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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 602 611 558
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -53
Contract jobs citing GGSN 12 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.026% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.17% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £365 £400 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £400 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £110 £220
% change year-on-year
+109.09% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GGSN across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

GGSN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
South East +1 5 £230 -42.50%
London +7 3 £500 +25.00%
East of England - 3 - -
South West - 1 - -
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UK

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (75.86%) Telecoms
1 22 (75.86%) SGSN
2 17 (58.62%) SS7
3 16 (55.17%) Unix
3 16 (55.17%) Huawei
4 14 (48.28%) Diameter Protocol
4 14 (48.28%) Solaris
5 12 (41.38%) UMTS
5 12 (41.38%) GPRS
6 8 (27.59%) Sybase
6 8 (27.59%) WCDMA
6 8 (27.59%) MGCP
6 8 (27.59%) H.323
6 8 (27.59%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (20.69%) Nokia Networks
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) Ericsson
8 5 (17.24%) GSM
8 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
9 4 (13.79%) ISUP
9 4 (13.79%) Nokia
10 3 (10.34%) CCIE
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (10.34%) CRM
10 3 (10.34%) SCCP
10 3 (10.34%) TCAP
10 3 (10.34%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) Firewall
10 3 (10.34%) Degree

GGSN
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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.45%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) SGSN
2 17 (58.62%) SS7
3 14 (48.28%) Diameter Protocol
4 12 (41.38%) GPRS
4 12 (41.38%) UMTS
5 8 (27.59%) H.323
5 8 (27.59%) MGCP
5 8 (27.59%) WCDMA
6 5 (17.24%) GSM
7 4 (13.79%) ISUP
8 3 (10.34%) Firewall
8 3 (10.34%) SCCP
8 3 (10.34%) TCAP
8 3 (10.34%) VoLTE
9 2 (6.90%) 3G
9 2 (6.90%) 4G
9 2 (6.90%) ISDN
9 2 (6.90%) MGW
9 2 (6.90%) PSTN
9 2 (6.90%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (75.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Network Engineer
2 19 (65.52%) Core Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Support
3 5 (17.24%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Support
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) VoLTE Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Core Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Unix
2 14 (48.28%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
3 2 (6.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) Presales
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CCIE
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) CCIP
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
2 2 (6.90%) JNCIE
2 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Huawei
2 8 (27.59%) Sybase
3 6 (20.69%) Ericsson
3 6 (20.69%) Nokia Networks
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) Nokia
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.45%) Velocent
6 1 (3.45%) Virgin Media