Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 370 352 371
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing MGW 6 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.036% 0.092% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median daily rate - £220 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.00% -42.00%
England median daily rate - £220 £250
% change year-on-year - -12.00% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 2,597 2,813 3,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.70% 17.17% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,374 1,546 1,864
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £203 £206 £229
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 162 207
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.20 £47.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £24.30
% change year-on-year +10.50% -25.51% +21.50%

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 21 September 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
Surrey -29 4 - -
Thames Valley -3 2 - -
Berkshire -12 2 - -
MGW
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 South East region with a requirement for MGW.

1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) STL
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) GSM
3 4 (66.67%) UMTS
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) GCC
3 4 (66.67%) GDB
3 4 (66.67%) RANAP
3 4 (66.67%) GGSN
3 4 (66.67%) SGSN
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 2 (33.33%) 3G
4 2 (33.33%) RTP
4 2 (33.33%) ISUP
4 2 (33.33%) INAP
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design

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 6 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) GGSN
2 4 (66.67%) GSM
2 4 (66.67%) RANAP
2 4 (66.67%) SGSN
2 4 (66.67%) UMTS
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
3 2 (33.33%) INAP
3 2 (33.33%) ISUP
3 2 (33.33%) RTP
3 2 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) GCC
1 4 (66.67%) GDB
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3G Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3G Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Core Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) STL
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks