The table below looks at the statistics for SGSN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGSN over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
Rank 249 258 247
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing SGSN 1 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.066% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £298 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00
SGSN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1515 1699 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.90% 17.42% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 878
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 96
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

SGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SGSN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SGSN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SGSN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SGSN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SGSN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SGSN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +1 1 - -
SGSN
England

SGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) Megaco
2 1 (50.00%) ISUP
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) 2.5G
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) MGW
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) ATM

SGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) 2.5G
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) ISUP
2 1 (50.00%) Megaco
2 1 (50.00%) MGW
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) SCCP
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase