The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 64 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing SGSN 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.11% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.59% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SGSN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 170 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.82% 18.91% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 72 79
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £170 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.51% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.75 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SGSN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SGSN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) SS7
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) GGSN
2 4 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) GPRS
3 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) MGCP
3 3 (50.00%) H.323
3 3 (50.00%) Huawei
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (50.00%) Samsung
4 2 (33.33%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 2 (33.33%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) CDMA
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) GSM
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) PSTN

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) GGSN
1 5 (83.33%) SS7
2 4 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (50.00%) GPRS
3 3 (50.00%) H.323
3 3 (50.00%) MGCP
4 2 (33.33%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) WCDMA
5 1 (16.67%) 2.5G
5 1 (16.67%) 2G
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) GSM
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) ISUP
5 1 (16.67%) Megaco
5 1 (16.67%) PSTN
5 1 (16.67%) SCCP
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Core Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
1 3 (50.00%) Samsung
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle