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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing SGSN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £269 £320
% change year-on-year
+48.83% -16.01%
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
212 212 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.42% 22.53% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 97
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 2.5G
1 1 (100.00%) Billing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2.5G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms