The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SGSN 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £255 £270
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SGSN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
189 208 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.14% 12.75% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 115 60
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 26
Median hourly rate £14.75 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.95 £50.00 £25.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%