The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 April 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 Control Protocol (MGCP)
England / London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 430 416
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14  
Contract jobs citing MGCP 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £450 £425 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +33.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £350
% change year-on-year +6.55% -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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2374 2945 2978
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.53% 12.79% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 2039 1899
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 44 83
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

MGCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

MGCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MGCP in London

MGCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MGCP in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 London region with a requirement for MGCP.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) H.323
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 7 (53.85%) ISDN
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (46.15%) Wireshark
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (46.15%) NX-OS
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) OSPF
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Network Design
6 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) IPv4
6 4 (30.77%) IPv6
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) Nagios
6 4 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

MGCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) H.323
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) ISDN
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) NX-OS
3 6 (46.15%) OSPF
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) Wireshark
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (30.77%) FCoE
5 4 (30.77%) IPv4
5 4 (30.77%) IPv6
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Network Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Security Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Voice Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Collaboration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DDoS Mitigation
1 4 (30.77%) E-Discovery
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
1 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (7.69%) CCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCVP
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (30.77%) EnCase
3 4 (30.77%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco CME
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) Infoblox
2 4 (30.77%) Riverbed
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
4 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) NetScout
4 2 (15.38%) Reuters
4 2 (15.38%) SevOne
5 1 (7.69%) BT
5 1 (7.69%) Speakerbus
5 1 (7.69%) Verint
5 1 (7.69%) VMware