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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 410 404 405
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing GGSN 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.036% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £210
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GGSN
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

GGSN
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

GGSN
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

GGSN
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

GGSN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei