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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 428 423 434
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing GGSN 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.13% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £500 £400 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £110 £210
% change year-on-year
+143.18% -47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2966 3005 2821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.89% 13.40% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2051 1910 1852
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 88 89
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3 (60.00%) SGSN
2 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (40.00%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (40.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCIP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) SS7
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) GPRS
2 2 (40.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) UMTS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
3 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows NT

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3 (60.00%) SGSN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) GPRS
2 2 (40.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) SS7
2 2 (40.00%) UMTS
2 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) CDMA
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) ISUP
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
3 1 (20.00%) SCCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCAP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) VoWiFi
3 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCIP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIE
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Huawei
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase