Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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 Control Protocol (MGCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 878 858
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 +17
Contract jobs citing MGCP 6 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.042% 0.097% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 19
UK median daily rate £448 £382 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.15% - +13.19%
10th Percentile £383 £321 £284
90th Percentile £514 £466 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £375
% change year-on-year +60.00% -16.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MGCP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14144 16517 15992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 15.59% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8603 9972 9242
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 842 1032
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.59 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.46% +15.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £47.50 £45.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +2.50%

MGCP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MGCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MGCP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MGCP in the UK

MGCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MGCP in the UK

MGCP
Top 5 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 6 months to 17 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
England +7 5 £448 +17.15% 1
UK excluding London +26 3 £500 +60.00% 1
London -10 3 £395 -7.82%
South East +3 2 £500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) H.323
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) ISDN
3 4 (66.67%) SCCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) PBX
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) PSTN
5 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Legal

MGCP
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) H.323
2 4 (66.67%) ISDN
2 4 (66.67%) SCCP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) PBX
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) PSTN
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) DASS2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Market Research
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE Collaboration
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (16.67%) EnCase
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NICE Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Tandberg