The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MGCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MGCP over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
UK / England
Rank 575 589 587
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing MGCP 8 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.057% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
Median daily rate £410 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £305 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - £305 £350
% change year-on-year - -12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MGCP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6131 7199 7161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.73% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3788 4350 3957
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 306 402
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

MGCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MGCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for MGCP in England

MGCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MGCP in England

MGCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MGCP in England

MGCP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGCP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
London +22 8 £410 -3.52% 1
MGCP
UK

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MGCP 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 England region with a requirement for MGCP.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) ISDN
2 10 (71.43%) H.323
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (42.86%) NX-OS
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (35.71%) Skype
5 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) Nagios
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) IPv4
6 4 (28.57%) IPv6
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification

MGCP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) H.323
1 10 (71.43%) ISDN
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) NX-OS
3 6 (42.86%) OSPF
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 5 (35.71%) Skype
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) IPv4
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Network Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Security Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) RFC 2833
3 1 (7.14%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
1 4 (28.57%) E-Discovery
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
1 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (7.14%) CCSE
4 1 (7.14%) CCVP
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (28.57%) EnCase
2 4 (28.57%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco CME
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Infoblox
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) NetScout
4 2 (14.29%) Reuters
4 2 (14.29%) SevOne
4 2 (14.29%) Sonus
5 1 (7.14%) Genesys
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) VMware