The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN 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 SGSN over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 408 - 388
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SGSN 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% - 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.99% -8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2968 2959 3079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.81% 12.15% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2014 1935 1949
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.67 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -9.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SGSN across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - -
SGSN
England

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SGSN 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 SGSN.

1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
1 5 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 5 (100.00%) GGSN
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) IPv4
2 4 (80.00%) IPv6
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SDH
3 2 (40.00%) Russian Language
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SGSN 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 SGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) ISDN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) GGSN
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) IPv4
2 4 (80.00%) IPv6
2 4 (80.00%) SDH
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) UMTS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) GPRS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Russian Language
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
1 5 (100.00%) Network Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCIE
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM