The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 107 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing SGSN 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.078% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.38% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £269 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -16.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £269 £320
% change year-on-year
+48.83% -16.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SGSN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
500 527 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.04% 20.67% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 282 278
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SGSN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SGSN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SGSN across the Berkshire region.

SGSN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SGSN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SGSN across the Berkshire region.

SGSN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SGSN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough - 2 £400 -
SGSN
South East

SGSN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SGSN 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) 2G
1 4 (80.00%) GGSN
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) MVNO
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) GPRS
4 1 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SS7
4 1 (20.00%) SCCP
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (80.00%) 2G
1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) GGSN
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) GPRS
3 2 (40.00%) MVNO
4 1 (20.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) SCCP
4 1 (20.00%) SS7
4 1 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Core Network Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson