The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 429 419 419
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing SGSN 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% 0.13% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £110 £220
% change year-on-year
+218.18% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SGSN
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
2923 2983 2722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 13.38% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2006 1950 1822
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 93 82
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +13.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SGSN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in London

SGSN
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SGSN Daily Rate Trend in London

SGSN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SGSN Hourly Rate Trend in London

SGSN
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SGSN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) GGSN
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) VoWiFi
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) TCAP
2 1 (50.00%) ISUP
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GGSN
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) ISUP
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) TCAP
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) VoWiFi
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase