The first table below looks at the demand for GGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 62 66 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing GGSN 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 1.04% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 4.27% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £999
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -71.47%
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% -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 234 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.89% 24.43% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 85 95
Average daily rate £351 £275 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +51.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
GGSN
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GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GGSN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

GGSN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 39 (100.00%) SGSN
1 39 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 26 (66.67%) DNS
3 23 (58.97%) Juniper
3 23 (58.97%) Configuration Management
4 19 (48.72%) Problem Management
5 18 (46.15%) MGW
6 17 (43.59%) Telecoms
7 15 (38.46%) Fault Management
7 15 (38.46%) Change Management
7 15 (38.46%) Velocent
8 13 (33.33%) L2TP
8 13 (33.33%) LDAP
9 11 (28.21%) Performance Management
9 11 (28.21%) Legal
10 10 (25.64%) SS7
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco
11 9 (23.08%) Huawei
12 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
12 8 (20.51%) Back Office
13 6 (15.38%) Front Office
13 6 (15.38%) 4G
14 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
14 5 (12.82%) RANAP
14 5 (12.82%) SIGTRAN
14 5 (12.82%) LTE
14 5 (12.82%) SLA
14 5 (12.82%) Ericsson
14 5 (12.82%) 3G

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 39 (100.00%) SGSN
2 26 (66.67%) DNS
3 18 (46.15%) MGW
4 13 (33.33%) LDAP
4 13 (33.33%) L2TP
5 10 (25.64%) SS7
6 6 (15.38%) 4G
7 5 (12.82%) LTE
7 5 (12.82%) RANAP
7 5 (12.82%) SIGTRAN
7 5 (12.82%) 3G
7 5 (12.82%) MPLS
8 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.69%) SDH
9 3 (7.69%) Firewall
10 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
General
1 17 (43.59%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.21%) Legal
3 8 (20.51%) Back Office
4 6 (15.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) NOC Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) CS Core Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Core Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Configuration Management
2 19 (48.72%) Problem Management
3 15 (38.46%) Fault Management
3 15 (38.46%) Change Management
4 11 (28.21%) Performance Management
5 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 23 (58.97%) Juniper
3 15 (38.46%) Velocent
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 9 (23.08%) Huawei
5 5 (12.82%) Ericsson
6 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint