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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 406 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GGSN 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.097% - -
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% -
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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
3078 3041 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.68% 12.07% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 1966 2138
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) SGSN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SS7

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) SGSN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Databuild Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks