Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SGSN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SGSN over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 161 163
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing SGSN 3 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.61% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Berkshire median daily rate - £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.45% -21.43%
South East median daily rate - £400 £275
% change year-on-year - +45.45% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

SGSN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 768 987 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.69% 22.94% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 491 526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

SGSN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SGSN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SGSN in Berkshire

SGSN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SGSN in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SGSN in Berkshire

SGSN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SGSN in Berkshire

SGSN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SGSN within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 3 - -
SGSN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) GGSN
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) VoWiFi

SGSN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) GGSN
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) VoWiFi
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei