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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 423 414 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SGSN 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.008% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.034% 0.064% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 -
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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
2967 3136 3107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.53% 12.94% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1968 2009
Average daily rate £417 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 92 96
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
1 3 (75.00%) RNC
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) VoLTE
1 3 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) GGSN
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) VMS

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) LDAP
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) RNC
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) VoLTE
1 3 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) GGSN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco