The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 396 389 376
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing GGSN 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% 0.077% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £200 -
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2599 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.89% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1631 1729
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 76 142
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.58 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GGSN Daily Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GGSN Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) SGSN
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Network Planning
2 4 (80.00%) ISDN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) ATM
4 2 (40.00%) GPRS
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) SDH
4 2 (40.00%) UMTS
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) IPv4
4 2 (40.00%) IPv6
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) DSL
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) IGRP
4 2 (40.00%) VRRP
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) SGSN
2 4 (80.00%) ISDN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) GPRS
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) SDH
3 2 (40.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) DSL
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) IGRP
3 2 (40.00%) VRRP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (40.00%) IP Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM