The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP)
UK
Rank 575 613 615
Rank change year-on-year +38 +2  
Contract jobs citing MGCP 8 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.051% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 13
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 £310
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6519 7870 8007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.51% 14.78% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4021 4698 4373
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 337 444
Median hourly rate £24.50 £32.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.43% +16.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £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 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

MGCP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

MGCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MGCP in the UK

MGCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MGCP in the UK

MGCP
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MGCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +30 8 £410 +13.10% 2
London +28 8 £410 -3.52% 1

MGCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 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 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