The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing SGSN 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - 0.66% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £113 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £210 -
% change year-on-year
-47.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 37.72% 21.05% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 30
Average daily rate £290 £175 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -45.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1037.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SGSN across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SGSN
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SGSN Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

SGSN
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SGSN Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

SGSN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (100.00%) GGSN
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) MGW
2 2 (66.67%) RNC
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) Packet Switching
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) NetHawk
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) 4G

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (100.00%) GGSN
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) MGW
2 2 (66.67%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) Packet Switching
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) NetHawk