11% +28.57%

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 24 October 2017. 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 +10 2 £220 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
MGW
South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MGW.

1 7 (87.50%) Nokia
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Nokia Networks
2 6 (75.00%) VoLTE
2 6 (75.00%) VoWiFi
3 5 (62.50%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Mitel
5 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 3 (37.50%) HNC
5 3 (37.50%) HND
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Siemens
5 3 (37.50%) 3G
5 3 (37.50%) Megaco
5 3 (37.50%) ISUP
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Back Office
5 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) LTE
5 3 (37.50%) 4G
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (25.00%) Samsung
6 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

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 6 (75.00%) VoLTE
1 6 (75.00%) VoWiFi
2 5 (62.50%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) 4G
3 3 (37.50%) ISUP
3 3 (37.50%) LTE
3 3 (37.50%) Megaco
4 1 (12.50%) RNC
4 1 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Operations Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VoLTE Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Control Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) HNC
2 3 (37.50%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Nokia
2 6 (75.00%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (50.00%) Mitel
4 3 (37.50%) Siemens
5 2 (25.00%) Samsung
6 1 (12.50%) Ericsson