Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GGSN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GGSN over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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.

Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 812 808 833
Rank change year-on-year -4 +25 -27
Contract jobs citing GGSN 14 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.083% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
England median daily rate £363 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +50.00% -21.43%
10th Percentile £316 £400 £259
90th Percentile £393 £446 £304
UK median daily rate £363 £413 £275
% change year-on-year -12.12% +50.00% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

GGSN 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,217 13,227 13,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.44% 14.83% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,609 8,099 8,115
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £215 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 668 846
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.61%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.59 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.33 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

GGSN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GGSN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GGSN in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GGSN in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GGSN in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
South East -9 11 - -
East of England - 2 £369 -
London -46 1 £325 -
GGSN
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GGSN 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 England region with a requirement for GGSN.

1 13 (92.86%) SGSN
2 12 (85.71%) LTE
3 11 (78.57%) VoIP
4 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
4 9 (64.29%) GSM
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) Wireshark
4 9 (64.29%) Diameter Protocol
5 8 (57.14%) Trac
5 8 (57.14%) Cross-Platform Development
5 8 (57.14%) RANAP
5 8 (57.14%) MGW
5 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
5 8 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (57.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 8 (57.14%) GCC
5 8 (57.14%) GDB
5 8 (57.14%) RTP
5 8 (57.14%) PBX
5 8 (57.14%) UMTS
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) OO
5 8 (57.14%) C++
5 8 (57.14%) STL
5 8 (57.14%) Subversion
5 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) Huawei
7 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
7 5 (35.71%) 4G
8 4 (28.57%) VoWiFi

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SGSN
2 12 (85.71%) LTE
3 11 (78.57%) VoIP
4 9 (64.29%) Diameter Protocol
4 9 (64.29%) GSM
4 9 (64.29%) Wireshark
5 8 (57.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 8 (57.14%) MGW
5 8 (57.14%) PBX
5 8 (57.14%) RANAP
5 8 (57.14%) RTP
5 8 (57.14%) UMTS
6 5 (35.71%) 4G
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) VoWiFi
8 3 (21.43%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (7.14%) Intelligent Network
9 1 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) GCC
1 8 (57.14%) GDB
1 8 (57.14%) Subversion
1 8 (57.14%) Trac
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Telecoms Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Design Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (57.14%) STL
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Cross-Platform Development
1 8 (57.14%) Multithreading
1 8 (57.14%) OO
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Huawei
3 5 (35.71%) Ericsson
4 3 (21.43%) Nokia
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Redknee
5 2 (14.29%) Tekelec
6 1 (7.14%) Acme Packet
6 1 (7.14%) NetScout