The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank - 618 577
Contract jobs citing GGSN 0 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.021% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7887 7492 7543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.66% 14.14% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4355 4121
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 468 428
Median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £47.83 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in England

GGSN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GGSN Daily Rate Trend in England

GGSN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GGSN Hourly Rate Trend in England

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GGSN 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 England region with a requirement for GGSN.

1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (61.54%) SGSN
3 7 (53.85%) Huawei
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) SS7
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (23.08%) Sybase
6 3 (23.08%) UMTS
6 3 (23.08%) WCDMA
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Ericsson
6 3 (23.08%) H.323
6 3 (23.08%) GPRS
6 3 (23.08%) MGCP
7 2 (15.38%) GSM
7 2 (15.38%) ISDN
7 2 (15.38%) PSTN
7 2 (15.38%) 3GPP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) CCIE
7 2 (15.38%) CCNP
7 2 (15.38%) CCIP
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000

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Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SGSN
2 4 (30.77%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (30.77%) SS7
3 3 (23.08%) GPRS
3 3 (23.08%) H.323
3 3 (23.08%) MGCP
3 3 (23.08%) UMTS
3 3 (23.08%) WCDMA
4 2 (15.38%) 3GPP
4 2 (15.38%) ATM
4 2 (15.38%) CDMA
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) GSM
4 2 (15.38%) ISDN
4 2 (15.38%) PSTN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) ISUP
5 1 (7.69%) Megaco
5 1 (7.69%) VoWiFi
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Core Network Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
3 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCIE
1 2 (15.38%) CCIP
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
1 2 (15.38%) JNCIE
1 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Huawei
2 3 (23.08%) Ericsson
2 3 (23.08%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Samsung
4 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media