Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 375 368
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing MGW 17 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.024% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.13% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
South East median daily rate £220 £250 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -42.20% +23.57%
England median daily rate £220 £300 £432
% change year-on-year -26.73% -30.46% +23.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2955 3161 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.56% 18.99% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1803 1910
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £228 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 219 244
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.70 £11.83
90th Percentile £46.10 £54.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

MGW
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MGW as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MGW in the South East

MGW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MGW in the South East

MGW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MGW in the South East

MGW
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGW within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Surrey - 10 - - 3
Berkshire +13 7 £220 -12.00%
Thames Valley -3 7 £220 -12.00%
MGW
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region with a requirement for MGW.

1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
2 14 (82.35%) Diameter Protocol
3 12 (70.59%) LTE
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) OO
4 10 (58.82%) GSM
4 10 (58.82%) PBX
4 10 (58.82%) UMTS
4 10 (58.82%) VoIP
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 10 (58.82%) C++
4 10 (58.82%) STL
4 10 (58.82%) RTP
4 10 (58.82%) Subversion
4 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 10 (58.82%) RANAP
4 10 (58.82%) Wireshark
4 10 (58.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (58.82%) Asterisk PBX
4 10 (58.82%) GGSN
4 10 (58.82%) SGSN
4 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
4 10 (58.82%) GCC
4 10 (58.82%) GDB
4 10 (58.82%) Trac
4 10 (58.82%) Cross-Platform Development
5 6 (35.29%) VoWiFi
5 6 (35.29%) VoLTE
5 6 (35.29%) Nokia
6 5 (29.41%) Nokia Networks

MGW
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (82.35%) Diameter Protocol
2 12 (70.59%) LTE
3 10 (58.82%) Asterisk PBX
3 10 (58.82%) GGSN
3 10 (58.82%) GSM
3 10 (58.82%) PBX
3 10 (58.82%) RANAP
3 10 (58.82%) RTP
3 10 (58.82%) SGSN
3 10 (58.82%) UMTS
3 10 (58.82%) VoIP
3 10 (58.82%) Wireshark
4 6 (35.29%) VoLTE
4 6 (35.29%) VoWiFi
5 2 (11.76%) 3G
5 2 (11.76%) 4G
5 2 (11.76%) ISUP
5 2 (11.76%) Megaco
6 1 (5.88%) RNC
6 1 (5.88%) Value-Added Service
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) GCC
1 10 (58.82%) GDB
1 10 (58.82%) Subversion
1 10 (58.82%) Trac
General
1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Operations Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) VoLTE Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Control Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (58.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Cross-Platform Development
1 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
1 10 (58.82%) OO
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) HNC
2 2 (11.76%) HND
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Nokia
3 5 (29.41%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (23.53%) Mitel
5 3 (17.65%) Siemens
6 2 (11.76%) Samsung
7 1 (5.88%) Ericsson