The first table below looks at the demand for GGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GGSN 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £283 £999
% change year-on-year
+23.89% -71.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-44.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 98 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.59% 16.14% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 54
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GGSN across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

GGSN
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GGSN Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN.

1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) SGSN
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Agilent
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) ETL

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) SGSN
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) Agilent
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks